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Earth Matters: an environmental education conference

Apr 24 2014 (All day) - Apr 26 2014 (All day)

A conference to help you develop your community of practice - and explore how the Earth Matters to you.

With Ziya Tong, host of Planet Earth
and Gordon Stenhouse, Grizzly Bear expert

Join us this Spring in the Rocky Mountains! We’ll provide inspirational speakers, relevant workshops, and ample opportunities for you to work with other educators and create or develop a community of practice that is directly relevant to your work – because the ‘Earth Matters.’ Read more »


Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre
511 Bow Valley Trail
Canmore, AB T1W 1N7

Posted January 31, 2014 by AEN

Student Sustainability Summit

Jan 24 2014 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm
Jan 25 2014 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

This event is open only to current students attending an Albertan post-secondary institution. There are two free keynote presentations that are open to the general public: Turning up the empowerment dial: Community engagement in addressing climate disruption and Engaging communities in energy strategy development: A decision science perspective. From the Office of Sustainability website:

Calling all students! Don't miss the fourth annual Student Sustainability Summit, taking place January 24 and 25, 2014 at the University of Alberta. This conference strives to provide students with the tools and resources needed to accomplish sustainable change by providing opportunities to develop relevant leadership and employability skills. The summit is hosted by the Office of SustainabilitySustain SU and the Students' Umbrella for Social Justice.

This year's theme is “Power & Prosperity: The relationship between energy systems and communities.” This theme looks at the varied and complex opportunities and challenges that result from energy production and consumption, and provides for an in depth exploration of the environmental, economic and socio-political consequences of fossil fuels in our province and beyond.

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Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (University of Alberta)
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 13, 2014 by AEN

Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference

Feb 19 2013 (All day) - Feb 22 2013 (All day)


The 10th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference is a forum to discuss the latest issues, information, research and trends in prairie landscape and species conservation. The conference is held every three years in a Canadian Prairie Province. Read more »


Sheraton Red Deer Hotel
3310 50 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted December 27, 2012 by AEN

Earth Matters: a conference to develop communities of practice in environmental education

Apr 25 2013 (All day) - Apr 27 2013 (All day)

with Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods

Whether you are a K-12 teacher, an agency professional, a university student, or a member of another environmental education stakeholder group – we'll provide you with many opportunities to learn, share, celebrate, and develop a community of practice that will support you in your work post-conference - because the 'Earth Matters'! Read more »


Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre
511 Bow Valley Trail
Canmore, AB

Posted November 23, 2012 by AEN

The 2012 Canadian Water Summit: The Water-Food-Energy Nexus

Jun 28 2012 - 8:30am - 7:00pm

Canadian Water Summit 2012 IconThe Canadian Water Summit is the premier forum for developing Canada’s leadership in water management and innovation. Join 250 leaders in Calgary at TELUS Spark, the new Science Centre, on June 28 to learn how to prepare for the challenges emerging from the interdependence between WATER, FOOD and ENERGY. Read more »


Calgary, AB

Posted April 10, 2012 by AEN

2012 Waste Reduction Conference: "Wide World of Waste"

Oct 3 2012 (All day) - Oct 5 2012 (All day)

The Recycling Council of Alberta is pleased to announce its 2012 Waste Reduction Conference "Wide World of Waste", to be held October 3-5, 2012, at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Read more »


Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Jasper, AB

Posted February 1, 2012 by AEN

River Rally 2011

Sep 23 2011 (All day) - Sep 25 2011 (All day)

Don't m​iss the boat! River Rally 2011 Early Bird Registration coming to a close!

Alberta Ecotrust is extending the Early Bird deadline for River Rally 2011 so you can take advantage of the great pricing.  Early bird pricing - an affordable $75 for a 3-day conference that includes a raft trip - ends July 22.  After this time, the price jumps to $100 (and eventually $135). Read more »


North Saskatchewan River Valley Edmonton, AB

Posted July 21, 2011 by AEN

Alberta Native Plant Council Annual Workshop & AGM

Apr 30 2011 (All day)

Fragments of the Rocky Mountains

What’s the current state of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains?

Please join us in Canmore to explore this amazing and botanically diverse portion of the Alberta landscape. Potential topics include: Read more »


Lady Macdonald Community Hall
Canmore Recreation Centre
Canmore, AB

Posted April 25, 2011 by AEN

GEOEC 2011 Conference

May 12 2011 (All day) - May 15 2011 (All day)

Celebrating Community Voices Building Momentum in Global, Environmental and Outdoor Education

Conference 2011 will feature these inspiring keynote speakers…

  • Mark Anielski is an author and economist specializing in measuring the sustainable well-being of communities.
  • Will Gadd is one of the top outdoor adventure athletes in the world, host of Discovery's Fearless Planet.
  • Donna Kennedy-Glans is a lawyer and businesswoman with 25 years of practical experience guiding organizations in their management of integrity dilemmas.

Register for the 2011 GEOEC Conference, "Celebrating Community Voices: Building Momentum in Global, Environmental and Outdoor Education" by visiting

Registration deadline: March 15, 2011


Goldeye Centre
Nordegg, AB

Posted February 2, 2011 by AEN

Leading the Way - Youth Summit on Sustainable Transportation

May 6 2011 (All day) - May 8 2011 (All day)

Calling youth leaders!

Youth aged 18 - 28 years from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon and Territories interested in transit and sustainable transportation are invited to apply to be delegates at this unique summit event. 

Delegates will come to learn, share ideas, discuss issues and opportunities 
and explore career paths with peers and industry professionals.

Click here for more about the Leading the Way Youth Summit Read more »


Lister Student Residence and Conference Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 13, 2011 by AEN

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