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Annual Sierra Youth Coalition (SYC) Conference

Jan 22 2010 (All day) - Jan 24 2010 (All day)

Rationale for the Conference

The Sierra Youth Coalition (SYC) is the youth arm of the Sierra Club working towards local sustainability. This is hugely beneficial because geographical areas face similar issues locally and work together as a network of individuals (environmentalists) and collectives (organizations). The goal of this conference is to educate all interested students from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia and provide them with tangible skills and opportunities to get involved in the green movement. Ultimately this conference provides the means to develop the knowledge and ability to work towards a more sustainable future. Please join us for a fun-filled weekend including very interesting workshops and seminars. This is a great opportunity to meet and network with students interested in similar issues as yourself!

Hosted by the Students' Union's ECOS

Fees: $30 before Jan 5th, 2010, $50 for non-SYC members after Jan 5th

Info & Registration: http://thinksustainability.ca/
Contact: syc [dot] matei [at] gmail [dot] com

Getting involved!

Call for presenters

If you or your organization would like to organize a presentation in this upcoming event, please email Matei Savulescu, (syc [dot] matei [at] gmail [dot] com) with your intentions. Please include:

  • Title of the presentation
  • Presenter names
  • Contact info
  • Technical requirements and presentation materials needed
  • Brief description of the presentation (200words)

We are open to many topics but if you would like our ideas of interesting topics, please feel free to contact us.

Call for Conference delegates

Registration is now open to any youth from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, the Yukon, and Northwest Territories. Early bird until Jan 5th is $30, after which is $50 for non-SYC members. Cheques and cash can be received at the ECOS office located in the Lower Level of the Students' Union Building at the UofA campus. See the registration page for details on payment options. It's going to be a blast! Please join us!

Register at: http://thinksustainability.ca/registration.htm.

Location

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 4, 2010 by Anonymous

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