Monday, January 14, 2008

Prairie Sustainable Campus Conference

The University of Saskatchewan will be hosting the Prairie Sustainable Campus Conference Jan. 18-21, 2008.


The Prairies Sustainable Campuses Conference will bring together campus community members from across Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta to build a regional network as part of the national movement to institutionalize social and environmental sustainability on campus. The Conference will act as a forum to:
  1. empower campus community members to build new and more effective sustainability initiatives

  2. share organizing experiences: successes, challenges and new directions

  3. learn about specific Prairies sustainability initiatives and challenges

  4. plan for future collaboration between campuses within the region


Friday January 18th in ARTS 143

  • 4:00 Registration Begins

  • 7:00 Welcome

  • 7:15 Keynote Panel Discussion - Climate Change and Social Justice

  • 9:30 Evening Socializing

Saturday January 19th in Arts 241

  • 9:00 Outdoor Activities (so bring warm clothes unless you prefer to be inside)

  • 11:00 Intro to SYC and the Conference

  • 12:00 Lunch

  • 1:00 Anti-Oppression Training

  • 2:00 Personal Sustainability Training

  • 3:00 Open Space / Personal Sustainability Time

  • 4:00 Success Stories from Prairie Campuses Interactive Discussion

  • 7:30 Keynote Panel Discussion - Tar Sands Activism

  • 9:30 Evening Socializing

Sunday, January 20th in ARTS 143

  • 9:00 Strategic Organizing Training

  • 10:00 Regional Campaign Proposal Presentations (Campus Climate Challenge, Student Unions for Sustainability, PaperCut, United Students Against Sweatshops, and more)

  • 10:45 Campaign Breakout Group Planning

  • 11:45 Campaign Reportbacks and Regional Strategizing

  • 12:45 Conference Wrap
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