Events

Jul 6 2017 - 8:00pm to Jul 7 2017 - 8:00pm

Drawing practitioners of public health from all over the province, PHABC’s annual Summer School is BC’s leading forum for inspiration, sharing, and learning on public health and health equity at the individual, health care system, and community levels.

Jul 14 2017 (All day) to Jul 16 2017 (All day)

Come join movers and shakers, pollinators and connectors, convenors and change makers, thought leaders and folks who are new to food systems change for this year’s 19th Annual BCFSN Annual Gathering, which will take place from July 14-16 on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people.

This year’s Gathering is made possible through a partnership with the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm and the Faculty of Land and Food Systems - don’t miss out on this opportunity to enjoy the beautiful and unique learning environment of the UBC Farm!

Sep 20 2017 - 8:30am to Sep 23 2017 - 4:30pm

The Different by Design – Exploring Innovation for Rural Prosperity conference explores the unique potential and many possibilities that exist in rural places. 

The Different by Design conference has four themes: 

Workforces of Tomorrow 

Sep 25 2017 - 7:30am to Sep 29 2017 - 4:30pm

In the words of Marshall McLuhan, ours is an “all at once world” where we find ourselves in a constant flow of communication. The ease with which information travels is softening the borders between varying levels of government as leaders at all levels communicate through common platforms. Ideas, initiatives, needs and solutions are shared all at once in real time. The national conversation is no longer dominated by one voice, but has many voices and many perspectives.

Sep 25 2017 - 8:30am to Sep 29 2017 - 5:30pm

The pressures facing our cities is intense. At the same time, there is immense hope as we look to each other to co-create the future we desire. Cities of the Future is a global movement focusing on people, government, initiatives, technologies and organizations working to increase the quality of life in today’s cities.

Sep 28 2017 (All day)

Date: September 28, 2017\
Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: Island Saving Centre, 2687 James Street Duncan, BC

Please join the Planning Institute of BC Vancouver Island chapter for a full-day symposium to further the discourse on sustainable rural development in the central and north Vancouver Island region. For planners and by planners, this symposium is an opportunity to learn from one another through relevant and local case studies and experiences.Preliminary topics include:

Nov 21 2017 - 7:00am to Nov 24 2017 - 5:00pm

The Fresh Outlook Foundation is thrilled to be hosting its 7th Building SustainABLE Communities (BSC) conference in Kelowna at the Delta Grand Hotel & Conference Centre.

This event gathers people from all sectors to explore emerging trends in sustainability at the individual, organizational, and community scales. At a previous BSC, 600 delegates from more than 80 communities, representing government, business, and the nonprofit and academic sectors attended.