January’s Climate Change Symposium Offers Inspired Line-Up of Speakers

Published on: 2019/11/29 - in News

The third annual Kingston Climate Change Symposium is coming to the Grand Theatre on Thursday, January 16, hosted by Sustainable Kingston and the City of Kingston.

A full-day event, symposium attendees will hear from speakers on a diverse set of topics ranging from ‘creating spaces where people flourish to how to introduce green-thinking in the workplace’, all linked together by the event’s theme: inspiring action!

“Each day, we make decisions that have a positive or negative impact on our environment. It can feel overwhelming,” said Kristin Mullin, executive director of Sustainable Kingston. “This year, at the Climate Change Symposium, we will identify the small (and large) ways we can all act and make a difference.”

Featured speakers include award-winning urban planner Jennifer Keesmaat, who has been named one of the “most influential” by Toronto Life; Mason Proust and Matt Brown, Patagonia; and Robert Keen, CEO of Forests Ontario. A full list of event speakers will be unveiled as the event draws closer, including this announcement made on Wednesday:

Tickets to the 2020 Climate Change Symposium – sponsored by St. Lawrence College, Queen’s University, Lafarge, Carbonzero, Environmentall Contracting Services, Mac & Co. and Lightenco – are $20 ($15 for students) plus HST & handling fee and can be purchased at The Grand Theatre.

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