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Resources for Future Generations June 16 – June 21 (West Building)

Resources for Future Generations – RFG2018 is the first international conference dedicated to the availability and delivery of resources to sustain future generations. This conference will examine three critical resources – energy, minerals and water – in the context of the earth, environment, society, and the needs and roles of future generations. 

Sustainability Sunday

Sustainability Sunday will feature a variety of displays and interactive exhibits designed to intrigue, delight and inform! Come have fun with organizations engaged in understanding the Earth, working with Indigenous people, creating new recycling programs and protecting biodiversity. The David Suzuki Foundation, Below BC, UBC Sustainability, Britannia Mine, the Museum of Vancouver and the Earth Science for Society committee will all be participating along with others. All ages welcome to this family friendly, public event in the Foyer area of the West Convention Centre.

Sunday, June 16
Details: 10:00 to 14:00, West Convention Centre, Ballroom Foyer, Level 1
Free - open to the Public

Public Lectures

Two evening public lectures will be offered during the Resources for Future Generations Conference 2018:

Earth: The Power of the Planet
Monday, June 18
Iain Stewart
, Professor of Geoscience Communication and the Director of the Sustainable Earth Institute at Plymouth University.
Details: 17:30 - 19:00, Room 109, Vancouver Convention Centre

Water: Can We End the Global Water Crisis?
Wednesday, June 20
Jay Famiglietti
, Senior Water Scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology.
Details: 17:30 - 19:00, Room 109, Vancouver Convention Centre

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