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Media Advisory: IMPACT! Conference featuring David Suzuki

Sep 14, 2011
7:00am

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2011 /CNW/ -

Event:  IMPACT! Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership
   
Date:   Friday, September 16 to Sunday, September 18, 2011
Location:  River Run Centre and University of Guelph
  Guelph, Ontario

Members of the media are invited to cover Impact! Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership, a unique partnership of business, academia and non-governmental organizations. The conference will bring together 165 university and college students from across Canada, to hear from guest speakers and work with experts to develop real sustainability solutions for their campuses, communities, and current and future workplaces.

Highlights of the conference include two keynote addresses:

Dr. David Suzuki
Friday, September 16, 9:00-10:30 am
River Run Centre, Guelph
Followed by a brief media availability at approximately 10:45

Jonathan Glencross
IMPACT! 2009 alumnus and creator of the $2.5 million Sustainability Projects Fund at McGill
Sunday, September 18, 9:00 am
University of Guelph, Science Complex Atrium
Gordon Street, Guelph

A full list of speakers and participating sector experts is available on the conference website: www.impactyouthsustainability.ca. The site will be updated throughout the conference, and you can also follow us on Twitter: impactleaders.

If you would be interested in interviewing experts, or student participants, please call the number below.

For further information:

Contact:
Leonard Sharman
The Co-operators
Phone: 519-767-3937
Cell: 519-820-4133


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