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Media Advisory - Chris Hadfield giving keynote address at conference in Guelph

May 22, 2014

GUELPH, ON, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ -



Chris Hadfield, Keynote Address,
IMPACT! Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership


Sunday, May 25, 2014, 9:30am – 11:00am


War Memorial Hall, University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario
(SE of the Gordon St and College Ave intersection)


Members of the media are invited to cover Chris Hadfield's keynote address at the IMPACT! Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership. He will share a truly unique perspective on the earth and society.  Chris Hadfield will have a media availability following the keynote address.

Hadfield has been called "the most famous astronaut since Neil Armstrong." He is the pioneer of many firsts: Canada's first fully-qualified Space Shuttle crewmember, the first Canadian to operate the Canadarm in space, the first Canadian to board a Russian spacecraft "Mir," the first Canadian to perform two spacewalks, and the first Canadian to command the International Space Station.

The 2014 IMPACT! Conference will bring together 175 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.

The IMPACT! Conference is produced by The Co-operators in partnership with 8 other academic, co-operative and non-governmental organizations.

SOURCE The Co-operators

For further information: Katie Dance, The Co-operators, Phone: 519-824-4400 ext. 306071, Cell: 519-742-8138

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