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Sep 23, 2009

    Event:     Impact! The Co-operators Youth Conference for Sustainability

    Date:      Thursday, September 24 to Sunday, September 27, 2009

    Location:  Guelph, Ontario


GUELPH, ON, Sept. 23 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to cover Impact! The Co-operators Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership, a unique partnership of business, academia and non-governmental organizations. The conference will bring together 180 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 25, 9:00 am
    River Run Centre, Guelph

    Peter Scheifke

    National Manager of The Climate Project Canada
    Sunday, September 27, 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: 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 from your community or region, please call the number below.


For further information: Leonard Sharman, The Co-operators, Cell: (519) 820-4133


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