Posted by Craig Clarke on Aug 04, 2017
An Opportunity for Rotary, the Environment, and Peace

RI President Ian Riseley has made environmental sustainability a major focus for his year.  
Click here to see President Riseley's invitation to his Presidential Conference on Environmental Sustainability and Peace in Vancouver on the weekend of February 9 - 11, 2018.

As members of the Rotary Family who understand the central role that environmental sustainability plays in the long term success of all that Rotary does, we urge you to join us at this conference. 
Keynote speakers:
Ian Riseley, RI President 2017-2018. Chartered accountant.
Paul Netzel, Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair. Management Consultant.
Dr. Jonathan Patz, Director, Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin
Jess Housty, Heiltsuk First Nation, tribal councillor & chair of the lands portfolio.
David Suzuki. Prof. Emeritus, UBC, Companion to the Order of Canada, recipient of the UN Environment Program Medal.
Douglas Justice, University of BC Botanical Gardens, Associate Director of Horticulture.
Linda Low, Rotary Peace Fellow at Duke/University of North Carolina Rotary Peace Center.
Registration & opening reception Friday evening.
Plenary sessions & breakouts on Saturday
Hands-on project TBA on Sunday morning.
Venue - Hyatt Regency, Vancouver.
Click here to go to conference website
Click here to read the article in Rotary Leader on Presidential Conferences on Peace & Areas of Focus