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Keynote speaker: Chris Turner

  • Date

    Friday, March 25, 2011

  • What

    Mayor Karen Farbridge and Liberal MP Frank Valieriote will open the Festival with brief words of welcome, and Transition Town founder Rob Hopkins will offer a pre-recorded greeting and welcome.

    Chris Turner, author of The Geography of Hope: A Tour of the World We Need, will present the keynote address at the official opening of the Resilience Festival. For more information check out Transitions Guelph event page: http://www.transitionguelph.org/resilience2011/events.php#saturday8
    Presented in partnership with Net Impact Guelph (http://www.uoguelph.ca/~ni/) as a part of No Impact Week (http://noimpactproject.org/experiment/)

    Wayne Roberts, past manager of the Toronto Food Policy Council and author of The No-Nonsense Guide to World Food will talk about building healthy, resilient communties, with a particular focus on the role of of food security. A short Q and A with the speakers will follow.

    Following the keynote addresses, local poets will share their spoken-word creations.

  • Where

    Rozhanski hall (ROZH) Room 101

  • When

    Friday, March 25

    6:30 pm

  • Cost

    FREE

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