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COLLABORATIVE ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE: A VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

Conference Video Presentations

 

WELCOME, OPENING AND LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Welcome message by Francesca Dobbyn, United Way of Bruce Grey, Executive Director, Co-Chair of the Healthy Communities Partnership and featuring Charlene Winger Jones, Water Walker and Grandmother.

 

OPENING KEYNOTE

“Climate Change and Extreme Weather Risk: Is Canada Prepared, and if Not, What Needs to be Done?” with Dr. Blair Feltmate, University of Waterloo, Head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation.

 

SECONDARY KEYNOTE

"Climate Change: More than the Environment" with Dr. Sonja Klinsky, Arizona State University, Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation.

 

THIRD KEYNOTE:

"Moving Forward Together while Integrating Indigenous Knowledge Within our Practices” with Miles Richardson, Chair, Reconciling Ways of Knowing: Indigenous Knowledge and Science Forum.

 

PLENARY PANEL PRESENTATION

"Finding Your Way Forward: Taking Action on Climate Change"   Liz Zetlin and Marilyn Struthers, Climate Action Team Grey Bruce.

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS A

BREAKOUT SESSION I:

“Grey County Climate Change Action Plan: Providing Your Input”  with Hiba Hussein, Grey County Planning Department.

 

BREAKOUT SESSION II:

“Work Together: Climate Action is More than Activism” with Leigh Grigg, Grey Bruce Sustainability Network.

 

BREAKOUT SESSION III:

“How Bad Will It Get, and What Can We Do About It?” with Dr. Michael Risk, McMaster University, Professor Emeritus.

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS B

BREAKOUT SESSION IV

“Food Recovery, Food Waste Production and the Implications of COVID-19 on the Food Supply Chain” with Madison Maguire, Food Rescue, Acting National Agency Relations Manager.

“How Regenerative Food Systems Can Build Resilient Landscapes” with Dr. Thorsten Arnold, Grey Bruce Centre for Agroecology, Senior Analyst.

 

BREAKOUT SESSION V

“Climate Change Action - Using Health to Mobilize Action”  with Ronald Macfarlane and Carol Mee, CHASE (Creating Healthy & Sustainable Environments).

 

BREAKOUT SESSION VI

“Winds of Change: Aki Guardians” with Victoria Serda and Natasha Akiwenzie, Bagida’waad Alliance Inc.

 

BREAKOUT SESSION VII

“Lake Huron Forever - Two Shores, One Lake” with Stuart Reid, Community Foundation Grey Bruce, Executive Director. “

 

BREAKOUT SESSION VIII

“Climate Change and Health Equity: Using a Local Tool to Support Action” with Lisa Alguire, Grey Bruce Health Unit, Public Health Nurse.

 

BREAKOUT SESSION IX

“Characteristics of Public Health Interventions that Support Climate Change Adaptation Relevant to Ontario: Results from Two Knowledge Synthesis Projects”  with Sarah Warren, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, Climate Change and Health Project Associate & Kerry-Ann Charles Norris, Cambium Indigenous Professional Services, Environment Partnership Coordinator.

 

ACTION PLANNING AND NEXT STEPS

Stewart Reid, Community Foundation Grey Bruce, Executive Director

Dr. Donald Cole, Physician Consultant, Grey Bruce Health Unit

 

CLOSING REMARKS

Ian Reich, Grey Bruce Health Unit, Public Health Manager, Co-Chair of the Healthy Communities Partnership

 

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