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Our 1-day Summit on Connecting to Nature in an Urban World, April 19, features a morning plenary and roundtable sessions followed by interactive workshops and walkshops in the afternoon. Building on the Summit is our Conference, April 20-21, featuring keynotes speakers, hands-on workshops and networking opportunities.

Please note: Schedules are now locked from being changed. If you would like to make changes to your schedule, please come see us at the registration desk. See you in Vancouver!
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Christine Alden

The Lawson Foundation
Program Director / Fondation Lawson, Directrice de programme
Toronto, Canada
Christine is a Program Director with the Lawson Foundation, a Canadian national family foundation focused on the healthy development of children and youth. Christine is responsible for two strategic portfolios: (1) Early Child Development focuses on ECD knowledge mobilization and advocacy for high quality, universally accessible, and publicly funded early childhood education; (2) Outdoor Play which focuses on building adult capacity to support outdoor play in early learning and child care (ELCC).

Christine est directrice de programme à la Fondation Lawson, une fondation familiale canadienne axée sur le développement sain des enfants et des jeunes. Elle est responsable de deux portefeuilles stratégiques : (1) le programne de développement de la petite enfance qui met l’accent sur la mobilisation des connaissances en matière de DPE et ladéfense des intérêts en faveur d’une éducation de la petite enfance qui soit de grande qualité,  universellement accessible et financée par des fonds publics; (2) Le programme "Jeu en plein air" qui met l’accent sur le renforcement des capacités des adultes à soutenir le jeu en plein air dans l’apprentissage et la garde des jeunes enfants (ELCC).

Tuesday, April 18

5:30pm PDT

Wednesday, April 19

8:00am PDT

10:00am PDT

1:00pm PDT

3:00pm PDT

7:30pm PDT

Thursday, April 20

8:15am PDT

9:45am PDT

11:15am PDT

2:45pm PDT

4:15pm PDT