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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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Tuesday, April 18 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Welcome Reception
Reconnect with colleagues and meet new friends at the CNC2017 kick off with brief remarks from leaders in the children and nature movement and cash bar.

Speakers
avatar for Richard Louv

Richard Louv

Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Author, Last Child in the Woods, Children & Nature Network
Richard Louv is a journalist and author of nine books, including Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder, The Nature Principle: Reconnecting with Life in a Virtual Age, and most recently, Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life. He is co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Children... Read More →
avatar for Dep. Mayor Geoff Meggs

Dep. Mayor Geoff Meggs

Councillor Geoff Meggs was first elected to Vancouver City Council in 2008, and re-elected in 2011 and 2014. He is committed to working for a city in which eliminating homelessness, creating affordable housing, and expanding quality public transit are priorities, and believes that if you work in Vancouver, you should be able to live in Vancouver. An award-winning journalist and... Read More →
avatar for Lisa Moore

Lisa Moore

SVP Corporate Strategic Services, Playcore
Lisa Moore is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategic Services for PlayCore, a leading play and recreation company. In this role she is responsible for the company’s strategic services which includes market analysis and strategic planning, corporate communications & marketing, e-business, and human resources... Read More →


Tuesday April 18, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Bayshore Grand Ballroom