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City of Kingston: One week until the 2022 Climate Change Symposium

Press Release

On Thursday, Jan. 13, join the City and Sustainable Kingston at the 2022 Climate Change Symposium! This free event is open to all ages and the line-up promises to inform and inspire you to take climate action.

RSVP to attend now.

“Sustainable Kingston is proud to partner with the City and our sponsors to bring this event to Kingstonians online and free-of-charge. Now more than ever, we need to be inspired and informed about ways to take climate action. This event will do just that,” says Geoff Hendry, Manager of Communications and Business Development at Sustainable Kingston.

The event will be emceed by the one and only, Ali Hassan. Hassan is well-known for his broadcasting experience with CBC, having hosted such programs as Laugh out Loud and Canada Reads.

Interested in attending and being inspired? Consult the complete agenda, below, and don’t forget to RSVP to guarantee your spot! People may also follow the event online at the City of Kingston’s YouTube channel.

2022 Kingston Climate Change Symposium: Collective Climate Action

9 a.m. – Welcome from emcee Ali Hassan

9:05 a.m. – Welcoming remarks from Mayor Bryan Paterson

9:15 a.m. – Panel discussion with Li-Cyle, Queen’s University, City of Kingston and Pure Balanxed

9:55 a.m. – Wellness break

10 a.m. – Johanna Wagstaffe presents, If this is now, what comes next? Q&A to follow

10:45 a.m. – Wellness break

11 a.m. – Sheila Watt-Cloutier presents, Re-imagining a New Way Forward with Intention. Q&A to follow

“Attend as an individual, a family or a class. All are welcome,” says Hendry. If you have questions about this event, please email Geoff Hendry at [email protected].


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