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Part 1 (9:00 AM - 12:35 PM)
Responding to the climate crisis 

Welcome and territorial acknowledgement Deputy leader Dr. Lisa Gunderson  
Keynote presentation Professor Peter Victor, author of “Escape from Overshoot: Economics for a Planet in Peril” will talk about his concept of the “escape route” Moderator: James Marshall
Solutions panel
  • Dr Sybil Seitzinger former Executive Director of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS);
  • Ginny Flood founder of the Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN)
Moderator: Liz Lilly
Youth panel
  • Ned Taylor, BC Greens candidate for Saanich South;
  • Simran Sarai, 2020 BC Greens candidate for Surrey South
  • Sam Kutyauripo, BC Youth Climate Corps
Moderator: Judy Fainstein


Lunch (12:35 - 1:15 PM)

Participants may choose to break into lunchtime cafes where there is no fixed agenda, each cafe should appoint someone to make notes on their conversation for review. 


Part 2 (1:15 - 2:30 PM)
New policies for BC Greens Policy

Policy Committee report and proposed policy amendments

The Policy Committee has received about 30 proposals for additions/amendments to the policy document, they will go through their review process and the changes proposed as a result. Liz Lilly (Policy Chair) & policy committee


Part 3 (2:30 - 3:45 PM)
Question time with leader Sonia Furstenau, MLA Adam Olsen, and deputy leaders Dr. Lisa Gunderson and Dr. Sanjiv Gandhi


  • No, this will not be the same as Question Period in the Legislature! 
  • Sonia and Adam will be joining us to answer your questions about their work in the Legislative Assembly.
  • Questions will be taken ahead of the convention. You will be invited to submit a question when you register for the event.
Moderator TBD


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