OPPORTUNITY: High School Generating Momentum student conference

“We owe it to ourselves and to the next generation to conserve the environment so that we can bequeath our children a sustainable world that benefits all.”
– Wangari Maathai

Generating Momentum student conferences (3)

Join the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation for one-day student conferences about Sustainable Development Goal 15: Life On Land. 

It’s sometimes very easy to forget how much we rely on the earth and as a result, we can take it for granted. From the water we drink to the air we breathe, we depend on the existence of a clean and healthy planet. As global citizens, it’s our responsibility to act responsibly and take action to protect life on earth.

With this year’s theme of Interconnected: Life On Land, students and educators will explore the interconnected nature of our planet; learning why protecting our ecosystems and forests, biodiversity, and sustainable land use matter around the world. With a focus on students taking action, students will leave the conference equipped with diverse skills they will use in their school or community to organize a follow-up activity or event.

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CONFERENCE DETAILS

March 14, 2018 – Winnipeg, MB – Middle Years
March 15, 2018 – Winnipeg, MB – High School

  • Schools are invited to send 6 students and 1 teacher to participate
  • Registration cost $15 per student and is free for the accompanying teacher
  • Lunch and snacks are included
  • Conference begins at 9:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m.
    • Attendees should arrive by 8:30 a.m. for registration.
  • Registration is due March 1st, 2018

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Please visit GeneratingMomentum.com for registration packages for both Winnipeg conferences.
For more information, please see the attached brochures for both middle year and high school conferences or contact Keana Rellinger at youth@mcic.ca or 204-987-6420.
2017-18 Interconnected – Life On Land GM Brochure
2017-18 Interconnected – Life On Land GM HS Brochure

*Please note, creative sessions for the high school conference will be:
Digital Media, Theatre, Silk Screening, Social Media Campaigns.

 

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