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"Climate Change and Solutions from Innovation" public conference in Vancouver.
Building up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be hosted by France in December 2015 (COP21 - Paris Climate 2015), FACTS is a public free conference series organized by the French Embassies both in Canada and the United States, involving renowned scientists, cvil society representatives, NGOs, political figures, journalists, and entrepreneurs.
The talks in Vancouver will focus on green innovations and how they can curb the negative impacts of climate change and become an economic driving force. The Consulate General of France in Vancouver has worked hand-in-hand with SFU Woodward's, Hoggan&Associates, the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, and Clean Energy BC to organize this special event.
A total of 6 key speakers from both Canada and France will be exchanging ideas and present some radical innovations, savvy environmental policies and recent scientific discoveries. Opening remarks by David Suzuki and moderation by Bob McDonald.
Presentation of the speakers at FACTS Vancouver conference:
The Consulate General of Vancouver greatly aknowledges the generous suport of our major sponsors: David Suzuki Foundation, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, and Vancity. The Consulate General extends its thanks and appreciation for the support of BC Innovation Council and Foresight, and to our media partner The Tyee.
This event is part of the FACTS (French Ameri-Can Climate Talks) project in Canada and USA with Montreal, Ottawa, Chicago, Boston, New Orleans, Vancouver and Los Angeles as host cities.
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Consulate General of France in Vancouver
The Consulate General of France in Vancouver is forging and strengthening diplomatic, economic, cultural, and scientific relations with France and British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and both the Yukon and North-West Territories.
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