CANADIAN ROCKIES YOUTH SUMMIT *VIRTUAL*

A YOUTH LED, DESIGNED, AND ORGANIZED ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMIT. Designed to educate, elevate, and empower youth around the environmental issues affecting their shared mountain and wild spaces. THE THEME OF THIS YEAR'S SUMMIT 'Turning Hope into Action.' May 12, 6-9 pm is the opening ceremonies an a CAMPFIRE BENEFIT CONCERT. Wednesday evening is open to the public and designed to elevate youth voices, inspire, and kick off the Summit. May 13-14, 9 am - 5 pm, is two full days of expert panels, inspiring key note speakers, workshops, action projects, and nature breaks. Events are designed to connect youth across Alberta on environmental issues. Youth will be empowered with the knowledge and skills required to take action and be environmental leaders in their communities.
12 May - 14 May, 2021 | Canmore, AB, Canada
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A YOUTH LED, DESIGNED, AND ORGANIZED ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMIT.
Designed to educate, elevate, and empower youth around the environmental issues affecting their shared mountain and wild spaces. THE THEME OF THIS YEAR'S SUMMIT 'Turning Hope into Action.' May 12, 6-9 pm is the opening ceremonies an a CAMPFIRE BENEFIT CONCERT. Wednesday evening is open to the public and designed to elevate youth voices, inspire, and kick off the Summit. May 13-14, 9 am - 5 pm, is two full days of expert panels, inspiring key note speakers, workshops, action projects, and nature breaks. Events are designed to connect youth across Alberta on environmental issues. Youth will be empowered with the knowledge and skills required to take action and be environmental leaders in their communities.
3
Days
36
Speakers
20
Sessions
12 - 14 May, 2021 | Canmore, AB, Canada

CANADIAN ROCKIES YOUTH SUMMIT *VIRTUAL*

Speakers

Daryl Kootenay
Daryl Kootenay
 Veronica Whitney-Crosland, Manager of  Environmental Compliance, Lake Louise Ski Resort
Veronica Whitney-Crosland, Manager of Environmental Compliance, Lake Louise Ski Resort
Manager of Environmental Compliance Lake Louise Ski Resort
Justina Ray, President and Senior Scientist of Wildlife Conservation Society of Canada
Justina Ray, President and Senior Scientist of Wildlife Conservation Society of Canada
President and Senior Scientist Wildlife Conservation Society Canada
Jodi Conuel, Shift  Program Coordinator, Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley
Jodi Conuel, Shift Program Coordinator, Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley
Shift Program Coordinator Biosphere Institute of The Bow Valley
Adam Robb, Environmental Energy & Innovations HS Teacher, Central Memorial High School
Adam Robb, Environmental Energy & Innovations HS Teacher, Central Memorial High School
Environmental Energy & Innovations Central Memorial High School
Mila, Environmental Educator, Inside Education
Mila, Environmental Educator, Inside Education
Education Program Coordinator Inside Education
Lucas Braun
Lucas Braun
Co-Director Canadian Rockies Youth Network
Nahanni McKay, Metis Artist & Photographer
Nahanni McKay, Metis Artist & Photographer
Metis Artist and Photographer https://www.nahannimckay.com/
Damase Anderson Camacho
Damase Anderson Camacho
Indigenous Folk-Adjacent Songwriter Musician
Ben Pelto
Ben Pelto
MItacs Elevate Postdoctoral Research Fellow University of British Columbia & BC Hydro
Lisa Christensen, author & hiking guide
Lisa Christensen, author & hiking guide
Art Curator, Author, & Hiking Guide
Dr. Leroy Little Bear
Dr. Leroy Little Bear
Emily Beaudoin, Artist, Rockies Repeat
Emily Beaudoin, Artist, Rockies Repeat
Artist Rockies Repeat
Cowboy Smithx - Award Winning Filmmaker & First Nation Expert, Redx Talks Founder
Cowboy Smithx - Award Winning Filmmaker & First Nation Expert, Redx Talks Founder
Award Winning Filmaker, Redx Talks Founder
Alexander Stratmoen
Director of Operations and Technology Canadian Rockies Youth Network
Paulette Dube, Creative
Molly Segal, Creator of Bear 148 Podcast
Molly Segal, Creator of Bear 148 Podcast
Independent Radio Journalist
Anna Saders
Anna Saders
Youth Songwriter Central Memorial High School
Sarah Elmeligi, PHD Conservation Scientist and Author of "What Bears Teach Us"
Sarah Elmeligi, PHD Conservation Scientist and Author of "What Bears Teach Us"
Executive Director of the Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society Sarah Consulting & Author of 'What Bears Teach Us"
Ben Green, YOUTH Founder of the Canadian Rockies Youth Summit
Ben Green, YOUTH Founder of the Canadian Rockies Youth Summit
Co-Director and Founder Canadian Rockies Youth Summit Committee
Sadie Vipond, YOUTH Climate Change Activist
Sadie Vipond, YOUTH Climate Change Activist
Youth Activist Climate Change
Amelie Patterson, Bow Valley folk-pop singer-songwriter
Amelie Patterson, Bow Valley folk-pop singer-songwriter
Luna Kuwano, YOUTH founder of Banff Isn't Disposable
Luna Kuwano, YOUTH founder of Banff Isn't Disposable
Founder Banff Isn't Disposable
Brooklynn M-F, Youth and Founder of Vintage Clothing Store
Brooklynn M-F, Youth and Founder of Vintage Clothing Store
Youth Speaker Central Memorial High School
Caroline Hedin, Founder and Filmmaker of Rockies Repeat
Caroline Hedin, Founder and Filmmaker of Rockies Repeat
Filmmaker and Founder Rockies Repeat
John Paczkowski, Park Ecologist, Alberta Parks
John Paczkowski, Park Ecologist, Alberta Parks
Biologist Alberta Environment and Parks
Bill Snow, Stoney Nakoda Consultation Manager, Coordinated Traditional Knowledge Study of Grizzly Bears in the Kananaskis
Bill Snow, Stoney Nakoda Consultation Manager, Coordinated Traditional Knowledge Study of Grizzly Bears in the Kananaskis
Ava Vanderbeek, Grade 11 Student, Canadian Rockies Youth Network Summit Organizer
Ava Vanderbeek, Grade 11 Student, Canadian Rockies Youth Network Summit Organizer
Student Outreach Coordinator & Opening Ceremonies MC Canadian Rockies Youth Network
Nick De Ruyter, Wildsmart Program Director, Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley
Nick De Ruyter, Wildsmart Program Director, Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley
WILDSMART Program Director Biosphere Institute of The Bow Valley
Sanne Van Der Ros, Parks Canada Environmental Educator at Palisades Centre Jasper National Park
Sanne Van Der Ros, Parks Canada Environmental Educator at Palisades Centre Jasper National Park
Educator, Palisades Centre Parks Canada (Jasper National Park)
Casey Pex, Yoga Teacher in Training
Casey Pex, Yoga Teacher in Training
Brooks Arcand-Paul, Indigenous Lawyer from Alexander First Nation
Lawyer
Latasha Calf Robe, Blackfoot (Niitsitapi) Founder of the Niitsitapi water protectors
Founder Niitsitapi Water Protectors
Becky Best-Bertwistle, Conservation Engagement Coordinator of CPAWS Southern Alberta
Becky Best-Bertwistle, Conservation Engagement Coordinator of CPAWS Southern Alberta
Conservation Engagement Coordinator CPAWS Southern Alberta
Vicki Perkins, Environmental Educator and Coordinator for the Freshwater Field School, Alberta Parks
Vicki Perkins, Environmental Educator and Coordinator for the Freshwater Field School, Alberta Parks
Formal & Environmental Education Coordinator Alberta Environment & Parks
Mallory Kosterski, Youth Engagement Coordinator, Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley
Mallory Kosterski, Youth Engagement Coordinator, Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley
Youth Engagement Coordinator Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley

Agenda

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Land Acknowledgement Ceremony

Main Stage

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Campfire Benefit Concert - Youth Activist Speeches, Musicians, and Artist Storytelling

Main Stage

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