Youth Workshop on Local Climate Action, 8-11 March 2020

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YOUTH WORKSHOP ON LOCAL CLIMATE ACTION

UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR

DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

8-11 MARCH 2020

DRAFT SCHEDULE

Sunday 8 March

6:00–6:45 pm Arrival, registration, socializing 

7:00-7:30 pm PLENARY: Welcome, land acknowledgement

7:30-8:30 pm PLENARY: KeynoteMike de Souza, Global News Toronto

8:30-9:00 pm Snacks/Social

9:00 pm Sign-out/Departure for hotel

Monday 9 March

9:00-10:00 am PLENARY: PanelRole and responsibilities of municipal councillors/council

10:00-10:30 am Health Break

10:30-11:45 am Breakout Sessions 

Session A: Working effectively with your councillors/Preparing for a council or committee delegation

Session B: Municipal/school board engagement through building an Ecoteam at your school

Session C: International cities and climate networks

12:00 pm Lunch

12:30-1:45 pm PLENARY: KeynoteDr. Dianne Saxe, Environmental Lawyer; Former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

2:00-3:00 pm Breakout Sessions  

Session A: Urbanist walk double session with Shawn Micallef

Session B: Podcast ABCs for municipal engagement (Co-sponsored by Rose City Politics)

Session C: Transit and climate action workshop

3:00-3:15 pm Health Break 

3:15-4:15 pm Breakout Sessions  

Session A: Urbanist walk double session with Shawn Micallef

Session B: Community energy planning and climate change mitigation for municipalities

Session C: Youth organizing at the local/community level

4:15-5:15 pm PLENARY: Indigenous water protection and climate activism 

5:30-7:00 pm Dinner and Recreation

7:15-9:15 pm Windsor International Film Festival (WIFF) Partner Film Showing and Q and A with Film-maker Nick Hector

9:15 pm Sign-out/departure for hotel

Tuesday 10 March

9:00-10:15 am Breakout Sessions

Session A: Urban planning and climate change mitigation

Session B: School boards and climate mitigation action

10:15-10:45 am. Health Break

10:45-11:45 Breakout Sessions

Session A: Climate Science 101 and debunking the climate myths

Session B: Climate change’s global impacts: waterless cities and climate refugees

12:00 pm Lunch

12:30-1:45 pm PLENARY: KeynoteDavid Miller, former Mayor of the City of Toronto and Director, International Diplomacy, C40 Cities

2:00-3:15 pm Breakout Sessions 

Session A: Film-making for advocacy 101 double session (Co-sponsored by WIFF and Propellor Group)

Session B: Liveable cities & climate workshop with Gil Penalosa, 880 Cities (Session 1)

Session C: Active transit and climate action

3:15-3:30 pm Health Break

3:30-4:45 pm Breakout Sessions  

Session A: Film-making for advocacy 101 double session, continued

Session B: Liveable cities & climate workshop with Gil Penalosa, 880 Cities (Session 2)

Session C: Architecture and climate action

5:00-7:00 pm Dinner and Recreation

7:00-9:00 pm WIFF Film showing

Wednesday 11 March 

9:30-11:00 am PLENARY – roundtable on careers/education in climate with UWindsor professors

11:00 am Closing

11:30 am Bag Lunch Distribution, Check-out

12:00 pm Departure

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