Confirmed Supporters and Exhibitors

WEEC 2017 would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support:

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Confirmed Exhibitors

BCIT | Table # 16
Prepare for the future. At the BCIT School of Construction and the Environment, you will gain the knowledge and skills to address the issues of today, while planning for tomorrow. The School offers a broad scope of programs and areas of study in Applied and Natural Sciences, Engineering and Trades and Apprenticeship. (bcit.ca/construction)
Cheakamus Centre | Table # 17
Established in 1969, Cheakamus Centre is an overnight environmental education facility situated on 165 ha of ecological reserve near Squamish, BC. Learners of all ages are engaged in fun and meaningful ways utilizing the Centre’s vast network of forest trails, spawning streams, salmon hatchery, farm and Coast Salish longhouse. (cheakamuscentre.ca)
CNRD | Table # 19 A
The Centers for Natural Resources and Development (CNRD) is a worldwide university network promoting academic exchange and cooperation in the area of natural resources management. The network aims to provide a valuable contribution to the Post 2015 Agenda and to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). (cnrd.info)
CPAWS  | Table A in Registration Area
CPAWS-BC has been BC’s grassroots voice for wilderness conservation since 1979. Our mission is to protect Canada’s public lands and ocean by working collaboratively with governments, Indigenous Peoples, local communities, and industry. Our core program areas are connecting Canadians to nature, creating new marine and terrestrial protected areas, and ensuring the maintenance and proper stewardship of Canada’s diverse ecosystems. (cpawsbc.org)
David Suzuki Foundation | Table # 8 
At the David Suzuki Foundation, we collaborate with Canadians from all walks of life, including government and business, to conserve our environment and find solutions that will create a sustainable Canada through science-based research, education and policy work. (davidsuzuki.org)
Douglas College | Table # 7
Douglas College is the largest degree-granting college in B.C., combining the academic foundations of a university and the employer-ready skills of a college to provide the most relevant and inspiring undergraduate experience in British Columbia. (douglascollege.ca)
ECO Canada | Table B in Registration Area
ECO Canada is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting environmental professionals and employers from coast to coast. ECO offers training, research, academic accreditation and career services. We provide Canada’s leading environmental certification for Environmental Professionals (EP®) and employer wage subsidies through our EYC internship program. Discover how ECO Canada can support your environmental career by visiting us online.  (eco.ca)
Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi | Table # 21
Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi is proudly celebrating its twenty years of achievement in conserving and protecting the environment, enhancing air quality, groundwater as well as the biodiversity of our desert and marine ecosystem. We embrace international best practice, innovation and partnerships to institute effective policy measures. (ead.ae | sustainableschools.ae | sustainablecampus.ae)
Global Environmental Education Partnership | Table # 14
The Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP) was founded in 2014 to strengthen environmental education globally and is led by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Environmental Protection Administration of Taiwan, and the North American Association for Environmental Education. (thegeep.org)
Green Teacher | Table C in Registration Area
Green Teacher is a quarterly magazine for educators inside/outside of schools who work with kids from 6 to 19 years of age. We also publish books and ebooks, host webinars, and publish short videos on our website. We have also published 100’s of French and Spanish translations on our website. (greenteacher.com)
Gulf Islands Centre for Ecological Learning Society | Table # 2
GICEL, the Gulf Islands Centre for Ecological Learning Society, has been providing nature-centered experiences for children (3 – 12) and teens (13 – 17) since 2000. We facilitate explorations in nature that reawaken connections and comfort with the natural world. Our age-based programs – Seedlings, Summer Earth Education Program (SEEP) and the Environmental Leaders Apprenticeship Program – are held within the Southern Gulf Islands and on Cortes Island. (gicel.ca)
Institute for Environmental Learning | Table # 4
The Institute for Environmental Learning is a collaborative of researchers and practitioners committed to high quality environmental and sustainability learning in British Columbia. Our members come from a variety of institutions including universities, colleges, school districts, community groups, non-profit organizations, and provincial and regional governments. In 2010, it was chartered by the UN University as a Regional Centre of Expertise in Education for Sustainable Development. Since then it has conducted a variety of research and development projects and has won awards for its professional development efforts throughout British Columbia. (eco-learning.org)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University | Table # 15
KPU is an innovative, transformative and ambitious institution that serves the needs of Metro Vancouver, British Columbia and beyond. With campuses in Richmond, Surrey-Newton, Surrey-Cloverdale and Langley. KPU has opened the doors to success for more than 250,000 graduates over its 30 year history. (kpu.ca)
New Society Publishers | Table # 20
New Society Publishers is an activist, solutions-oriented publisher focused on bringing you tools for a world of change Our mission is to publish books that contribute in fundamental ways to building an ecologically sustainable and just society, and to do so with the least possible impact on the environment, in a manner that models this vision. (newsociety.com)
Northwest Earth Institute | Table # 18
For nearly 25 years, Northwest Earth Institute has been a leader in engaging individuals and institutions in environmental education and action. Through NWEI’s series of sustainability-focused course books and online EcoChallenge action events, NWEI supports the discovery of new ways to live, work, create and consume. (nwei.org)
Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) | Table # 12
Collective action will define our future global climate. The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) creates partnerships between leading researchers, governments, the private sector and communities, to assess, develop and promote viable climate change mitigation and adaptation policy options. PICS is a collaboration between BC’s four leading research universities, led by UVIc in collaboration with SFU, UBC and UNBC. (PICS.UVic.ca)
Port Moody Ecological Society | Table C in Registration Area
The Port Moody Ecological Society (PMES) is a broadly-based, community supported, federally registered, charitable non-profit society, incorporated under the British Columbia Societies Act. PMES volunteers manage a Coho and Chum salmon hatchery, a water quality lab and public awareness/ community outreach programs, using salmon life-cycle ecology as an instructional vehicle. (noonscreek.org)
Rivershed Society of British Columbia (RSBC) | Table # 7 A
The Rivershed Society of British Columbia (RSBC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of BC’s longest river, the Fraser, and its riversheds. Since its inception in 1996, the RSBC has been actively delivering public education programs, community initiatives, and building stewardship capacity in the Fraser River Basin. (rivershed.com)
Royal Canadian Geographical Society | Table # 1
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is dedicated making Canada better known to Canadians and the world. As one of Canada’s oldest and largest educational, non-profit organizations, the RCGS, and its iconic publication, Canadian Geographic, has been our country’s most recognized voice for connecting Canadians with the land, culture and environment in which they live. (cangeoeducation.ca)
Royal Roads University | Table # 3
At Royal Roads University our blended programs -online with short on-campus residencies – enable our students to work full time while they upgrade their education. Our graduate programs in Environmental Education and Communication will empower you, and give you the depth and insight to lead and motivate others in developing a sustainable, environmentally sound society. (royalroads.ca)
Sustainability and Education Policy Network (SEPN) | Table # 13
The Sustainability and Education Policy Network (SEPN) is an international network of researchers and organizations advancing sustainability in education policy and practice. Based out of the Sustainability Education Research Institute, SEPN provides rigorous, comparative, evidence-based understandings of policy and practice with the goal of enabling educational change for a more sustainable future. (sepn.ca)
Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES) | Table # 3 A
Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES) is an independent non-profit charity that plays a leadership role in the stewardship of Stanley Park through education, research, and conservation. Join SPES to learn about its extensive programing including student and teacher workshops in the outdoor classroom, First Nations-delivered programming, habitat restoration and more. (stanleyparkecology.ca)
Stream of Dreams Murals Society | Table # 19 
Stream of Dreams believes that imagination will save the world. Our ‘Fish on Fences’ project is helping communities discover their local watershed, become stewards for salmon and all aquatic creatures. We believe in the integrity of our science to art process and embrace optimism to create lasting meaningful results. (streamofdreams.org)
United Nations Environment Programme | Table # 9
The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global authority dedicated to the environmental dimension of sustainable development. Recognizing the centrality of youth to environmental sustainability, UN Environment runs Young Champions of the Earth, a forward-looking prize aiming to breathe life into the ambitions of brilliant young environmentalists. (unep.org)
University of Victoria | Table # 6
UVic’s School of Environmental Studies and Division of Continuing Studies have partnered to offer diploma and certificate programs that encompass the social and biophysical dimensions of ecological restoration. In these flexible programs, you’ll learn about current restoration practices from experienced and knowledgeable instructors, surrounded by peers that share your passion. (continuingstudies.uvic.ca/sustainability)
Vancouver Aquarium | Table # 5
The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre is a self-supporting, non-profit society dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display, communication, public programming and education, research and direct action and is recognized as a leader in connecting people to our natural world. More than 35 million people have visited the Aquarium since it opened in 1956. (vanaqua.org)
WEEC Network | Table D in Registration Area
Since 2003 the Network has organized 9 World Congresses, which have seen the participation of thousands of people from over 100 different countries: university professors, government officials, international organizations, journalists, political representatives, businesses, NGOs… The Network operates in accordance with the UN in collaboration with affiliate organizations such as UNEP, UNESCO, UNECE, UN-CSD Education Caucus, Regional Centers of Expertise. (weecnetwork.org)
Zayed Future Energy Prize | Table # 11
The Zayed Future Energy Prize is the UAE’s global awards for renewable energy and sustainability. Since its establishment in 2008, the Prize has brought together pioneers from around the world to be part of a growing community, committed to developing renewable energy and sustainability solutions that will serve future generations. (zayedfutureenergyprize.com)

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