Confirmed Supporters

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

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Confirmed Exhibitors

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. (www.bcit.ca/construction)
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. (www.cheakamuscentre.ca)
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. (www.cpawsbc.org)
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. (www.davidsuzuki.org)
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. (www.douglascollege.ca)
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. (www.greenteacher.com)
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. (www.gicel.ca)
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. (www.eco-learning.org)
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. (www.kpu.ca)
Langara College provides University, Career, and Continuing Studies education to more than 21,000 students annually. With over 1,700 courses and 130 programs, Langara’s expansive academic breadth and depth allows students to choose their own educational path. Langara is known as house of teachings, a name given by the Musqueam people on whose unceded traditional territory the College is located. (www.langara.ca)
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. (www.PICS.UVic.ca)
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. (www.cangeoeducation.ca)
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)
Based at the University of Saskatchewan, the Sustainability Education Research Institute is a collaborative, innovative, internationally-linked institute with the goal of furthering research and action on land, place, environment, and sustainability in relation to educational research, policy, and practice. SERI is the only research institute in Canada with a specific focus on sustainability in education. (www.seri.usask.ca)
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)