About VSBSC

The VSB will be hosting its fifth district-wide Sustainability Conference this year on May 5th, 2017 at Eric Hamber Secondary. The day will include keynote speakers, two workshops sessions, a zero-waste lunch, a NGO Fair and Networking & School Planning sessions.

The Conference welcomes students, teachers, administrators, and PAC members from all 18 Vancouver secondary schools, as well as board staff and trustees, out-of-district attendees, and elementary school teachers.

Building upon the successes of past conferences, VSBSC 2017 hopes to:

Celebrate sustainability inside and outside of the VSB.

Showcasing environmental action can inspire even more action, and we want to open the eyes of our community to just how much potential is buzzing around them. 

Empower youth with the skills and networks needed to execute their ideas. 

In hopes that this will enable students to tackle projects with a strong foundation, built by like-minded people before them.

We hope to build bridges between youth, organizations, and existing sustainability expertise, in order to strengthen them all through their bonds.

Facilitate both inter- and intra-school discussion on sustainability goals and post-conference action plans.

By providing participants with time to brainstorm within their school groups what sustainable action they would like to see taken at their schools, we hope to rally students to enact the change they wish to collectively see. We also hope that bringing all 18 VSB high schools together will encourage inter-school support on sustainability projects, particularly ones that have been previously undertaken by other VSB schools.

 

vsbsc 2016 photos

Here are some photos from last year's conference!

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vsbsc 2017 team

Meet the people who will be organizing this year's conference!

Denise Lee

Denise Lee

Co-Chair

    Zelyn Lee

    Zelyn Lee

    Co-Chair

      Peter Fang

      Peter Fang

      Logistics Director

        Emily Mittertreiner

        Emily Mittertreiner

        Speaker Coordinator

          Jessica Sun

          Jessica Sun

          Outreach Coordinator

            Lovely Ranges

            Lovely Ranges

            Media / Volunteer Coordinator

              Alexandra Caramizaru

              Alexandra Caramizaru

              Outreach Coordinator

                Emma Ng

                Emma Ng

                Co-Workshop Coordinator

                  Grace Zhu

                  Grace Zhu

                  Co-Workshop COordinator

                    Eric Hamber Secondary School Vancouver, BC, Canada
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