More Power to You: A Conference for Community & Environmental Activists – June 20/21st

More Power to You:
A conference for community & environmental activists organizing to protect public power in British Columbia
Citizens for Public Power, Posted: May 21, 2008

Friday, June 20th and Saturday June 21st

9am – 4pm

Keynote Speaker:
Rafe Mair, Broadcaster, writer, speaker, political commentator

A two day conference-including presentations, panel discussions, and workshops-will bring together community and environmental activists organizing to protect public power in British Columbia.

$50 by June 5th 2008

Travel Bursaries available to cover transportation and accommodations for conference registrants from outside of the Lower Mainland.

Space is limited. Register ASAP.

A partial list of conference presenters, panel presentation participants, and workshop presenters:

Conference Presenters:

John Calvert, author, Liquid Gold: Energy Privatization in British Columbia
Gwen Barlee, Policy Director, Wilderness Committee
Damien Gillis, Documentary Filmmaker, Power Play: The Theft of BC’s River
Monica Hamburg, Social Media Consultant
Panel Presentations Involving:

BC Citizens for Public Power
BC Creek Protection Society
BC First Nations Summit / Energy Council
Burke Mountain Naturalists
COPE 378/Take Back the Power Campaign
Malaspina Communities for Public Power
Save Our Rivers Society
West Kootenay Eco Society
Wilderness Committee
Workshop Presenters:

Craig Williams, Creator of IPP Watch (<>
Sean Leslie, Broadcast Journalist/Political Commentator
Darrell Evans, Executive Director
Lori Winstanley, Director of Strategic Campaigns & Communications, COPE 378
Joe Foy, National Campaign Director, Wilderness Committee
Dave Porter, Political Executive, BC First Nations Summit / Energy Council
Mark Haddock, LLB, Environmental Lawyer
Lara Tessaro, Staff Lawyer, Ecojustice
See you all there….

Melissa Davis, Executive Director
BC Citizens for Public Power
604-207 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H7
tel: 604.681.5939 fax: 604.681.2127

For More Information:

Conference:More Power to You – Protecting public power in BC

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