Showcasing the Soft Path to Water-Centric Sustainability at the Building SustainAble Communities Conference
Water-Centric Planning & Conservation
The Building SustainAble Communities conference, organized by Joanne deVries and held in the City of Kelowna, attracted well over 200 attendees from all regions for British Columbia. World-renowned experts, such as Bill Rees of ‘ecological footprint’ fame, used a complementary blend of plenary sessions, facilitated table exercises, and breakouts to help participants answer these questions in a meaninful, memorable, and motivational way.
“We were thrilled by the response , especially by the fact that one-quarter of the delegates were elected officials,” commented Joanne deVries, “The interest in doing this again is so strong that we have already booked the conference venue for the same dates in November 2007.”
“The trio of Oliver Brandes, Don Degen and Kim Stephens combined to provide an entertaining breakout session that introduced conference attendees to the world of water-centric planning.”
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