One-Planet Region conversation- TBA

We hope you will join community and academic presenters in this series of free events

exploring the challenge, culminating in a UVic IdeaFest event on March 11th.

Community Conversations’ at the Bateman Centre, 1.30 – 4.30 PM


Introduction, overview of the initiative

• The Anthropocene, the One Planet Region and the Happy Planet Index

• Trevor Hancock, School of Public Health and Social Policy, UVic

• Measuring Victoria’s Ecological Footprint

• Jennie Moore, BCIT. Jennie’s PhD was on the ecological footprint of Vancouver, and she

is working on the ecological footprint for Victoria.

Monday Jan 30th

• A Conversation on Indigenous views of the One Planet region

• Nick Claxton and colleagues. Nick is an Instructor with the Faculty of Education and is

Tsawout Band & WSÁNEĆ Nation Indigenous Academic Advisor/ Coordinator

Monday Feb 6th

• A Conversation on renewable energy systems for a One Planet region

o Presentation by Tom Hackney, Policy Director, Victoria chapter of BCSEA

(BC Sustainable Energy Association) with interactive discussion facilitated by

climate social scientist Jan Inglis

Monday Feb 13th

• A Conversation on transportation systems and urban development patterns for a One

Planet region

• Led by Todd Litman, Victoria Transport Policy Institute

Wednesday Feb 22nd

• A Conversation on a food system for a One Planet region

• Led by Jeremy Caradonna, Adjunct Professor, Environmental Studies, UVic with support

from CRFAIR (Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable)

Saturday March 11th, 2 – 4 PM, New Horizons, James Bay – IdeaFest event

• The Anthropocene is here! Living well in a ‘One Planet’ region

• A panel presentation and discussion