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The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity & the Renewal of Civilization - An Evening with Thomas Homer-Dixon

Join Professor Thomas Homer-Dixon - author of The Upside of Down and The Ingenuity Gap, and CIGI Chair of Global Systems at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo - on Saturday, June 18th at 7:30 pm at ArtSpring.

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Forum members receive many perks such as discounts on tickets, invitations to special members-only events, and more! We look forward to spending the new year with you.

Become a 2016 Member!

Forum members receive many perks such as discounts on tickets, invitations to special members-only events, and more! We look forward to spending the new year with you.

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Welcome to the Salt Spring Forum

The Salt Spring Forum is a charitable non-profit organization that brings leading thinkers and intellectuals to Salt Spring Island for community discussion and democratic debate. We are an organization committed to the sharing of ideas of national and global significance.  To this end we offer an annual speaker’s series, workshops, academically-oriented community courses, literary festivals, and support all candidate debates during election periods. To learn more about our goals and vision please visit our About Us page. The Salt Spring Forum would not possible without the support of our members and generous donations. To become a member please visit our Membership page. To make a donation please visit our Ways to Donate  page.