Past Events

Ron Deibert on November 1st: “Is the NSA watching YOU?”

Ron Deibert on November 1st: “Is the NSA watching YOU?”

Date/Time

Date(s) – 1 Nov 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

To what extent do governments and companies have access to messages, chats, and phone conversations? The Salt Spring Forum is excited to present Ron Deibert, the world’s leading expert on these matters, for a timely discussion about cyberspace, security, and human rights.

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond on “The Rights of the Child”, Oct. 24, GISS

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond on “The Rights of the Child”, Oct. 24, GISS

Date/Time

Date(s) – 24 Oct 2013
2:50 pm - 4:15 pm

Location

Gulf Islands Secondary School

The Salt Spring Forum and the Student Council of the Gulf Islands Secondary School are honoured to host Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth, on Thursday, October 24.

Michael Edmunds Salon on Oct. 18th: "Water at the Tipping Point"

Michael Edmunds Salon on Oct. 18th: “Water at the Tipping Point”

Date/Time

Date(s) – 18 Oct 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

TBA

As climate change affects our weather patterns, what will happen to our lakes, streams, and groundwater? On Friday, October 18th, join the Salt Spring Forum with Professor Michael Edmunds from Oxford University for a thought-provoking discussion about water at a members-only salon.

Timothy Brook Book Launch on October 6th

Timothy Brook Book Launch on October 6th

Date/Time

Date(s) – 6 Oct 2013
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

The Salt Spring Forum and ArtSpring are proud to jointly host Timothy Brook – Forum co-founder – for the launch of his new book Mr. Selden’s Map of China on Sunday, October 6th at ArtSpring. Mr. Selden’s Map of China is a fascinating work of history, biography, cartography, and literary mystery.

Dr. Samantha Nutt on Sept. 17th: Greed, Guns, Armies & Aid

Dr. Samantha Nutt on Sept. 17th: Greed, Guns, Armies & Aid

Date/Time

Date(s) – 17 Sep 2013
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

ArtSpring

On September 17th, the Salt Spring Forum presents Dr. Samantha Nutt, a doctor who has spent the last fifteen years providing aid on the frontlines of many of the world’s major crises. Drawing on her work in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, and Darfur, Dr. Nutt has become a powerful advocate for justice and peace…

Money, Morality, & Ethical Investment: An Evening with Joel Solomon on June 25th

Money, Morality, & Ethical Investment: An Evening with Joel Solomon on June 25th

Date/Time

Date(s) – 25 Jun 2013
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Do you know that companies like Salt Spring Coffee exist because of Joel Solomon? Join us for an inspiring evening with an investor who uses his money to contribute to socially and environmentally positive ventures. Joel Solomon is the Chair of Renewal Funds, Canada’s largest social venture capital firm, which has invested in over 75 companies committed to socially responsible growth…

Preventing Conflict, Protecting Rights: An Evening with Louise Arbour on June 1st

Preventing Conflict, Protecting Rights: An Evening with Louise Arbour on June 1st

Date/Time

Date(s) – 1 Jun 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

The Salt Spring Forum is honoured to present Louise Arbour, who is quite possibly the the most accomplished Canadian currently on the world stage. Louise Arbour has served as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals for both Rwanda and the Former Yugoslavia, and Judge on the Supreme Court of Canada…

Scott McIntyre: Members Only Salon on May 25

Scott McIntyre: Members Only Salon on May 25

Date/Time

Date(s) – 25 May 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

What is the state of independent Canadian publishing? And of print books altogether? In this salon, Scott McIntyre, the former CEO and Chairman of D&M Publishers Inc., will provide Salt Spring Forum members with an intimate look into the Canadian book industry.

Pipelines, Environmental Protection, & Indigenous Rights: An Evening with Thomas Berger on May 18th

Pipelines, Environmental Protection, & Indigenous Rights: An Evening with Thomas Berger on May 18th

Date/Time

Date(s) – 18 May 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

With bitumen pipelines dominating the news, what can Canadians learn from the past? The Salt Spring Forum is honoured to present Thomas Berger, who served as commissioner of the well-known Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry in the 1970s. Justice Berger will help us to understand the complicated relationship between oil and gas development, environmental protection, and indigenous rights.

“Winning the Battle Against HIV/AIDS” with Dr. Julio Montaner on May 9th

“Winning the Battle Against HIV/AIDS” with Dr. Julio Montaner on May 9th

Date/Time

Date(s) – 9 May 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

ArtSpring

Is an “AIDS-free generation” possible? If Julio Montaner, Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, has anything to do with it, an AIDS-free future is indeed possible. Dr. Montaner will be at ArtSpring on Thursday, May 9 for a Salt Spring Forum discussion on “Winning the Battle Against HIV/AIDS”.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10