Upcoming Speakers

May 2017

An Evening with Dr. Daniel Pauly: World-Renowned Fisheries Scientist

Dr. Daniel Pauly, a world renowned fisheries scientist, joins the Salt Spring Forum in conversation on Friday, May 5th at 7:30 PM at Beaver Point Hall.

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An Evening with Peter Robinson, CEO of the David Suzuki Foundation & Former CEO of MEC

Peter Robinson is the Chief Executive Officer of the David Suzuki Foundation. He began his career working as a park ranger in wilderness areas throughout BC, where he was decorated for bravery by the Governor General of Canada. After his park career, he worked at BC Housing, eventually becoming its CEO. Prior to his current position, he served as the CEO of Mountain Equipment Co-op.

Robinson’s humanitarian work includes working with the International Red Cross as well as leading a team that monitored detained asylum seekers in BC. He currently serves as a Director on the Board of Imagine Canada, an organization that supports charities across the country.

Peter holds a Master of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Management, a Bachelor of Arts in Geography, as well as diplomas in Community Economic Development and Fish & Wildlife Management. He completed a Doctor of Social Sciences in 2014.

Tickets are available at ArtSpring – 250.537.2102 and online – and Salt Spring Books. $15 – 2017 Forum Members; $20 – General Public. (Students and low-income residents contact saltspringforum@gmail.com)

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