The Walrus Talks Water is eighty minutes of lively, provocative ideas on the impact, use, and health of water in Canadian and global society. Featured speakers include Lake Ontario Waterkeeper President, Mark Mattson, and Lake Ontario Steward Dr. Joe MacInnis.
The Walrus Talks format features eight speakers for seven minutes each on various themes relating to a single topic. Each event offers lively, thoughtful, inspiring, riveting, smart, new thinking from scientists, writers, performers, scholars, and leaders of business and the arts. Each Talks event is followed by a spirited reception with attendees and participants.
Other participants in the Toronto event include Sherri Mason, SUNY Fredonia; John L. Riley, Nature Conservancy of Canada; Katarina Soukup, filmmaker; Marq De Villiers, author; Rob Williams, Oceans Initiative; and Chris Wood, journalist and author.
General admission is $20. Student tickets are $12. You can purchase tickets here.
Detailed event information can be found here.
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This event is sponsored by Labatt with support of the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation.