The Walrus Talks Water (Vancouver) is the first of two, eighty minute presentations 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. This event is sponsored by Labatt with support of the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation.
Other participants in the Vancouver event include Katarina Soukup, filmmaker; Kim Sturgess, Alberta WaterSMART; Chris Turner, journalist and author; Marq De Villiers, author; Fred Wah, poet; Rob Williams, Oceans Initiative; and Chris Wood, journalist and author.
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.
General admission is $20. Student tickets are $12. You can purchase tickets here.
Detailed event information can be found here.
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