Reforestation Reimagined: Fighting Climate Change with Drones
Cameron’s strategic vision and commitment to innovation have been key to Flash Forest’s success in scaling up reforestation initiatives. Through cutting-edge methods like drone planting, Cameron is driving Flash Forest towards a greener and healthier planet, exemplifying the intersection of passion and expertise in environmental conservation.
Kinship Building with the Indigenous Youth Delegation from SevenGen
The Indigenous Youth delegation from SevenGen at GLOBE Forum is interested in building good relations with leaders and changemakers. Please join us for an informal gathering with the delegation to discuss project collaboration and career opportunities.
A Whole-of-Society Approach: Driving Transformational Change for Economy and Nature
Historically, economic growth and environmental conservation have often been at odds. Now, more than ever, we need to work together to generate a transformational shift in our ways of thinking and actions to protect and manage the health of ecosystems. Join this interactive session to discuss partnership-based approaches and frameworks to create pathways that mutually benefit our ecosystems and economy for current and future generations.
The Future of Forests: Leveraging Technology, Partnerships and Canada’s Forests on the Path to Net Zero
Forests have long played a critical role in Canada’s environment and economy. However, they are currently under threat as unprecedented climate-induced wildfires sweep the nation. At this session, discover how partnerships, technology and Indigenous Ways of Knowing can be used to regenerate these critical ecosystems and how, when protected and managed sustainably, forests can help drive progress towards net zero.
Closing GLOBE Forum
At the GLOBE Forum 2024 Closing Plenary, we’ll look ahead to the next steps needed to create a regenerative future, from key outcomes and insights, to how we’ll show up ready for action at GLOBExCHANGE in 2025 (Feb. 11-13 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel). Join us as participants come together one last time to celebrate our community’s commitment to reaching beyond sustainability to regeneration. Delegates will also be treated to a free-style performance from Baba Brinkman, who will wrap up GLOBE Forum 2024 on a high note!
Finding Common Ground: Making Climate Change a Bipartisan Priority
It is becoming increasingly challenging to deny that the world is experiencing the rapidly increasing impacts of a changing climate. However, the debate around how we take action to curb global warming continues to be a highly politicized issue. In most jurisdictions, we face a stark reality that bipartisanship is the only assured path to decarbonizing at scale and speed. Join this timely session to discuss how we can foster support for climate action across the political spectrum.
Italian Cleantech Solutions: CDP-Business Matching on Green Building & Smart Cities (Virtual)
This virtual discussion on business opportunities will centre around Green Building and Smart Cities, with a focus on both Italian and Canadian solutions and needs. This session will also include a presentation of Cassa depositi e prestiti (CDP) – SIMEST’s new Business Matching platform, and of the group’s financial services for internationalization. Explore the intersections between GLOBE Forum 2024 and Buildex by listening to a prestigious line up of experts, entrepreneurs and officials and connecting with related businesses.
To participate in this online session, please register here.
Organized by ITA, CDP-SIMEST and Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada West, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Canada.
Regeneration in Action: An Armchair Dialogue with the Hon. David Eby
In BC, Canada, and around the world we need to protect and restore our planet, while enabling families and businesses to thrive in the clean economy of the future. Join this plenary armchair dialogue with the Hon. David Eby to hear how BC is taking action for a more regenerative, resilient, and net-zero economy.
Capital for Conservation: Innovative Finance Models for Nature and Water (Invite-only)
Join us for a workshop on sustainable finance for water and nature. We will explore cross-sector perspectives on how finance mechanisms and partnerships can enable the role of water and nature as an economic and workforce engine. The workshop will also cover the challenges and opportunities of existing and emerging funding models that can bring together public, private and philanthropic sources. We will learn from best practices and case studies from BC and across Canada. This workshop is for anyone who is interested in or working on watershed stewardship, conservation, nature strategy and sustainable finance.
Knowledge Connect Sessions
This facilitated dialogue opportunity will allow you to explore the big topics of Nature, Resilience, Net-Zero and Water, while connecting with others who share your passion. Join us in the HUB, grab your lunch and take part in one of the focused discussions hosted in each key area. Bring your perspectives and questions and leave with new contacts and ideas.