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BSC Conference Program & Call for Papers‏

The Fresh Outlook Foundation is hosting its 6th Building SustainAble Communities conference November 25th to 28th in Kelowna. Please save room in your calendar and your budget for this highly acclaimed and hugely popular event that last year drew 600 delegates from 80 communities!

In keeping with our commitment to make every conference a unique encounter, we've partnered with global performance improvement organization FranklinCovey to provide an informative and inspirational conference/training experience designed to accelerate your move toward sustainability.

Visit the FOF website to view the Preliminary Agenda, Sponsorship Package, Exhibitor Package, and registration options. Register before June 1st and save big!

To help flesh out the program, we're looking for success stories from the public, private, non-profit, and academic sectors in the following topics:
  • Organizational or community leadership
  • Community planning
  • Environmental preservation
  • Green economic development
  • Social sustainability
  • Arts/culture
  • Sustainable infrastructure
  • Green building design/construction
Please submit abstracts before April 30th, 2013 to They will be considered in the order in which they arrive.

We're also looking for issue experts to help generate meaningful and productive dialogue about the following:

  • Community climate action (day one)
  • Healthy communities initiatives (day one)
  • Food systems/food security (day two)
A big thank-you to our Platinum Sponsor, the Real Estate Foundation of BC. Your support is very much appreciated!