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15th Annual EcoBuzz Conference
February 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:35 pm
The EcoBuzz Conference provides a fun venue for grade 8 students and secondary school students from the Peel Region to explore environmental issues concerning youth and to inspire student action projects with peer support. Teachers are also invited to attend the conference. The full day event focuses on educating and engaging youth to take initiative beyond the school with the main theme of “Sustainability in our Communities”. Every year, EcoBuzz engages over 400 youth, educators and local leaders!
Thursday, February 15th, 2018
David Suzuki Secondary School located at 45 Daviselm Drive, Brampton, ON
Teachers and Students Registration
Teachers: With 28 schools confirmed, registration for EcoBuzz is now closed. A workshop selection form has been sent via email to all teachers that registered for the conference.
EcoBuzz Conference Features:
• A special opening address to participants
• Workshops led by partners and professionals in the environmental community
• Displays by local environmental groups
• Free healthy breakfast, lunch and snacks
• Cake to celebrate 15 years of the EcoBuzz Conference
• Cool conference materials for attendees
• Prizes for engaged participants
Workshops and Exhibits
Workshops at EcoBuzz are highly interactive and provide skill-building for running successful campaigns at school and in the community and for delivering educational/inspirational information related to themes of sustainability initiatives. Every year, we also feature a wide variety of interactive and dynamic exhibits hosted by local environmental organizations.
EcoBuzz is organized by the executive team of Peel Environmental Youth Alliance (PEYA). PEYA offers support and resources to students committed to take action within their schools and beyond. To learn more about opportunities with PEYA, click here.