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, register your students for the event by clicking here.
Please keep in mind that once 400 students register the registration will be closed. Registration is on a first come first served school basis. We have capped the number of students per school at 15 to begin with. This number may increase as we get closer to the last day of registration, and interested schools will be notified.
You can find our photo/video release form here: EcoBuzz Info Package and Photo Release Form.
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.