FCM's Sustainable Communities Conference

Tue, 10/20/2020
When: 
October 20 - 22, 2020
Where: 
St. John's Conference Centre, St.John's, Newfoundland
Who: 
Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Local governments, together with their community partners, are essential to driving and delivering sustainable community living to Canadians. Whether your community is at the planning stage, running a pilot project, or ready to embark on a capital project, the Sustainable Communities Conference delivers relevant, interactive content that brings fresh insights to the challenges we all face.

Event Description: 
How can municipalities support local sustainability projects that make life more secure and affordable, while tackling Canada’s environment and climate challenges? Join us at the SCC to discover solutions related to energy efficiency, sustainable affordable housing, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. We’ll explore issues that are fundamental to building sustainable communities and bringing your local projects to life—no matter where you're starting from.
 
At the conference you will:
 
  • Benefit from accelerated learning on how to access FCM’s new and existing funding offers to advance sustainability in your community.
  • Access unparalleled opportunities to network with colleagues and sustainability leaders from coast to coast to coast.
  • Take in the City’s spectacular coastal scenery; the perfect backdrop to further inspire your community’s sustainable vision.
  • Hear from Canada’s top sustainability leaders and acclaimed keynote speakers. 
  • Meet industry experts at our diverse exhibit space. 
  • Learn from applied and practical training opportunities and one-of-a-kind study tours. 
  • Celebrate the Green Municipal Fund's (GMF) 20th anniversary.  
Stay tuned! Registration will open on April 7, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET. Early bird and regular attendees will save $100 off their registration fee. Students are not eligible for this reduced rate. 
Date: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 09:00 to Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 17:00