From L to R : Carolina Gallo-Laflèche, Monique Parent, Dora Koop, Françoise Lyon-Chair IWF MTL, Kathy Fazel, Raymonde Lavoie & Milla Craig
IWF Canada – Montréal recently hosted their first annual thought leadership conference, part of the new Continuum series from the forum. The event was a dialogue following the COP21 on climate change with the goal of bringing together experts from science, economics and social fields to inform and inspire citizens to become agents of change in their communities.
Over 150 participants attended, showcasing eight IWF Canada – Montréal members as moderators, panelists or guest speakers. IWF Canada President Karen Oldfield and Leadership Foundation President and IWF Canada – Montréal President Françoise Lyon were MC’s for the event. Current Leadership Foundation Fellow, Melanie Goodchild was a panelist. Chancellor of the Université de Montréal Louise Roy opened and International Hall of Fame Honoree astronaut Julie Payette closed the event.
Get a glimpse inside the action with a segment from Montreal.TV (in French and English):
Click here to view the pre-event IWF news posting which includes full details on sessions and panelists.
Click here to view the full press release from Le Presse Canadienne
Click here for additional media coverage in Le Journal De L’Assurance.