Milton - October 5

Environmental Innovation Challenge and Workshop

What

The Milton Environmental Innovation Challenge and Workshop is a two part initiative to catalyze environmental entrepreneurs to develop and launch ideas to make a positive impact in a time of climate crisis. The first session on October 5th will include:

  • A basic workshop on developing and launching ideas to make an impact in the Climate Crisis
  • A chance to hear and dialogue with available election candidates around their environmental platforms
  • An opportunity to practice pitching ideas for funding and support

The second session in February, 2020 (time and place TBA) will be a pitch competition and networking opportunity to pitch for funding and receive support to launch initiatives. It will include:

  • Keynote address from a world class environmental entrepreneur
  • A 60 second preliminary pitch for all participants proposing an idea
  • Coaching for teams selected as finalists
  • Pitch competition for prizing and support

Who

Everyone is Welcome!

Especially:

  • Anyone who would like to develop an idea that can have impact to make a difference in the Climate Crisis
  • People and organizations wanting support to implement ways to make a difference
  • Children and youth who want to preserve the planet
  • Those who would collaborate with others developing ideas
  • Anyone curious about how to make a difference and wanting to connect with others

When and Where

Saturday October 5th, 2019

1:30 – 3:30

Milton Innovation Centre

555 Industrial Drive, Milton, ON L9T 5E1

 

The Town of Milton with its many diverse communities and organizations have made the Climate Crisis a priority by declaring a climate emergency. There are many creative people and organizations already working on initiatives and needing support. This two part initiative to empower innovation towards environmental flourishing brings together the town of Milton, local environmental organizations, faith communities, local enterprises and ordinary people for good.

Register today!