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The CommUnity Innovation Lab is coming to Kamloops in February
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January 22, 2015 - 7:25 PM

KAMLOOPS – Beyond free bannock, the CommUnity Innovation Lab plans to offer the public several opportunities to hear speakers share a variety of perspectives on the environmental footprint, economics and human impact of climate change.

The conference, set to take place at Thompson Rivers University from February 2 to 5 will have topics ranging from resource economics, First Nations’ values, the impact of visual media on environmental change and urban planning.

Attendees have the option of taking part in their choice of topic sessions hosted by field specialists, or they can register for the full three-day conference.

Each day of the conference is tailored to a different theme: healthy environment, healthy people and healthy economy.

Between sessions, event-goers will have refreshments and meals. They will be able to check out topic discussions on food security, entrepreneurship, clean industry, social resources, sustainability and environmental culture.

The cost to attend all three days of the conference is $349, the daily rate is $149.

Students, seniors and others working with non-profit or community groups are eligible to receive a discount rates of $79 for three days and $29 per day.

Registration is available online through www.freshoutlookfoundation.org.

For more information on speakers and sessions, take a look at the three-day program.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at gbrothen@infonews.ca or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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