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Thursday, September 19, 2019 — 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

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Waterloo is proud to announce that the campus has received the Fair Trade Campus designation. Join us for a launch event to celebrate the designation, sample Fairtrade certified products, and learn more about fair trade!

PANEL DISCUSSION VENDOR SHOWCASE


PANEL DISCUSSION (11:30-12:45)

What is fair trade? Why is it important? Join a panel of experts to learn more about what fair trade means and how Waterloo's efforts to provide Fairtrade certified options on campus can support fair wages for farmers, community development, and environmental protection.

The panel will feature a special introduction by Vice President Academic & Provost Jim Rush, and will be moderated by the Sustainability Office.

Coffee and tea will be available for attendees, all Fairtrade certified of course!

Space is limited so please register!

Panel Members:

Helen Reimer headshot

Helen Reimer
Director of Business Development
Fairtrade Canada

 

Cam Burke Headshot

Cam Burke
Head Roaster & Purchasing Manager - Raw Coffee (green coffee)
Designated Fairtrade Officer
Baden Coffee Company

 
Maggie Chang Profile Picture
Maggie Chang
Undergraduate Student & Project Development Lead
Sustainable Campus Initiative & University of Waterloo
 
 

Kristen Fromm Profile Picture

Kristen Fromm
Director of Purchasing
Ten Thousand Villages

 
 

Schedule:

11:30-11:45 - Refreshments & seating
11:45-11:55 - Introductions
11:55-12:25 - Panel comments
12:25-12:45 - Audience question & answer


FAIR TRADE VENDOR SHOWCASE (11:30-2:00)

Want to learn more about fair trade options on campus and around the community? Stop by the Arts Quad between 11:30am and 2:00pm to meet vendors and partners who help Waterloo source Fairtrade certified options, taste some of the coffee flavours available on campus, and participate in fair trade activities!

Cost 
Free
Location 
AL - Arts Lecture Hall
124 + Arts Quad
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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