Outreach & Public Awareness

The Education, Outreach & Young Leaders Committee is currently discussing options and developing great ideas. See below for our events geared towards the general public.

WHY on Earth do you care? Video Competition

Tell us why you are inspired to build a better future for humans and the Earth? How are you solving problems or creating change? WHY on Earth do you care?

We want to know WHY you care and HOW you are making a difference? We’re launching an exciting video contest where YOU can earn a chance to win one of two prizes:
1st prize: $500 + a free registration to attend RFG2018
2nd prize: $250 + a free registration to attend RFG2018


Resources for Future Generations Earthcache Exploration

Earthcaches are sites of geological interest that have been identified as interesting and important. Learn about Earth science and about some of the unique geological features in the Vancouver area by exploring a series of EarthCaches.

Location: Vancouver area
Schedule: Self-directed; your choice
Fee: Free


Resources for Future Generations Education Special Event

Join in this free public event to participate in a series of hands-on interactive exhibits that explore the themes of the Resources for Future Generations Conference, namely the Earth, Energy, Minerals, Water, Resources and Society and Education and Knowledge.

Location: Simon Fraser University Vancouver Campus (Harbour Centre), 515 West Hastings Street
Schedule: Friday, June 22 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee: Free


Public Lectures

This series of lectures provides an opportunity for members of the public to hear renowned scientists speak, share their expertise and their insights on topical issues, as they relate to the conference themes. Details about the speakers will be available closer to the conference date.

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre
Schedule: TBD
Fee: Free