11th edition of Students on Ice: Launch of the 2019 Arctic Expedition Scholarship Program
On March 26, 2019, Geoff will join two Monegasque youth who participated in the 2018 Students on Ice (SOI) Arctic Expedition in presenting highlights from the journey, SOI’s upcoming initiatives and impact in the areas of climate change and ocean conservation, and announce the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation scholarship recipients who will participate in the upcoming 2019 Arctic Expedition this summer.
Geoff will join leaders from around the world for a week devoted to the major issues affecting the ocean. Organised by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Government of Monaco and their partners: the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco, the Scientific Centre of Monaco and the Yacht Club of Monaco.
Scientists, experts, NGOs and representatives of civil society will come together to discuss the key issue of ocean protection. Topics include innovation, research and development of the blue economy as well as key challenges such as plastic pollution and ways to develop a sustainable ocean economy.
Join the Students on Ice Foundation for the screening of SOI’s acclaimed documentary Canada C3: Coast to Coast to Coast. The inspiring film follows the historic 150-day, 25,000km expedition around Canada’s coastline, from Toronto, Ontario to Victoria, British Columbia via the Northwest Passage.
A panel discussion will follow the screening led by Evan Solomon.
Date and Time: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 6:30PM
Location: Ashbury College Theatre, 362 Mariposa Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario
A signature project for Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the Canada C3 expedition explored Canada’s past, present and future. Experience the journey through this documentary film and learn about the people and places that make up Canada’ diverse coastline—the longest in the world. Canada C3 – Canada Coast to Coast to Coast delivers emotional, powerful and inspiring messages about science, the environment, truth & reconciliation, youth engagement, diversity and inclusion, all key components in building a better Canada and a better world. Through these lenses, this epic journey served to better connect and deepen understanding amongst diverse Canadians as they shared their stories of community, place, and culture.
This screening is made possible by our sponsors at Ashbury College.
Join the Students on Ice Foundation for the screening of SOI’s acclaimed documentary Canada C3 – Canada Coast to Coast to Coast. The inspiring film follows the historic 150-day, 25,000km expedition around Canada’s coastline, from Toronto, Ontario to Victoria, British Columbia via the Northwest Passage.
Geoff Green will present the Canada C3 documentary at Market Hall downtown. This will be followed by a panel discussion with invited guests on the interface of research, public engagement, youth education, and reconciliation. Light evening fare will be provided.
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 6:00-9:30PM
Location: Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough, ON, Canada
The panel discussion will be led by Dr. Whitney Lackenbauer with panelists Geoff Green, Papatsi Kotierk, Joshua Stribbell and Canadian Museum of Nature scientist Paula Piilonen.
Re-live the maritime history of The County and Canada with three documentary features.
The first feature is a History Moment on the legendary race boat Miss Supertest, which competed in international races held in Picton in 1959-1961.
Beyond The Horizon tells the story of the discovery in 2014 of the HMS Erebus, one of the lost ships of the doomed Franklin Expedition of 1845.
The main feature is a documentary showcasing the epic journey of the C3, a Canada 150 Signature project that took Canadians on a 150-day expedition on a former icebreaker moving from Toronto to Victoria via The Northwest Passage. Picton was the vessel’s first stop.
A question and answer session with the filmmakers will follow the presentations.