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CONTEST: Win one of 10 passes to Living the New Economy (Vancouver Island).

Living the New Economy (Vancouver Island) is a week-long festival of ideas and opportunities where you'll mingle with hundreds of other trail-blazers and thought-leaders at over 20 sessions with 65 different speakers, panelists and mentors.

The diverse sessions are designed to energize, accelerate and celebrate the people, institutions and collaborations that are bringing a new economic movement to life in this region.

Subject matter experts from Vancity, Victoria Public Market, Manulife Securities, Coast Salish and Nuu chah nulth Nations, Victoria City Council, Ecosense, Community Food Hub Project, New Monaco Enterprise Corporation, Heart of Business, Transition Victoria, Simon Fraser University and many more will lead hands-on workshops and stimulate discussion and action at each of our events.

Presented by: Vancity Hosted by: The Healing Cities Institute & EcoDesign Resource Society
Where: The Car Shop at the Roundhouse at Bayview Place, Victoria, BC
When: Friday Nov. 29 - Thursday Dec. 5, 2013
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Sound like somewhere you'd like to be? Sign up below for your chance to win one of ten passes.

There are 5 single day passes (attend 1 – 3 sessions on the day of your choice) and 5 full week passes (attend as many events as you'd like through the week, sharable with one other friend or colleague).

Contest ends midnight, Sunday Nov. 17th, 2013.

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Speakers, Panelists & Mentors

Sarah Amyot, Program Manager, Community Social Planning Council
Gord Baird, Co-founder, Ecosense
Morgan Beall, Microfinance Program Manager, Vancity
Lisa Berkley, Strategist & Program Developer
Graham Boulding, Small Business Specialist, Vancity
Nicole Chaland, Program Director, Certificate Program for Community Economic Development
Meaghan Champion, Founder, Tetla Alternative Currency
Michelle Colussi, Manager, Technical Assistance Division, Canadian Centre for Community Renewal
Franc D'Ambrosio - Principal, D'Ambrosio Architecture and Urbanism
Andrea Di Lucca, Community Investment Associate, Vancity
Lauren Dobell, Director of Partnerships, Community Investment, Vancity
Rupert Downing, Executive Director, Community Social Planning Council
Eric Dyck, Founder, Tap for Tap
Kate Fleming, Director of Outreach and Launch! Programming, Community Micro Lending
Jason Found, Executive Director, Victoria Community Food Hub Project
Kira Gerwing, Manager, Community Investment, Vancity
Bryce Gilroy-scott, Sustainable construction and energy consultant and educator
Solara Goldwynn, Designer & Landscaper, Hatchet & Seed Contracting
Heather Gordon, Program Manager, Community Investment (microfinance), Vancity
Jason Guille, Social Entrepreneur & Project Manager
Lisa Helps, Executive Director, Community Micro Lending
Carol Anne Hilton, Ceo, Transformation
Mark Holland, Vice President of Development, New Monaco Enterprise Corporation
Ainjil Hunt, Principal, Transformation
Robert Jawl, Chair, Urban Development Institute, Capital Region and Director, Jawl Properties Inc.
Tayler Krawczyk, Founder and Principal, Hatchet & Seed Contracting
Susan Low, Community Developer, Community Social Planning Council
Ian Mackenzie, Film Director, Photographer and Crowdfunding Consultant
Nicole Moen - Principal, Animate Community Inc.; Co-founder and President, Healing Cities Society Institute
Donna Morton, Artist, Activist and Entrepreneur
Kim Newns, Public Relations, Speedy Gopher
Rebecca Pearson, Account Manager, Community Business, Vancity
Ana Maria Peredo, Director, Centre for Co-operative and Community-Based Economy, University of Victoria
Nick Poeta, Co-creator, Permaculture BC Mapping Project
Monica Pohlmann, SEO & SEM specialist
James Pratt, Principal, James Pratt Consulting
Jacqueline Quinless, Principal and Director of Research, Quintessential Research Group
Sarah Rose Robert, Co-Organizer, The Places Project
Ethan Roland, Permaculturist and Author, Regenerative Enterprise
Sally Ross, Community Planner & Author; Coordinator, LNE Opportunity Fair
Mike Rowe, Co-founder, Designer and COO, ForkJoy
Joshua Schmidt, Social Entrepreneur and Organizational Development Consultant
Dylan Sherlock, Research Analyst (Contractor) and Board Member, Community Social Planning Council
Mandeep Sidhu, Specialist, Community Investment, Vancity
Mark Silver, Business Coach, Entrepreneur, Author, Unveiling the Heart of Your Business
Craig Sorochan, Manager, Communications and Community Relations, WestShore Chamber of Commerce
David Van Seters, Sustainable Economics Practice Leader
Stephen Whipp, Senior Financial Advisor, Manulife Securities Inc
Rob Wipond, Transition Victoria Economy Group and Associate Editor, Focus Magazine
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