Eco Leadership Workshop

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OBJECTIVES

This workshop seeks to explore the importance of leadership in a changing world, where environmental challenges are key for our well being both today and in the future.

This workshop will give participants relevant content in terms of leadership as well as an opportunity to learn more about Eco Warriors, Eco-Leadership and the challenges of achieving a sustainable environment.

Participants will be asked to discuss what environmental volunteer actions should focus on in the future, taking into account the challenges of today. Every participant will be able to access a free 8 hours course on the “21 Principles of 21st Century Leadership” as well as a network of committed environmentalists.

EVENT DETAILS

Date: 26 April 2014, Saturday
Time: 0930 – 1730
Venue: Lecture Room 1, Level 5, Wisma R&D, Universiti Malaya
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If you are taking public transport, the nearest LRT is Kerinchi station. We strongly encourage you to take the LRT because of the road closure in Universiti Malaya (Obama visit) might affect the traffic nearby.

On the venue facilities:
1) Refreshment will be provided for free by Universiti Malaya.
2) The cafeteria will be open for lunch.
3) Please bring your own water bottles for water.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

If you are interested in leadership and/ or volunteer action in the context of environmental sustainability this workshop is for you. Eco Warriors welcomes its volunteers to express interest in attending as well as all of those who would like to be involved in contributing to a more sustainable world.

REGISTRATION (FREE OF CHARGE)

To register please fill in the google form indicating your name, age, occupation and a brief statement on why you are motivated to attend this workshop.
http://tinyurl.com/ecoleadershipworkshop

ABOUT US

Eco Warriors is a key example of how a 100% community-based organization can successfully leverage social media to promote calls to action on a wide range of ‘green’ projects from recycling to tree-planting. Our goals is to Inspire and Link People, Take Practical Action and Achieve Positive Impact.

AGENDA

09:30 Welcome at the venue
Session 1: INSPIRATION AND LEADERSHIP
10:00 Session 1 goals: The role of inspiration and leadership in environmental action
Chair: Matthias Gelber
10:10 Inspiration and purpose: being Green! – Matthias Gelber
10:40 Nature as inspiration: Manja the Orangutan and other stories – Datin Rossiti
11:00 11:15 SESSION BREAK
11:15 The Leadership Within You – Stephanie Lai
12:15 PANEL DISCUSSION AND Q&A
12:35 Session Conclusions [Chair]
12:45 13:45 LUNCH BREAK
Session 2: SUSTAINABILITY MINDSET AND CALL TO ACTION
13:45 Session 2 goals: The environmental challenges of the present and future, and the importance of leadership and volunteer action
Chair: Matthias Gelber
13:55 Environment and Sustainability: what can be done? – Ana Carpinteiro
14:15 21st Century Leadership and the Search for Sustainability – Jan Bartscht
15:15 15:30 SESSION BREAK
15:30 Being a volunteer: experience on the ground and call to action – Bernard Eng
15:50 PANEL DISCUSSION AND Q&A
16:10 Group discussions on future Eco Warrior Action
16:40 Sharing of group discussions
16:55 Session Conclusions [Chair]

We hope to welcome as many of those interested as possible but the venue has limited capacity so please do register asap and don’t forget to indicate your motivation!
http://tinyurl.com/ecoleadershipworkshop

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