Where sustainable community networks grow, and collaborative action thrives.
Thursday, September 26th, 2013 – 6:30PM Kitchener City Hall, Rotunda History: The Waterloo Region Environmental Networking Event, or#WRENEas an acronym and hashtag, was the first environmental community event to bring together over 70 individuals from over 60 organizations, to participate in facilitated networking and determine opportunities for collaboration. This event helped initiate several community projects by bringing resources together, and we are pleased to continue this with #WRENE2013! • Objectives: • Develop and maintain an established, cohesive environmental network in Waterloo Region through recurring events which provide valuable networking opportunities and exciting updates on collaborative local projects, specifically by: • Creating a forum to facilitate conversations about local challenges and opportunities • Initiating and facilitating follow-through on collaborative action and community projects needed identified via discussion outcomes • Providing updates on outcomes from current momentum and outcomes via detailed reports • Advocating continued involvement in networking with the local environmental community
Thursday, September 26th, 2013 – 6:30PM Kitchener City Hall, Rotunda • Agenda: • 6:30pm – 7:15pm – Registration, Introductions, & Facilitated Networking • 7:15pm – 8:00pm – Community Updates & Presentations • 8:00pm – 8:45pm – Community Visioning & Collaboration • 8:45pm – 9:15pm – Networking & Building Deeper Connections • 9:15pm - 10:00pm – Wrap Up & Optional Post Event Meet-up • Next Steps: • Collaborate at the event! – Sept. 26 • Distribution of post-event report & Save the date for the next quarterly event – Nov. 15 (TBC) • Additional items TBD following #WRENE2013! 3
Thursday, September 26th, 2013 – 6:30PM Kitchener City Hall, Rotunda • Appendix – Event Invitation