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Green Collar Conference

Free virtual conference for 9-12 students where they can find out about interesting and rewarding career opportunities in sustainability and the environment sector.

What do you want to do when you finish school?

Explore your options! Students are invited to experience new career opportunities at this FREE career conference. The day includes prizes and a chance to win a $500 scholarship!

For the February 10th 2024 conference: THANK YOU to all the mentors who volunteered their time to share their careers, the students who participated and our funding partners who made this happen. 

Stay tuned for 2025 date!

9:00am Welcome, Sign In and Morning Keynote

10:00am – 1:30pm Career Mentor Sessions

2:00pm Afternoon Keynote and Prizes and Wrap Up




You must be registered by February 8, 2024 (or earlier as space is limited) to attend this conference.

The “green economy” is changing the face of the workplace in B.C. and around the world. This career conference is open to students in Grade 9-12.  This day allows you to interact with career mentors who have excelled in and are passionate about their green careers. This is your chance to:

  • Meet and interact with passionate and successful people who will share their sustainability career paths in roundtable sessions detailing education requirements, job prospects and salary expectations
  • Learn about emerging sustainability career opportunities in B.C. and globally
  • Listen to keynote inspirational speakers 
  • Practice networking skills

Registration is limited to 150 youth and a school limit may apply so register early!


Keynote and Scholarship Sponsors

BC Hydro, Hamber Foundation, Retread Solutions, Kane Consulting, Rocky Point Engineering, BTY Group, Prism Engineering, GBL Architects, Iredale Architecture, & Cassels Brock.


Mentor Roundtable Sponsors

BC Building Science, GeoPacific Engineering Ltd., Chesterman Properties, Dillon Consulting, AME Group, John Holland, & Green Bricks members