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Thursday, March 3, 2011 Jim Hoggan, Chair of the David Suzuki
7:00pm TRU Alumni Theatre, Clocktower Jim Hoggan is one of Canada’s most respected public-relations professionals and the president and owner of the Vancouver PR firm Hoggan & Associates.A law school graduate with a longstanding passion for social justice, Jim also serves as chair of the David Suzuki Foundation—the nation’s most influential environmental organization—and as a Trustee of the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education. He is the cofounder of Stonehouse Standing Circle, an innovative public-engagement and communications think-tank, and the former chair of The Climate Project Canada—Al Gore’s global education and advocacy organization. He also led the Province of British Columbia’s Green Energy Advisory Task Force on Community Relations and First Nations Partnerships.
Jim is the co-founder of the influential website DeSmogBlog and the co-author of two books, Do the Right Thing: PR Tips for a Skeptical Public, and Climate Cover-up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming. He speaks, writes, and presents widely on public attitudes toward sustainability, climate change, and the environment.