The 2020 Leading Change Forum delegation has been filled!

Thank you to all those who have applied to the 2020 Leading Change Forum. We are sending out the final acceptance notices and expect all spots will be filled. The application form will remain open for those who would still like to be considered and added to the waitlist.

To be eligible, applicants must be between 19-35 years of age on February 10, 2020. Preference is placed on Canadian-based applicants and proportional representation from all provinces and territories are built into the final delegation composition.

The Leading Change Forum is a full-day event on Monday, February 10, 2020. The event is co-located with the GLOBE Forum at the Vancouver Convention Centre and accepted delegates will have access to programming throughout February 11-13, 2020. We encourage accepted delegates to take advantage of the GLOBE Forum opportunity and plan to stay in Vancouver from February 10-13, 2020.

Applying to the forum is free and if selected, there is a registration fee currently set at $150.00 for the Leading Change Forum. This fee is highly subsidized and set at a level that most young professionals are able to invest. Financial support is available should the Leading Change Forum registration fee present a barrier to participation. 

There are several options available to delegates wishing to participate in the GLOBE Forum. At the moment, these include access to the GLOBE Innovation Showcase and associated programming, reduced rates for students, government employees, and NGOs, or free access to the GLOBE Forum in exchange for a light volunteer commitment.

While we cannot guarantee funding for travel and accommodation at this time, dedicated volunteers and materials are available to support individual fundraising efforts. Full-ride funding is being prioritized to support indigenous youth participation.

If you have any accessibility needs surrounding the application or anything else we should be aware of, please reach out to Sarah at


Are you a sustainability leader who keeps seeing the same faces at events? Curious to see what others are working on beyond your bubble? As a Leading Change delegate you can expect to leave with:

  • New connections to peers outside your industry or discipline
  • New questions and ideas sparked by different perspectives and experiences
  • A greater sense of clarity and direction from experienced leaders in the field
  • A more diverse network to draw upon to help you lead change – both now and in the future

Leading Change supports knowledge sharing and network support for sustainability leaders between the ages of 19-35. We help equip them with the skills and support they need to accelerate action towards a livable, inclusive future. 


The young people we work with are mature, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in expanding their network across different:

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