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Speaker Event: Dr. Jane Goodall

Special Event Accessible Event Online

Date & Time:

October 11, 2023


RBG Centre (680 Plains Rd W)


Online, Special Event


Pre-Registration Required

Event Description

RBG is proud to announce that on October 11, 2023, we will be hosting world-renowned environmentalist, United Nations Messenger of Peace, and Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute: Dr. Jane Goodall.

Dr. Jane Goodall is joining us for a key-note presentation to the public where she will share stories of her lifetime of experiences and her reasons for hope.

At RBG Centre, 680 Plains Rd. W. Burlington
Doors open at 7 p.m., presentation begins at 7:45 p.m.

Photo Courtesy of Jane Goodall Institute

Registration for the in-person ticket opportunities has now closed. Join us virtually!

Funds raised from this event will support RBG’s efforts in connecting more children with nature and help grow more young environmentalists. Learn more about these initiatives at: Your Gifts at Work

Growing Up Green Logo       Green Angels Logo

New Virtual Event Opportunity!

We have recently been able to add a live stream opportunity for An Evening at RBG with Dr. Jane Goodall. Tune in live from your home and don’t miss a minute of Dr. Goodall’s presentation.

Dr. Jane Goodall Live Stream

Wednesday October 11, 7:45 p.m.
$20 / registrant (+HST & Service Fee)

This event raises funds and awareness in support of RBG’s Green Angels and Growing up Green programs to help RBG grow more young environmentalists.

Register for the Chance to Purchase Tickets to an Evening at RBG with Dr. Jane Goodall

  • One registration per household (duplicate entries will be disqualified)
  • Limit of two tickets per household
  • Registration closes September 17 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Randomly selected registrants will be notified by email on September 18 and RBG staff will be phoning to complete ticket sales between September 19 and 21, 2023

Thank You to our Sponsors: 

Presenting Sponsor:

Queenston Automotive Group logo

Guelph Infiniti Logo           Image Honda Logo     J.P. Motor Sales logo, featuring a shield and two racing flags Queenston Chevrolet buick GMC   Guelph City Mazda Logo

Media Sponsor:

Toronto Star       Waterloo region record      The Hamilton Spectator

Platinum Sponsor:

TD logo

Silver Sponsors:

LiUNA! Laborers' international union of North America        SimpsonWigle Law LLP

Bronze Sponsors:

Burlington Hydro, CAN USA Automotive, Consolidated Dealers, Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority, IA Dealer Services, Insurance Insights Inc., Plus AV

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I purchase tickets?

A limited number of tickets will be available for this event. Due to the anticipated demand, those interested will need to register for a chance to buy tickets.  

How can I register for tickets?

Registration will open on September 8, via RBG’s website, and will close at 11:59 pm on Sunday September 17.

A randomly selected number of registrants will be contacted to complete their ticket purchase.

Registration does not guarantee tickets.

If I am selected, how many tickets can I purchase?

 Successful registrants will be able to purchase a maximum of two tickets.

How much will the tickets cost?

There are 3 price points / levels of tickets available:

  • $50 – Green Level Seating: Seating consists of outside rows and provides a diagonal sightline view to the stage
  • $100 – Blue Level Seating: Seating consists of rear inside row seating and provides a straight sightline to the stage.
  • $250 – RBG Cocktail Reception with our Conservation Team and Premium Seating: Join us at 6:30 p.m., before Dr. Goodall’s presentation, for a cocktail reception and meet and greet with RBG’s Environmental Conservation Staff. Seating for Dr. Goodall’s presentation consists of middle inside rows and provides a straight sightline to the stage.

NOTE: Names will be randomly selected and assigned to a ticket level; those selected for tickets will be notified by email on September 18 which ticket level they have been selected for, and RBG staff will be calling to complete sales between September 19 and September 21. Due to the limited ticket availability, changing ticket types after random selection is not possible.

I am a member, is there a special process or price for member tickets?

 No, the process and ticket prices will be the same for all interested guests. It is a small and intimate evening with Dr. Goodall and a limited number of tickets will be available.

An allotment of tickets will be available for members and an allotment will be available for the general public. The process will be the same for all registrants.

When will I know if I was randomly selected?

Those selected will be contacted by email on September 18 with instructions on the next steps to purchase your tickets.

When will I know if I have NOT been selected for tickets?

RBG will contact those who have not been selected for tickets on September 22 via email.

Why can’t I just buy tickets to the event?

RBGs venue has limited capacity and there will not be enough tickets available for the anticipated interest.

In an effort to ensure tickets are distributed fairly, a registration system will be established.

A randomly selected number of registrants will be contacted to complete their ticket purchase.

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