Virtual CAS Conference 2020

The Americas

The Climate Crisis and COVID-19: Innovate, Act, Impact

November 14th-15th 2020

Register Here



400 Students Max 

Conference Fee
Early Bird: $59
Regular: $79

Enrollment Closes
12 November 2020 22:00 PST

Age Group
14-18 years

The UN and Extinction Rebellion

Join the Virtual CAS Conference

The Virtual CAS Conference will inspire collaboration between up to 400 students from around the world. The weekend event will feature keynote speakers from leading global organizations, such as Extinction Rebellion and the United Nations, addressing the most pressing global issues of today; The Climate Crisis and COVID-19. 

In addition to providing a platform to compare ideas, the conference will challenge students to work together in a Hackathon format to develop a long term solution-focused Service project in response to a charity’s urgent, authentic need.

Why Participate in the Virtual CAS Conference?

Authentic Service

Develop solutions for a charity’s urgent need


Collaborate with students from all over the world

Global Organizations

Engage with The UN and Extinction Rebellion

7 Learning Outcomes

Learn how you will engage in each of them here

Global Issues

Directly tackle The Climate Crisis and COVID-19


Workshops, Discussions and Experiences facilitated by IB teachers

CAS Project

Come away with a full CAS Project plan

The Itinerary

Saturday, 14th of November 2020

All times in Pacific time

09:00 PST – Welcome Speech 

09:15  – 10:00 – Keynote Speaker: United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network 

10:00 – 11:00 – Breakout Session 

11:00 – 11:05 – CAS Corner: Creativity and Activity at Home

11:05 – 11:45 – Keynote Speaker: Extinction Rebellion 

11:45 – 12:45 – Breakout Session

12:45 – 12:50 – CAS Corner: Service Learning at Home

12:50 – 13:00 – Hackathon Teaser

Sunday, 15th of November 2020

All times in Pacific time

09:00 PST – Welcome Back Speech 

09:15  – 09:45 – Hackathon Kick-Off 

09:45 – 09:50 – CAS Corner: Hitting the 7 Learning Outcomes

11:50 – 13:00 – Hackathon Session in Breakout Rooms 

13:00 – 13:10 – CAS Corner: Reflections