November 23, 2022
8:30 am - 1:30 pm (PT)
In-Person | The Vancouver Club | Vancouver, B.C
Senior Assistant Deputy Minister,
Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector,
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada / Government of Canada
Head of Customer Engineering - Public Sector, Healthcare and Higher Education (Canada),
Canada’s Urban Boom: There will be more than a million new residents in the Lower Mainland by 2050 – how do we create housing that will meet the need while uniting, not dividing, us?
Homelessness, Housing and Affordability: New ideas for an old challenge that must be solved.
The New Developers: How First Nations are leading the future development and sustainability of BC and Canada.
Biodiverse Cities: Why increasing biodiversity is such a vital component of Vancouver’s urban growth strategy, and how we can regenerate nature in our cities even as our populations grow
Planes, trains and automobiles (plus drones, e-planes and high-speed rail): Metro Vancouver is about to make historic investment in new infrastructure. What are the projects and opportunities on the horizon?
Decarbonize Vancouver: The move toward EV's, green hydrogen and battery storage systems that will reduce cities’ carbon emissions.
Smart Infrastructure: From smart transit to climate-ready smart infrastructure, a look at the tech-enabled infrastructure to make Metro Vancouver and other BC cities best-in-class innovators.
The City that’s Solving Homelessness: A guest appearance by Houston, who have created 25,000 homes for the homeless through an innovative strategy
Health Cities: Metro Vancouver, with the new St. Pauls and other investments in biotech and healthcare, is emerging as a hub of excellence in health research and delivery. What does the future hold?
Arrival Coffee & Registration
Panel: The New Developers
Learn from the perspective of the city’s newest - and most exciting - development projects.
Panel: Planning for Growth: How to Sustainably Add the Next Million
How can the Metro Vancouver region become more sustainable - and provide more mobility options, as it expands by at least a million more residents over the next few decades?
Panel: The New Economic Density
Vancouver’s False Creek Flats - with a new hospital, fast growing tech firms, and major development potential - offers the opportunity for a new model of economic density that cities around the world can learn from. How can this part of the city provide direction in how to build for the Next Million?
Lunch & Reception