Connecting Citizens - 2010 Urban Symposium (US2010)

Venue: Lincoln Alexander Theatre

Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Event Date/Time: Apr 15, 2010 End Date/Time: Apr 16, 2010
Registration Date: Apr 16, 2010
Early Registration Date: Mar 30, 2010
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The Urban Symposium is a multidisciplinary forum with a focus on the unique issues affecting our urban areas. This one and one-half day event addresses social, economic and environmental challenges of our local urban centres.

Join AMO at the Lincoln Alexander Theatre in Hamilton on April 15 and 16th. Here’s a sampling of the line-up:
Carl-Johan Korsas, President & CEO, Framtiden Group (Goteborg Housing Corporation), Sweden Speaks toPartnerships in Redevelopment

The collapse of the Swedish shipbuilding industry thirty years ago left a blight on the City of Goteborg’s landscape. That all changed when two city-owned companies started a massive Brownfields re-development. Join Carl-Johan who will speak of the challenges and benefits of redeveloping an old industrial site with a multitude of partners.

Erik Freudenthal, Manager, GlashusEtt, Hammarby, Stockholm, Sweden Talks ‘Eco-Cities’

The “Hammarby model” has become a leading worldwide example of environmentally-friendly city development. Learn how this large scale green urban development has a dramatically reduced carbon footprint. From district heating to waste management, Erik is a ‘must-see’ speaker for any community with a vision for sustainable development.

Peter McLeod, Principal & Co-Founder, Mass LBP Brings You The Public Consultation Toolbox

Public consultation and civic engagement are key parts of the democratic process. Peter offers a host of tools and techniques to help you and your community re-invent these integral elements of the local decision making process.

Andrew Coyne, Journalist and Political Pundit: What It Was, What It Is, What It Will Be - The Future of the Urban Agenda

A session where he addresses the current influences on the urban agenda and what those influences will be in ten year’s time.Andrew Coyne is the National Editor of Maclean’s magazine and he has been a regular political commentator as a member of the At Issue panel on CBC’s The National since 2005. Andrew’s commentary has extended beyond the corridors of Parliament to include urban issues.

and many more...Don’t miss the 2010 Urban Symposium, register today!