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Program

The Future Cities Canada Summit showcases exemplary communities leading inclusive, low-carbon cities. It’s also a platform to get playful and mindful, and to embrace happy failures and the lessons they bring.

* Breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days.

November 7:

8:00 - 9:00

Registration + Breakfast

9:00 - 9:30

MAIN STAGE

Opening: Acknowledging the Land Together

9:30 - 10:35

MAIN STAGE

Community Solutions for Future Cities with Gabriella Goméz-Mont

10:35 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:20

MAIN STAGE

The Sandbox: Risk, Experimentation & Failure

12:20 - 12:30

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Levers of Change: The Evergreen Brick Works Story

12:30 - 1:30

Lunch: Discover Evergreen Brick Works

1:30 - 2:55

MAIN STAGE

Smart Solutions for Future Cities with Open North, the Open City Network & the Smart Cities Challenge Winners

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Financing the Future with Bruce Katz

Prototyping with the Public: A New Approach to Master Planning

Strategic Foresight 101: Exploring Possible Futures

2:55 - 3:15

Break

3:15 - 4:30

MAIN STAGE

Who Owns the City? From Sidewalk to Skyline.
TD Future Cities Speaker Series presents Bruce Katz in conversation with Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

The Possibilities and Perils of Public Participation with Gabriella Goméz-Mont

Data Governance Prototyping: Testing Solutions in Real Time

 

4:30 - 5:00

MAIN STAGE

Special Performance

5:00 - 7:00

Cocktail Reception

November 8:

8:00 - 9:00

Networking Breakfast

9:00 - 9:45

MAIN STAGE

A Hopeful Future with Dr. Duke Redbird

9:45 - 11:00

MAIN STAGE

Cities: Catalyst or Catastrophe. A debate.

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Civic Commons: Reimagining Our Shared Future

From Digital Divide to Data Sovereignty for Indigenous Communities

Resilient Communities: Scaling Solutions

11:00 - 11:20

Break

11:20 - 12:30

MAIN STAGE

Better Together: Building Communities for All

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Ready, Set, (Open) Smart! with the Community Solutions Network

Child-friendly Placemaking

Future-Focused Infrastructure and Real Estate Planning

12:30 - 1:15

Lunch

1:15 - 2:15

MAIN STAGE

The Walrus Talks Mobility presented by Bombardier

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Localizing the SDGs: Measuring Progress

From Cloister to Catalyst: Post-Secondary Institutions and Community Wellbeing

 

2:15 - 3:30

MAIN STAGE

Building Momentum: A Message from the Future with Mayors and Chiefs from Coast to Coast to Coast

For any questions regarding the Future Cities Canada Summit, please email futurecitiescanada@evergreen.ca.