[Place+Space]: Powering Our Housing Future

October 26, 2022 - October 28, 2022

Virtual Event

[Place+Space]: Powering Our Housing Future

Sessions, Speakers and Registration

On October 26-27-28, 2022 [Place+Space] will bring together residents with companies and public sector innovators to engage on the latest solutions that create more resilient and affordable housing. A virtual and free event for all!

According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, we need 5.8 million new homes by 2030 to tackle the affordability crisis. To plan our housing future, we need big ideas now. What are the latest technologies and solutions to build homes quickly and sustainably? What makes a welcoming home and community? How can we reimagine housing to support an inclusive and resilient future?  

[Place+Space] provides an important virtual and free meeting place with over 10 exciting sessions and networking channels to spark partnerships and create opportunities from across the country and around the world. 

Themes include;  

  • Anti-Racism, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Building Partnerships and Engaging Communities
  • Building Scalable, Affordable and Resilient Homes

Bring your ideas. Meet solution-makers. Be inspired to continue the conversation.

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Highlights of [Place+Space]

Wednesday, October 26, 2022  

  • Welcome, Launch and KeynoteFollowing a welcome from Evergreen, Angela Cooke, Associate Deputy Minister, Housing, Construction Standards, Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism, Government of British Columbia will offer a keynote speech on successful governmental housing policies to address housing sustainability and equity.
  • Making Way for Inclusive Housing Solutions Using Anti-Racism Frameworks A session dedicated to some of the ways people and organizations are innovating to deconstruct systemic approaches and empower people to move forward with anti-racism frameworks for housing solutions. An opportunity to discuss how the new federal anti-racism strategy might address anti-racism in housing. 

Thursday, October 27, 2022 

  • Elected Leaders Panel: A Critical Conversation on Government Action and Policies for Housing Innovation A moderated conversation on the innovative approaches governments are taking to address the housing crisis. How are they breaking down systemic barriers and ensuring we meet everyone’s housing needs? Steve Paikin, host of TVO’s The Agenda, moderates this dynamic conversation with the political leaders who are responsible for housing in their regions.
  • My Future Home Forum: Aspirational Visions for a Just Housing Future A session around future housing needs of residents in Canada. What should be incorporated into today’s innovative housing solutions? To answer this question, Evergreen hosted the My Future Home Forum workshop series, gathering insights based on lived experience from youth, newcomers to Canada and older adults. Our insights will be released in reports before and after the forum. This session provides an overview of participant insights and how the private, public and community sectors might respond now to collectively create a better and more just housing future for Canadians. 

Friday, October 28, 2022 

  • Latest Breakthroughs in Housing Construction Technology and Climate Resilience From building more sustainable homes faster to increasing climate resilience for low-income housing, this session looks at how innovative technology and inclusive policies can help us meet our national housing challenges and climate targets.  
  • Placekeeping: A Home Is More Than Four Walls : A panel discussion around challenges and ideas about what our future homes could look like. Without community and amenities, a house is just a structure. To cultivate a true sense of home, we must also consider what surrounds it – community, green space, services, and transit, to name a few things.  

Full Sessions, Speakers & Registration Here

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If you have any questions, you can email us at futurehousing@evergreen.ca

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