Making Smart Growth Happen: From Policy to Practice

Making Smart Growth Happen: From Policy to Practice

Friday April 18, 2008,

Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver BC

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

This event will focus on highlighting the most successful smart growth tools and strategies for getting from principles to action. The keynote speaker is Parris N. Glendening, former Governor of Maryland and the current President of the Smart Growth Leadership Institute. Our Smart Growth Awards will be handed out during a special luncheon ceremony.

Speakers:

-Keynote: Parris Glendenning, former Governor of Maryland, President of Smart Growth Leadership Institute

-Thomas Mueller, President of Canada Green Building Council

-Scott Demark, Halsall Associates Ltd.

-Harold Kalke, Kalico Development Ltd.

-Heather Evans, Planner, District of Squamish

-Juliette Cunningham, Vernon City Councillor; Chair of the City of Vernon Affordable Housing Committee

-Deborah Curran, Land Use Lawyer

-Tim Wake, Affordable Housing Consultant

-Robert Barrs, Holland Barrs Planning Group

-Jane Pickering, Director of Planning, District of Maple Ridge

-Cleo Corbett, Director of Development Services, Town of Golden

-Felice Mazzoni, Director of Planning, District of Ucluelet

-Stephanie Johnson, Director of Development Services, Town of Oliver

For more information about the 2008 Annual Conference and to register online by clicking here.

Click here to download a pdf with more information.