Conference Agenda June 19th, 2015
Conference registration is limited to only 100 participants (including sponsors, speakers, exhibitors, and volunteers). Please register early to avoid disappointment!
8:00am Setting the Stage: Calgary's Opportunities to become a "Future City"
Join P2S Calgary Ambassadors, Paul Battistella and Gian-Carlo Carra, Keynote Speaker Craig Applegath (leading Author and Urban Design Professional), and conference Partners imagineCalgary and Sustainability Resources as we define some of the key challenges and opportunities to drive resiliency in future development and redevelopment of Calgary's built form. View the Keynote abstracts and biographies here.
9:30am Evolution Towards a Sustainable Built Environment
Engage in full plenary dialogue with Doug Leighton from Brookfield, Jen Hancock from Chandos Construction, and Julie Pithers from DIRTT as we explore innovation and leadership towards our vision for sustainability in our built environment.
11:00 Breaking Down Barriers: Creating the Pathway to Calgary's Future City
Participate in two interactive workshops (11:15am & 3:30pm), hosted in collaboration with "Unstoppable Conversations" with your peers in development, planning, and government as we identify the road blocks and the pathways to achieving our vision of a Resilient "Future City" for Calgary.
12:30 The Pathway Forward: Options for Resilience
This session will include a Guest Keynote; Chad Townsend, Town of Banff speaking on "Feed-In-Tariffs" as well as a concurrent interactive Panel Sessions where you will engage our P2S Calgary Partners as we define elements and opportunities to accelerate the transformation of our built form.
Session A. Innovation in Sustainable City Planning & our Built Environment
- City of Calgary Planning, Development, and Assessment - Whitney Smithers
- Killarney Community Association - Joey Stewart
- Avalon Master Builder - Chris Williams
- Canada Home Builders' Association – Calgary Region - Amie Blanchette
Session B. Innovation in Transportation, Energy, Safety, and Public Spaces
- City of Calgary Transportation Planning - Blanka Bracic
- ENMAX - Adam Gagnon
- Calgary Safe and Smooth - Gregory Hart
- MyHEAT - Jeff Taylor
4:30 Conference Wrap up - Pathway Forward
This conference is intended to focus discussion on the opportunities for Calgary to transform into a "future city" - resilient and sustainable for a future generation. During the Conference Wrap up we will summarize key learnings, action items, and next steps for P2S Calgary and the key players that will play a role in attaining Calgary's sustainability goals for the Built Environment.
Full Conference Registration: $200.00 | Student and Non Profit Rate: $75.00