Re-envision your community’s potential with a day of exploring infill housing at the 2012 Capital Region Housing Symposium.
There is sufficient supply, choice and diversity of housing
within the Capital Region.
This full-day event is packed with dynamic presentations from leading thinkers in municipal development and housing, includes an industry housing tour and networking opportunities. The day wraps up with a wine & cheese networking event where participants can network after the afternoon speaker sessions.
The Capital Region Board is pleased to offer complementary registration to the Elected Officials and Administrative Staff of its member municipalities. The fee for all other guests is $80.00.
Space is limited to 200 delegates, so you are encouraged to register early.
The event is open to representatives from:
The most vital project of the twenty-first century is a shift from our unsustainable way of life to a sustainable one – a great lateral leap from a track headed for ecological and economic disaster to one bound for renewed prosperity. In The Leap: How to Survive and Thrive in the Sustainable Economy, Chris Turner presents is a field guide to making that jump, drawing on recent research on the state of the art in renewable energy, cleantech and leading-edge urban design around the world. In this expansion and extension of his 2007 bestseller The Geography of Hope, Turner provides the latest evidence of a bright green future ever nearer at hand….
Past Edmonton City Councillor Ward 4 in Edmonton from 1992-2007. Chair of the February 2012 Task Force Report on Community Sustainability examining mature communities, schools and development in Edmonton.
Currently dividing his time part-time teaching in the Education Department at the U of A, Mr. Phair also serves on numerous Boards including Edmonton Homeward Trust, Edmonton Community Legal Center and Edmonton Pride Festival.
In May 2007, Todd became Senior Economist at ATB Financial. He holds a BA Honours in Economics from the University of Alberta and an MA in Economics from the University of Calgary. For over 20 years he’s worked as an economist at several different companies including Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canada West Foundation and the Bank of Canada.
For almost a decade, Todd taught economics at the U of C. Todd regularly provides economic commentary for CBC, CTV, The Globe and Mail and other local and national news outlets. In 2011, he was recognized as one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People by Alberta Venture magazine.
In February, Todd released his first book titled, The Boiling Frog Dilemma: Saving Canada from Economic Decline.
An award-winning community planning and design firm based in Edmonton. He has almost 40 years of land use planning and development experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Armin brings knowledge of housing and land development from both the public and private perspectives. In addition to consulting on housing studies for a number of Alberta municipalities, ParioPlan has worked with local developers on large, mixed-use infill projects with affordable housing components. The firm has worked with many Capital Region and Alberta municipalities on municipal development plans, land use bylaws and design guidelines that foster infill housing projects. ParioPlan’s work is guided by a belief in sustainable urban development.
Glen Cameron is an architectural designer who specializes in design build style projects. In the past 31 years his company GC Can Limited, always ready for a challenge, has been involved in the design of manufactured housing, affordable housing, religious facilities, office interior layouts, minor & major renovations and commercial, retail, urban modular solutions, hospitality, warehouse & industrial facilities for oilfield and business clients.
An understanding of the Development industry and market trends allow for fresh concepts to flow from the organization. Presently the rise in property values has sparked interest in smaller flexible design concepts that offer solutions to a variety of user groups.
His primary objective is to with work developers, groups and individuals in the development of sustainable affordable housing that are not dependent on ongoing government grants or subsides. Terrence first joined Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation in 1987 as a Housing Officer where he helped to develop housing in rural and remote areas in Northern Ontario. In 1990 he transferred to CMHC’s National Office in Ottawa as a Policy Officer in an effort to bring a “field perspective to housing policy. Then in 1998 moved to Calgary as the Senior Officer, Special Projects.
The 2012 Capital Region Housing Symposium is presented by the Capital Region Board.
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