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VanPlay Smart City Talks: RESILIENCE + WELLBEING
DATENov 15 2017 - 6:30pm
Imagine Parks and Recreation – What could Vancouver’s parks, public space and recreation opportunities look like in 25 years? How about 100 years?
In the fifth and final lecture of this series, we are bringing five renowned speakers together in a panel format to explore the ways our parks and public space system create resilience and wellbeing in our communities. Panelists will present their topics, followed by a moderated discussion with the audience. This event will end with a hosted reception in the lobby of UBC Robson Square.
Presentations + Discussion: 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Reception (Sponsored by PFS Studio): 8:15pm - 9:00pm
Moderator: Frances Bula, Journalist
John Atkin, Historian
Pamela Hart, Communications
Charles Montgomery, Author "Happy City"
Dr. Lawrence Frank, UBC Professor/President Urban Deisgn 4 Health
Bill Pechet, Director, Pechet Studio
The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation is developing Vancouver’s Playbook, a new master plan to guide the delivery of vibrant parks and recreation over the next 25 years. As part of this process, The VanPlay Smart City Talks series will bring together some of the world’s leading thinkers on public space and urban issues to engage in a dialogue with Vancouver residents. This series will explore big ideas and interesting insights on the way we connect, play, and explore in cities.
Sponsored by PWL PARTNERSHIP LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS INC., and the Leslie Van Duzer SALA Legacy Fund established with a generous gift from an anonymous SALA alumnus.