Growing our Green Infrastructure

A symposium examining urban green infrastructure planning and community engagement

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May 24, 2019
Room 140, Instructional Center (IB 140)
University of Toronto Mississauga
3359 Mississauga Road, Mississauga ON L5L 1C6

Parking is free for the symposium in Parking lots P8.
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Attendance is free. Registration is required.
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Join Us for A Day Discussing Urban Green Infrastructure!

This symposium brings together leaders in our community and world experts to discuss planning for urban green infrastructure, examine on-going projects across the GTA, and consider how to engage diverse communities in green infrastructure initiatives.  The event seeks to identify ways in which the university, government, non-governmental organizations can work together to incorporate green infrastructure into our urban systems.

Speaker Biographies

Attendance is free.  Registration is required. Click here to register.

A light breakfast, lunch and coffee break refreshments will be provided.

Questions?  Please contact Sanya Wedemiergraham


Itinerary

8:00    Registration and Light Breakfast
9:00    Welcome
9:10    Morning Keynote: Ian Mell, University of Manchester
10:10  Coffee break
10:30  Session 1: Planning for Urban Green Infrastructure
12:10  Lunch
1:10    Afternoon Keynote: Joan Iverson Nassauer, University of Michigan
2:10    Coffee Break
2:30    Session 2: Engaging Communities in Green Infrastructure Initiatives
4:10    Panel Session- Opportunities and Research Needs
5:00    Closing


Sponsors

Support provided by the Center for Urban Environments, School of Cities, and an exchange initiative between the University of Toronto and University of Manchester.

Centre for Urban Environments Centre for Urban Environments | University of Toronto Mississauga.

School of Cities | University of Toronto.