Growing our Green Infrastructure

A symposium examining urban green infrastructure planning and community engagement

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Thank you for everyone's attending the symposium. 
It was great to see you and enjoyed the great day.

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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Detailed Agenda

Registration is closed.

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

Registration is closed.

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

Questions?  Please contact Sanya Wedemiergraham


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


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