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Conference Accommodations: The Fort Garry Hotel, Spa & Conference Centre
222 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB
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Mary-Ellen Tyler, Professor of Environmental Design, University of Calgary - former Winnipeg resident - speaking on planning for wellbeing by design, from an environmental planning perspective, with a particular concern for tapping ecosystem services and the connection with land use and development planning; it’s all eco-logical! (Day 1 Keynote, Pre-Conference Symposium and Workshop)
Dennis McKnight, President, The Innovators, Calgary and Vancouver - former Winnipeg resident and futures consultant - speaking on big-picture themes, trends to note, and positioning our province for a ‘healthy, wealthy and wise’ future; appreciating the wellbeing dividend - how well are we? how better could we be? (Day 2 Keynote and Pre-Conference Workshop)
Dewey Thorbeck, Director of the Center for Rural Design, University of Minnesota, St Paul MN, speaking on rural design for smart growth and wise land use - negotiating the urban/rural interface, with a concern for designing with nature and respecting a sense of place (Pre-Conference Symposium and Workshop; and Day 1 Concurrent Sessions).
Allan Wallis, Professor of Public Policy, School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado, Denver, speaking on the new regionalism in city-regions and rural regions; from regional cooperation to urban/rural collaboration - taking partnering to new heights and breadths (Pre-Conference Symposium and workshop, Day 1 Lunch Talk, and Concurrent Session panelist).
Karen Lee, MD, Director, Built Environment and Active Design, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, speaking on active design - making wellbeing part of our daily practice; building it into our planning (Day 2 Concurrent Session, Lunch talk and Post-Conference Workshop).