2018 OCC symposium logo2018 Ontario Climate Symposium

PROGRAM

 


 

The 2018 Ontario Climate Symposium will explore how the development of positive, innovative, interdisciplinary visions can facilitate a transformative cultural shift toward low-carbon communities, sustainable adaptation and the adoption of green infrastructure and design in cities.

Our programming aims to foster a collective discussion on urban landscapes and highlight the interconnection of policy, public health, urban planning, climate change adaptation and mitigation and urban growth.

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Schedule

DAY ONE: Thursday October 11, 2018

 

TIME ACTIVITY/PROGRAM
7:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 am Keynote Address: Dr. Faisal Moola
Associate Professor, University of Guelph | Former Director General, David Suzuki Foundation
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10:00 am – 12:00 pm PANEL
Whose Vision, Whose Voice, Whose City: Creating Possibility through Engagement
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PANEL
Frugal Food and Sustainable Cities: How Resilient Thinking Can Transform Future Cities and Urban Practices
PANEL
Greening the Grey: Climate Change and the Future of Urban Development
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
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1:30 – 4:30 pm INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION
Integrated Community Energy and Harvesting Systems – McMaster University Group
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INTERACTIVE ART PRESENTATION
Wasted – Crazy Dames, Gladki Planning & OCAD University
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TOUR
Historical Neighbourhoods as Model Sustainable Communities – Stantec Consulting Ltd.
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INTERACTIVE CASE STUDY
Lateral Dialogues: Engagement by Design – Stoss Landscape Urbanism and One Architecture & Urbanism
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POSTER DISPLAY
Visions for Toronto – Laura Lebel-Pantazopoulos, OCAD University
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POSTER DISPLAY
Growing the Greenbelt – Jia Lu, OCAD University
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SHORT FILM
Rethinking Relationships with the Environment – Chrystelle Maechler
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SHORT FILMS
Rethinking Our Food Culture & Rethinking Our Economic Model – Chrystelle Maechler
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SHORT FILMS
Rethinking Relationships with the Environment & Rethinking Our Vision of Urbanism – Chrystelle Maechler
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INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION
Mount Pleasant Natural Heritage System – Savanta Group
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PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT
The Work of Wind: Documents, Reflections, and Lessons on Public Art and the Environment – Blackwood Gallery
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4:30 – 6:30 pm Networking Event and Cocktails
Hosted by Ontario Climate Consortium and Climate Action Network/Réseau Action Climat
6:30 – 8:00 pm CALL OF THE FOREST
Film Screening and Q&A with Diana Beresford-Kroeger
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Schedule

DAY TWO: Friday October 12, 2018

TIME ACTIVITY/PROGRAM
9:00 am – 1:00 pm WORKSHOP
Valuing the Benefits of Green Infrastructure – Hosted by the Green Infrastructure Foundation
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9:00 am – 1:00 pm WORKSHOP
Taking Stock of Neighbourhood-Based Climate Action
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10:00 am – 12:00 pm MEDICINE WALK
Forest Medicine for Toronto – With Diana Beresford-Kroeger
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11:00 am – 1:00 pm WORKSHOP
Reimagining Sustainable Food Systems
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1:00 – 2:30 pm Lunch and Closing Keynote: Dianne Saxe
Environmental Commissioner of Ontario
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3:00 – 4:00 pm GUIDED TOUR
Anthropocene Exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario
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