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Ecocity World Summit 2011 in Montreal

Event date(s): 
22 August, 2011 - 08:00 - 26 August, 2011 - 17:00

"What are those at the forefront of Ecocity thought, practice, policy and implementation saying about the issues that are important to you? Come join us to take part in dialogue and action to shape the future of urban areas – where most of the world's people now live – into ecologically-based, people-centred Ecocities. 

Meet academics, policymakers, professionals and Ecocity enthusiasts from around the world in a 4 1/2-day program packed with rich content and excellent speakers. You will have access to keynote talks on six Ecocity themes, two Mayors panels, design charrettes and a GreenStorming™, more than 60 presentation sessions and facilitated discussions, mobile workshops, training workshops, poster presentations, film screenings, artistic and cultural activities, conference exhibits, and more!"

Interconnecting themes:
- climate change and the ecocity
- ecomobility, urban planning, public space
- governance and democracy in the ecocity
- economics of the ecocity
- health and the built environment
- biodiversity and urban agriculture
 

For more information, visit Ecocity World Summit.