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Urban Development Institute

UDI Breakfast Seminar - Realizing Rental in the Suburbs
November 9, 2016 - 7:30am - 9:30am
Crystal Pavilion, Pan Pacific Hotel
999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC

Following our highly-attended seminar about purpose-built rental in Vancouver, UDI has formed an expert panel on how rental can be realized in the suburbs.

What are the drivers and impediments on driving purpose-built rental? What are the opportunities? How do we get there?

Hear from our distinguished panel as they share their insights and experience in rental housing. 

You'll hear their views on:

Current rental market and environment
Economics behind rental
Rental policies and incentives
Future opportunities 

Urban Development Institute

UDI Vancouver Luncheon - Duncan Stewart: Global Technology Forecaster
November 17, 2016 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Pacific Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
900 W Georgia Street

UDI is proud to present, Duncan Stewart, Director of TMT Research for Deloitte Canada, as our year-end keynote speaker.

Globally recognized expert on the forecasting, join us as he provides his forecasts on how technology, media and telecommunications will influence our industry. Duncan will look at the top tech trends that will have an impact on the real estate and development markets, both in BC and globally.

Community Development Institute at UNBC

Northern BC Housing Conference: Housing Solutions for Changing Communities
November 17, 2016 - 7:00pm - November 18, 2016 - 4:30pm
Building 6: UNBC Prince George Campus
3333 University Way
Prince George

The Community Development Institute (CDI) at UNBC is hosting the Northern BC Housing Conference: Housing Solutions for Changing Communities at UNBC on November 18, 2016.

Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce Inc.

1st Canadian German Conference on Smart Cities
November 15, 2016 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Hyatt Regency
655 Burrard Street
BC, V6C 2R7

Meet the participants of a German business delegation and learn about smart cities and technologies from Germany

Simon Fraser University

The Vancouver Region: Moving Towards World Class But Not There Yet
November 4, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
SFU Woodwards
149 W. Hastings St

Admission: Free, but as seating is limited, reservations are required. Reserve on Eventbrite.

Simon Fraser University

Book Launch for "PLACEMAKERS: Emperors, Kings, Entrepreneurs—A Brief History of Real Estate Development"
November 7, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
SFU Harbour Centre
515 W. Hastings St.

Real estate development is the world's second-oldest profession. And it's on the tip of everybody's tongues these days. Join Gordon Price, director of SFU's City Program, as he interviews Herb Auerbach and co-author Ira Nadel about their new book "Placemakers," a panoramic history of the world as seen through the lens of real estate development. You'll discover what's motivated real estate developers throughout the ages, aside from money and ego.A book signing and sales will follow the event.

SFU Continuing Studies

Principles-Focused Evaluation: An Evening with Michael Quinn Patton
November 9, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue (Asia Pacific Hall)
580 West Hastings Street

We live in a rapidly changing world where traditional formative and summative evaluation techniques are no longer adequate for measuring the impact of complex and innovative programs and initiatives. Join us for an engaging evening to explore Michael Quinn Patton’s recent thinking on principles-based evaluation and how we, as social innovators, evaluators, and leaders from all sectors, can use principles to measure whether our work is leading to desired results. For more information, please visit our website.

SFU Centre for Dialogue

Skillful Engagement: Evaluating Engagement - Exploring Principles-Focused Evaluation
November 9, 2016 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
SFU's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (World Art Centre - Room 2555)
149 West Hastings Street

Engagement practitioners are invited to join us for an afternoon workshop with world-renowned author, evaluation consultant and thought leader Michael Quinn Patton to hear insights from his most recent work on Principles-Focused Evaluation. This interactive session will include a series of activities on applying a principles-focused evaluation lens to participants’ engagement work. For more information, please visit our website.

Urban Development Institute

UDI Seminar: Mandatory New Building Requirements
October 18, 2016 - 7:30am - 9:30am
Oceanview Suites, Pan Pacific Hotel
999 Canada Place

This is an important session about the future building requirements in the City of Vancouver and other municipalities.

Next month, city staff will bringing forward a report with recommendations to change Vancouver's Green Rezoning Policy and the Vancouver Building Bylaw to establish mandates in new buildings for:

Green house gas emissions
Energy performance
Water efficiency

City of Vancouver

Re:Address Summit - Housing and the Future of City Building
October 27, 2016 - 7:30am - 5:00pm
Vancouver Convention Centre East
999 Canada Place

The Re:Address Summit, the City of Vancouver’s first international housing summit will foster innovation and collaboration among housing leaders from across Canada as well as the US, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, and the UK; bringing together 500 international and locally renowned speakers, thought leaders and multi-sector partners.

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