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City Building for All: Working towards social equity in design & urbanism

Schedule Subject to Change

Friday, March 6

Location: Centre Space, John A. Russell Building, University of Manitoba

6:30-7:00pm - Registration/Check-in

7:00-8:00pm - KEYNOTE: Singles, Not Home Runs: Stories of transformational change. with Monica Adair of Acre Architects | Sponsored by the MAA

8:00-8:30pm - Discussion/Questions

8:30pm - 10:00pm - Drinks & Networking | Cash bar

Saturday, March 7

Location: Festival Hall, Manitoba Museum

8:30-9:15am - Registration/Check-in


Session 1

9:15-9:30am - Introductions

9:20-9:30am- Welcome & Greeting from the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg: Uzoma Asagwara & Cindy Gilroy

9:30-10:30am - KEYNOTE: What is Unconscious Bias? with Loreli Buenaventura

10:30-10:45am - Discussion/Questions

10:45-11:00am - Networking Break

11:00-12:00am - Big Ideas for Inclusive City Building Practices & Processes: Session 1 

presentations by Jason Syvixay (Urban Planner, City of Edmonton) and Dee Barsy (Visual Artist) & Eddie Ayoub (Artistic Director, Art City)

12:00-1:00pm - Lunch Break | Lunch Provided

Session 2

1:00-2:00pm - Panel Discussion: Social Innovation in Action for Building Up Our Communities

Kalen Taylor (Purpose Construction), Diane Roussin (Winnipeg Boldness Project), and Matt Schaubroeck (North Forge Technology Exchange & Fab Lab / ioAirFlow) - Moderated by Zoë Mager (HTFC Planning & Design)

2:00-2:15pm - Discussion/Questions

2:15-2:30pm - Networking Break

2:30-3:30pm - Big Ideas for Inclusive City Building Practices & Processes: Session 2 

presentations by Jennifer Fix (Urban Planner and Associate at Dialog), Allan Mankewich (Public Policy and Communications Coordinator at SEED Winnipeg Inc.), and Liz Wreford (Principal Landscape Architect at Public City)

3:45-4:00pm - Closing Remarks

4:00pm - Drink & Mingle at Little Brown Jug | 336 William Ave.

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