Waterfront Summit

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UPDATE: THE SUMMIT IS SOLD OUT - THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Thanks to high interest, we're out of tickets for the Waterfront Summit. However, you can add your name to the wait list in case of cancellations. Just email info@waterfrontforall.ca. Thank you for your understanding.


Toronto's first-ever Waterfront Summit will bring together stakeholders from across our city's waterfront - from Etobicoke to Scarborough. Together, we will hear from thought-provoking speakers and work on solutions to urgent issues facing our waterfront.

Here's the detailed program with speakers, Pecha Kucha presentations, and workshop detail.

Timing

  • Friday, October 27, 6:30PM-10 PM: Speeches, PechaKuchas, and reception (cash bar)
  • Saturday, October 28, 9 AM-5 PM: Workshops, speeches, and PechaKuchas (lunch provided)

Keynote Speakers

Workshop Topics and Facilitators

  1. Stewardship: How do we maintain and activate our waterfront improvements? - John Wilson, formerly Bring Back the Don
  2. Access: Getting to, across and into the water(front) - Zahra Ebrahim, Doblin Canada
  3. The waterfront as a unique development context: Finding the right balance - Joe Cressy, City Councillor
  4. Special Art Spin bike tour of the central waterfront
  5. Who’s in charge: Silos vs. coordination - Paul Bedford, former Chief City Planner of Toronto
  6. Arts & culture as a catalytic force for waterfront development - Rebecca Carbin, Waterfront Toronto
  7. Climate change: Creating a resilient and low-carbon waterfront - Tim Ehlich, The Atmospheric Fund  
  8. Foundations, philanthropists and sponsors: Finding the right fit - Geoff Cape, Evergreen

Event Sponsors

The Waterfront Summit is made possible by the generous support of the following entities:


 Tickets

October 27, 2017 at 7pm - October 28, 2017 at 5pm
The Globe and Mail Centre
351 King St E Toronto, ON M5G 0L6 Canada
Devika Prakash, Event Coordinator ·
266 RSVPS

Will you come?

$100.00 Waterfront Hero Ticket
SOLD OUT
$50.00 Supporter Level Ticket
SOLD OUT
$25.00 Base Level Ticket
SOLD OUT
$10.00 Friday Night Ticket
SOLD OUT