City-Building by Design: The Business Case for an Innovative Toronto Cityscape
12:30 PM - 2:00PM
Toronto Region Board of Trade
First Canadian Place, 77 Adelaide Street West, 4th Floor
What defines a leading global city, where economic prosperity and quality of life intersect to attract the best and brightest in business and human capital?
Design has a critical impact on all facets of Toronto’s success; from inbound and domestic investment, to transportation, tourism, and sustainability.
Join our expert panel, as they discuss innovations in urban planning, transformative land development, and opportunities for business to build value through design best practices and Toronto’s leading edge built environment initiatives.
Alex Bozikovic (Moderator), Architecture Critic, The Globe and Mail
Ilana Altman, Designer, Architecture, Curator & Executive Director, the Pavilion Project
Michael Emory, CEO & President, Allied Properties REIT
Ken Greenberg, Urban Designer & Principal, Greenberg Consultants
Dr. Shelagh McCartney, Director +city lab & Assistant Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University