Defining Calgary's Future

Apr, Wednesday 24

11:30 am - 01:30 pm

133 9 Avenue SW

www.policyschool.ca
  • Share
* THIS EVENT HAS PASSED *
July 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
30
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
01
02
03
  • Arts
  • Dining
  • Education/Lectures
  • Family Friendly
  • Festivals
  • Music
  • Shopping/Style
  • Sports/Outdoor
  • Holiday
  • Stage/Screen
  • Stephen Ave

Defining Calgary's Future

The 19th century was about empires. The 20th century was all about nation states. The 21st century will be defined by cities.
Urbanization is accelerating world-wide. So is wealth concentration. Soon, the overwhelming majority of wealth will be in the hands of a few super-cities, leaving mid-size cities to share the rest.
With this in mind, how does Calgary set itself on the path to being one of those super-cities – if not in size, then in wealth, education, infrastructure and an urban environment that invites in-migration of people and investment? How can Calgary be more future focused?
Please join The School of Public Policy and our panel of experts as we consider what thinking big means in Calgary. What is this city’s future, and where is the path to that future?
Speakers:
• Brian Conger, Community Planning Manager, ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd., Executive Fellow, The School of Public Policy
• Colin Jackson, Convener, Calgary on Purpose, and Senior Scholar, University of Calgary Graduate College
• Mary Moran, President and CEO, Calgary Economic Development
2 Events on July 02, 2019 in
Sounds & Vibrations

#IAMDOWNTOWN Summer Stage

July 2, 2019

We are once again having some of Calgary's best and most talented artists, groups and activities at ... Read More

05:00 pm - 05:00 pm

#IAMDOWNTOWN Summer Stage

View Map

Art & Galleries

John Fleuvog's The Peanut Gallery presents Water Features by Chris Brooks

July 2, 2019

Reception Sunday August 18 2019, 12:00-3:00 PM. An obsession with the river and its evolution fro... Read More

All Day Event

207 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1B7

View Map

+ More Lecture & Education Events
Lecture & Education

2020 National Fair Trade Conference

March 13 - March 14, 2020

Fair Trade Calgary is happy to be co-hosting the Conference with the Canadian Fair Trade Network in ... Read More

All Day Event

Hotel Arts 119 12 Ave SW

View Map

Lecture & Education

2020 National Fair Trade Conference

March 14, 2020

Fair Trade Calgary is happy to be co-hosting the Conference with the Canadian Fair Trade Network in ... Read More

All Day Event

Hotel Arts 119 12 Ave SW

View Map

Lecture & Education

Champion Chats 2020

April 24, 2020

ABOUT Champion Chats Champion Chats is Classroom Champions’ signature fundraiser. A sell out each y... Read More

11:15 am - 01:30 pm

Sheraton Suites Eau Claire Calgary, 255 Barclay Parade SW

View Map