This is a Special Council meeting called by the Mayor under section 14.5 of the Procedure By-law for the purpose of this meeting is to enable a panel discussion and dialogue with national and international city-builders to discuss emerging directions for the Vancouver Plan .

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1. Vancouver Plan – Emerging Directions and Big Ideas: A Dialogue with National and International City Builders

a) Introductions by Moderator Alex Bozikovic, Architecture & Planning Critic, Globe and Mail

        b) Vancouver Plan Update from Planning, Urban Design and Sustainability staff

        c) Panel Speakers:

i. Paty Rios, Executive Director, New Cities Foundation

ii. Andre Brumfield, Design Director, Gensler Cities & Urban Design

iii. Jay Pitter, Senior Fellow, Canadian Urban Institute; International Placemaker; and Author

iv. Solomon Wong, President and CEO, interVISTAS

d) Moderated Discussion with Council Questions




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