PAnel Discussion

There will be a total of 4 panel discussions over the course of the weekend May 1-3. If you are interested in viewing any of the discussions please complete the short registration form. We will email you a reminder and the conference link a couple of minutes before the panel starts. If you do not receive the link and/or you still want to view right as the session is starting please email or instant message us. Our team will be standing by to assist you. 

Saturday May 2, 2020

Keynote

COVID-19 & Public Space

12:00pm

Eastern Standard Time

KEYNOTE

jan 

GEHL

MODERATOR

zahra

EBRAHIM

Founder - Gehl Architects

Executive Advisor - Doblin

sabina

ALI

Thorncliffe Park Women's Committee

jason

ROBERTS

The Better Block

Description: This keynote and panel discussion will focus on the impact of COVID on the public realm.  Panelists will discuss the complexity and challenges from public space interventions or lack thereof during COVID and what to expect in the future.

Crowdsourcing 

for Communities 

5:00pm            

Eastern Standard Time

MODERATOR

rachel 

LISSNER

Young Urbanist League

david 

GORSKI

Plan Together Mapping

valentina

HARPER

CareMongering TO

Description: This panel discussion will focus on the impact of COVID on crowdsourcing, technology, and engagement. Panelists will discuss the challenges that come with collecting data inputs via the built environment during COVID versus collecting online data inputs via online means. What does the future hold with respect to digital fatigue and how does engagement happen in the future?

SUNDAY May 3, 2020

Moving Through Space

1:00pm 

Eastern Standard Time

MODERATOR

nadia 

GALATI

daniel

ROTSZTAIN

philiz 

GOH

mikael COLVILLE-ANDERSEN

candice

LEUNG

TTC Riders

Urban Design Expert

University of Toronto

Urban Geographer

Process

Description: This panel discussion will focus on the impact of COVID on mobility.  Panelists will discuss the increased attention paid to physical space on our streets, sidewalks, and transit vehicles. Can we leverage this newfound awareness to create more liveable cities?

Whose Space is It?

4:00pm  

Eastern Standard Time

MODERATOR

nouman 

ASHRAF 

School of Cities UofT & Rotman School of Management

amanda

O' ROURKE

sureya

IBRAHIM

antonino

CALARCO

shannon

HOLNESS

 

Urban Planner

 

Artist @DIXONRDTO

Toronto Centre of Learning & Development

8 80 Cities

Description: This panel will focus on the challenges and opportunities that non-profits face in their work to reclaim space in the built environment during COVID. Are there opportunities to continue activities, projects and initiatives in this new reality, is the impossible possible during this time? 

anna

HILL

Together Project

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