The Different by Design – Exploring Innovation for Rural Prosperity conference explores the unique potential and many possibilities that exist in rural places.
The Different by Design conference has four themes:
Workforces of Tomorrow
In the words of Marshall McLuhan, ours is an “all at once world” where we find ourselves in a constant flow of communication. The ease with which information travels is softening the borders between varying levels of government as leaders at all levels communicate through common platforms. Ideas, initiatives, needs and solutions are shared all at once in real time. The national conversation is no longer dominated by one voice, but has many voices and many perspectives.
The pressures facing our cities is intense. At the same time, there is immense hope as we look to each other to co-create the future we desire. Cities of the Future is a global movement focusing on people, government, initiatives, technologies and organizations working to increase the quality of life in today’s cities.
Date: September 28, 2017
Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: Island Saving Centre, 2687 James Street Duncan, BC
Please join the Planning Institute of BC Vancouver Island chapter for a full-day symposium to further the discourse on sustainable rural development in the central and north Vancouver Island region. For planners and by planners, this symposium is an opportunity to learn from one another through relevant and local case studies and experiences.Preliminary topics include:
The Fresh Outlook Foundation is thrilled to be hosting its 7th Building SustainABLE Communities (BSC) conference in Kelowna at the Delta Grand Hotel & Conference Centre.
This event gathers people from all sectors to explore emerging trends in sustainability at the individual, organizational, and community scales. At a previous BSC, 600 delegates from more than 80 communities, representing government, business, and the nonprofit and academic sectors attended.