Events

Nov 6 2019 (All day) to Dec 13 2019 (All day)

Urban Systems and the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure are hosting a series of training workshops covering how to implement the practices outlined in the recently-released BC Active Transportation Design Guide.

The 6 workshops are intended to cover different regions of the province. For more information and to register, visit the Eventbrite page.

Feb 19 2020 (All day) to Feb 21 2020 (All day)

Adaptation Canada is a national conference on climate change adaptation, and the 2020 conference is taking place in Vancouver, B.C.

The conference will features over 60 panels and workshops spread across eight tracks: Financing Resilience, Showcasing Soutions, Ecological Resilience, Professional Practice and Capacity-Building, Raising Awareness and Broadening Engagement, Addressing Climate Change Inequities, Health, and Youth. 

For more information, visit the Adaptation Canada 2020 website.

Feb 21 2020 (All day) to Feb 22 2020 (All day)

Perinatal Services BC’s 4th Biennial Conference: Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies 2020

Innovation and Equity: The Foundation to Quality Perinatal Care in 2020

February 21-22, 2020

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Past Events

Nov 29 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Simon Fraser University is offering a Continuing Studies workshop at their Vancouver campus that examines the role of architecture, planning, and public policy in creating spaces and places that are responsive to the needs of aging populations.

The course will focus on age-friendly approaches and community-based responses to population aging.

For more information, visit the course website.

Nov 28 2019 (All day)

The Lower Mainland Local Government Association (LMLGA) and CivicInfo BC are hosting a one-day seminar on making communities more inclusive. 

CivX 2019: Civil Ideas for Less Civil Times will take place at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver, B.C. and feature speakers from academia, community organizations, and authors.

For more information and to register, visit the event website

Nov 19 2019 (All day) to Nov 22 2019 (All day)

The Good Food Network is hosting their annual Good Food Summit in Victoria, B.C. from Nov. 19 - 22, 2019. 

Nov 17 2019 (All day) to Nov 19 2019 (All day)

The BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA), together with the Co-op Housing Federation of BC (CHFBC) and the Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA) is holding their annual affordable housing conference, Housing Central, from November 17th to November 19th 2019 in Vancouver, B.C.

The event will feature three days of immersive learning through breakout sessions, keynote speakers, and a tradeshow.

Nov 14 2019 - 6:30pm to Nov 28 2019 - 9:30pm

Simon Fraser University is offering a Continuing Studies course at their Vancouver campus about community planning over three evening sessions on three Thursdays in November.

The course will cover key theories and issues of urban planning, with an emphasis on initiatives in the Metro Vancouver region. 

For more information and to register, visit the course website.

Nov 7 2019 (All day) to Nov 8 2019 (All day)

The 2019 Climate Leaders Institute brings together elected officials across B.C. to learn about local initiatives to combat climate change and gain the skills needed to implement them. 

The Institute is focusing on knowledge sharing, communication, and organizational planning to integrate a climate perspective in every aspect of municipal governance. 

Dates: November 7-8, 2019
Location: Richmond, B.C.
Venue: The Radisson Hotel, Vancouver Airport

Oct 28 2019 (All day) to Oct 30 2019 (All day)

This year's forum will heavily focus on community responses to climate change.

Oct 23 2019 (All day) to Oct 25 2019 (All day)

The 5th annual Nation2Nation Terrace Forums will be held from October 23 to 25, 2019 in Terrace, B.C. 

These forums bring together First Nations, local, provincial, and national governments, and community leaders in B.C. to discuss economic development with First Nations in northwest B.C. The conference will be livestreamed, so you can access the sessions no matter your location. 

For more information, visit the Nation2Nation website.

Sep 30 2019 (All day) to Oct 3 2019 (All day)

The Tamarack Institute is holding the Community Change Festival in Richmond, B.C. from September 30th to October 3rd 2019.

The event will bring community leaders and changemakers together to learn how to tackle complex issues in a meaningful way. The Tamarack Learning Centre focuses on integrating 5 Interconnected Practices into community change: collective impact, community engagement, collaborative leadership, community innovation, and evaluating impact.

Sep 23 2019 (All day) to Sep 27 2019 (All day)

The Union of BC Municipalities is hosting their annual convention from September 23rd to 27th at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

The tradeshow component will be held September 25-26 in conjunction with the convention. The theme of this year's convention is Resiliency & Change.

Registration opens July 2nd. For more information, visit the UBCM website.

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