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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.
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.
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
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.
This year's forum will heavily focus on community responses to climate change.
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.
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.
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.
The Regional Outcomes Monitoring Group, a multi-sectoral collaboration, is hosting a FREE 1 day interactive workshop that examines the relationships between planning, design, and public health. The workshop qualifies for 5.0 PIBC CPD learning units and will feature panel discussions and case studies. For more information, visit the PIBC website or email Amanda Ng at email@example.com.
Date: September 19, 2019
Venue: University of Victoria, Student Union Building