Monthly Archives: April 2017

ULI Health Leaders Program

ULI Health Leaders Program – Applications Open Until June 2 The ULI Health Leaders Network will facilitate creative collaborations within the fields of public health, planning and design, and development, and empower participants with actionable knowledge on development and design strategies that improve health. Participants in the first cohort will be expected to participate in two in-person forums, one of which will be held in conjunction with ULI’s Fall Meeting in Los Angeles (October 24-27, 2017) and one to be held in May 2018. These forums will focus on leadership development … Read More

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Basketball for Real Estate Professionals

Dust off your Jordans!  A group of real estate professionals are playing basketball at a downtown Vancouver elementary school gym on Thursdays at 6pm throughout the spring.  They already have a core group that has been playing for the past year, and they hope to gather enough new players to warrant renting a high school or recreation centre gym in the future. If you are interested in playing, please email Freeman Yee at fyee@instafund.com.

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Leading Voices with ULI: MaryAnne Gilmartin

Leading Voices with ULI: MaryAnne Gilmartin MaryAnne Gilmartin | President & CEO | Forest City Ratner Companies MaryAnne Gilmartin defies many conventions in the real estate world. She wears high heels to construction sites of major New York City projects and has achieved the top leadership position in a family business where she has no relation. Click here to learn more about Forest City Ratner Companies. Click here to learn more about MaryAnne Gilmartin. Learn more about the Leading Voices with ULI podcast. Subscribe Today: iTunes SoundCloud Google Play Stitcher Overcast

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Leading Voices Podcast Series: Scott Cowen

Leading Voices Podcast Series: Scott Cowen Scott Cowen | President Emeritus | Tulane University How does one prepare for an unexpected crisis? Scott Cowen managed to lead Tulane University through Hurricane Katrina, strengthening the student body and city of New Orleans in the process by strategically integrating the two. Click here to learn more about Scott Cowen and the rebuilding of Tulane and New Orleans. Click here to learn more about the Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives. Learn more about the Leading Voices with ULI podcast. Subscribe Today: iTunes SoundCloud Google Play Stitcher … Read More

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Renewable Cities’ Global Learning Forum 2017

ULI BC is pleased to share SFU’s Renewable Cities upcoming event details, taking place May 17-19, 2017 in Vancouver, BC! Register for Global Learning Forum 2017 and join leaders and representatives from municipalities, the private sector, energy providers, the research community, First Nations, and more. From electricity, heating/cooling, and transportation: From policy to building political will, from finance to technology, learn about cross-cutting solutions towards 100% renewable energy in cities. A unique experience: Engage in 32 small group workshops, five inspiring plenary sessions, and four site visits to discuss urban … Read More

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ULI Toronto Symposium – April 24 & 25, 2017

OVER 80+ SPEAKERS – PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!  CLICK HERE or VIEW PDF ULI Toronto’s Electric Cities Symposium convenes experts internationally and across the region to address the most current real estate topics at the intersection of mobility, placemaking and technology. This symposium will challenge Canada’s largest and fastest growing city region to become the global leader on how to make cities better places to live, work, learn, play and invest. Register Now View Attendee List Hotel and Travel Information

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Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs

A New Free Internet Course Offered on edX by the University of British Columbia Architects, urban planners, real-estate developers, landscape architects, and anyone else who is interested in the future of cities – especially students in all these disciplines – should check out this free, open course, taught by Larry Beasley, the former planning director of Vancouver, who is the Distinguished Professor of Practice at the University of British Columbia, and Jonathan Barnett, a noted authority on urban design from the University of Pennsylvania. The whole mechanism of city planning and … Read More

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