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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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BC Chapter 3rd Annual Construction and Project Management Seminar: Innovation Trends

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is pleased to extend an invitation to ULI BC members to their 3rd Annual Construction and Project Management Seminar in Vancouver on March 29th! Advances in technology, energy efficient design, procurement and pre-fabrication are helping produce an exciting wave of innovation within the design and construction communities. 3D modelling and Virtual Reality improves communication and understanding in architecture and construction. Passive House is changing the fundamentals of design to create energy efficiency buildings. New procurement options for unique and innovation projects, providing new … Read More

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Leading Voices Podcast Series: Mayor Marilyn Strickland

Mayor Marilyn Strickland | Mayor | City of Tacoma, WA As an African American and Asian American woman in office, Mayor Marilyn Strickland of Tacoma challenges notions of what makes a strong leader. She talks about the journey that has led her to earning the top post of this international port city. Learn more about the Leading Voices with ULI podcast. Subscribe Today: iTunes SoundCloud Google Play Stitcher Overcast

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Urban Land Magazine and Online Content: Five Minute Survey

Urban Land magazine and Online Content: Five Minute Survey  At ULI, we are interested in hearing what you, as a member, value about Urban Land magazine and online content, what we can do better, and how we can improve in providing information that is most important to you. Please take a few minutes to complete our brief survey.

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Post Event Summary: Municipal Series #1 – The City of Vancouver and Kaye Krishna

The Urban Land Institute BC Young Leaders Group were pleased to host Kaye Krishna, the new General Manager of Development, Buildings, and Licensing with the City of Vancouver at Inform Interiors in Gastown on February 22nd, 2017.  We were delighted that you could join us! Kaye provided a thought-provoking and refreshing presentation on her career prior to the City of Vancouver, her current role at the City, and how she sees her department moving forward to assist Vancouver from a planning and development perspective.  Kaye began her presentation with Thoughts and … Read More

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Metro Vancouver Breakfast – Regional Collaboration, Interconnected Urban Centres, Regional Prosperity

Wednesday March 8, 2017 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM British Columbia Institute of Technology 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver In a rapidly changing world, interconnected urban centres — not just individual municipalities — are where national debates on the future connect and local and regional governments are increasingly recognized as playing a critical role. Join Metro Vancouver Chair Greg Moore as he discusses the growing influence of metropolitan centres, the role of local governments in facilitating dialogue between citizens and institutions, and how regional collaboration is driving change in support of … Read More

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