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October 26, 2018  

Celebration of Planning - University of Alberta Urban and Regional Planning Program Scholarship Fundraiser

November 8, doors open at 5:30 PM

Riverview Room, Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton

The annual University of Alberta Celebration of Planning Program Fundraiser provides scholarships for students in the School of Urban and Regional Planning.

APPI is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of this event.
The evening will be filled with great food, drinks (host bar), and conversation.  The highlight will be some Petcha Kucha presentations from Michael Walters (Councilor – City of Edmonton), Mary Cameron (Corporate Director), and Mike House (President and CEO of the Stollery Foundation).  Each will be presenting their one ‘big idea’ (or small idea) to make Edmonton or all of Alberta’s communities a better place. 

The undergraduate program in Urban and Regional Planning was launched six years ago and the Masters program launched in the Fall of 2017. Our goal is to raise the University of Alberta’s Planning Program to be the best Planning program in Canada. We don’t seek to be the largest, but rather to be the program that best prepares our graduates to address the real-world challenges that our communities face today and in the future.

The planning scholarship endowment fund allows the School to attract the best students from Alberta and across the globe. Each year the endowment grows as a result of the annual fundraiser.  Last year nearly $40,000 was raised at the fundraiser with over 175 people including many key planning and development leaders from the region in attendance.
Price: $125/person Tickets:  https://ualberta.imodules.com/PlanningGala2018-Ticketing
Charity tax receipts will be issued for part of the ticket prices (approx. $45)

APPI World Town Planning Day Events!

APPI Edmonton Events Committee presents - Screening of the film "Whose City?" followed by a panel discussion

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Garneau Theatre, 8712 109 Street, Edmonton
6:30 PM Doors open 7:00 PM Program starts
Join us for a thought provoking film about the transformation of Berlin followed by a panel discussion with the Project Director of CityPlan, a University of Alberta Professor and an industry representative. This event is free and registration is not required.

APPI South Events Committee presents - PBS Series: 10 that Changed America - 10 Towns, 10 Parks, 10 Homes

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Theatre Gallery, Lethbridge Public Library Main Branch, 810 5 Avenue South, Lethbridge
7:00 PM
Join us to view three films about the '10' that changed America. This event is free and registration is not required.

World Town Planning Day 2018 Online Conference

On the week of November 5-9, CIP will hold a week-long online conference, which will showcase presentations on important planning issues and innovations from Canada and around the world.
Approximately two to three events will be presented daily between 12:00 and 5:00 PM Eastern time. The registration fee includes: 10 live webinars during the week-long online conference and 3 pre-recorded webinars that will be shown during the online conference
There is no deadline to register for the online conference. Click here for information on the fees and how to register.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Unlocking Doors: Affordable Housing + Mixed Communities
November 14, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
St. Louis Hotel, 430 8 Avenue SE, Calgary.
Networking Reception, Panel and Q&A.
This collaborative, interdisciplinary event will serve as the kick-off to the University of Calgary's Partnerships for Affordable Housing Conference and the close to the Opening Doors Conference. Click here for more information and to register.
 
Designing Our City for Children: A Child Friendly Edmonton Symposium
November 26, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Rutherford Room, Sutton Hotel, Edmonton.
International speaker, Tim Gill, will present on child friendly urban design. Click on this link to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/designing-our-city-for-children-a-child-friendly-edmonton-symposium-tickets-49443417593 
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Design Matters 2018/19 Season
University of Calgary, Faculty of Environmental Design
Click here for the poster and click here for the schedule.

 
 
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