June 23rd eDialogue: “Urban Sustainability: Youth – The Missing Solution?”

Join us for Part I in a series on Urban Sustainability in partnership with Royal Roads University June 23rd, 2010 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PT

Are youth the missing link in achieving greater urban sustainability? Listen in to a discussion with young interns and experts from around the world talking about their experiences in leading-edge international initiatives being used to engage youth in long-term planning and urban sustainability.

Moderated by Professor Ann Dale, Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Community Development, and led in partnership with the International Centre for Sustainable Cities http://sustainablecities.net, panelists include:

  • Steve Dotterrer, Principle Planner City of Portland
  • Pam Phan, Youth Planning Program coordinator, City of Portland
  • Kathleen Wilson, Youth Led Development Coordinator at The Co-operators, Regina
  • Caitlin Purvis, Sustainable Cities Youth Interns in Colima, Mexico
  • Doug Ragan, Senior Associate with Sustainable Cities, and PhD Candidate at the University of Colorado’s Children, Youth and Environments Centre
  • Rebecca Foon, Planner with Sustainability Solutions Group
  • Afton Halloran, Sustainable Cities Urban Agriculture Youth Intern in Dar es Salam, Tanzania (Afton will contribute her insights and experience after the panel discussion has concluded due to her location in Tanzania)

This e-Dialogue is first in a series being led in partnership with the Sustainable Cities: PLUS Network. The expert panel will take questions from the e-audience during the last half hour of their discussion.

Don’t hesitate to make a contribution to the conversation, join us for this e-Dialogue on June 23rd!

Click here for more information and to register.



About sustainablecitiesnetwork

Sustainable Cities International is a registered not-for-profit organization based in Vancouver, Canada. Operating since 1993, the mission of Sustainable Cities is to catalyze action on urban sustainability with cities around the world. We work by connecting and mobilizing people through the process of co-creating. We facilitate a thriving, international network of cities that act as urban laboratories: adopting, testing and improving on innovations. Ideas are accelerated through sharing of experience and cities are making transformational change a reality
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