The Ecocity World Summit 2019 is pleased to offer 26 interactive and hands-on Pre-Summit workshops and 16 field trips. Participating delegates will have the opportunity to engage in intensive discussions and activities on a particular topic structured in a form of a crafted panel, a dialogue or debate, case studies and interactive activities.
In addition to building new knowledge, workshops and field trips will educate delegates on skills that can be used in a practical setting such as participatory research methods, community engagement strategies, use of social media, mobile applications, building local ecocity food systems, ecocity finance and ecocity design.
All workshops and field trips will take place on Monday, October 7 and Tuesday, October 8 from 10:15 - 12:40 and 15:30 – 17:55. Registration for the general public is $75 CAD per workshop and field trip.
Learn new approaches and build skills for effective implementation of sustainability solutions. Work with local and international leaders on climate adaptation and resilience, consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions management, valuing green infrastructure, integrating renewable energy, building successful green roofs, leading sustainable lifestyles, new models of economic prosperity, and more.
Explore Vancouver and experience firsthand how one of the world’s greenest cities is leading an ecocity transformation to create a city that works for everyone. Visit carbon neutral buildings, urban agriculture projects, and sustainable communities. See how educational institutions are collaborating with cities to experiment and become living laboratories for sustainability. Whether its smart-microgrids, living buildings, or one-planet living, be inspired by experiencing the future of ecocities today.
The Ecocity World Summit addresses the way humanity builds its home — its cities, towns and villages. The aim is to unite people through a new way of living on the planet that provides the best possible cities while enhancing, not destroying, the biosphere.
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