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2016 Sustainable Communities Conference and Trade Show: Post-Conference Resources

2016 Sustainable Communities Conference and Trade Show: Post-Conference Resources

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February 9-11, 2016

Conference Hightlights



Our post-conference resources ― including speaker presentations, session handouts, session summaries and more ― are loaded with ideas, information and innovative solutions.

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Monday, February 8 | Tuesday, February 9 | Wednesday, February 10 | Thursday, February 11

Monday, February 8

3 - 6 p.m.

Delegate Registration

5 - 6 p.m.

Networking: SCC Essentials: Making the Most of Your Conference

6 - 8 p.m.

Networking: Partners for Climate Protection Pub Social

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Tuesday, February 9

7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Delegate Registration

8 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Training: Envision®: Unleashing the Power of Lifeycle Management

Sponsored by Port Metro Vancouver

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Training: The F-word: Intelligent Failure for a Sustainable Future

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  Training: Implementing Community-Wide Green Stormwater Infrastructure

Presented by FCM's Green Municipal Fund

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Training: Asset Management for Sustainability: Enabling Integrated Planning and Development Decisions

Presented by FCM's Green Municipal Fund in partnership with the Canadian Network of Asset Managers

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Training/Study Tour: Cost-Effective and Sustainable Approaches to Brownfield Redevelopment

Presented by FCM's Green Municipal Fund

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Training/Study Tour: Complete Streets in Action: Sustainable Streets for All Road Users

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Training/Study Tour: Best Practice in Wastewater Treatment: Lessons from the Green Municipal Fund and the City of Ottawa

Presented by FCM's Green Municipal Fund

12 - 1 p.m.

Lunch

1 - 5 p.m.

Half-day Training: Applying Tools for Building Resilience in Local Communities

5 - 7 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Sponsored by Manderley

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Wednesday, February 10

7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Delegate Registration

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Trade Show

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Hot Buffet Breakfast

8:30 - 10 a.m.

  Opening Ceremony and Plenary: Keynote Speaker Misha Glouberman

Plenary Sponsored by Mitsubishi Motors

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Workshop: Continuous Professional Development Tools for Sustainable Communities

Sponsored by Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  Workshop: Turning Social Capital into Sustainability Success

Presented by FCM’s Green Municipal Fund

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Workshop: National Energy Benchmarking Framework

Presented by the Canada Green Building Council

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Study Tour: Innovative Wastewater and Drinking Water Treatment for Small Communities

12 - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

Keynote: The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change

1 - 5 p.m.

Study Tour: Agro-Tourism and Sustainable Housing for Small Rural communities

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Workshop: Imagining Canada: Enabling Municipal Leadership through the Green Municipal Fund

Presented by FCM's Green Municipal Fund

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

  Workshop: Improving Human Health through Better, Urban Forest Ecosystems

Presented by Tree Canada

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Workshop: Reducing Carbon in the Built Environment: Barriers and Opportunities for Municipal Leadership and Innovation

Presented by Cement Association of Canada

3:30 - 4 p.m.

Networking Break with Exhibitors

4 - 5 p.m.

  Workshop: Stronger Together: Building First Nation – Municipal Partnerships

4 - 5 p.m.

Workshop : Blazing the Trail for Smart Cities through Connected Lighting

Presented by Philips

4 - 5 p.m.

Workshop: Getting your Municipality to Carbon Neutrality . . . Is it Really Possible Within an Affordable Financial Context?

Presented by Ameresco

5 - 7 p.m.

  Networking: Sustainable Communities Awards and PCP Recognition Ceremony

7 - 9 p.m.

QUEST Reception

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Thursday, February 11

7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Delegate Registration

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Trade Show

8:15 - 10 a.m.

  Plenary Panel: My Hometown in 2050

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  Workshop: Lean and Green: Efficient Policy Ideas for Rural Communities

Presented by FCM's Green Municipal Fund

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Workshop: Making Natural Assets Count

Sponsored by CN

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Workshop: Flood: Costing our Failure to Adapt to the Times

Presented by Insurance Bureau of Canada

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Study Tour: Building Green Residents for Green Buildings

12 - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1 - 3:30 p.m.

Study Tour: Rapid Transit in the City of Ottawa: Past, Present and Future

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Workshop: From Crazy to Common Sense: “Radical” Ideas Whose Time Has Come

Sponsored by IPL

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

  Workshop: Gamifying Behavior Change: How to Engage Through Technology

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Workshop: New Models in Sustainable Community Safety

Presented by Motorola

3:30 - 4 p.m.

Networking Break with Exhibitors

4 - 5:30 p.m.

  Closing Plenary: Charles Montgomery

Sponsored by Frank Cowan Company

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