Sustainable Communities Conference
February 9-11, 2016
Connect, explore, experience at Canada's premier municipal sustainability event
FCM and the Ottawa-Gatineau national capital region are ready to welcome hundreds of municipal officials, property developers, consultants, and sector leaders to connect, explore and share knowledge.
Plan to attend the event that is recognized as Canada's premier municipal sustainability gathering. It's an incomparable three-day conference that brings together a diverse group of champions who are driving change to advance sustainability from coast to coast to coast.
Our 2016 program focuses on innovative and emerging practices as well as proven good practices. It's a unique opportunity to:
- Connect through unparalleled opportunities to network with colleagues and sustainability practitioners from coast to coast to coast.
- Explore through applied and practical training opportunities and one-of-a-kind study tours.
- Experience and learn through relevant, interactive content that brings fresh insights to the sustainability challenges we all face.
Special luncheon keynote: Wednesday, February 10The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, joins us to share her insights from the recent COP21 conference and to discuss the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for our cities and communities.
How can we be happier in our towns and cities?Join award-winning author and urbanist, Charles Montgomery, for our closing keynote and discover how we can change our lives by changing our relationship with the places we live.
Turning vision into sustainable realityMeet the winners of our 2016 Sustainable Communities Awards and the newest Partners for Climate Protection Program Milestone 5 recipients and learn about their journeys on the path to sustainability.