CreativeMornings/Vancouver with Gordon Price
Friday, August 2, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (PDT)
Tickets will not be available until Monday July 29th @ 11:00am.
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SPEAKER: Gordon Price
Gordon Price is the Director of the City Program at Simon Fraser University.
In 2002, he finished his sixth term as a City Councillor in Vancouver, BC. He also served on the Board of the Greater Vancouver Regional District (Metro Vancouver) and was appointed to the first board of the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority (TransLink) in 1999.
He has spoken at numerous conventions and conferences in many countries, writes a monthly column for Business in Vancouver on civic issues, and conducts tours and seminars on the development of Vancouver. He also publishes an electronic magazine on urban issues, with a focus on Vancouver, called “Price Tags”, as well as this blog.
In additions to presentations in the U.S. and Australia, Gordon is a regular lecturer on transportation and land use for the City of Portland, Oregon and Portland State University. He has written several extensive essays on Vancouver and transportation issues Deceptive City, Local Politician’s Guide to Urban Transportation. In 2003, he received the Plan Canada Award for Article of the Year - Land Use and Transportation: The View from ’56 - from the Canadian Institute of Planners.
In 2007, he received The Smarty - an award of recognition by Smart Growth B.C. – in the People category, and was made an honorary member of the Planning Institute of B.C. He sits on the Boards of the Sightline Institute and Sustainable Cities International.
SUSTAINING SUPPORT PARTNERS
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia and BC Chapter of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, without whom these events couldn’t be possible. Thanks also to our media partner VancouverIsAwesome.com, technology partner Fusion Cine, coffee provider Ethical Bean Coffee, and host venue Dodson Conference Centre for their support. Please visit them online to learn more.
PRESENTING SUPPORT PARTNER
Breakfast will be generously provided by this month's support partner Nature's Path.
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CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types started in New York by Tina Roth Eiesenberg (Swiss-Miss.com). Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, followed by a group discussion and Q&A. The gathering begins at 8:30am with the topic presentation starting at 9:00am and everyone taking off for work by 10am.
CreativeMornings now has chapters in nearly 50 cities around the world, including New York, Chicago, London, Zurich, LA, San Francisco, Berlin, Auckland, Milan, Paris, and Vancouver among others. The Vancouver chapter of CreativeMornings is run by Mark Busse (MarkBusse.ca) and his dedicated team of volunteers.
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Creative Mornings is a monthly speaker series and morning gathering of creative types. Each event includes a 15-20 minute lecture, followed by a 20 minute group discussion. The gathering begins at 8:30am with the topic presentation starting at 9:00am and everyone taking off for work at 10am. CreativeMornings are free of charge!