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Room C300 - UBC Robson Square

800 Robson Street

Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7

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Inspire Jericho Talks: Connected Communities

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The second Inspire Jericho Talks brings internationally acclaimed city planner, Jeff Speck, to shine a spotlight on the secret sauce for great urban places: deep walkability. Come join an engaging presentation and conversation about the many benefits of shaping neighbourhoods to support walking, biking, and transit.

Inspire Jericho Talks is a speaker series to share inspiration, spark ideas, and explore the possibilities for the Jericho Lands redevelopment. The first Inspire Jericho Talk, Creating Great Neighbourhoods, took place on April 17, 2019. The keynote speaker, Charles Montgomery, explored the profound effect that the ways we design our neighbourhoods and cities has on health, happiness, and inclusiveness. Future Inspire Jericho Talks will cover such themes as 'Respect the land' and 'Indigenous inspiration'.

About Jeff Speck

Jeff Speck is an award-winning urban designer and author who advocates internationally for more walkable cities. His bestselling books, Walkable City and Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places, describe the enormous impact of walkability on everything from economic vitality to public health, environmental sustainability, social inclusion, and more.

Jeff will be available for book signings in the foyer after the talk.

Learn more about Jeff Speck: https://www.jeffspeck.com/

When: Thursday, May 23, 2019

7:00pm - 9:30pm (Doors open 6:30pm)

Where: UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street (Room C300)

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Tickets are complimentary; however, seating is limited and advance registration is required.

Accessibility

UBC Robson Square is located in downtown Vancouver on Robson Street between Hornby and Howe Streets and can be accessed by the following entrances:

    • main campus entrance on the Plaza Level (ice rink level);
    • stairways on either side of Robson Street at Howe Street;
    • stairway and elevator on the northeast corner of Hornby and Robson Streets;
    • elevator from the underground parkade.

For more more information, see location details on the UBC Robson Square website.

To learn more about the proponent team (the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Partnership and Canada Lands Company), visit the Inspire Jericho web page. For more information on the City-led planning process, please visit the City's Jericho Lands planning program web page.

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Room C300 - UBC Robson Square

800 Robson Street

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