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RBC Conference: The Inclusive and Sustainable City of the 21st Century

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Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

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The RBC Conference is an annual, one-day conference presented by the RBC Chair in Applied Social Work Research and the RBC Chair in Public and Economic Policy at the University of Toronto, co-hosted by the University’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and Faculty of Arts & Science.

This year’s title is: “The Inclusive and Sustainable City of the 21st Century: Challenges and Possibilities Facing Urban Policymakers and Institutions”.

This conference is free and open to the public, with limited seating.


Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 | 8:30am - 2:30pm

George Ignatieff Theatre, Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Place

Please register by Wednesday, April 26th, 2017. Register for the full day or for the individual sessions you will attend.


Speakers:

8:30am - 9:00am Registration

9:00am - 9:15am Opening Remarks

Faye Mishna, Dean & Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Margaret & Wallace McCain Family Chair in Child & Family

9:15am - 10:15am Urban Inequality in North American Cities

Daniyal Zuberi, RBC Chair in Applied Social Work Research; Associate Professor of Social Policy, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and School of Public Policy and Governance

10:30am - 11:30am The University & The City: Building a Sustainable and Inclusive Toronto

Shauna Brail, Director of the Urban Studies Program and Associate Professor, Teaching Stream

11:30am - 12:30pm Divided Cities: Income Inequality, Social Spatial Polarization, and the Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership

David Hulchanski, Professor and Dr. Chow Yei Ching Chair in Housing, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto

12:45pm - 2:30pm The Just City, Then and Now (Keynote Luncheon)

Mark Kingwell, Professor of Philosophy and Director of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto

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The nearest subway stops are St. George Station and Museum Station. Parking areas around the University of Toronto campus can be found here.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact fund.fsw@utoronto.ca or 416-978-4437.

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