City-Building by Design: The Business Case for an Innovative Toronto Cityscape

January 19, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Toronto Region Board of Trade - 1 First Canadian Place
77 Adelaide St W Entrance, 4th Floor

Registration & Networking: 12:00pm

Session: 12:30pm - 2:00pm


What defines a leading global city, where economic prosperity and quality of life intersect to attract the best and brightest in business and human capital?

Design has a critical impact on all facets of Toronto’s success; from inbound and domestic investment, to transportation, tourism, and sustainability.

Join our expert panel, as they discuss innovations in urban planning, transformative land development, and opportunities for business to build value through design best practices and Toronto’s leading edge built environment initiatives.


Alex Bozikovic (Moderator), Architecture Critic, The Globe and Mail

Ilana Altman, Designer, Architecture, Curator & Executive Director, the Pavilion Project

Michael Emory, CEO & President, Allied Properties REIT

Ken Greenberg, Urban Designer & Principal, Greenberg Consultants

Dr. Shelagh McCartney, Director +city lab & Assistant Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University