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Cities Centre, University of Toronto: NEWS BULLETIN 26 April 2013

City Centre Universidad de Toronto

NEWS

Join us for Cities Centre’s final Governance in Toronto session for the season on Tuesday, April 30 with Lessons From Abroad. Patricia McCarney, Professor of Political Science and Director, Global City Indicators Facility, University of Toronto, will talk about The Global City Indicators Facility. Professor Hank V. Savich, Brown and Williamson Distinguished Research Professor, School of Urban and Public Affairs, University of Louisville, will discuss What Makes a Great City? Putting Toronto in Perspective. Professor André Sorensen, Chair, Dept. of Geography UTSC, University of Toronto will present his research on Residents’Associations in Japan: The Power of Stable Neighbourhood Geographies. Moderating will be Shauna Brail, Director of the Experiential Learning Program and Senior Lecturer, Urban Studies Program, Innis College …more and RSVP

The White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) has released its 1st Annual Report, marking one year since President Obama established the SC2 Council in order to pilot a new model for the federal government to partner with distressed cities to help them get back on their feet …morelink to report

On exhibit until Sunday, April 28 at the Leaside Public Library: The Layers of Leaside tableau display describes, explains and interprets the cultural landscape of Leaside, in recognition of the centennial of the incorporation of the Town of Leaside (February 23, 1913). It builds on the historical periods and their themes, and displays many of the significant events, buildings, and historical association of people and places through maps, pictures and text. The town of Leaside began as farms, became a railway and industrial centre, and has grown into the thriving midtown Toronto neighbourhood it is today …more

ICLEI has made available for download its Biodiversity in the City Workshop: Key Findings and Outcomes Reportlink

Martin Prosperity Institute’s latest Insight: Class and Education: New York and LAlink

CALLS FOR PAPERS, PROPOSALS AND APPLICATIONS

Call for Applications Young Curator Program and Curatorial Internships due April 29more

Call for Proposals Vital Youth/Playing For Keeps Grant Toronto Community Foundation, due May 1more

Call for Entries Sukkahville 2013 Open Design Competition due May 15more

Call for Submissions 2013 City of Toronto Urban Design Awards due May 16more

Call for Presentation Abstracts Quest 2013 Integrated Energy Solutions for Every Community dueMay 17more

Call for Nominations Excellence in Education Award for Promotion of Sustainable Practices Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, due May 31more

Call for Applications Doctoral FellowshipsTechnische Universitat Darmstadt, dueMay 31more

Call for Nominations Heritage Toronto Awards due June 3more

Call for Submissions Emerging Designer Competition Design Exchange, due September 30more

Permanent Call for Papers CIDADES, Comunidades e Territóriosmore

EVENTS

Friday, April 26, 2-4pm: Youth Homelessness in Canada: Implications for Policy and Practice Canadian Homelessness Research Network. Book launch; will also be broadcast live via webinar. York University, Atkinson building, Harry Crowe Bldg, Room 109 …register and more

Sunday, April 28, 1:30-3:30pm: Layers of Leaside Historical Walking Tour Led by Jane Pitfield and Geoff Kettel. Presented by Heritage Toronto …moreor contact gkettel@gmail.com.

Monday, April 29, 4:30-6pm: Local Special Purpose Bodies in Ontario: Explaining Two Centuries of Institutional Change in Education, Public Health, and Hydro Jack Lucas, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto. Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, 1 Devonshire Place, Room 108N …register and more

Tuesday, April 30, 10am: Receiving Communities: Preparing a Culture of Welcome Speakers: Petra Eweleit, Project Manager, Strangers Become Friends, Erfurt, Germany; Jan A. Reeves, Director, Idaho Office for Refugees, Boise, United States. Presented by Cities of Migration …register and more

Tuesday, April 30, 2-3:30pm: Chicago’s Waterfront Development Erma Tranter, President, Chicago Friends of the Parks. An interactive Digital Video Conference (DVC) at the U.S. Consulate Toronto. RSVP: email: mccannmp@state.govor phone: 416-595-1721.

Tuesday, April 30, 6:30-8:30pm: Lessons From Abroad Speakers: Professor Patricia McCarney, Director, Global Cities Institute, University of Toronto; Professor Hank V. Savich, Brown and Williamson Distinguished Research Professor, School of Urban and Public Affairs, University of Louisville; Professor André Sorensen, Chair, Dept. of Geography UTSC, University of Toronto. Moderator: Shauna Brail, Director of the Experiential Learning Program and Senior Lecturer, Urban Studies Program, Innis College. Final session of Governance in Toronto Series presented by Cities Centre, University of Toronto …RSVP and more

Wednesday, May 1, 4-6pm: Ensuring Toronto’s Fiscal Health While Investing for the Future Joseph P. Pennachetti, Toronto City Manager. IMFG’s 2nd Annual City Manager Address, Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, 1 Devonshire Place. Reception to follow …register and more

Wednesday, May 1, 5:30-7:30pm: The Future of the Toronto Skyline: Intensification in the Downtown Core Presentations: Aura by Ben Rogowski, Executive Vice-President, Canderel; One Yonge Street (Toronto Star Site) by Anson Kwok, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Pinnacle International; Globe Lands by Michael R. Emory, President and CEO, Allied Properties. Q&A moderated by Councillor Peter Milczyn, Chair, Planning and Growth Management Committee, City of Toronto. Toronto Board Of Trade77 Adelaide St. West …register and more

Thursday, May 2, 2-4pm: From Financial Innovation to InnovationPolicy Scott Aquanno, Post Doctoral Fellow, Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, Munk School of Global Affairs. Innovation Policy Lab Seminar Series, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Room 108N …register and moreor progris.munkschool@utoronto.ca.

Saturday, May 4: Jane’s Walkmore

Saturday, May 4, 1:30-3:30pm: Layers of Thorncliffe Park Historical Walking Tour (Jane’s Walk) Walk starts and ends at Jenner Jean-Marie Community Centre/Thorncliffe Library, 48 Thorncliffe Park Drive. Led by Jane Pitfield and Geoff Kettel. For more information: gkettel@gmail.com.

Sunday, May 5: Jane’s Walkmore

Sunday, May 5, 1:30-3:30pm: Layers of Thorncliffe Park Historical Walking Tour (Jane’s Walk) Walk starts and ends at Leaside Public Library, 165 McRae Drive. Led by Jane Pitfield and Geoff Kettel. For more information: gkettel@gmail.com.

Tuesday, May 7, 11:45am-1:30pm: Global Research Excellence: How Canada Can Compete and Win David Naylor, President of the University of Toronto. Presented by the Economic Club of Canada. The Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa …tickets and more

Tuesday, May 7, 2-4pm: The Logic of Economic Development Maryann Feldman, Heninger Distinguished Professor, Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina. Innovation Policy Lab Seminar Series, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Room 108N …register and moreor progris.munkschool@utoronto.ca.

Wednesday, May 9, 5-8:30pm: Opening Reception: Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment Eric Arthur Gallery, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, 230 College Street …more

Wednesday, May 9, 5-8:30pm: Opening Reception Crossing Borders – Design Responses to Global Issues in the Developing World Held in conjunction with the opening for the exhibition Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment in the Eric Arthur Gallery. Larry Wayne Richard Gallery, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, 230 College Street …more.

Tuesday, May 21, 6:30-8:30pm: Thinking Global Presented by Architecture for Humanity Toronto, 2013 Lecture & Symposium Series. The Centre for Social Innovation Annex, 720 Bathurst Street ...more

Wednesday, May 22, 11:30am: The Changing Face of Leadership in the GTA: Celebrating Five Years of DiverseCity Leading Canadian pollster Nik Nanos shares the findings of the first public opinion survey on leadership diversity, followed by a panel discussion with DiverseCity Co-Chairs Ratna Omidvar and John Tory hosted by CBC Radio’s Matt Galloway. Presented by the Canadian Club of Toronto, Arcadian Court--401 Bay Street, Simpson Tower, 9th Floor …tickets and more

Friday, May 24, 7:30-11:30am: Rebuilding Regent Park: Lessions From the First 10 YearsUrban Leadership Seminar presented by Canadian Urban Institute, Ted Rogers School of Management, details TBA

Saturday, May 25, 7pm: Michael Shuman Director of research, Cutting Edge Capital; Director, research and economic development, Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE); Fellow, Post Carbon Institut. Presented by Sustain Ontario as keynote lecture for Food Farms Fish and Finance 2-day forum. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue …tickets and more

Monday, June 17, 11:30am-2:30pm: Canadian Urban Leadership Awards Westin Ottawa …more

CONFERENCES/SYMPOSIA/COURSES

April 24-Sept. 4: The Principles of Urban Traffic and TransportationARUP Toronto…more

April 26-28: Spur Winnipeg: Unnatural Histories Winnipeg…more

April 29-30: From Poverty to Power - Racial Justice, Making Change Colour of Poverty/Colour of Change, Ryerson …RSVP and more

May 1-4: The Historic Center and the Next City Savannah, Georgia …more

May 1-4: IDEAS City Festival New York …more

May 7: The Toronto Forum on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Ryerson…more

May 8-10: Policy Studies Conference: Policy Research in Times of Austerity and Uncertainty Ryerson…more

May 9-10: Certificate in GHG Inventory, Accounting & Reporting Montreal, UofT School of the Environment …more

May 13-14: VERGE Boston…more

May 13-15: Public Transit Planning and ITS / Public Transit Modelling UofT Civil Engineering …more

May 15-17: Immigration & Settlement: Precarious Futures? Ryerson University …more

May 16: Rethinking Pedagogy in Changing Times George Brown College …more

May 16-17: CityAge: The Modern Metropolis Toronto …more

May 16-17: National Urban Policy Conference Sydney, Australia …more

May 20-23: REAL CORP 2013 Rome …more

May 22-24: Summit on Funding Transport Leipzig, Germany …more

May 25-26:Food Farms Fish and Finance Sustain Ontario, Toronto …more

May 26-30: UITP World Congress and Mobility& City Transport Exhibition Geneva …more

May 27-29: 2013 Complete Streets Forum and STR’s Ontario Bike Summit, Toronto …more

May 29-30: Smart City Event Amsterdam …more

May 30: Engaging Women, Transforming Cities: Designing an Ideal City for Women and Girls Vancouver …more

May 30-31: Certificate in Water Auditing UofT School of the Environment …more

May 31-June 3: 2013 Federation of Canadian Municipalities Annual Conference: Strong Cities, Strong Communities, Strong Canada Vancouver …more

June 1-4: At the Edge: Exploring the Boundaries of Food Studies Victoria, BC …more

June 3-5: Major Cities of Europe Annual Conference Ljubljana, Slovenia …more

June 10-21: Radical Food and Hunger Politics in the City York University …more

June 13-14: Developing Greenhouse Gas Projects - ISO 14064 UofT School of the Environment …more

June 18-19: Canadian Urban Forum Ottawa …more

June 18-19: CityAge: The Global Metropolis New York …more

June 18-21: Experience the Creative Economy UofT MPI…more

June 20-21: Urban Ecologies OCAD University Toronto …more

July 1-3: Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies The Netherlands …more

July 5-6: Resistance and the City: Challenging Urban Space University of Paderborn, Germany …more

July 8-26: Urban Studies: Housing, People& City Spaces Amsterdam…more

July 9: Urban China Seminar Amsterdam …more

July 10-12: RC43 Conference Amsterdam …more

August 11-15: Annual Meeting Canadian Association of Geographers St. John’s, Newfoundland…more

Sept. 1-6: World Water Week Stockholm …more

Sept. 25-27: EcoCity World Summiton Sustainable Cities France …more

Sept. 26-28: A Suburban Revolution? The City Institute at York University …more

Sept. 27-28: Mediating Cityscapes Den Haag/The Hague …more

Sept. 27-28: Urban Commons: Moving beyond State and Market Symposium Berlin…more

Sept. 29-Oct. 1: CEOs for Cities National Meeting: The Collaborative City Grand Rapids, MI…more

Oct. 1-4: ISOCARP Frontiers of Planning- Evolving and declining models of city planning practice Australia…more

Oct. 3-6: The 15th National Conference on Planning History Toronto …more

Oct. 17-20: ONPHA (Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association) Annual Conference and Trade Show Toronto Sheraton Centre …more

Oct. 27-29: Religions and Social Innovation University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto …more

Oct. 30-31: Globalisation at a Crossroads Toronto Global Forum …more

Nov. 12-14: QUEST2013 Integrated Energy Solutions for Every Community Markham ...more

EXHIBITIONS

March 9-September 14: Building a City: People, Places and Life in Toronto 1845-1899 Market Gallery, Toronto Culture, South St. Lawrence Market, 95 Front St. E., Second Floor …more

Continuing through June: Uncharted Waters: Toronto’s Enigmatic Harbour Photography by Dianne Davis, Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Jesse Louttit, Eamon Mac Mahon Joanne Ratajczak and Clare Samuel. Presented by Toronto Port Authority, Harbourfront …more

April 23-April 28 (opening April 23, 9:25am): The Layers of Leaside: Archival ExhibitPresented as part of Leaside’s 100th Anniversary celebration. Leaside Public Library, 165 McRae Drive …moreor contact gkettel@gmail.com.

May 2-July 31 (opening May 2, 6pm):Post-Oil City: The History of the City’s Future Exhibition, film program and talks around shrinking footprints. Presented by IfA, Goethe-Institut and Evergreen. Evergreen Brick Works, 50 Bayview Avenue…more

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