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GALLERY            September 28, 2017

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Seven Speakers 

Gloria Venczel,


Thought Leader,

Built City Speaker Series 


Gloria is an an award winning  architectural, pedestrian oriented urban designer and registered planner. She has over 20 years of public, NGO and private sector experience in city building.She was the Founding Executive Director of the Smart Growth Canada Network + past Urban Designer, City of North Vancouver. She is Principal,Cityscape Design Inc.    

Bruce Haden,


Principal, Human Studio

In 2017 Bruce Haden founded

 Human Studio with Peter Atkinson. Supporting new opportunities for social connection and global health, his inspirational architecture and associative work keeps him resolutely balanced between community and creativity

Kira Kerwing,

Manager, Vancity

Manager, Community Investment at Vancity Credit Union


Kira's work involves partnering with mission-driven organisations to develop community owned real estate, focussing on affordable spaces in high environmentally performing buildings. Her career has involved crafting effective deals that create high-value, long-lasting and positive impacts in communities.

Larry Beasley,


Larry Beasley + Assoc. Planning Inc.


Larry is the retired Co-Director of Planning for the City of Vancouver.He is now the founding principal of Larry Beasley + Assoc. Planning Inc., an international planning and urban design consultancy and the "Distinguished Professor of Planning at UBC.

Tiffany Duzita,

Community Land Trust

 Executive Director, Community Land Trust


Tiffany is responsible for operations and execution on the future growth plans of the organization. As an accomplished real estate professional, she brings substantial experience and leadership to Community Land Trust to build upon its mission to deliver affordable homes to families, individuals, and seniors.

Stephanie Allen,

BBA, M.Urb

Vice President, Projects+ Partnerships, Catalyst Community Developments Society

Colleen Hardwick,

PlaceSpeak, CEO

Founder + CEO. PlaceSpeak


PlaceSpeak Inc. is devoted to the development of, a pioneering location-based smart cities citizen engagement platform developed with the support of the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) beginning in 2011.

Adrian Crook,

Adrian Crook + Assoc.

5 Kids 1 Condo Blog

Adrian Crook is an author,  father of five living in beautiful downtown Vancouver, Canada. He's an advocate for rental housing and public transit.

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