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Occupied Economies: Designing Solutions to Global Problems – a panel discussion

November 13, 2011
by Canadian Architect

“Occupied Economies: Designing Solutions to Global Problems” is a panel discussion bringing Occupy protestors together with leading thinkers in a multidisciplinary, collaborative effort to critically respond to the protests, and contemplate the potential to redesign the troubled global economic system.

Taking place on Friday, November 18, 2011 at 4:45pm, the featured panellists include: David Miller, former Toronto Mayor, Aird & Berlis LLP, World Bank Advisor on Urban Sustainable Development; Dr. David Kennedy, Harvard Law, past Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Advisory Council on Global Governance; Dr. David Schneiderman, U of T Law, author of Constitutionalizing Economic Globalization: Investment Rules and Democracy’s Promise; Dr. Sara Diamond, President of OCAD; Matt Gurney, Deputy Editor, Comment Section of the National Post; and an anonymous representative of Occupy Toronto, who is currently a Bay Street investment advisor. This summit is the launch of the Design Exchange Chair’s Forum series, hosted by chair and interim president Tim Gilbert.

Admission is free to the public, but please RSVP to [email protected]. There will be a cash bar reception following the discussion.

Occupied Economies is co-sponsored by the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Gilbert’s LLP. The event will take place on Toronto’s historic TSE Trading Floor at the Design Exchange, located on the second floor of 234 Bay Street.

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