Post-Game Analysis: How Vancouver, Richmond and Whistler planned for the Olympics

For those who organized the logistics and planning for the Olympic Games, there was no second chance to do it right. And with the world’s media in town, no way of hiding.


On Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 7:00pm, the following six civic representatives will discuss how they did it and what they learned:


* Dale Bracewell, Director of Olympic Transportation, City of Vancouver

* Ken Melamed, Mayor of Whistler

* Richard Newirth, Acting Manager of Cultural Services, City of Vancouver

* Sean Pander, Climate Change Program Manager, City of Vancouver

* Cathryn Volkering Carlile, General Manager of Community Services, City of Richmond

* Brent Toderian, Director of Planning, City of Vancouver


The discussion takes place at SFU Harbour Centre, located at 515 West Hastings Street in Vancouver. General admission is $15; $10 for PIBC/RAIC/AIBC members; and $5 for students. This is payable by cash or cheque at the door. Advance reservations are required at:


This event is co-sponsored by the Planning Institute of British Columbia – South Coast Chapter, Metro Vancouver RAIC Chapter, and SFU City Program.

Attendance at this session guarantees PIBC members 2 CPD units, and RAIC/AIBC members 2 Core LU.