The Future of Urban Waterfronts Summit takes place this fall in Toronto

Taking place Wednesday and Thursday, November 12-13, 2008 in Toronto, Ontario, attendees will hear practical and creative solutions to meet all their design challenges in two education-filled days. The event represents an unprecedented opportunity to learn from the designers, planers and visionaries of some of the most celebrated international waterfronts.

Presentations from world-renowned waterfronts include the cities of San Francisco, Amsterdam, Auckland, Baltimore, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax and Boston, and the following list of notable figures will be in attendance: David Miller, Mayor of Toronto; John W. Campbell, President and CEO of Waterfront Toronto; Leon Thier, Architectural Director of Studio Leon Thier in the Netherlands; Jos Luis Moscovich, Executive Director of San Francisco County Transit Authority; and Joe Berridge, Partner in Urban Strategies.

Take away seven inspiring and innovative strategies to preserve your waterfront for generations to come, including:

creating visionary concepts of the 21st-century city
integrating environmentally sound solutions
design strategies for a citizen-centered community
compiling the team you need to build a great city
proven traffic flow solutions for creating great streets
developing waterfront destinations that draw families
opportunities to improve your city’s quality of life

This summit represents the opportunity to network with fellow city and urban planners, managers and directors of economic development, public works directors, policy advisors, consulting engineers and others.

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