Warren Gill Lecture

The Vancouver Region: Moving Towards World Class – But Not There Yet

Metropolitan Vancouver, already blessed by its beauty and location, emerged in the last generation as a widely admired planning success. But nothing in city building is more dangerous than complacency.

Dr. Michael Goldberg will look at Vancouver at a crossroad – with new leadership locally and federally, a new commitment to infrastructure renewal, land use, transit and transportation planning, as well as housing affordability and regional economic development. All are crucial, and none is a given, if Vancouver is to achieve its goal of being a global capital and sustainability leader.


November 4

7 pm

Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (at SFU Woodward’s), 149 W. Hastings Street

Admission: Free, but as seating is limited, reservations are required. Reserve on Eventbrite.


Dr. Michael Goldberg’s academic and public career has spanned over four decades. From 2002 to 2004, he was Associate Vice President International at the University of British Columbia, and the HR Fullerton Professor of Urban Land Policy in the UBC Sauder School of Business where he served as Dean from 1991 to 1997. His research addresses cities, their transportation, housing and land use systems and their competitive position in the global economy and the policies needed to globally enhance this competitiveness.

This event is sponsored by UniverCity.

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