Past Conferences

PIBC 2016 Annual Conference - Planning Unfiltered

PIBC's 2016 Annual Conference - Planning Unfiltered was held May 10-13, 2016, at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort & Conference Centre in beautiful Kelowna, BC. With over 370 participants, three great keynote speakers, more than 40 sessions, and over 100 presenters, the 2016 conference in Kelowna was a great success!

Please find below an archived selection of program presentations (downloadable PDFs) from the conference. Thank you again to all our attendees, presenters, volunteers, sponsors and partners for making the PIBC 2016 Annual Conference such a success!

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PIBC 2016 Keynote Presentations:

Lynn Richards, President & CEO, Congress for the New Urbanism
Unleashing the Power of Walkable Places - Part 1
Unleashing the Power of Walkable Places - Part 2

Dr. Jill Grant, FCIP, RPP, Professor of Planning, Dalhousie University
Some Umcomfortable Truths About The Way We Plan - Part 1
Some Umcomfortable Truths About The Way We Plan - Part 2 

Jennifer Keesmaat, MCIP, RPP, Chief Planner for the City of Toronto
 Click here to watch Jennifer Keesmaat's Keynote "Planners as Leaders in City Building"
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PIBC 2016 Session Presentations

Wednesday May 11th:

Session 01 Complete Streets Part 1
Session 01 Complete Streets Part 2
Session 01 Complete Streets Part 3 

Session 03 A Hinterland's Who's Who

Session 05 Land Use Quantified

Session 06 Malnourished:Local Governments & Food Planning Part 1
Session 06 Malnoursihed:Local Governments & Food Planning Part 2 

Session 07 Lessons from the Use of Charrettes Part 1
Session 07 Lessons from the Use of Charrettes Part 2 

Session 09 Fluffy to Factual

Session 10 Gluttons for Punishment?

Session 11 Innovation Doesn't Need to be Unlawful or Costly

Session 12 Transportation Planning or Transportation Engineering?

Session 13 Dragon's Den - Affordable Housing Edition

Session 14 Getting Real with Terrace and Abbotsford

Session 15 Regional Growth Strategies Part 1
Session 15 Regional Growth Strategies Part 2A
Session 15 Regional Growth Strategies Part 2B
Session 15 Regional Growth Strategies Part 3A
Session 15 Regional Growth Strategies Part 3B
Session 15 Regional Growth Strategies Part 4
Session 15 Regional Growth Strategies Part 5 

Session 16 Staying Within the Lines

Session 18 Fluffy to Factual Part 2

Thursday May 12th:

Information Session 01 - RPP Certification

Session 19 Housing Unflitered Part 1
Session 19 Housing Unfiltered Part 2
Session 19 Housing Unfiltered Part 3 

Session 20 Ecology & Planning; A Good Marriage?

Session 23 Equity in Planning

Session 25 Sustainable Development

Session 26 OCP Lessons from Down Under & Next Door

Session 27 Stitching Fears into Hopes through Public Engagement

Session 28 $#!? They Don't Teach You In Planning School

Session 29 Writing Regulations That Really Work

Session 31 Terminating Land Use Contracts

Session 32 What Did All of That Community Energy Planning Get Us Anyways?

Session 33 Assessing the Strength of Agricultural Land Use Policies

Session 34 Partnerships: From Turf Wars to Love Circles

Friday May 13th:

Session 35 Unfiltered Talks - Active Design
Session 35 Unfiltered Talks - Public Engagement for OCPs
Session 35 Unfiltered Talks - Tactical Urbanism as Saying Hello
Session 35 Unfiltered Talks - Sustainable Community Design as Resilience
Session 35 Unfiltered Talks - Planning for Ecosystem Connectivity
Session 35 Unfiltered Talks - Making it Easier to Cross the Salish Sea

Session 38 Planning the New CIP

Session 42 Planning with Farmers - The Good, the Bad and the Muddy

Session 43 Nanaimo's Newest Downtown Waterfront Neighbourhood

 

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