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Register Now for Urban Design Charrette on Granville Island, Nov 22

posted on 8:45 AM, November 9, 2012

Urban Design Workshops 
Thursday, November 22  

Charrette at Granville Island:  
The social, economic and ecological flows of your business location 
9:00am - 1:00pm  

Designing Cities for the New Economy

2:30pm - 5:00pm  
Featured Workshop Leaders
Mark Holland
Mark Holland
Vice President of Development, New Monaco Enterprise Corporation

Keltie Craig
Keltie Craig
HB Lanarc-Golder

Joaquin Karakas
Joaquin Karakas
Senior Planner and Urban Designer,
HB Lanarc-Golder


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Charrette at Granville Island
Nov 22
Urban Design Charrette - The social, economic and ecological flows of your business location: How to make your business location more sustainable and powerfully magnetic to your market.

9:00am - 1:00pm , Thursday, November 22
This half-day workshop will be an exciting exploration of leading concepts of business location and the power of "place" that are based on both human networks as well as ecological and economic flow networks. This workshop will lead participants through an intense process of developing business place concepts that will be highly magnetic to their market and will stimulate a strategic rethinking of their business's relationships with nearby businesses with an aim of achieving greater economic and ecological performance.


Walkshop: Designing Cities for the New Economy
Nov 22
A walkshop is a "walking workshop."

2:30pm - 5:00pm , Thursday, November 22
This Walkshop will run rain or shine. Please come dressed appropriate for the weather. It will NOT be at Performance Works. External meet up location is Victoria Square in Gastown. Route options to get there will be emailed out in advance.

The purpose of this walkshop is to collaboratively explore an area of the city, to identify and learn from each other about the planning, design and dynamics of new economic spaces and places.
Only 60 spots total available for two concurrent walkshops.


Charles Eisenstein, Nov 19
Charles Eisenstein
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Opportunity Fair, Nov 20 Granville Island

Are you looking for new ways to express your talents and find right livelihood -- where your values of susainability and social justice are encouraged? Join 100 entrepreneurs, enterprises and supporting organizations in a morning of amazing ideas and exciting opportunities. Learn what's happening in the New Economy locally and find where your creativity and energy can be applied and rewarded.


7 Days of Events, Nov 19-25

Apply for an E-Pass
E-passes provide full access to the week's skill-building workshops and activities as well as exclusive access to significant mentoring and networking opportunities. E-pass holders will also be introduced to a variety of organizations and individuals who might invest in or support your idea, project or enterprise. The cost is $297 plus HST. (Ask us about team discounts.) If you are interested in an exciting week participating in a community of like-minded solutionaries then fill out the application request here.



Nicole Moen
and Geoff Gosson
Living the New Economy  

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