Events around the regionEvents around the region2017-10-30T07:00:00ZGP0|#86cebc24-450e-46cf-b0a6-2d37736f0596;L0|#086cebc24-450e-46cf-b0a6-2d37736f0596|Issue 36;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass7D1E68450F944526BACE1E35DDA11091"><p><strong>Metro Vancouver's 7th Annual Zero Waste Conference</strong><br><em>Vancouver Convention Centre East, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver</em></p><p>Network with leaders from across the country and the globe, contribute your ideas, and join a national conversation on how to eliminate waste and create value by transitioning to a circular economy.</p><p>November 1, 7:30 am – 6:30 pm</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Information and registration</a></p><p> </p><p><strong>Canada’s Economic Infrastructure</strong><br><em>TBA - Vancouver</em></p><p>The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade host keynote speakers David Dodge, former Governor of the Bank of Canada, and Jane Bird as they look at what lies ahead for the Canadian economy and the infrastructure sector and what it means for Greater Vancouver and BC. David will provide his insights on the main factors driving the domestic and global economies. Jane will look at where the opportunities are for infrastructure in Canada and internationally.</p><p>November 22, 11;30 am – 2:00 pm</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Information and registration</a></p><p> </p><p><strong>Community and Economic Resilience in Urban Environments</strong><br><em>515 West Hastings St, Vancouver</em></p><p>This course provides a foundation for understanding resilience as it pertains to cities of all sizes, using community- and economic-based lenses. It helps practitioners, planners, and organizational leaders to identify their roles in increasing resilience in their own communities and approaches to integrating ‘whole community’ participation.</p><p>November 24</p><a href="" target="_blank">Information and registration</a></div>0