CivX 2020

23nov(nov 23)11:30 am25(nov 25)2:45 pmCivX 2020Re-Imagining Local Government: Resilience, Recovery and the Road Ahead

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CIVX 2020

This Year’s Theme:
Re-Imaging Local Government:
Resilience, Recovery, and the Road Ahead

The Lower Mainland Local Government Association and CivicInfo BC are proud to present CIVX 2020, “Re-Imagining Local Government”.

The pandemic has shattered old norms and assumptions. What will local governments look like on the other side? In service to all, what do we need to be? Join us online for a series of engaging presentations and discussions with our incredible guest speakers.


DATES: November 23-25, 2020

TIMES: 11:30 am to 2:45 pm each day



Monday, November 23, 2020

  • 11:30 am to Noon: Virtual trade show opens
  • Noon: Session 1
    Media Musings
    with Frances Bula – Globe & Mail, and Justin McElroy – CBC
  • 1:15 pm: Session 2
    The Housing & Homeless Crisis: Working With the People In Your Neighbourhood
    with Catherine Hume – Rain City Housing
  • 2:15 pm to 2:45 pm: Virtual trade show

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

  • 11:30 am: Virtual trade show opens
  • Noon: Session 1
    Academic Panel
    The Road Ahead for Local Governments, and the Critical Role of Post-Secondary Institutions
    with Alberto De Feo – UNBC, Allison Habkirk – Capilano University, Meg Holden – SFU, and Tamara Krawshenko – UVIC
  • 1:15 pm: Session 2
    ‘Re-Imagining the Post-COVID City’
    CAO Perspectives from George Duncan – City of Richmond
  • 2:15 pm to 2:45 pm: Virtual trade show

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

  • 11:30 am: Virtual trade show opens
  • Noon: Session 1
    Politician’s Podium, Part 1 
    Local Elected Leaders Talk About Recovery and Expected Post-Pandemic Challenges
    with Mayor Leonard Krog – City of Nanaimo, Mayor John Dooley – City of Nelson, Mayor Mike Richman – Village of Pemberton, and Councillor Paul Albrecht – Langley City
  • 1:15 pm: Session 2
    Politician’s Podium, Part 2:
    MLA’s Discuss Possibilities for Local/Provincial Co-operation
    Speakers to be announced.

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November 23, 2020 11:30 am - November 25, 2020 2:45 pm(GMT-07:00)



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