HAVAN Building the Region Speaker Series + Annual Election Meeting

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Event date: October 2, 2019
Showtime: 5:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Riverway Clubhouse (9001 Bill Fox Way, Burnaby, BC V5J 5J3)

With guest speaker Greg Moore.

Title of talk: BUILDING THE REGION: WHY IS IT SO DIFFICULT?

Greg will share experiences from all aspects of the development process: as a City Planner, Mayor and work in the private sector. This unique insight will shed light on the current development landscape in Metro Vancouver and provide the audience with ideas and strategies on how to succeed.

This event is for members and invited industry guests.

Who Should Attend

All HAVAN members are encouraged to attend.

Event Agenda

5:15 pm             Meet & Mix Reception and Tabletop Display Viewing

6:00 pm             Welcome by CEO, Call for Nominations & Introduction of Head Table

6:10 pm             Dinner served (Buffet).  Dessert to be served at the tables.

6:45 pm             Call to Order

6:52 pm             HAVAN Heros: Cheque Presentations

7:10 pm             Presentation of Gavel

7:15 pm             Association Awards of Excellence Presentations

7:50 pm             Introduction of Guest Speaker, Greg Moore

8:25 pm             2019/2020 Annual Election Meeting – Call to Order

8:50 pm             Dinner meeting concludes

 

Speakers

Speaker

  • Greg Moore

    Greg Moore is the former Mayor of the City of Port Coquitlam and Metro Vancouver Board Chair. His long career in public service includes a decade as a City employee in planning and recreation, prior to being elected to Port Coquitlam Council in 2002.

    Recent accomplishments include leading the TransLink Mayors’ Plan, a 10-year, $7.5 billion plan for regional transit and transportation; founder of the National Zero Waste Council; Chair of the Union of BC Municipalities’ Housing Committee that released A Home For Everyone: A Housing Strategy for British Columbians (2018) and Strong Fiscal Futures: A Blueprint for Strengthening BC Local Governments’ Finance System (2013); and led Metro Vancouver’s Regional Prosperity Initiative, which brought together a cross-sector of stakeholders to work collaboratively on the regional economy.

    Staying current in the ever-evolving environment of politics, local government and private enterprise, combined with his knowledge in urban planning and the development industry, Greg will share his unique perspective on issues affecting the housing industry.

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