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To celebrate Urban Forum’s 20th anniversary, Urban Forum has partnered with loveOttawa to host a night celebrating what people love about Ottawa and why. Ten speakers from various walks of life, will tell you why they are so passionate about Ottawa in a short visual presentation in 20 images of the places, things and experiences that make Ottawa so great.
Please join us for a very unique, visual event celebrating Ottawa.
This interactive lecture communicated general aspects of GIS development and implementation, in addition to providing several examples of progressive applications. Alex Miller, President of ESRI Canada, explored the future of GIS. Phil Fong, Statistics Canada’s Geography Division, demonstrated Election Mapper, an Internet-based mapping tool using data from the last federal election. Bob Proulx, Industry Canada’s […]
The lecture outlined how a national strategy for sustainable transportation is being developed, with impacts that will reach every corner of our economy. It was an opportunity for members of the urban transportation, planning, design and development professions to consider a critical new agenda. John Hartman, Transportation Association of Canada, reviewed national initiatives undertaken by […]
The assessment, management and reuse of contaminated sites is increasingly challenging, and our panel of government, legal, real estate and consulting professionals covered all the angles. David d’Amour, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, introduced the state of current work and key issues facing practitioners in this important field. Andy Lewis, Ontario Ministry of the Environment […]
This event, held in conjunction with Architecture Week ’98, explored how the high tech revolution might affect our cities and built environments, and how we can harness rapidly developing technologies to make Ottawa-Carleton a better place to live. Bill Mitchell, Dean of the School of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and author of […]