Livable Cities Symposium

  • 1 Mar 2018
  • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Room 417 Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia Street

The third annual “Livable Cities” symposium brings together interdisciplinary research, creative inquiry and city planning methods to explore current city development and projects through sensory perspectives. Hosted by the City of New Westminster and the Anvil Centre, this half-day symposium is a part of Innovation Week with the theme of "Transportation/Mobilities." Livable Cities will feature various disciplinary approaches, including architecture, community development, transportation, and socio-cultural issues to explore livability. As an emergent urban community, New Westminster presents a unique opportunity to engage with city planning strategies, urban densification, and the impact of innovation on local urban environments.
2-3 pm: Keynote by Dr. Milena Droumeva: "Mobilities and Livabilities: Sounding out the Livable City," Anvil Centre, room 417
3:30-5:30 pm: Poster Presentations "Movement and Mobilities," Anvil Centre 4th floor foyer accompanied with coffee and snacks.
Send your expression of interest in 250 words or less, and create and present your poster design on the theme “Movement and Mobilities.” Please send your submissions to the organizer Dr. Droumeva at by February 10th.
In partnership with: City of New Westminster (Arts Services), The Anvil Centre, IntelligentCity, Innovation Week, SFU School of Communication, Faculty of Communication, Art & Design


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