Hot, Uneven, and Connected: Urban Planning in Metro Vancouver’s Latest Global Age

    Andy Yan, Director, The City Program, Simon Fraser University
    Woodward Instructional Resource Centre Lecture Hall 2, UBC

    Saturday, February 11, 8:15-9:30 pm
    The Vancouver Institute Lectures
  •  Andy Yan

    Mr. Yan has worked extensively with non-profit groups and urban planning projects in Vancouver, San Francisco, New York City, Los Angeles and New Orleans. He specializes in urban regeneration, applied demographics, geographic information systems, neighbourhood development, public outreach and social media. Mr. Yan is the recipient of the 2015 Royal Architecture Institute of Canada’s Advocates of Architecture awards. He has been reappointed to the City of Vancouver’s City Planning Commission for his second term, and is also a former member of the City of Vancouver's Development Permit Board Advisory Panel and the Academic Roundtable for the City of Vancouver’s Mayor’s Task Force on Housing Affordability. Mr. Yan has also held several roles in community service. He has served on the board of directors for the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House and the David Suzuki Foundation’s Climate Council. He is a senior urban planner with Bing Thom Architects.

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February 11th, 2017 from  8:15 PM to  9:30 PM
Lecture Hall No. 2
2194 Health Sciences Mall
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
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