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ULI BC: How building healthy places is good for business  +  Why everyone should be doing it

June 11, 2015
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Terminal City Club
837 W Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1B6 Canada
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Hear from an expert panel of four respected community visionaries, as they discuss the emerging trends in building healthy places, and how to use this social innovation to generate value.

What you will gain by attending:

  • The latest thinking on what it takes to develop places that people want to live, work, and play — information you can use to better position your project or community in the marketplace.
  • A deeper understanding of strategies for building healthy places and communities, and how the demand for these places is evolving.
  • International examples of innovations in development practice that you can learn from and replicate.
  • Models of effective partnerships among developers, government agencies, health care deliverers, and other stakeholders.
  • Make new connections and bring home fresh insights that will put you ahead of the curve.
  • Q&A with panel of experts answering your question on what it means to build healthy places and why everyone should be doing it in the Vancouver region.


Building Healthy Places Toolkit cover.jpgAround the world, communities face pressing health challenges related to the built environment. For many years, ULI and its members have been active players in discussions and projects that make the link between human health and development; we know that health is a core component of thriving communities.

The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative is building on that work with a multi-faceted program—including research and publications, convening’s, and advisory activities—to leverage the power of the Institute’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities.

The ULI Building Health Places Toolkit outlines 21 evidence-based recommendations which provide specifics on how to pursue healthy development practices. It serves as a resource and reference, outlining specific, practical, and evidence-based strategies that can improve health outcomes.

JOIN US JUNE 11, as Rachel MacCleery, a senior vice president at the Urban Land Institute responsible for the organization’s Building Healthy Places Initiative, will provide an introduction and overview of the latest Toolkit developed by ULI, including a new online interactive tool released at the ULI Spring Conference.


Experts panel, consisting of industry leaders who have incorporated health into their projects, will also discuss their process, innovations and lessons learned.

Moderator: John Saliken, Associate, Chandler Associates Architecture Inc.

Panel Presentations:

Sara Hammerschmidt, Senior Associate, Content, Urban Land Institute – download here
Martin Nielsen, Ashley O’Neill and Sean Hodgins – download here


3:00pm – 3:30pm – Registration
3:30pm – 4:15pm – Panel Discussion
4:15pm – 4:45pm – Moderated Panel Session including Q&A
5:00pm – 6:00pm – Cocktail Reception / Networking

Fees & Registration:

Private Member/Non-Member: $75 / $100
Public Member/Non-Member: $70 / $95
Young Leader Member/Non-Member: $60 / $85
Student/Retired Member/Non-Member: $50 / $75
New Member Offer: Complimentary**
Industry Organization Members (eg. AIBC, APEGBC, NAIOP, PIBC & REIBC): $85***

*All fees are in CDN dollars.  Each registration includes a copy of the Building Healthy Places Toolkit.
**If you sign up as a new member with ULI BC, we will be pleased to provide you with a complimentary registration! Forward ULI BC your new membership confirmation and we will register you!
***To register as an industry organization member at this special registration price, please contact ULI Customer Service at 1.800.321.5011 directly.

Phone/Fax deadline: June 9, 2015
Online deadline: June 10, 2015
After June 10th, please contact ULI BC directly.

  • If paying by credit card in Canadian funds, only Visa or MasterCard are accepted.
  • Registration fees increase $10 CDN/USD after June 10, 2015.
  • If paying onsite, exact change must be provided when paying by cash.

Click here for a fillable registration form that can be submitted via fax or email.

We will have a cash bar with appetizers during the cocktail reception. Each registrant will receive one complimentary beverage however non-alcoholic beverages will be available during the presentation, panel discussion and reception.

Please note that onsite registration will be available if space permits, however as noted above, the fee will increase by $10 per registrant. For onsite cash payments, please ensure to have exact amount.

Event Sponsors:

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Event Supporter:

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For information of Metro Vancouver’s Health Impact Assessment, please visit here.


We look forward to having you join us on June 11th!

#ulihealth  #ulibc

Click here to view a list of attendees.

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