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SOLD OUT - Public Talk: Building Happier, Healthier Communities

  • Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre 6163 University Boulevard Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3 Canada (map)

Charles Montgomery, Happy City’s founding principal, is an award-winning author, urbanist and leader of transformative experiments, research and interventions for wellbeing in cities. His acclaimed book, Happy City, Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design, examines the intersection between urban design and the emerging science of happiness.

Collaborating with the Guggenheim Museum, Futurewise, Laboratorio para la Ciudad and other entities, Charles has created experiments and design methods that help participants alter their relationships with their cities, and with each other. Among his numerous awards is a Citation of Merit from the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society for outstanding contribution towards the public’s understanding of climate change science. Charles is a member of the United Nations Sustainable Solutions Networks sub-council for Happy Cities.

Registration now closed.

5:30-6:15pm: Reception with light food and cash bar
6:00-8:00pm: Talk begins

Earlier Event: October 3
Open House 1
Later Event: October 10
Open House 2