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Event Archive - FORWARD 50 Speaker Night:

Wed. October 30th 2019 - Wed. October 30th 2019 David Lam Auditorium (All Ages)
7:00pm - 9:30pm doors at 6:30pm
What will Oaklands be like in 50 years? How do you want your neighbourhood to develop with sustainability and quality of life in mind?

Join us for the FORWARD 50 Speaker Night on October 30th to hear local experts speak about their vision for Oaklands over the next five decades. You will hear inspirational, innovative ideas for how Oaklands, as a neighbourhood, can make tangible, meaningful changes to address the climate crisis, social inclusion, affordability, emergency preparedness, and more.

Tickets: This is a free, all ages, public event. The speaker night will be live streamed and recorded. Reserve your free ticket here: or here:

Speakers and Topics:
Nicole Chaland: Housing Change is Coming to Oaklands
Vic High: Innovation and Priorities According to Vic High Students
Melissa Lim & Scott Murdoch: The Future of Oaklands Green Space,
Kerry Shular: Oaklands Retail and Consumables,
Linda Geggie: Food Security and Development in Oaklands
Trevor Hancock: Oaklands as a One Planet Neighbourhood
Eric Doherty: Transportation in Oaklands
Peter Elkins: Community Investment in Oaklands

Location: The FORWARD 50 Speaker Night is held at the David Lam Auditorium at the University of Victoria. The auditirium is located in the MacLaurin Music Building. See a map here for the closest on campus parking options. Buses 4, 14, 9 all arrive at the UVIC bus hub, nearby the auditorium.


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