City of Mississauga

City of Mississauga

November 12, 2007 12:23 ET

Jan Gehl and Ken Greenberg Conclude Successful Speakers Series with Talk About the Future of Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 12, 2007) - The City's successful "A Conversation About Building A City For The 21st Century" speakers series concludes with an insightful and thought-provoking talk about how Mississauga can enhance its downtown core to improve the quality of life and create wealth for our residents and future citizens.

Jan Gehl, Danish architect, professor of urban design and published author is internationally recognized as a leader in public spaces research, and is respected for his ability to enlighten audiences about his sensible, straightforward approach to improving the urban environment. He is joined on stage by Ken Greenberg, award winning teacher, lecturer, architect and urban designer who will share his experience in applying a holistic approach to growth management and community planning in the world class cities of Toronto, Amsterdam, Paris, New York and Boston.



When:
Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Where:
Living Arts Centre, Hammerson Hall
4141 Living Arts Drive

Ticket Information:
A limited number of tickets are still available to the public. Anyone
wanting to attend the event is asked to please arrive at the Living Arts
Centre at 6:30 p.m. and they will be accommodated in the seats available.


The speaker series is the first step in the City's campaign, "A Conversation with Mississauga about Building a City for the 21st Century." All Mississauga residents are invited to attend the speaker series, volunteer for the visioning symposium or go to the "21st Century Conversation" website www.conversation21.ca to participate in a discussion group, or complete surveys posted throughout the campaign.

Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city with a population of more than 700,000. With well-established infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities, the City is considered to be an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services to its citizens. Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse, and progressive municipality known for its economic strength and for being Canada's safest city.

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