7:30 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast - Cara Commons Foyer (7th floor)

8:00 am

Annual General Meeting

8:30 am

Keynote Speaker
Don Logie, CreateTo

9:15 am

Cross-country Check-up and Legal Update

Management of excess soils was a common theme in Canada in the past year. Join industry and CBN insiders to learn more on this and other regulatory changes. In addition, case studies will be presented to provide an overview of The Brownfield Roadmaps, developed by FCM's Green Municipal Fund, which detail the process of bringing contaminated or abandoned sites back into productive use

10:15 am

Networking Break

10:45 am

Agile Brownfield Development

12:15 pm

Networking Lunch

1:00 pm

Bridging the Gap to Implementation: Understanding and Overcoming Financial Barriers to Brownfields Redevelopment

This session begins with a brief overview of the brownfield redevelopment challenge from a planning, development, and finance perspective, which sets the stage for a lively panel conversation.  Come hear what municipal, development, lender, and international practitioners have to say about their experience overcoming brownfield challenges and what is needed to further innovate. 


  • Christopher De Sousa, MScPL, PhD, MCIP, RPP 
    Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Community Services, Ryerson University


  • Jim Tischler Michigan State Land Bank Authority 
  • James Evans,  Senior Manager, Environmental Risk, RBC
  • Alex Speigel, Partner, Windmill Developments
  • Peter Ellis, Principal Planner, Community Planning, Region of Waterloo

2:00 pm

Brownfield Information Management

3:00 pm

Networking Break

3:30 pm

Overcoming Brownfield Technical Challenges

4:45 pm

HUB Awards

5:15 pm

Reception at Jazz Bistro


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