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Thursday, January 29, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

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To kick off the launch of School of Planning researcher Markus Moos' new project, Generationed City, please join us for a free expert panel discussion on Housing the Future: Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Next Generation.

If you cannot make it in person, please join us for a webcast of the event.

Generationed City aims to be a conduit for urban generational research. Much of the research we are conducting at the moment focuses on young adults and Millennials. 

Abigail BimmanThe discussion features a panel of acclaimed urban development scholars and will be moderated by videographer, anchor and reporter for CTV Kitchener, Abigail Bimman. 

Beginning at 12:30, students and young people are also encouraged to participate in our digital 'photo booth’ where they can share housing challenges they are encountering.

Space is limited, so please register here.

Click to view the event program.

Panelists

Join professors from our own School of Planning, York University and the University of Toronto in a discussion on the future of housing.

Markus MoosGeneration 'what now'? Housing in a context of growing affordability concerns and employment precarity

Dr. Markus Moos, Assistant Professor, School of Planning, University of Waterloo, 

 

Pierre FillionGrowing affordably—what can planners and cities do to help make housing more affordable?

Dr. Pierre Filion, Professor, School of Planning, University of Waterloo, 

 

Maxx HartDeclining prospects—Planning for housing in no and slow growth cities

Maxwell Hartt, PhD Candidate, School of Planning, University of Waterloo,

 

 

Laura JohnsonToronto's Regent Park experience: Challenges and opportunities facing public housing redevelopment in North America

Dr. Laura Johnson, Professor, School of Planning, University of Waterloo, 

 

 

Roger KeilNext generation suburbs—what can we learn from 'global suburbanisms' about the future of housing?

Dr. Roger Keil, Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University,

 

 

Alan WalksGeneration Debt—Borrowing and the future of housing in North America 

Dr. Alan Walks, Professor, Department of Geography, University of Toronto

Cost 
Free
Location 
EV3 - Environment 3
3rd Floor
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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