Housing the Future: Challenges and opportunities facing the next generationExport this event to calendar

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.

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.

  • When: January 29, 1PM-2:30PM
  • Where: EV3, Third Floor, School of Planning Corridor
  • What: Project launch and panel discussion (and Q&A w audience)
  • Refreshments: There will be cookies, coffee, tea, water

Please note: registration is now closed. Watch the panel online.

Panelists

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

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

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

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

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

Declining prospects—Planning for housing in no and slow growth cities

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

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

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

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

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

Generation Debt—Borrowing and the future of housing in North America 

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

Cost 
Free - Open to the public
Location 
EV3 - Environment 3
3rd Floor
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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