The Queen’s Land Forum Second Annual Conference for Senior Executives May 17–18, 1999
The Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel 146 Kingston Street Victoria, British Columbia (250) 360-1211
Current Initiatives, Issues, and Impacts – Setting the Public Lands Agenda for the 21st Century
Day 1, Monday, May 17
8:30 - 9:30 9:30 - 9:35
Registration at Coast Harbourside Hotel Welcome and Introduction of Conference Chair ’
Bill Lye, Convenor
9:35 - 9:45 9:45 - 10:15
Chair s opening address Setting the Theme
Bruce Maitland, City of Vancouver Hok-Lin Leung, Queen’s University
Interdependency of governments and the impacts of the initiatives of one on the others. Overview of current initiatives to be discussed.
10:15 - 10:30 Health Break 10:30 - 12:00 Heritage Preservation
Municipal perspective (Bruce Maitland) on how to save a major building and maximize returns. Provincial (Peter Kallos, BCBC) and University (Sam Kingdon) perspectives on preservation and economic re-use of heritage
Tour of St. Ann’s Academy at 5 p.m.
12:00 - 1:30 1:30 - 3:00
Buffet Lunch at Coast Harbourside Hotel The Homeless Crisis–An Urban Challenge
Address by Elizabeth Greaves, member of the City of Toronto Mayor’s Homelessness Action Task Force, and panel discussion with Jill Davidson (City of Vancouver) and Debbie Graham (City of Calgary) on current responses. Moderator: Cathie Macdonald.
3:00 - 3:15 3:15 - 4:45
Health Break Climate Change – Impacts of Kyoto and Current Initiatives
Presentation by Ian McGregor, Deputy Head, Federal Climate Change Secretariat. Panel discussion of impacts on urban and rural land use, urban transportation, and municipal services with Jack Meredith (BCBC) and Ian Smith (City of Vancouver).