A Celebration of 65 Years of UrbanPlanning Education at McGill and in Canada (Faculty of Engineering)

General information:
Description: 8:30 a.m. Registration, light breakfast
9:00 a.m. Words of welcome

9:15 a.m. Lecture: The Trials & Ttribulations of Planning

Under the authority of Me. Marc-André LeChasseur, prosecutors and defense lawyers will, with the assistance of a group of expert witnesses, conduct the (bilingual) trial of urban planning in front of a jury made up of the audience.

Expert witnesses will include prominent members of the profession and of academia.

12:15 p.m. Luncheon

Keynote speaker: Gérald Tremblay, Mayor of Montréal.

2:30 p.m. Forum on the Future of Montreal
Hosted by the School of Urban Planning and the Institut de politiques alternatives de Montréal (IPAM), this meeting will bring together mem-bers of civil society, professionals, students and academics to discuss possible improvements to the City’s Plan de développement.

Refreshments will be served


6:30 pm. Free Public Lecture by Andrew Altman at (Macdonald-Harrington Bldg., Room G-10).

This presentation, supported by the Brenda and Samuel Gewurz Fund in Urban Design, will feature the head of the London Olympic Legacy Corporation, former Deputy Mayor of Philadelphia and former Planning Director for Washington D.C., who will reflect on twenty years of leadership in public-sector planning.

Details: For questions about the events themselves, please send an e-mail to organisers.urbanplanning@mcgill.ca
Date/Time: Thursday, November 8, 2012 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location(s): McGill Faculty Club, 3450 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 0E5
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RSVP/Pre-Register: September 8, 2012 to November 2, 2012
Contact: •  Event Registrar
Phone: 514-398-1248
Email: RsvpEngineeringElu.alumni@mcgill.ca