The Future of Metro Vancouver’s Economy: City Conversation on May 3

April 23, 2012 at 12:31 pm Leave a comment

Upcoming: The First Thursday City Conversation at SFU Vancouver:
 
Beyond Condos, Immigrants and Drugs: What’s the Future of Metro Vancouver’s Economy?

When: May 3, 2012
Time: 12:30-1:30 pm
Location: Harbour Centre, Room 1425

 
Yes, there will more people and more commerce, given Vancouver’s role as a port.  But what commerce, and what can we lever from our location and infrastructure?  More exports of coal, oil and lumber to Asia?  More imported food and goods?
 
Or is there a different future for the region? More tech, biotech and movie growth?
 
What issues arise: Less agricultural land? More industrial reserves?  A second metropolitan centre? Competitive threats or unrealized opportunities?
 
Get the big picture from Christina DeMarco, Regional Development Manager for Metro Vancouver, and Lee Malleau, CEO of the Vancouver Economic Commission. 
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