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Wellbeing Dialog | Embracing a Livable + Healthy City
May 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE ADMISSION | PLEASE RSVP BY APRIL 30, 2017 | LIMITED SEATING | https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/wellbeing-dialogue-tickets-33685368845
Moderator: Hayne Wai
Presenters: Keltie Craig (City of Vancouver’s Healthy City Strategy), Jeannette Hlavach, and Paty Rios (Happy City)
Welcome to our 2017 Wellbeing Dialogue: Embracing a Livable and Healthy City through Strong Cultural and Social Connections
As we strive for an all-encompassing urban wellbeing, what role does the City of Vancouver’s Healthy City Framework play in guiding us to find the enlightening intersection between embracing a sustainable environment, heritage conservation, cultural community connection, and cultural expression?
What challenges will we encounter as we attempt to overcome the stereotypes of wellbeing, and what opportunities will arise as we use this wellbeing redefinition as a basis for building a more inclusive society? What role does culture and heritage play in the goal of achieving livability? How can every one of us contribute to make our community healthier and more livable?
Join us to explore diverse aspects of the urban wellbeing landscape and discuss what is the societal understanding of wellbeing in the 21st Century. Above all, we would love to hear about your ideas and point of views.
Audience Sharing on Real Life Cases and the Brainstorming of Ideas
Audience Presentation of Discussion Results
Hayne Wai – Educator and Community Leader who is zealous in promoting community awareness and appreciation of culture and heritage, particularly related to the Chinese Canadian heritage and Chinatown
Keltie Craig – Healthy City Strategy as a Framework
Keltie is a Social Planner leading the collaborative implementation of the City of Vancouver’s Healthy City Strategy, an ambitious and far-reaching social sustainability plan with a vision for a “Healthy City for All”
Jeannette Hlavach – Cultural Landscapes and Urban Wellbeing
Jeannette is a Past President of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden Society and a former City of Vancouver Heritage Planner
Paty Rios – Happy City
Paty is the Project Lead of “Social Wellbeing & Sociability in Multi-family Housing Design” at the Happy City Lab, a seasonal lecturer in the UBC Environmental Design program, and conducts research on public engagement and urban policy at the Liu Institute for Global Issues.