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toronto | october 1–3

Facing change and guiding Ontario into the next quarter century

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Dr. Pamela Robinson, RPP, MCIP

Dr. Pamela

Director, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University

Dr. Pamela Robinson MCIP RPP is the Director of the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson. Throughout her career as a planner her research and practice have focused on complex, emergent challenges that Canadian communities face. Her current research focuses on the question: who is planning the Canadian smart city? Since 2010, Pamela has written a regular column for Spacing Magazine where she writes about equity, technology and civic engagement in Canadian cities. Robinson is a member of Waterfront Toronto’s Digital Strategy Advisory Panel, an Advisor on the Toronto Public Library’s Innovation Council and she is a member of the Multi-Stakeholder Forum for the Government of Canada’s Open Government Partnership work.