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September 21 and 22

2 days, 2 disciplines, 2 ways to participate – defining our professional roles and uniting to build more equitable, accessible and inspired communities.


Beyond 25 Banner

September 21 and 22

2 days, 2 disciplines, 2 ways to participate – defining our professional roles and uniting to build more equitable, accessible and inspired communities.



Zain Abedin

Director, Community Development for Rural Development Network

Justin Adema

Manager, Long Range Planning & Research City of London

Seyedmohsen Alavi

Urban planner and Ph.D candidate for York University

Lina Al-Dajani

Senior Associate at SvN

David Amborski

Professor/Doctor at Ryerson University Centre for Urban Research

Rasmus Astrop

Partner & Design Principal for SLA

Shannon Baker

Project Director, Parks and Public Realm

Kristen Barisdale

Vice President, Planning - GSP Group

Steve Barnhart

OALA President

Victoria Bell

Landscape Architect, Urban Designer, and DTAH Associate

Gregory Bender

Director, Urban and Community Planning, WSP

Jiya Benni

Project Manager at 8 80 Cities

Kate Berry

Program Director

Stephanie Burnham

Dillon Consulting

Jocelyn Cadieux

Planner City of Ottawa

Catherine Caetano-Macdonell

Outreach Coordinator at Urban Minds

Melissa Campbell

Senior Planner – Long Range Planning & Research City of London

Shawna Chambers

Division Manager, Stormwater Engineering City of London

Chris Chen

Executive Director Asset Management Ontario (AMONTario)

Dr. Patricia Collins

Associate Professor at Queen's University

Ryan Craven

Manager, Core Area Programs

Alison Curtis

Planner 1 City of London

Leith Deacon

Associate Professor, Rural Studies PhD Program Coordinator

Jamee DeSimone

Environmental Scientist for Dillon Consulting

Pam Duesling

General Manager Development Services County of Brant

Nelson Edwards

Senior Project Manager in Rights-of-Way

Brandon Flewwelling

Development Planning Manager - GSP Group

Maria Flores

Manager of Sustainability, City of Richmond Hill

Robert Freedman

Principal of Freedman Urban Solutions Ltd.

Samantha Gatchene

Project Planner, Urban and Community Planning, WSP

Bobby Gauthier

Practice Lead for WSP Canada Inc.

Amanda Gebhardt

Senior Landscape Architect - Manager of WSP’s Kitchener location Landscape Architecture team

Allison Good

Registered Landscape Architect

Kelly Graham

Planner at SvN Architects + Planners

Ian Graham

Director, R.E. Millward + Associates

Ken Greenberg

Principal Greenberg Consultants

Brad Hammond

Development Officer for City of Woodstock

Nicole Hanson

Environmental Planner

Glenn Herold

Director of Commercial Solutions for Oaks Landscape Products

Ed Holder

Mayor of London

Kristoffer Holm Pedersen

Head of Communications for SLA

Shannon Holness

Urban Planner

Corey Horowitz

Senior Urban Planner, DIALOG

Caitlin Hughes

Urban Designer at MHBC

Zahra Jaffer

Planner, Associate at Dillon Consulting Limited

Matthew James

Growth Coordinator at Urban Minds and a Student at Mohawk College

Catherine Jay

Principle, Head of Urban Design for SGL Planning and Design Inc.

Callaway Johnson

New Hope Community Bikes

Justin Jones

Facilitation Specialist and Project Lead at WSP

Dr. Shimi Kang

Award-Winning Harvard-Trained Physician | Bestselling Author | Global Social Entrepreneur

Roger Keil

Professor and former director, the CITY Institute at York University

Monika Kokoszka

Landscape Architect at the City of Mississauga

Melissa Kosterman

Associate Dillon Consulting Limited

Larry Kotseff

Vice-President Real Estate Development Solowave Investments, Waterloo Ontario

Erik Lees


Paul Leveck

Urban Legend Developments Ltd. Lead

Patrick Li

Principal EDA Collaborative Inc.

Amy Lickers

Indigenous Consultant at ALL Consulting

Dr. Karen Liu

Green Roof Specialist NLSM

Ryan Lo

Co-Founder Urban Minds

Alison Lumby

Design Lead ǀ Manager, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design

Andrew Matheson

Associate, Senior Planner for OPPI

Cameron Maybee

Landscape Architect with the City of Mississauga

Paolo Mazza

Associate Dillon Consulting Limited

Michi McCloskey

Senior Planner at Sajecki Planning

Liz McHardy

Partner of LURA Consulting

Andrew McNeill

Manager, Official Plan and Growth Management City of Brampton

Patrycia Menko

Coordinator at Urban Minds and a graduate of the MES in Planning program at the University of Waterloo

Dr. Colleen Mercier Clark

Chair Committee on Climate Change, Member of the Board Canada Committee for the IUCN

Sarah Millar

Manager Land Portfolio, Economic Development & Housing

Reena Mistry

Active School Travel Coordinator York Region District School Board

Sharon Mittmann

Manager, Urban Design City of Mississauga

Mohammed Mohith

Ph.D. student at EUC York University.

Jocelyn Morris

Ron Koudys Landscape Architects Inc.

Ryan Mounsey

Manager of Affordable Housing Development for the Region of Waterloo

Allison Neuhauser

External Communications Coordinator for 1 Bench 1 Tree

Angela Ng

Co-Founder Urban Minds

April Nix

Policy Planner for the County of Oxford

Jean-François Obregón

Master of Planning in Urban Development student at X* University

Myles O'Brien

Environmental Education and Engagement Coordinator, City of Richmond Hill

Eliza Oprescu

Senior Landscape Architect for MHBC Planning

Lisa Orchard

Owner and Principal Consultant of Scribe Technical Writers and Editors

Ben Perry

President of Perry Group Consulting Ltd.

Brent Raymond

Partner DTAH

Emily Reisman

Partner of Urban Strategies Inc.

David Riley

Principle, Planner for SGL Planning and Design Inc.

Matt Rodrigues

Team Lead & Project Planner WSP

Lenore Ross

Parks Planning and Development Project Manager - City of Kitchener

Daniel Rotsztain

Project Manager at ERA Architects

David Sajecki

Partner and Co-Founder of Sajecki Planning

Andria Sallese

Project Manager, WSP

Blair Scorgie

Associate at SvN Architects + Planners

Mark Seasons

Professor, University of Waterloo

Catherine Simpson

Technical leader in asset management and climate resilience within the Strategic Consulting Group at Jacobs

Andrea Sinclair

Partner and Urban Designer with MHBC

Laura Smith

Recent Graduate of the Masters of Urban and Regional Planning program at Queen's University

Laurel Snyder

Planner II/BIA Liaison for the City of London

Valeriya Sokolenko

Planning Associate R.E. Millward & Associates Ltd

Manuel Spiller

University of Guelph

Brendan Stewart

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture University of Guelph

Sybil Tong

Urban Planner

Devin Tu

President of Affordablee

Sonja Vangjeli


Michael Von Hausen

President, MVH Urban Planning & Design Inc.

Juliane von Westerholt

Associate with MHBC

Curtis Watson

Associate Dillon Consulting Limited

Jane Welsh

Project Manager for City of Toronto

Susan Wiggins

Executive Director, OPPI

Stephanie Wilson

Landscape Architect City of London

David Wise

Manager, Policy Planning, City of Ottawa

Sabrina Wong

Partner Dillon Consulting Limited

Jim Yanchula

Manager, Core Area & Urban Revitalization City of London

Amina Yasin

Hogans Alley Society

Yvonne Yeung

CEO of SDG Strategies

Zac Zehr

Vice President, Development - Zehr Group

Laura Zelgen

Active Transportation Coordinator – City of Mississauga

Mark Zuzinjak

Vice President, Landscape Architecture - GSP Group

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