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Keynote Speaker

shawn micallef

Shawn Micallef

“The New Canadian Urbanism”

As co-founder of Spacing Magazine, a Toronto Star columnist & a lecturer at the University of Toronto, Shawn has devoted his career to thinking about the culture of cities. Reflecting themes of his 2017 book, Frontier City: Toronto on the Verge of Greatness, this address will explore what our & other Canadian cities are poised to become—& why what’s next will make them models of resilience, diversity & prosperity from which the world can benefit.