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ITE Southern Alberta May Luncheon

May 14, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm MDT

$10 – $400

Luncheon Topic: 
Calgary’s Next 20 – project update


The City of Calgary is undertaking a review of its Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and Calgary Transportation Plan (CTP). These long-range plans contribute to many aspects of civic life. The city we experience today—the places we live and work, parks and recreational facilities we enjoy, amenities in our neighbourhoods, public transit, roads, bridges, sidewalks and pathways—is a result of decades of planning for tomorrow.

Our city has changed since these plans were approved in 2009. Factors such as population trends, including an increasingly diverse population, a larger percentage of newcomers, and an aging population; technology trends including a growing shared-economy and automation in the workplace and transportation; and the impacts of climate change resulting in extreme weather events, droughts and air quality issues like we saw in Calgary last summer, will have a growing impact on where and how people live, work, and get around the city.

Our review of the MDP and CTP will take into account these trends and focus on the policy changes and updates needed to make Calgary better for more people over the next 20 years, leading to the project name – Next 20. This presentation will provide an overview of the project and update on current status, as well as how ITE members can provide input going forward.

Chris Blaschuk
Manager, Next 20 Project
Transportation Planning, City of Calgary

Speaker Bio:

Chris Blaschuk is the Manager of the Next 20 project at The City of Calgary.  He first joined the City in 2003 and has held a number of roles prior to becoming manager of the CTP in October of 2017.  This transitioned into project manager for both the MDP and CTP review earlier in 2019.   His past work has encompassed a wide variety of areas including work on capital and infrastructure planning, parking policies and funding strategies.  He enjoys the complexity of finding viable solutions to urban problems in a political environment.

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Time: 11:30 am – Networking
11:45 am – Buffet *Please indicate when purchasing your ticket or e-mail southernalberta@cite7.org, if you have special dietary requirements
12:15 pm – Luncheon Speaker
4206 Macleod Trail SE
Alberta Ballroom
ITE Southern Alberta May Luncheon


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May 14, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm MDT
$10 – $400
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ITE Southern Alberta Section


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