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Public Salon Wednesday May 16th

Expand your Mind at Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon Wednesday May 16th, 7:30 – 9:00 pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. 8 Speakers who will Inspire, Provoke and Entertain. Ticket on sale at Tickets Tonight Charles Barber – City Opera Carolyn Chan & Clancy Dennehy – Butoh Dance Dr. Hal Gunn – Inspired Health Jas Johal – Global […]

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Greeting Fluency Session: January 12, 2012

Fifty participants joined us at the videotaping of the January 12 Greeting Fluency Session at the CBC Building Studio 700. Mandarin, Farsi and Spanish were the focus of the evening. The enthusiastic audience learned five basic greeting phrases for Mandarin, Farsi and Spanish and took away specially designed cards to help them use these phrases […]

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Next Public Salon: February 8, 2012

The next Public Salon will be on Wednesday, February 8. To date, the confirmed speakers will be World-ranked Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitarist Don Alder, Director of Matthew Soules Architecture and Professor of Architecture UBC Matthew Soules, Eco Stylist and Founder of Eco Fashion Week Miriam Laroche,  CEO of social media dashboard Hootsuite Ryan Holmes, former Judge […]

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The Fourth Wave Conference of Urban Reform

On June 6 and 7, 2012 Vancouver will host a Conference to consider opportunities for urban reform. The title of the Conference is a reference to Three Waves of urban reform that have swept Canada since its founding in 1867. The Conference will consider ideas that could comprise a Fourth Wave of Urban Reform. The […]

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Upcoming Public Salons

I hope you will consider attending another season of Public Salons on February 8, May 16 and September 20. On February 8 you will be treated to an interesting group of presenters. Myriam LaRoche founded Vancouver’s Eco-Fashion Week, the only one of its kind in the world after working in the fashion industry in Québec […]

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Public Salon 9: May 4, 2011

Thank you to everyone who attended the May 4 public salon. This is now the second year of presenting our pubic salon series and we would love to hear your opinion about what you think of these events and how we can make things better. Simply add your comments below to let us know. If […]

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Next Public Salon – May 4

The next Public Salon will be on Wednesday, May 4. The confirmed speakers will be actor, comedian and motivator Kahlil Ashanti, restaurateur and entrepreneur Mark Brand, professor emeritus and urban land economist Michael Goldberg, Director of UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning Penny Gurstein, President of Vancouver Community College Kathy Kinloch, former producer of 60 minutes Peter Klein, Music on […]

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David Owen: Why Manhattan is the Greenest City in North America

We are pleased to present David Owen’s presentation at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre on March 17, 2011.

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David Owen in Vancouver March 17

I am thrilled that best-selling author and urban thinker David Owen will be coming to Vancouver for a series of public events. On March 17, 7:30 pm, we will be hosting a free public speech at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre titled “Why Manhattan is the Greenest City in North America”. There are only a limited number of […]

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Public Salon 8: February 1, 2011

Venue: Vancouver Playhouse Host: Sam Sullivan Nancy McKinstry has a high profile in B.C.’s business and nonprofit communities. She has served on corporate, university and non-profit boards, and spent more than two decades with Odlum Brown Ltd., where she became the first woman to be appointed as director. McKinstry is the Chair of ICBC and on the board […]

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