Gaining Ground Eco-Logical, The Power of Green Cities to Shape the Future

Gaining Ground 2010 Conference
"Eco-Logical" The Power of Green Cities to Shape the Future
Vancouver, BC October 4-7, 2010
Conference location: downtown Vancouver campuses of BCIT, SFU and SFU Woodwards.,

This year’s Gaining Ground Conference, Eco-Logical, will emphasize practice, execution and innovation in policy, urban-system and community design, green economy, education…and the full integration of sustainability in professional practice.

Gaining Ground celebrates sustainability practice and its innovators: practitioners and advocates across a range of fields working to advance and accelerate urban sustainability in Vancouver and North America. Each day of the conference is devoted to a different theme-sustainability innovation and next practices in governance and policy; green economy and ‘real value’ thinking; and community engagement and well-being. Register now at

About Centre for Civic Governance

The Centre for Civic Governance works to support community leadership meeting today’s social and environmental challenges: climate change, Canada’s increasing equity gap, and shifting social trends. At the Centre for Civic Governance, our goal is to strengthen Canadian communities through sharing best practices, providing tools for locally elected leaders, and progressive policy analysis. We strive to provide knowledge and information to make real and positive social change.