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Future of Urbanity, the Environment, Lifestyle

Explore the future of how we live, work, and lead FUEL: The Future of Urbanity, the Environment, and our Lifestyle FUEL is a two-day forum for leaders, entrepreneurs, designers, and engaged citizens committed to co-creating a better world. This inaugural event will explore the future of how we live, work, and lead across four sectors relevant to our city: food, design, sustainability, and technology.More details Date and time May 29 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.Add to my calendar Location Vancouver Playhouse, 601 Hamilton Street at Dunsmuir Vancouver Contact Event details Day 1 of FUEL will begin at 9:00am and conclude at 10:00pm with enjoyable breaks and social activities around lunch and dinner, in addition to an after-party for those who really want to let their hair down! You'll hear inspiring and informative presentations, and participate in a dynamic and emergent process of exploring, learning, and adapting.Sessions: Daytime9:00am – 9:30am: Welcome to the FUEL Sessions Jane + Steven Cox, Cause+Affect9:30am – 10:00am: Opening Keynote Robin Chase, Founder of Zipcar, Buzzcar, Veniam' Works10:00am – 11:00am: Session No.1 Disruption of Business and the New Economy Moderator: Darrell Kopke, Skool Principal, institute B Panel: 4 sector representatives in Food, Design, Sustainability, and Technology11:30am – 12:30pm: Session No.2 Co-creation and the Role of the Designer Moderator: Duane Elverum, Co-founder City Studio Vancouver, Associate at SFU Centre for Dialogue Panel: 4 sector experts in Food, Design, Sustainability, and Technology1:30pm – 2:00pm: Afternoon Keynote Alex Gilliam, Founder of Public Workshop2:00pm – 3:00pm: Session No.3 Mind the Gap: Contextual Shifts and Adding Value Moderator: Michelle Osry, Partner at Deloitte Panel: 4 sector experts in Food, Design, Sustainability, and Technology3:00pm – 4:00pm: FUEL for thought Five short and snappy presentations to leave you charged4:00pm – 6:00pm: A unique "un-conference" dinner experience with participating local restaurants (more soon!)Dialogues: Evening6:30pm: Welcome + Introductions Jane + Steven Cox, Cause+Affect6:45pm: Surprise Performance Details coming soon!7:00pm – 8:00pm First Dialogue Vancouver Moderator: Michael Tippett Speakers: Cheryl Dahle, Founder of Future of Fish and Andrew Wagner, Founding Editor of Dwell Magazine8:20pm – 9:20pm Second Dialogue Vancouver Moderator: Michael Tippett Speakers: Ada Wong, Convenor at The Good Lab, Hong Kong Institute of Contemporary Culture and Geoff Mulgan, Director of The Young Foundation, Involve, Carnegie UK Trust's Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society. Event Details. Location: 601 Hamilton Street