We have embarked on travels across the country to provide youth (i.e., 15-35) educational spaces and opportunities to envision what smarter and more inclusive Canadian cities look like. These visioning activities have been custom designed for each audience, but share the same goals: to encourage participants to 1) boldly imagine the possibilities of their urban environments, 2) think critically about tech-enabled solutions for community challenges, and 3) reflect on the inclusion of marginalized voices in the design and shaping of future cities.


 

Future Cities are Our Cities: Connecting Montréal’s Future City Builders
Are you a young person already interested in the future of your city, urban spaces or the inclusion of the… Read more.
Young Professionals at the Table in the Niagara Region
When we designed interactive future-cities-visioning sessions, the audience we had in mind was youth, broadly defined to include young professionals… Read more.
Designing Inclusive Community Engagement Processes
How do smart cities ensure they are inclusive? This was the question posed to over 60 undergraduate and graduate students… Read more.