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Posted: January 20, 2017

CivX 2017: Dare to Share - Local Governments and the Sharing Economy

CivicInfo BC and the Lower Mainland Local Government Association

CivicInfo BC and the Lower Mainland Local Government Association

Dare to Share:
Local Governments and the Sharing Economy 

Date:                    Wednesday April 12, 2017
Location:             580 West Hastings Street,  Vancouver, BC
Time:                    8:30am - 4:30pm (Doors open at 8:00am)
Cost:                     $199 plus GST (Includes lunch)
Join us as we explore how BC local governments are adapting to the sharing economy and gain a better understanding of the opportunities, challenges, and inevitabilities that exist when traditional economies are turned upside down! 
Register online today!

Our Topics and Guest Speakers (Tentative):

Shared Public Records:  The Coming Blockchain Revolution, and the Potential Impact on the Public Sector
Dr. Victoria Lemieux, University of British Columbia, Blockchain@UBC Research Cluster.
Shared Rides:  A Closer Look at Uber
Michael van Hemmen, Public Policy Manager, Uber.
Shared Public Spaces:  The Surrey City Centre Library’s Novel Experience
Surinder Bhogal, Chief Librarian, Surrey Libraries.
Shared Business:  Loco BC, Working Together To Strengthen Local Businesses
Amy Robinson, Director, Loco BC (locobc.com).
Shared Bikes:  Vancouver’s Mobi Bike Share Service, A Case Study (Tentative)
Featuring a representative from Mobi Bike.
Shared Regulations:  The Queen’s Printer’s Barrier-Busting Bylaw Tool Project
Spencer Tickner, Director, Queen’s Printer of British Columbia.
Shared Accommodation:  Local Government Approaches to Short Term Rentals
Panel discussion, featuring esteemed guests from government and industry.

It's an event you won't want to miss!  Register quickly to reserve your space!

The Lower Mainland Local Government Association and CivicInfo BC wish to thank CivX 2017 sponsors for their generous support:

Facility and Accommodations:
  A Beautiful and Unique Venue
CivX 2017 will be held in the Asia Pacific Hall at SFU’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver.

Located just one block from Waterfront Station, access is easy via Skytrain or the Canada Line.  Onsite parking also available.
  Convenient On-Site Hotel
Affordable, low-season rates are available at the Delta Hotels by Marriott, Vancouver Downtown Suites, 550 West Hastings Street. 

The hotel is connected to the Wosk Centre.  Call 604-689-8188 or visit their website to reserve a room. 
CivicInfo BC

Date: April 12, 2017
Event Type: Presentation
Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
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