8 80 cities
Ryan O'connor     Ryan O’Connor

EDUCATION

  • MA (Planning), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC​
  • BA (Honours), University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB​

SPECIAL TRAINING

  • Streets as Places training, Project for Public Spaces, New York City, 2014
  • Intercultural Effectiveness course, Centre for Intercultural Learning Canadian Foreign Service Institute, Ottawa, 2011

PRESENTATION EXPERIENCE

2015

  • British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association Symposium, Victoria, BC
  • University of Toronto Planning Alumni Committee Skills Module, Toronto, CA​
  • 2015 HC Link Conference, Linking for Healthy Communities, Speaker, Markham, ON, CA
  • Strengthening City NEighbourhoods Workshop, Detroit, US

2014

  • Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) Canada, Markham ON​

2012

  • School of Community and Regional Planning Student Symposium, Vancouver BC​

2011

  • Manitoba Community Economic Development Gathering, Winnipeg MB​

2010

  • Manitoba Social Enterprise Summit, Winnipeg MB
  • Manitoba Community Economic Development Gathering, Winnipeg MB

SELECTED PROJECT EXPERIENCE

2015

  • #BIKETORIA: Victoria's All Ages & Abilities Bicycle Network, Victoria, CA
  • K880 Emerging City Champions Fellowship, Toronto, CA
  • Winterhood Placemaking Lab, St, Paul, US
  • Livable Streets for All: 30kmh Speed Limits in Urban Neighbourhoods, Toronto, CA
  • 8 80 Cities Community Innovator Awards, Toronto, CA
  • 8 80 Cities Immersion Program,Detroit, US
  •  Engaging the Community on Markham’s Public Realm

2014

  • Creating Healthier and Happier Communities in Parry Sound
  • Cochrane Doable Neighbourhood Project
  • St. Thomas Doable Neighbourhood Project
  • Brampton Doable Neighbourhood Project
  • 8 80 Cities Urban Legacy Academy

RESEARCH

2012

  • Building a Square in the Heart of the City
  • Creating an Affordable Housing Strategy for Vancouver’s First Nations Community

2010

  • Local Food Procurement Policy in Manitoba
  • Manitoba Social Enterprise Survey

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