Scandinavian Business Club Dinner

10 May

Urban Planning Lessons from Europe & Beyond presented by: Michael Geller, Architect AIBC, FCIP, RPP

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 – 6 pm to 9 pm

Join Michael Geller for an informative discussion of how lessons from Europe and beyond can influence architecture, planning and density in Vancouver. Michael is a Vancouver based architect, planner, real estate consultant and property developer with four decades’ experience in the public, private and institutional sectors. He is President of the Geller Group and serves as an Adjunct Professor in SFU’s Centre for Sustainable Community Development, and an affiliate of UBC’s Masters in Urban Design program. The Geller Group comprises Michael Geller & Associates Limited (MGAL), active in planning and real estate consulting; Laneway Cottages Inc. which is seeking opportunities to develop laneway housing around the region; and Geller Properties Inc., a builder of small, ‘niche’ residential projects including apartments for people who do not want to live in apartments.

Michael first visited Scandinavia as a young architectural student in 1969 and has returned on numerous occasions. His most recent visit was a tour of four Danish cities in Summer 2016.

Guests are always welcome! Invite colleagues, clients, friends and family.

Time: 6 – 7pm: Networking and socializing hour
7 – 8:15pm: Delicious 3-course Scandinavian dinner:
Starter:  Herring and salmon on mini rye bread
Main Course:  Danish open-faced sandwiches
Dessert:  Raspberry fromage, Tea & Coffee
8:15 – 9pm: Featured presentation and a brief question and answer period

Cost: Early Bird Price: Member $35; Non-member $40
Regular Price (after midnight Monday May 8th):   Member $45;  Non-member $50
Please note that all dinner prices have increased $5 effective April 2017.
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