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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