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Real Estate Forum
December 4-5, 2024
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, TorontoChairs’ Reception – December 3 – Fairmont Royal York

Brent Toderian
City Planning Consultant + Urbanist at TODERIAN UrbanWORKS


Brent Toderian is a nationally and internationally respected practitioner and thought-leader in advanced urbanism, city planning, transportation, urban design and change management. He consults for cities & developers across Canada and around the globe, with current or recent international engagements that include the cities of Sydney, Auckland, Medellin, Oslo, Helsinki, and Reykjavik. His establishment of TODERIAN UrbanWORKS in 2012 followed 6 years of significant achievement as Vancouver Canada’s Chief City Planner, with accomplishments that included 2010 Winter Olympics-related planning & design, the EcoDensity and Greenest City Initiatives, and strategies emphasizing a “complete,” sustainable and livable city. Brent was also Manager of Centre City Planning + Design in Calgary Canada, and an award-winning city planning + design consultant in Ontario. He’s the founding President of the Council for Canadian Urbanism, a writer for Fast Company and the Huffington Post as well as many other publications, and a highly sought-after international speaker and media commentator on cities and advanced urbanism. He has twice (2017 and 2023) been voted one of the 100 most influential global urbanists in history by Planetizen.

Agenda Sessions

  • City building and development coming out of a pandemic: what are the key strategies to tackle the issues facing our cities?