March 23, 2019

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Central is an expert-led speaker series about improving Toronto's communities by examining systemic urban issues.


Walied Khogali

Community Advocate
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Sarah Climenhaga

Community Advocate
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Amber Morley

Community Advocate
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Kevin McLaughlin

VP Strategic Partnerships at Free2Move
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Andrea Oppedisano

Development Manager at Streetcar Developments
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Mark J. Richardson

City of Toronto’s Open Data Advisory Group
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Julius Haag

PhD Candidate, University of Toronto
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Tricia Wood

Professor of Geography, York University
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Brennan Leffler

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Faisal Siddiqui

Brand Strategist
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More speakers to be announced in coming weeks!

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