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Central Talks Speakers

Tai Huynh

Editor-In-Chief, The Local

Julie Bogdanowicz

Architect & Urban Designer at City of Toronto

Cadence Weapon

Rapper & Producer

Carolyn Kim

Director, City Building at Pembina Institute

Jennifer Hiseler

Accessibility Specialist, Human Space

Taraneh Zarin

Volunteer Organizer, Free Transit Toronto

Annely Zonena

Senior Planner at City Of Toronto

Nicole Swerhun

Principal, Swerhun Inc.

Justine Abigail Yu

Founder & Editor, Living Hyphen

Ryan Adamson

M.A., York University

Summer 2018 Speakers

Tricia Wood
Professor of Geography, York University
Jonathan English
PhD Candidate, Columbia University
Julius Haag
PhD Candidate, University of Toronto
Ilana Altman
Director Of Programming, The Bentway
Gil Meslin
Land Use and Policy Planner, MCIP, RPP
Cheryll Case
Planner, CP Planning
Rishab Mehan
Planner, City of Toronto
Marina Queirolo
Senior Lead, Evergreen
Kevin Vuong
Founder, King Street Eats
Naama Blonder
Partner, Smart Density Architects
Cameron Dale
Project Manager - Public Markets, Evergreen
Phil Pothen
Land Use Planner

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