Oct 21, 2007
Next Tuesday, the City of Mississauga's "A Conversation About Building A City For The
21st Century" speakers series continues with Dr. Roberta Bondar -- astronaut, physician
and photographer. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear what this visionary thinks about
Dr. Bondar will share the stage with Tim Jones, executive director of Artscape (a company
specializing in building creative communities), management consultant, developer and activist
who is a champion of arts-driven revitalization and culture-led regeneration.
Speakers Series Schedule:
October 23 - Dr. Roberta Bondar and Tim Jones
November 6 - Justin Trudeau and Larry Beasley (tickets are sold out for this
November 13 - Jan Gehl and Ken Greenberg
Living Arts Centre
4141 Living Arts Drive
Tickets are free of charge and available by going online to www.conversation21.ca or by
calling the "21st Century Conversation" hotline at 905-615-3200 ext. 2100.
The speaker series is the first step in the City's campaign, "A Conversation with
Mississauga about Building a City for the 21st Century." All Mississauga residents are
invited to attend the speaker series, volunteer for the visioning symposium or go to the
"21st Century Conversation" website www.conversation21.ca. to participate in a
discussion group, or complete surveys posted throughout the campaign.
Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city with a population of more than 700,000. With
well-established infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities, the City is considered to be
an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services to its
citizens. Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse, and progressive municipality known for its
economic strength and for being Canada's safest city.
Senior Communications Advisor, Community Services
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5051