Dates: April 15 - 16, 2021
Location: Cambridge, Ontario
The Steering Committee welcomes 48 of the most senior land use planners, lawyers, and other planning practitioners from Ontario to meet and discuss trends and developments in land use planning.
Using candid, seminar-style discussions at this annual meeting, participants from municipalities, private practice and the provincial government examine trends and developments on the most pressing issues facing the industry.
This elite group, comprised of experts in the field, personally nominates all invitees and develops the Agenda, which forms the basis of our discussions.
Claudia Storto is currently the City Solicitor and Director of Human Resources at the City of Markham. She was previously the City Solicitor at the City of Vaughan and Counsel in the municipal, planning and environmental section of a Toronto law firm. In her current role, Claudia sits on the Executive Leadership Team and acts as senior legal advisor to City Council and all City departments, with oversight of Legal Services, Real Property and Human Resources.She has expertise in municipal and planning law and has frequently appeared before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.
Mandy is a graduated law clerk and has experience working within both the legal and oil & gas industry. She was an exchange student in 2006, through Rotary International, to Brazil and is fluent in Brazilian Portuguese. Mandy has returned to Brazil on many occasions to assist in the opening of a private English school and had the privilege to volunteer as a teacher within the school for six months. In her spare time, she enjoys learning other languages and spending time with her dog, Gus.
Built on genuine interactions and spontaneous connections, the Forum is an unparalleled opportunity for preeminent leaders in the land use planning field.
"Probably one of the best experiences for continued professional learning: format allows for excellent opportunity to interactively discuss challenging current issues, approaches for problem solving."Dana Anderson Partner MHBC Planning Ltd. Burlington
"Having so many talented and brilliant minds in one room, exchanging ideas and stories without attribution inevitably leads to approaches or ideas that you might not have thought of on your own or in a smaller group setting."Quinto Annibale Partner Loopstra Nixon LLP Toronto
"Great experience. Great time. Great friends. Great place."David White Counsel Devry Smith Frank LLP Toronto
The Forum on Land Use Planning has been rescheduled to April 15 – 16, 2021, still at Langdon Hall. For further details, please see Our COVID-19 Guarantee.