Dates: April 2021
Location: Hosted Online
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.
Kate has a background in social services where she treated youth with complex mental health and addictions issues. Her role involved developing detailed, treatment-focused program plans and seeing them through to completion. Kate brings many years of experience in the service industry to her role at Cambridge Forums. In her spare time, Kate enjoys good food and wine, all things true-crime related, and dance parties with her kids.
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