Dates: October 7-11, 2019 | Register here
Prices: starting from USD 790,-
Location: Vancouver, Canada

Ecocity World Summit 2019

Can cities be both ecologically healthy and socially just? There are no easy answers, not even in Vancouver, one of the world’s greenest cities.

Yet multiple solutions are emerging with new leadership and new partnerships. Ecocity 2019 is where these breakthroughs and advances will be shared.

Jointly hosted by the City of Vancouver and the British Columbia Institute of Technology, join Mayor Kennedy Stewart and a host of local, regional and global experts converging in Vancouver this October to build the bridge to socially just and ecologically sustainable cities.

  • Pre-Summit Days: Cutting Edge Urban Research, Academic Presentations and Innovation Deep Dives
  • Main Summit Days: Main Messages, Visionaries and Global Thought Leaders, Top Practitioners and Solutionaries

Building the bridge to socially just and ecologically sustainable cities

The Summit will help to build an infrastructure of ideas, strategies, and actions we can all use to promote cities that are socially inclusive and ecologically healthy.

This year’s primary theme is “socially just and ecologically sustainable cities.” Important sub-themes include: climate action, circular economy, and informal solutions for sustainable development. These themes weave through the Summit tracks.


The 2019 Summit brings focus to the International Ecocity Standards (IES) by using its four pillars as the Summit tracks:

  • Urban design
  • Bio-geophysical conditions
  • Socio-cultural features
  • Ecological imperatives

Vancouver, British Columbia

From October 7–11, 2019, Ecocity World Summit will be held in Vancouver, Canada, recognized as one of the world’s most livable and greenest cities.

This is a great time to visit Vancouver because the City is wrapping up the first phase of its Greenest City 2020 Action Plan. Vancouver is one of the few cities around the world that is achieving net reductions in greenhouse gas emissions despite a growing population.

Vancouver is a diverse and multicultural city that represents International Ecocity Standards in action, achieving high-density, mixed-use living with nature at the doorstep, and a commitment to manage its ecological footprint to achieve one-planet living.

Interested in attending the Ecocity World Summit 2019? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.

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