2016 Laneway Summit

For the third year, The Laneway Project is gathering together designers, planners, artists, decision-makers and laneway lovers for an evening full of art, entertainment and a lively discussion on the imaginative ways we can liven up our cities laneways.

Moderated by Annabel Vaughan of public LAB and ERA Architects, five panelists will discuss the opportunities and challenges involved in improving Toronto’s laneways, what needs to change to realize the potential of our laneways, and what we need to create a stronger laneway movement in Toronto.

The hard workers behind this event have arranged panelists from a variety of backgrounds with differing points of view to delve into the heart of issue. These include;

  • Jake Tobin Garrett, Manager, Policy and Research, Park People

  • Jessica Myers, Executive Director, Junction BIA

  • Jonathan Morrice, Community Safety & Social Media Officer, 55 Division, Toronto Police Service

  • Mark van Elsberg, Project Manager, Pedestrian Projects, Public Realm Section, Transportation Services, City of Toronto

  • Monica Wickeler, Laneway Mural Artist

After the panel, stick around for music, great food, mingling and an exhibit of laneway-inspired art and installations.

  • The LaneWAY - Laneway Futures TO

  • Project Human - Laneway Crawlers

  • Inverted Valleys - Mark Francis

  • Street Art Adult Colouring Book - Adrian Hayles

  • Every Laneway: An Ongoing Documentation - Owen McCabe

  • Laneways of the World VR - The Laneway Project

On top of the chance to hear from their guests, and mingle with some of the cities most driven and engaged individuals, The Laneway Project has arranged some fantastic raffle prices for some of the lucky visitors. Gift cards for The Drake, Fresh Restaurant, Blue Goose Meats, Gifts packs and art work are all on offer. No better way to spend a Wednesday night!

Get your tickets here!
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