Wednesday, September 25
Lemay Net Positive Day is an exchange and learning opportunity dedicated to sustainable development as part of World Green Building Week.
Health, well-being, environmental protection and carbon emissions reduction will be at the heart of the day’s presentations and discussions, designed to invite reflection and spark inspiration as they bring together experts, professionals, researchers and students.
Find out more about Lemay’s Net Positive approach.
On the agenda:
9 am to 12 pm - Student Pecha Kucha: Vision for a Sustainable City
12 pm to 1 pm - Presentation by Dr. François Reeves: Towards a Cardioprotective City
6 pm to 8 pm - Roundtable: Sustainable City: Utopian Ideal?
9 am to 12 pm
Share your vision for a sustainable city in 20 images!
Lemay invites students in architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture, urban design and industrial design to present their vision for a sustainable city.
The PechaKucha format provides each presenter with 6 minutes and 40 seconds to share ideas and communicate their vision in a visual, concise and striking way: by presenting 20 images that may be shown for 20 seconds each.
The most innovative and creative ideas will be awarded cash grants by a jury made up of industry professionals.
- Excellence Award of $1,000
- Originality Award of $300
Prizes will be awarded following the presentations that will be given at Lemay’s office on the morning of Wednesday, September 25, 2019.
To register, individually or in a team, you must be a full-time bachelor’s or master’s student (proof of status is required).
The competition is open to students in architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture, urban design and industrial design.
Lemay employees, jury members and those residing with them are not eligible to participate in this contest.
Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
How to participate
You must submit a 10-line text to describe your projects and/or ideas that reflect your vision for a sustainable city.
Send your text to firstname.lastname@example.org before Monday, September 23, 2019, at noon (12:00 pm) EST.
Successful candidates will be contacted no later than Monday, September 23, 2019.
Presentations will take place on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 9 am to 12 pm in the Agora of the Phenix at 3500 Saint-Jacques St. in Montreal.
For any questions or additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Michel Dufresne.
12 pm to 1 pm
Lunchtime Presentation by Dr. François Reeves: Towards a Cardioprotective City
Dr. François Reeves is an interventional cardiologist at Montreal’s CHUM and Laval’s Cité-de-la-santé hospitals. He is an associate professor with the Université de Montréal’s faculty of medicine as well as its school of public health (ESPUM). Since 2010, Dr. Reeves has also specialized in environmental cardiology. For several years, he has collaborated with several urban planning and government bodies including the Cities of Laval, Montreal and Longueuil, as well as Quebec’s Health and Environment Ministries.
6 pm to 8 pm
Sustainable City: Utopian Ideal?
What are the current and future challenges for urban development? How can we create a better future for our cities? How can we increase urban density while improving inhabitants’ quality of life? Join us for a roundtable of urban planning and built environment experts who will look at these questions and more, in the quest to design healthier, more sustainable, and resilient cities.
Please note that the presentation will mostly take place in French.
• Isabelle Bérubé – Councillor responsible for the environment, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC
• Serge Cormier – Director, Construction, Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ
• Raphaël Fischler – Dean of the Faculty of Planning, Université de Montréal
• Hugo Lafrance – Director, Sustainability, Lemay
• Frédéric Morin-Bordeleau – Co-founder, MR-63
• Daniel Pearl – Architect and Professor, Faculty of Planning, Université de Montréal
• Julie-Anne Chayer – President, Canada Green Building Council - Quebec
Advance registration is required to attend the roundtable.