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Future of Livable Cities

AIMday Future of Livable Cities
AIMday™ Future of Livable Cities

This event has ended.

Date: Thursday, November 25, 2021
Location: Virtual via Hopin
Cost: Free for all participants

Hosted by Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly known as Ryerson University), City Building Ryerson and Queen's University, AIMday™ Future of Livable Cities aims to address ongoing challenges in multiple areas that affect quality of life in cities – including pollution, climate change mitigation, greener infrastructure, housing, transit and transportation, public administration and community health and safety.

As we begin to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations and universities have an unprecedented opportunity to work together to chart a new path, reimagining how cities can better support residents and sustain communities.

Solve your most pressing challenges

AIMday helps organizations connect with leading academic researchers. AIMday Future of Livable Cities is an opportunity to:

  • Explore solutions to your organization’s challenges and questions.
  • Cultivate collaborations for maximum real-world impact.
  • Envision and implement the future of cities with other organizations and researchers.
  • Access leading-edge knowledge, ideas, technology and insights.

 (PDF file) Download overview for organizations

Open up new avenues of research

AIMday helps researchers connect with external organizations and learn how their research relates to real-world needs. AIMday Future of Livable Cities is an opportunity for faculty who are:

  • Interested in building new partnerships in a specific area of research.
  • Interested in connecting with other researchers working on similar channels.
  • Identifying opportunities for their graduate students.
  • Looking to learn more about the latest challenges organizations are facing.
  • Looking at challenges from new angles and different perspectives.

Once researcher registration is open, you will be able to see the list of planned questions and register for the discussions that align with your research interests.

 (PDF file) Download overview for researchers

Sign up for a research question

Each one-hour AIMday workshop revolves around a single question posed by an organization. Organizations that are confirmed for this event include:

  • Condominium Authority of Ontario
  • City of Kingston
  • City of Toronto
  • Entuitive Corporation
  • FutureCite
  • Halton Regional Police and Peel Regional Police
  • H.H. Angus and Associates
  • Ohanna A.I.

Researchers can view the full list of participating organizations and discover their questions below.

View the list of questions posed by organizations (external link) 


Registration is now closed. 

Related research

Turning up the volume on the health impacts of noise 

(OVPRI Innovation, Winter 2021)

Building livable cities 

(Faculty of Community Services, Ryerson University, 2020/21)

Rural risk in a high-speed world 

(OVPRI Innovation, Summer 2020)

Will digital participation give us the cities we want? 

(OVPRI Innovation, Summer 2020)

Building for a circular future 

(OVPRI Innovation, Spring 2019)

University partners

Queen's University