Mon, Oct 07, 2019 · 8:00

The Ecocity World Summit is the longest-standing international conference that addresses building cities in balance with nature. It is a biennial event involving over 1,000 delegates from around the world, bringing together bright minds to share knowledge on ecological and sustainable city designs. Ecocity Builders, a nonprofit corporation, has since been convening summits in different locations around the globe such as Abu Dhabi, UAE in 2015 and Melbourne, Australia in 2017.

Vancouver will proudly host the Ecocity World Summit 2019 that will be held October 7 - 11, 2019 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Ecocity 2019 will welcome an international audience of urban stakeholders who are eagerly looking to develop cities in balance with the natural world. Attendees will be inspired and empowered by a program that speaks to the many challenges cities face around the globe.

The concept behind Socially Just and Ecologically Sustainable Cities will be explored through insightful presentations, educational field trips, and collaborative idea sharing. Important sub-themes include climate action, circular economies, and informal solutions for development.

The conference will focus on the much-anticipated International Ecocity Standards (IES). The IES has 18 standards pertaining to sustainable urban living grouped under urban design, bio-geophysical conditions, socio-cultural features, and ecological imperatives. Be sure to join us at this historic event as we first launch the IES standards.

For sponsorship / exhibition opportunities please contact Ms. Cali (Carine) Vindeirinho (Senior Sponsorship and Exhibit Sales Manager) at


Early Bird Registration Deadline - June 14, 2019 (Reduced rates available for Academics, NGOs, Developing Countries): CAD 1495.0,
Regular Registration Deadline - September 3, 2019: CAD 1795.0,
Late Registration Deadline - after September 3, 2019: CAD 1995.0

Speakers: Julian Agyeman, William E. Rees