IdeasCity > Toronto > Schedule

12:00 – 12:30 PM
The Solution Mat

Performance by Vanessa Brazeau with the Central Toronto Wrestling Club

12:30 – 1:00 PM
Opening Remarks and Introduction

IdeasCity & The Bentway 

Land Acknowledgment

Philip Cote


Hon. David Crombie, Former Mayor of Toronto

1:00 – 2:00 PM
City of Cities

Panel Discussion with Simone Browne, Sylvia McAdam (Saysewahum), and 

the Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson. Moderated by V. Mitch McEwen.

2:00 – 4:00 PM
Workshops: Strategies for the City

A series of participatory workshops on urban and suburban, long and short-term strategies for the city led by Betty Yu (Chinatown Art Brigade), Bryan C. Lee (Colloqate Design), Nadine Villasin and Josh Dyer (Mysum of Toronto),  and a youth workshop by Design Exchange. 

4:00 – 4:30 PM
Poetry Performance

Spoken World Slam curated by R.I.S.E. Edutainment in collaboration with Anne Michaels, Toronto’s poet laureate 

4:30 – 6:00 PM
Pitches for Toronto

Campaign launches and live jury feedback on bold visions for the future city by Sinead Petrasek,  Urban Dock, Connected, Arts Etobicoke, Anda, and ArtNoir. Juried by by Adil Dhalla, Sara Diamond, Vere van Gool, Ken Greenberg, Vikash Jain, and V. Mitch McEwen.

6:00 – 6:30 PM
Break for food and drinks

6:30 – 7:30 PM
Keynote Address

Rick Lowe in conversation with Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts

7:30 – 8:00 PM
Closing Remarks

8:00 – 9:00 PM

The Greatest T-Dot Hip-Hop Music Video Rap Along

Interactive film celebrating twenty years of Toronto’s music cultulre, curated by Supafrik and hosted by Master T and Michie Mee

9:00 – 10:00 PM
DJ set, food, and drinks