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Keynote and honouree announced for IIDA/IDC Vancouver Leaders Breakfast

Published by Candis Green, October 30, 2013.

  cornelia-hahn-oberlander.jpgThe IDC Board of Management is pleased to announce that the recipient of the Leadership Award at this year’s 2014 IIDA/IDC Vancouver Leaders Breakfast, taking place on February 20, 2014, at the Vancouver Convention Centre will be Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, in recognition of her exemplary leadership in design. Cornelia is known a national treasure in Canada and has been creating innovative landscapes for more than sixty years. Her designs are based on studies of the social cultural and physical features of a given site and to each project Cornelia brings together the art and science of the landscape design profession. Cornelia is a leader in researching green solutions.

   christopher_gaze-1.jpgJoin us and be inspired by our keynote speaker, Christopher Gaze, the multi-talented actor, director and founder of the Vancouver Shakespeare Festival. Born in England, Gaze spent three seasons at Shaw Festival before moving to Vancouver, where he founded the Bard on the Beach, allowing Shakespearean actors to perform against a spectacular backdrop of the Vancouver city skyline and mountains.  He has nurtured the festival for more than 20 years to become one of the most successful not-for-profit arts organizations in North America.



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