From activism to pacifiers: The spectrum of city decision-making
Master of Ceremonies Renu Bakshi introduces RED Talks 2017's central theme - confronting consensus.
How does a city perfect its decision-making to create the happiest, most liveable place for its citizens?
The spectrum of democracy, from decisive leadership to harmonious consensus can prove tricky. Combined with hugely varying expectations of its dwellers, city design is also heavily influenced by both protective NIMBY and inclusive YIMBY attitudes. What does this mean for the future of Vancouver?
Recorded at RED Talks 2017 in Vancouver BC, Canada
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About Renu Bakshi
During a 21-year career as a TV journalist and anchor, Renu Bakshi emceed, appeared as a key note speaker, and moderated more than 500 events, including events for high-profile organizations like the Vancouver Board of Trade, Dress for Success, and BC’s Children’s Hospital. She now runs a public relations company, executing high-level strategies, news events and crisis management plans for some of Canada’s most notable executives, many of whom belong to the Young Presidents’ Organization. Renu teaches public relations at Urban Development Institute’s annual School of Development, and she recently presented a talk about crisis management at a legal symposium hosted by global law firm Fasken Martineau.