2023 Summit Recordings
Panel of Experts
Keynote Speaker Presentation
Mitchell is an award-winning community builder who specializes in healthy urban planning, design and research. Mitchell leads Happy Cities’ work on Healthy Communities and Joyful Spaces. His work is informed by diverse and sometimes unorthodox approaches to urban planning, design, engagement and research. He has helped create smiles Vancouver to Vijayawada and Rotterdam to Denver.
Mitchell has developed innovative public space wellbeing assessments, inclusive engagement approaches and unique experiments on social trust. He has conducted tactical urbanism interventions in cities around the world. He loves Vancouver and lives the multi-modal
dream that the city offers.
Mitchell has guest lectured at the University of British Columbia, the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology, Duisburg-Essen University’s Centre for Urban Epidemiology and more. His work has been featured on the BBC, CBC, Next City and more.