Lightning round project updates: Scaling up across the community
Date & Time
Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 2:15 PM - 3:25 PM
Liza Stiff Juliana Dutkay S. Mwarigha Nik Schruder Kaitlin Carroll Anna Kazmierska Donovan Woollard John Paul Morgan

The lightning round will showcase 5 case studies from a series of speakers who will each have 10 minutes to present their update on: Problem, challenge + solution. There will be a short group Q&A with the audience at the end.

1. Case study: New models for preserving affordability through deep retrofits of privately owned rental buildings
Speakers: Juliana Dutkay, Senior Lead, Strategic Initiatives – ILEO, United Way Greater Toronto (UWGT)
S. Mwarigha, Vice President Housing and Homelessness Services, Asset Sustainability and Development, WoodGreen Community Services
Nik Schruder, Advisor, Climate Change Office, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)     

2. Case study: The role of developers in creating impactful outcomes for communities
Speaker: Liza Stiff, Vice President Impact Implementation & Innovation, TAS

3. Affordable Housing Navigator: A digital platform to assess the retrofit potential of Canada's non-profit housing stock
Speaker: Donovan Woollard, Chief Executive Officer, OPEN Technologies

4. Case study: Community housing capital improvements that combine climate action and social equity goals
Speakers: Kaitlin Carroll, Retrofit Services Manager, TAF 
                  Anna Kazmierska, Design Manager, Multi-Disciplinary and Special Projects, Toronto Community
                  Housing Fund (TCHF) 

5. Innovations in architectural solar and building efficiency
Speaker: John Paul Morgan, Founder and CTO, Morgan Solar Inc.