Summit 2016 Presentations

The Our Future Hamilton Summit 2016 took place April 22

Community institutions, partners and residents discussed how we can work together to implement Hamilton's community vision.

Implementation of Collaborative Plans Presentation - Our Future Hamilton Summit 2016

Implementation of Collaborative Plans (PDF, 491 KB)


Dr. Amelia Clarke, University of Waterloo

Dr. Clarke has been working on environment and sustainability issues since 1989. Dr. Clarke's current research and interests include: community sustainable development strategies; corporate social and environment​al responsibility; campus environmental management; collaborative strategic management; cross-sector partnerships; and youth-led social entrepreneurship.

Principles of Cooperations: Working Together for Our Future Hamilton Presentation - Our Future Hamilton Summit 2016

Principles of Cooperations: Working Together for Our Future Hamilton (PDF, 374 KB)


Dave Heidebrecht, Coordinator, Network for Community-Campus Partnerships

Since graduating from McMaster's Masters in Globalization Studies program in 2010, Dave has worked directly with academic, non-profit, and community organizations to help them work towards their goals. In this time, Dave has collaborated with local, national, and international groups to foster and support organizational strategies that produce positive, sustainable, and effective change.

Building Our Strategy: City of Hamilton 2016 - 2015 Strategic Plan Presentation - Our Future Hamilton Summit 2016

Building Our Strategy: City of Hamilton 2016 - 2015 Strategic Plan (PDF, 350 KB)


Chris Murray, City Manager, City of Hamilton

Chris has been City Manager since January 1, 2009. He has spent considerable time moving forward on the City’s priorities and evaluating its delivery of citizen-centred services.

Our Hamilton, Our Community, Our Vision Presentation - Our Future Hamilton Summit 2016

Our Hamilton, Our Community, Our Vision (PDF, 895 KB)


John Ariyo, Manager, Community Initiatives, City of Hamilton

John Ariyo is the Manager of Community Initiatives for the City of Hamilton. He is the City’s lead staff for corporate citizen engagement, local immigration partnership, older adult strategy and the youth advisory committee.