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What is SHIFT?

SHIFT is an annual planning conference organized by the Dalhousie School of Planning in Halifax, NS. Over the past 30 years, the SHIFT Conference has brought together policymakers, academics, community leaders, and the general public to discuss bold ideas about the future of Halifax and Nova Scotia. 

SHIFT 2024: Growing Pains

SHIFT 2024 has been organized in partnership with the Licensed Professional Planners of Nova Scotia (LPPANS). It will take place over two days and at two different locations. Thursday, March 7th will take place at the Lord Nelson Hotel, and Friday March 8th will take place at the Halifax Central Library.

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The 2024 Theme: Growing Pains

In the heart of Halifax's rapid growth, we delve into the challenges and opportunities arising from the housing crisis, natural disasters, and more. Join us for an exploration of practical planning solutions, envisioning a resilient and thriving community that turns today's pains into tomorrow's progress.

Ready for SHIFT 2024: Growing Pains?