The Ecocity World Summit is the longest-standing international conference that addresses building cities in balance with nature. It is a biennial event involving over 1,000 delegates from around the world, bringing together bright minds to share knowledge on ecological and sustainable city designs. Ecocity Builders, a nonprofit corporation, has since been convening summits in different locations around the globe such as Abu Dhabi, UAE in 2015 and Melbourne, Australia in 2017. Vancouver will proudly host the Ecocity World Summit 2019 that will be held October 7 - 11, 2019 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Ecocity 2019 will welcome an international audience of urban stakeholders who are eagerly looking to develop cities in balance with the natural world. Attendees will be inspired and empowered by a program that speaks to the many challenges cities face around the globe.