Jia Lu

Jia currently manages the Research and Analytics Unit at the City of Toronto's Parks, Forestry, and Recreation Division. She brings to the City a decade of international experience, working in over a dozen countries in the global south on improving organizational & program effectiveness and health information systems. In Canada, Jia has worked for various organizations including the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and the World Council for City Data.

Day 1

June 22, 2023

10:00 am EDT

The Power and Politics of Data: Advancing Equitable Futures in Parks and Greenspaces


An incredible amount of knowledge resides in the people and communities who engage with parks. How can we ensure that their knowledge, experiences and insights are integrated into collecting information that shapes our parks? Join experts, to address the challenges and successes in impact measurement, and discuss equitable futures for park systems.

Presenting Sponsor

Sponsor logo TD The Ready Commitment

Host City Partner

City of Toronto

Event Sponsor

Parks Canada


The Bentway
Metcalf Foundation
Government of Canada
Municipal World
Mohari Hospitality