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What’s Light Got To Do With It? An Introduction to CPTED and SafeGrowth

30 November 2022 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm MST

10 CAD – 30 CAD
IES Edmonton Section

Join the IES for an educational presentation hosted by Anna Brassard. Anna Brassard, Community Planner, SafeGrowth & CPTED Instructor and Practitioner will be discussing the evolution of CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) and its application within design, planning and existing communities and facilities. She will also introduce the development and application of the SafeGrowth Model which uses CPTED as a tool and is an inclusive approach for residents/business owners/other stakeholders to address crime and safety alongside design professionals and police.

Presenter Biography: ANNA BRASSARD, BA, MEDes, MCIP, RPP

Anna Brassard is an independent planning and CPTED consultant located in Calgary, AB. She is a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and is a Registered Professional Planner with the Alberta Professional Planning Institute. She is a member of the International CPTED Association (ICA) and on the Board of the Directors of the new ICA – Canada Chapter (CPTED-PCAM Canada). She specializes in CPTED and SafeGrowth – a program that includes CPTED and takes a more holistic approach in address crime and safety. She was a contributing author of the book “SafeGrowth: Building Neighborhoods of Safety and Livability”, published in 2018. Her Master’s thesis was the first academic work world-wide on 2nd Generation CPTED. She was an Adjunct Assistant Professor and Sessional Instructor at the School of Architecture, Planning Landscape Architecture (formerly EVDS), University of Calgary. She designed and delivered courses on community development and safety and supervised masters level theses on a variety of topics. She was a Sessional Instructor in the Faculty of Planning and Sustainability at the University of Northern British Columbia teaching Ecological Design to senior level undergraduate and graduate planning students.

Over the past 20-years Anna has practised as a professional planner both as an independent consultant and as an employee in the private and public sectors incorporating CPTED into strategic planning, crime prevention strategies, facility planning and master planning. She has presented her CPTED knowledge and experience at conferences across North America. She also facilitates workshops across North America on SafeGrowth (tools, governance models, and approaches to creating healthy, vibrant, and safe communities) to police, design professionals and community members.

This is a great opportunity to network with industry members and learn about how lighting plays a part in safe communities! Hope to see you there.

Schedule of Events:
• 11:30am – 12:00pm: Registration & Refreshments (Sandwiches, Soup and Salad with Gluten-free, Nut-free and Vegetarian Options)
• 12:00 – 1:00pm: Presentation
• 1:00 – 1:30pm: Networking & Discussion

Upon arrival, please take the main elevators to the 4th Floor for the Stantec Reception, you will check in and receive your name tag. The reception will provide you directions to the 3rd floor to the Wild Rose Room, where the presentation will be held.

Can I use my IES membership for a discount?

• Yes! Click the “Enter Promotional Code” link in the top right corner of the Select Tickets page and enter your individual IES number to reveal an IES Member ticket including discount. If your IES number is not in the system, please contact us at [email protected]

• The IES membership discount applies only to the IES member. Additional attendees are to be registered as non-IES members.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

• Street parking is available across the street, as well as the West Parkade – City Centre. The venue is also accessible via ETS Bus and LRT.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?

• Yes, just let us know when you arrive so we can keep track of the attendees.


Stantec Tower
10220 103 Avenue
Northwest Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0K4 Canada
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