Urban Studies Events

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The Road to Rio: Inclusive Sustainable Urbanization

February 24, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Judy L. Baker, Lead Economist, Finance, Economics and Urban Development, The World Bank, Christopher Williams, UN-HABITAT, Washington, DC

The Road to Rio: Cultural Diversity & Identity in Cities; Governance & Participation

January 06, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Moderator Richard Stren, Emeritus Professor and Former Director, Department of Political Science and Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto; Brian English, CHF Country Director, India; Mario E Martín, Rector, CEDAC, Centro de Diseño, Arquitectura y Construcción, Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Afeefa Syeed; Senior Culture and Development Adviser, Asia and Middle East Bureaus, U.S. Agency for International Development; Brian Wampler, Professor of Political Science, Boise State University
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Housing the U.S. Government in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities

December 09, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Stephen T. Ayers, AIA, LEED AP, Acting Architect of the Capitol & Chief Operating Officer, Office of the Architect of the Capitol, Todd DeGarmo, FAIA, Chief Executive Officer, STUDIOS Architecture, Robert Ivy, FAIA, Editor in Chief, Architectural Record, Roger K. Lewis, FAIA, Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland School of Architecture, Columnist, The Washington Post, Christine W. McEntee, Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, American Institute of Architects, Robert Peck, Commissioner, Public Buildings Services, U.S. General Services Administration, Valerie Santos, Deputy Mayer, Planning & Economic Development, Washington, D.C., Leslie Shepherd, Chief Architect, U.S. General Services Administration
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The Road to Rio: Equal Access to Urban Land & Shelter

November 20, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Steve Asare Akuffo, 2nd Vice President, Ghana Housing Finance Association, Mohamed El-Sioufi, Chief, Shelter Branch, UN-HABITAT, Milton Funes, Country Director, CHF International, Janice Perlman, Founder and President, Mega-Cities Project
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The Road to Rio: The Right to the City: Bridging the Urban Divide

October 08, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Ana Marie Argilagos, Deputy Chief of Staff to Secretary Donovan, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; Robert Buckley, Managing Director, Rockefeller Foundation; Mathew Chandy, Senior Urban Adviser, CHF International; Celine D'Cruz, Coordinator, Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI) and Associate Director, Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centers (SPARC), Mumbai
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The World's Cities: Mapping Urban Growth in Developing Countries

August 26, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The United Nations estimates that an additional 3 billion urban dwellers will be added to the world's population by 2050. Experts discuss land-use patterns and demographic research.
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Healthy Solutions to Climate Change

June 16, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The growing concentration of atmospheric carbon has punctured Earth's climate equilibrium, pushing the planet toward rapid transitions with serious implications for human and ecological health, says Dr. Paul Epstein.
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Latinos and the Nation's Future

June 02, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Henry Cisneros, Author, Latinos and the Nation's Future, Executive Chairman, CityView; Tamar Jacoby, President & CEO, ImmigrationWorks USA; Antonio Maciel, Director, US Justice Fund, Open Society Institute
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Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand

May 12, 2009 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
On May 12, in the inaugural event for a new collaboration between the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Hunt Alternatives Fund on the demand dynamics of sex trafficking, Ambassador Swanee Hunt moderated a panel discussion, "Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand".
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The Shelter, Land, and Urban Management (SLUM) Assistance Act, 2009

May 06, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Rep. Brad Miller, N.C., 13th District; Rep. David Price, N.C., 4th District; Peter Kimm, Chairman of the Board, International Housing Coalition; Christopher W. Williams, Rep., UN-HABITAT, Washington, D.C.

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