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World Urban Forum 4 & 5. From Nanjing to Rio de Janeiro: Bringing the Urban Agenda to the Development Community

January 07, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Gerald C. Anderson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organizations Affairs, State Department; Judith A. Hermanson, Senior Vice President, CHF International; Jessica R. Tulodo, Acting Team Leader, Urban Programs and Engineering Services, USAID; Christopher W. Williams, Representative, UN-HABITAT, Washington DC Office

Book Launch - Century of the City: No Time to Lose

December 18, 2008 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Neal R. Peirce will present his new publication, Century of the City: No Time to Lose, which is based upon the findings of the Summit. A journalist and speaker, Pierce has written extensively about the national and global roles of cities and metropolitan regions.

Community Resilience: Stories from the Ground

December 09, 2008 // 1:00pm3:30pm
What is the underlying meaning of a community? Challenges have risen globally on the surrounding focus of how communities can nurture meaning and opportunities around the world.
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The America's Energy Coast Policy Forum

December 02, 2008 // 8:00am10:30am
Moderator R. King Milling, Chairman, America's WETLAND Foundation

Running on Empty: Pakistan's Water Crisis

November 20, 2008 // 7:45am3:15pm
Pakistan's water situation is extremely precarious. Conference participants highlight the different facets of Pakistan's water crisis, examine the rural and urban dimensions of the crisis, and consider possible responses.

Culture Meets Development in the "New" India—Book Launch: The Politics of Heritage from Madras to Chennai

November 06, 2008 // 3:00pm4:15pm
Mary E. Hancock, Professor, Departments of Anthropology and History, University of California, Santa Barbara, and Former Wilson Center Fellow (2004-05)

The Business of Urban Transformation

October 29, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
David Fulton, Director of Business Liason, Office of the U.S. Executive Director, The World Bank; Judith Hermanson, Senior Vice President, CHF International; David Painter, Vice President, TCG International, LLC; J.P. Solomon, CEO, MAYA Organic Private Ltd.
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Cities and Fundamentalisms

August 15, 2008 // 9:30am11:00am
Nezar AlSayyad, Professor and Chair, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of California at Berkeley; Inger Furseth, Research Associate, Center for Religion and Civic Culture, University of Southern California, Professor and Research Associate, KIFO Centre for Church Research, Oslo, Norway; Rhys H. Williams, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Cincinnati
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Book Launch - The New Urban Renewal: The Economic Transformation of Harlem and Bronzeville

July 11, 2008 // 1:00pm3:30pm
Author: Derek S. Hyra, Adjunct Professor, Department of Sociology, George Washington University; Panelists: Honorable Keith L.T. Wright, New York State Assemblyman; Mary Pattillo, Chair and Professor, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University, Margery Turner, Director, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, The Urban Institute
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Innovative Approaches to Developing Sustainable Urban Infrastructure

July 10, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Robert Hudnall, Infrastructure Advisor, ICMA International; Alain Streicher, Vice President, International Resources Group; Mauricio Posada, Managing Associate, Nathan Associates, Inc.; Michael Tetelman, Director, dot-ORG, DOT-COM Alliance, Academy for Educational Development; Tom A. Pedersen, Senior Vice President, Director of Sustainability, Camp Dresser & McKee Inc.

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