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NY 2030: NY's Green Future

Saturday, Nov 17, 2007

Join a public discussion with the Mayor's PlaNYC 2030 staff and a panel of urban design experts about NYC's green future.

Sponsor: Institute for Urban Design with the support of The Cooper Union, City College of New York, American Institute of Architects-NY and New York New Visions

10.30AM WELCOME
Olympia Kazi, Executive Director, Institute for Urban Design
Fredric Bell, Executive Director of American Institute of Architects New York Chapter
Rohit T. Aggarwala, Director, Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability for New York City

11.00AM–1:00PM PLANYC PRESENTATION
Opening remarks: Adrian Benepe, Commissioner, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
Moderator: Alexandros Washburn, Director of Urban Design, New York City Department of Planning

Sandy Hornick, Deputy Executive Director for Strategic Planning, New York City Department of Planning
Thomas Maguire, Director of Congestion Pricing, New York City Department of Transportation
Charles Mc Kinney, Chief of Design of Capital Projects for New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
James J. Roberts, Deputy Commissioner New York City Department of Environmental Protection

02:00 PM - 4.00PM RESPONSES
Opening remarks: Adolfo Carrión, Bronx Borough President
Moderator: Michael Sorkin Director, Graduate Urban Design Program at the City College of New York

Tom Angotti, Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning, Hunter College, CUNY
Miquela Craytor, Deputy Director, Sustainable South Bronx
Ernest Hutton, Co-chair of New York New Visions
Richard Sennett, Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and Bemis Professor of Social Sciences at MIT
Ronald Shiffman, Director Emeritus of Pratt Institute Center for Community and Environmental Development
Paul Steely White, Executive Director, Transportation Alternatives
Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director United Puerto Rican Organization of Sunset Park

Date: Saturday, November 17, 2007, 10:30am - 4:00 pm

Location: The Greal Hall, Cooper Union 7 East 7th Street@Third Avenue

The event is free and open to the public. Professional education credits available- CES LUs: 4, CES HSW: 4

RSVP: http://aiany.org/calendar/rsvp.php?id=1004810

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