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NYC The Future Metropolis: Water in New York

Sunday, May 8, 2011

NYC The Future Metropolis is an ongoing series of events focused on creative thinkers who are using their expertise to make NYC a more sustainable place to live, work, and do business. Each event is an exciting, fast-paced showcase of pioneering ideas and cutting-edge research, presented in a way that both inspires innovation in green industry professionals and remains accessible to the general public.

Sponsor: Solar One Energy Connections announces the third New York City The Future Metropolis event to be held aspart of The Festival of Ideas for the New City, May 4-8.

Speakers: Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President - opening remarks; Paul Lloyd Sargent, Artist; Maria Aiolova, Architectural, Ecological, and Urban Designer ,Terraform ONE; Susannah Drake, Architect/Landscape Architect, dlandstudio; Joseph Schaffer, PE, PP, LEED-AP, Green Environmental Associates & JFS Engineering; Kate Sinding, Senior Attorney,NY Urban Program, NRDC; Kate Boicourt, Restoration Coordinator, NY/NJ Harbor Estuary Program; Catharine Perez & Miguel Martinez, Students, Rocking The Boat; Daniella Topol, Director “WATER (or the secret life of objects)”

Date: Sunday, May 8, 5-7pm

Location: University Settlement, 184 Eldridge Street

RSVP: Solar1 to register or for more information.The event is $5 in advance, and $10 cash at the door. Light refreshments will be provided by The V-Spot.

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