CIRM Lunch discussions at McGill University: March 21, 23, 24

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On March 21, 23, and 24, hear from innovators from academic, private, public and non-profit sectors, all of whom are seeking to ensure that 21st-century urban development balances economic, social and environmental concerns. These sessions will be bilingual (FR/EN), with no simultaneous translation.

March 21st, 10.00-11.30: Julian Agyeman, Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning - Tufts University, Medford, USA

  • Respondent: Prof. Hoi Kong. Faculty of Law - McGill University
  • Location: 3438, rue McTavish, Room 100 (McGill University)

March 23rd, 12.00-13.30: Tessy Britton, Director – Participatory City – London, UK

  • Respondent: Prof. Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse. Faculty of Law - McGill University
  • Location: 3438, rue McTavish, Room 100 (McGill University)

March 24th, 12.00-13.30: Rony Jalkh, Visiting Fellow – Project for Public Spaces – Beirut

  • Respondent: Prof. Richard Shearmur, School of Urban Planning - McGill University
  • Location: McGill Faculty Club, 3450, rue McTavish (McGill University)

Discussions will be moderated by Gorka Espiau, J.W. McConnell Professor of Practice (McGill University).

RSVP required: (CRIEM)

Montreal’s Urban Sustainability Experience: May 27th

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Interested in the transformational power of cities? Join us for Montreal's Urban Sustainability Experience , a symposium hosted by McGill University, featuring Cities for People Curator and J.W. McConnell Family Foundation Program Director Jayne Engle delivering the keynote address.

Details about the MUSE course here.

MUSE 2016 symposium invitation

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Gewurz Lecture: Adam Greenfield

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This month, Adam Greenfield will speak on Another city is possible: Practices of the minimum viable utopia as part of the Brenda and Samuel Gewurz Lectures in Urban Design series hosted by the McGill School of Urban Planning.

The lecture will take place Friday, March 13 at 5pm at the MacDonald-Harrington Building, G-10.

Adam Greenfield Poster

This lecture is given in partnership with McGill's Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas.

Adam Greenfield is a Senior Urban Fellow at LSE Cities, an international research centre at the London School of Economics, and the founding director of Urbanscale, a design consulting firm focused on relationships between information technology and the urban experience.

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