Session Details

International Forum: Remaking Emerging Cities to Guide Urban Growth and Infrastructure

Setting the Stage: Overview of Global Urban Challenges
Anjali Mahendra, Ph.D., Director of Research, World Resources Institute Center for Sustainable Cities

Keynote: Redesigning Rapidly Growing Cities
Juan Camilo Gonzalez, North City General Manager, Bogota, Colombia

Keynote: Reinvigorating a River and a City
Dr. Yılmaz Büyükerşen, Mayor, City of Eskisehir

Panel Session: Creating Family-Friendly Downtowns
Moderator: Gil Penalosa, Founder & Chair, 8-80 Cities
Speakers: Mayor Erion Veliaj, Tirana, Albania | Dave Hutch, Director, Planning and Park Development, Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation | Jennifer Smith, Program Director, Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy

 

Session Presentation Slides

Slide Deck: Keynote: Reinvigorating a River and a City | Dr. Yılmaz Büyükerşen

Slide Deck: A Place Beyond Belief | Erion Veliaj

Slide Deck: Creating Family-Friendly Downtowns Part 1 | Gil Penalosa

Slide Deck: Creating Family-Friendly Downtowns Part 2 | Gil Penalosa

Slide Deck: Managing Growth Sustainably and with Equality | Juan Camilo González

Slide Deck: Global Urban Growth Patterns - Dr. Anjali Mahendra

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