Urban Colossus: Why Is New York America’s Largest City?
Tuesday, Mar 11. 6 – 7:30 pm. Columbia University
Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) presents a lecture with Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University entitled, “Urban Colossus: Why is New York America’s Largest City?”
SF Sustainable Business Happy Hour
Thursday, March 13
Green Business Drinks at Elixir Bar on 16th St. @ Guerrero, second Thursday of the month.
Community Built Association (CBA) Conference
March 14 – 17. Asilomar, Monterey
The Community Built Association (CBA), a national nonprofit organization of creative professionals who work to transform community spaces, will be gathering again at the Asilomar Conference Center in Monterey, CA, on March 14th-17th, 2008. This bi-annual Conference will bring together CBA members from coast to coast to share professional expertise and experiences, collaborate on workshops, and get inspired.
PLANYC Panel: “How Can We Finance Improvements to Our Aging Transit Infrastructure?”
Thursday, Mar 15. 8:30 – 10:30am. New School, Tishman Auditorium
Panel and discussion introduced by Deputy Mayor Daniel Doctoroff.
Also, don’t miss next week’s PLANYC Panel: “How can NYC ensure energy reliability, while reducing prices and our greenhouse gas emissions?”
Heads Up Next Week:
SPUR Event: Four Visions for San Francisco in 2108.
Biodiversity & Ecosystem Finance Conference
March 27th-28th. Park Central Hotel, New York
This two day conference will explore all the issues relating to the developing area of Biodiversity Finance. Speakers will be a balance of conservation groups; financial institutions’ and early adopter best practice case studies. Day one of the conference will introduce the biodiversity finance challenge and biodiversity conservation finance and day two will focus more closely on the financial service sector and biodiversity.
Image of IwamotoScott Architecture’s winning vision for San Francisco courtesy of The History Channel.