|WHAT:||â€śResearch to Practice: Building Scholarship Critical to Building a Sustainable Urban Future,â€ť a discussion hosted by the Penn Institute for Urban Research and HUD-sponsored dialogue in advance of the U.S. delegation to the World Urban Forum 7, will cover the role research plays in understanding the present challenges of urban development and in developing on the ground innovations for urban resilience and equity. The World Urban Forum 7 is set to take place in MedellĂn, Colombia, April 5-11, 2014.|
Hosted by Penn IUR, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, UN-Habitatâ€™s World Urban Campaign and Next City.
Featured speakers include:
Eugenie Birch, co-director, Penn IUR, and Lawrence C. Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research and Education, City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania School of Design;
|WHEN:||Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 |
|WHERE:||Houston Hall, Ben Franklin Room |
3417 Spruce St.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
|DETAILS:||This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited, registration required. |
Full details are available at www.penniur.upenn.edu.
Penn IUR Hosts Dialogue: Building Scholarship Critical to Building a Sustainable Urban Future
Media Contact:Amanda Mott | firstname.lastname@example.org | 215-898-1422 February 19, 2014