International Symposium on Urbanism: New and Green

International Symposium on Urbanism: New and Green

Sustainable Urban Neighborhoods

PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Distribution

Registration Opens for the


Major Urbanism Conference to be Held 5-11 December 2003 in Havana, Cuba

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The International Symposium for Urbanism: New and Green is now accepting registrations for this important congress to be held in Havana, Cuba December 5-11, 2003. The Congress is the foremost conference for people interested in the impact of New Urbanism, Urban sustainability, in building or restoring mixed-use neighborhoods, creating energy efficient cities and environmentally appropriate communities. This conference is a must attend event for professionals interested in learning more about the importance of New Urbanism and Green Urbanism and their impact on an international scale.

The conference will include presentations by leading authorities on New and Green Urbanism, round table discussions and tours of Havana, Cojimar and Las Terrazzas.

There are a three ways to register:

1. Online at the

2. Via mail or fax. Download a printable file and send to 502-459-4508.

3. Via phone. Call us at (502) 479-3666.

Call for papers

The U.S. Conference Co-Chairs, Dr. John Gilderbloom and Stephen A. Roosa, and the European Co-Chair, Audun Engh, cordially invite you to submit a one-page abstract (along with a one page resume) for consideration to speak at the International Symposium for Urbanism: New and Green or chair a roundtable session. Suggested topics include but are not limited to: Regional Urbanism, Impact of Urbanism on Cities, New Urbanism, Creating Walkable Cities, Urban Housing, Impact of Energy on Urbanism, Urbanism and the Environment, Sustainable Development and Designing Green Buildings, Implementing Green Urbanism. The deadline for receipt of abstracts has been extended to 2 November 2003.

Forward abstracts to: Stephen A. Roosa, Room 234, 426 West Bloom Street, Sustainable Urban Neighborhoods (SUN), Urban Studies Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40208, or send as an email attachment to [email protected].

Note: helps provide information on how US citizens can obtain without hassle a license for travel to Cuba. carefully follows all United States Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control regulations on travel to Cuba.

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For more information contact:

John Gilderbloom
Sustainable Urban Neighborhoods
1844 Trevilian Way
Kentucky 40205

Phone: 502.479.3666
Fax: 502.459.4908
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.cubanow,org

Posted September 18, 2003

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