May 11 UCLA Extension Conference Explores Today's Urban Renaissance

May 11 UCLA Extension Conference Explores Today's Urban Renaissance

UCLA Extension

There is an urban renaissance underway in our communities, redefining how we live in our cities and towns. On May 11, learn how this transformation is creating unprecedented opportunities and shaping the future at The Renaissance of Urban Development: Redefining Communities, a one-day conference organized by the UCLA Extension departments of Business, Management and Legal Programs; Landscape Architecture; and Public Policy. Visit for more information.

Designed for real estate developers, investors, legal professionals, urban planners, landscape architects, environmental authorities, and government and community leaders, The Renaissance of Urban Development presents expert speakers and panelists discussing key issues affecting urban development today. Sessions include:

Urbanism L.A. Style: Staying True to Our Own Style;
A Wake-Up Call: Community Design and Public Health;
Climate Change and Energy: A Weather Report for Urban Planning;
Building Green: Where Do We Go From Here? and the keynote presentation,
A New Chapter in Demographic Shifts and What It Means to Our Vision of Community, presented by Sandra Rosenbloom, Professor of Planning, University of Arizona.

Other speakers and panelists include author and New America Foundation Irvine Senior Fellow Joel Kotkin, UCLA Institute of the Environment Director Mary D. Nichols, Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, Riverside Mayor Ronald O. Loveridge and The City Project Executive Director Robert Garcia.

The Renaissance of Urban Development: Redefining Communities takes place 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2007 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. The pre-enrollment fee is $325. Visit for more information and to enroll online.

Related Link: The Renaissance of Urban Development: Redefining Communities

For more information contact:

Freda Bush
UCLA Extension
10995 Le Conte Ave. Suite 515
Los Angeles
CA 90024-1333

Phone: 310-206-1409
Email: [email protected]

Posted April 19, 2007

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