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Wed 05.13.2009

Conference on SUSTAINABLE URBANIZATION IN THE INFORMATION AGE: Role of Infrastructure in Metropolitan Development

CES LUs: 5.5, HSW: 5.5, SD: 5.5

When: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

Where:ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters

Registration is CLOSED for the conference.  If you have not registered, please email Sara Romanoski at sromanoski@aiany.org to check for remaining availability.

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, DPAMD,
Global alliance for ICT and Development

Invite you to participate in the

Conference on
SUSTAINABLE URBANIZATION IN THE INFORMATION AGE
Role of Infrastructure in Metropolitan Development


Featuring Mayors, Policy Makers, City Officials and Leaders from:

New York (USA)
Jakarta(Indonesia)
Melbourne (Australia)
Tuebingen (Germany)
Cape Town (South Africa)
Curitiba (Brazil)
Rosario (Argentina)

Nearly 60 million people are added to the urban population each year in the developing countries.  The conference addresses the global challenges posed by rapid urbanization - from poverty and inequality to the impact of natural and man-made disasters.  Discussion will focus on implementation of sustainable planning and infrastructure through the use of information communication technologies.

Sponsored by: The Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF), Forum for Urban Design, Novartis Corporation, The LEVIN Graduate Institute

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