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Twin Cities Urban Sustainability Forum

Date and time: 
November 2, 2011 (All day) - November 3, 2011 (All day)

Continuing Education and Conference Center
University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus
1890 Buford Avenue

St. Paul, MN 55108

The Forum will highlight emerging outcomes of sustainability research and cutting edge trends in sustainability practice and policy. Presentations by leading national and international speakers will address:

  • Connecting urban ecosystem science with social and economic sustainability
  • Federal and state-level sustainability policy
  • Overcoming disconnects between sustainability research and practice

Insightful panels and networking opportunities will inform a translational research agenda to ensure a closer connection between research priorities and urban sustainability practice.

Who should attend: Planners, water and natural resource managers, engineers, urban ecologists, and others interested in urban sustainability practice or research. Additional details coming soon!

For more information, visit www.tcusforum.umn.edu or contact co-organizers Lawrence A. Baker, Dept. of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering (baker127@umn.edu) or Carissa Schively Slotterback, Urban and Regional Planning Program, Humphrey School of Public Affairs (cschively@umn.edu).

This event is funded by the McKnight Foundation, National Science Foundation, U of M Center for Transportation Studies, and U of M Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA).

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