A UN Habitat – World Urban Campaign initiative at Columbia University, New York
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2019
School of International and Public Affairs
WELCOME + UTC OBJECTIVES
Anna Rubbo and Elliott Sclar, CSUD, Earth Institute
Ban Ki-moon, former UN Secretary General
FRAMING THE CHALLENGE OF THE SDGs IN CITIES
Alex Hiniker, Program Director, Mayor’s Office of International Affairs, Framing the Challenge of SDGs in Cities
Respondent: Jacqueline Klopp, CSUD, Earth Institute
ACCELERATING THE SDGs IN CITIES: URBAN PROFESSIONS AND GOVERNANCE
Moderator: Lance Jay Brown, Perkins Eastman and the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization, Introduction: Panel 1. Urban Professions and Governance
Don Weinreich, FAIA, LEED AP Management Partner Ennead Architects, Case Study: Ennead Lab and the Socratic Practice
Hayes Slade, Principal, Slade Architecture & President, AIA NY, Accelerating the SDGs in Cities
Tom Kennedy, Principal, Arup, Accelerating the SDGs in Cities: Urban Professions and Governance
Tom Wright, President and CEO, Regional Plan Association, Accelerating the SDG’s in the New York Metropolitan Region
BREAKOUT : INNOVATING WITH PURPOSE
Organizers: Amanda Abrom, SIPA student , William Chan, Cox Architecture, Kratma Saini, Asia Initiatives + Candy Chang, James Reeves, James Francisco, William Chan, Sreoshy Banerjea, Florencia Librizzi, Bruno Ragi, Alexandria Villasenor, Christian Gaeth, Annesha Chowdhury, Spencer Harbo, Leonel Ponce, Sonal Beri.
ACCELERATING THE SDGs IN CITIES THROUGH EDUCATION AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Moderator: Anna Rubbo, CSUD, Earth Institute
Harriet Harris, Dean of Architecture, Pratt University, Accelerating SDGs in Cities through De-colonizing Architecture’s Curriculum
Kaja Kuhl, Associate Professor, Urban Design, GSAPP, and Founder, youarethecity Ideas for Action: Ask Questions, Unpack Systems, Make Solutions Visible.
Sam Loni, Global Coordinator , SDSN Youth, Local Pathways Fellowship: The Why, the What, the How.
Shawn Connell, GrowNYC Teaching Garden, Accelerating the SDGs at GrowNYC’s Teaching Garden
ACCELERATING THE SDGs IN CITIES: TECH, BIG DATA, SOCIAL JUSTICE and EQUITY
Moderator: Geeta Mehta, Asia Initiatives and Adjunct Professor, GSAPP
Jose Miguel Armijo, Perkins Eastman, Perkins Eastman Data Unit
Art Lerner-Lam, Deputy Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Earth Institute, Disaster Resilient Caracas: Urban Planning Student Studio
Critical Review of Morning + Ideas for Action
Jacqueline Klopp, CSUD, Earth Institute
Critical Review of Afternoon + Ideas for Action
Justin Garrett Moore, Executive Director, New York City Public Design Commission
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2019
Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
BUILDING SDGs INTO A LOCAL HOUSING STRATEGY
Mark Willis, Furman Centre, NYU Affordability Challenges and the SDGs
Respondent: Justin Garrett Moore, Executive Director, NYC Public Design Commission
THE SDGs AND AFFORDABLE, SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE HOUSING
Moderator : Theodore Liebman, Perkins Eastman and the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization, Introduction: Panel 4. Housing
Lauren Zullo, Jonathon Rose Companies, Building & Preserving Green Affordable Housing
Ramin Jahromi, Director, Cox Architecture, The SDGs & Affordable, Sustainable & Inclusive Housing
Stephen Forneris, Principal and Board Director at Perkins Eastman, Popular and a little bit more Housing
ARE SUSTAINABILITY FRAMEWORKS COMPETING FOR YOUR ATTENTION?
Moderator: Anna Rubbo, CSUD Earth Institute
Amy Leitch, MEM LEED AP BD+C Senior Consultant, Integrated Planning, Arup, Are Sustainability Frameworks Competing for Your Attention?
Oliver Schaper, Design Principal and Northeast Regional Leader, Gensler, Shaping the Future of Cities
Stephen Zacks, Journalist
WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES TO REALIZING THE SDGS IN US CITIES?
Alainna Lynch, Senior Research Manager, SDSN, What are the Challenges to Realizing the SDGs in US Cities?
Respondent: Elliott Sclar, CSUD, Earth Institute
Critical Review of day + Ideas for Action
Roberta Gratz, Journalist and Urban Critic