Advancing Sustainability Symposium

Woodbury University is proud to announce the second annual Advancing Sustainability Symposium to be held on Saturday, October 6, 2012 on the Woodbury University campus. The 2012 Advancing Sustainability Business + Design Symposium is entitled The Ailing Heart of the Urbanscape: Its Causes and Cures and with a cross-disciplinary lens, it tackles issues of design, culture, and economics in response to geography, technology, resources, and politics. Organized by students enrolled in Woodbury's widely recognized School of Architecture, School of Business, School of Transdisciplinary studies, and School of Media, Culture, and Design, the event brings together students, professionals, and the general public in conversation about the future of the built environment.

An all-day event, The Ailing Heart of the Urbanscape: Its Causes and Cures, consists of lectures by internationally acclaimed speakers with expertise in various topics of architecture, business, and sustainability. Speakers include: Charles Renfro and many others. The 2012 Advancing Sustainability symposium will focus on the "cardiovascular system" of a city-its infrastructure. The symposium will investigate how various infrastructures-transportation, energy and water supply, and communications-perform, exchange, and are incorporated into the natural environment. The discussion will address the extent of their influence on lifestyle and the overall dynamics of the city, as well as their management and opportunities for advancement.

Featured speakers are:
Charles Renfro (Diller Scofidio+Renfro)
Graham Sadtler (Bosch)
Brian Stanke (Cordoba Corporation)
Air Quality Management District (AQMD) - presenting Hybrid/Electric vehicle exhibition
Linda Taalman (TaalmanKoch Architects)

The 2012 Advancing Sustainability Business + Design Symposium is open to all individuals of all disciplinary backgrounds who strive for innovation and change toward more efficient, cleaner and healthier environment.

Tickets are currently on sale now:
Student Early Bird tickets are $6.27
Public Early Bird Tickets are $11.54

Early bird ticket sales end September 26
General admission for students are $11.54
General admission for the public is $16.82

Schedule and registration information is available on the event website.

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October 06, 2012

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