Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Rebuilding a Sustainable Haiti

Long-term planning for Haiti’s environmental, cultural, and economic wellbeing

Panelists include:
Leslie Voltaire, Lead Planner for the Haitian Government’s recovery efforts and the UN Special Envoy to Haiti
Ami Desai, Foreign Policy Director, Clinton Foundation
Patrice Nevil, Director of Infrastructure, Partners in Health
Chris Williams, Washington DC Representative, UN-HABITAT
Louis Herns Marcelin, Director, INURED Haiti
David Mulet, Project Coordinator, Organization of American States (OAS)
David Evans, Chief Technical Advisor, UN-HABITAT Sri Lanka
R. Steven Lewis, President, National Organization of Minority Architects
Garry Pierre-Pierre, Editor and Publisher, Haitian Times
Deborah Gans, Principal, Gans Studio
James Dart, Principal, DARCH
Toni L. Griffin, Adjunct Associate Professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Design

WHAT: The Institute for Urban Design will hold the symposium Rebuilding a Sustainable Haiti to launch critical discussions on a that encompasses the country’s environmental, cultural, and economic wellbeing. The event will identify specific ways in which New York City’s planning and design community can work within the framework established by the Haitian government to encourage a truly integrated planning process for the reconstruction.

Rose Auditorium
Cooper Union
41 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003

Friday, June 4, 2010
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

COST: Free and open to the public.

REGISTRATION: info@ifud.org