Sustainability + Globalization Lecture Series
SUSTAINABILITY + GLOBALIZATION FALL 2012 LECTURE SERIES
The mission of the Sustainability and Globalization Lecture Series is to provide a series of educational lectures on international and national sustainable issues related to real estate, economic development, globalization and urbanization. By drawing experts in the field from throughout the world to New Orleans, we will be providing insight and education and building capacity in the business and academic community of the New Orleans region.
This series is intended to:
- Build capacity in the New Orleans region by drawings speakers from the larger global community.
- Promote green building technologies.
- Provide a venue for networking and cross-pollination among students, industry leaders and practitioners within the built environment in New Orleans and beyond.
- Facilitate economic development for the State of Louisiana
Tulane University Campus, School of Architecture Lecture Hall
Richardson Memorial Hall, Room 201
6823 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana
Lecture at 6pm on the third Tuesday of every month,
immediately followed by a Networking Reception.
Attendance is free but registration is requested. Contact Eliza Brierre, 504-529-1601, for more information.
Dr. Ben-Eli pioneered applications of Systems Thinking and Cybernetics in management and organization. Over the years he worked on synthesizing strategy issues in many parts of the world and in diverse institutional settings, ranging from small high technology firms to multinational enterprises, manufacturing companies, financial institutions, health care and educational organizations, government agencies, NGOs, and international multilateral organizations.
Tom Murphy is a senior resident fellow, ULI/Klingbeil Family Chair for urban development. His extensive experience in urban revitalization—what drives investment, what ensures long-lasting commitment—is a key addition to the senior resident fellows’ areas of expertise. Since January 2006, Murphy has served as ULI’s Gulf Coast liaison.
Prior to his service as the ULI Gulf Coast liaison, Murphy served three terms as the mayor of Pittsburgh, from January 1994 through December 2005. During that time, he initiated a public-private partnership strategy that leveraged more than $4.5 billion in economic development in Pittsburgh.
Raised by a single mother along with his three siblings, Svante saw hard work modeled from a young age. Working multiple jobs, his mother’s tenacious spirit and commitment allowed her children the comfort and security necessary for them to succeed. Svante attended Cornell University where he studied Communication and was first elected to Ithaca’s Common Council while a Junior at the University. At age 24 Myrick won a four-way mayoral race- sweeping 18 out of 18 election districts to become the youngest mayor in Ithaca’s history and the first mayor of African American heritage.
See link below to view videos from previous lectures:
Fall 2011 Lectures
Spring 2012 Lectures - Coming soon
The Tulane School of Architecture Sustainable Real Estate Development program prepares post-baccalaureate students from diverse fields to explore the regenerative development of cities. The program blends educational material in business, architectural design, planning and related fields to empower its graduates to become effective and influential participants and contributors in the fields of real estate, finance, development, and design.
The World Trade Center of New Orleans, recognized as the first of what are today over 300 WTCs worldwide, consists of over 1,000 corporate members in addition to individual members and prides itself on being the state’s strongest and most experienced international organization. The WTCNO facilitates the state’s economic development through international trade and allied activities that support a prosperous international business climate in Louisiana.
The University of New Orleans, Department of Planning & Urban Studies Master in Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) along with the Masters of Science in Urban Studies(MSUS), Bachelor of Science in Urban Studies and Planning (BSUSP) and PhD in Urban Studies prepares students to identify complex issues facing communities and find proactive solutions.
Loyola University College of Law, Center for Environmental Law and Land Use. Inaugurated on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Loyola’s Center for Environmental Law and Land Use (CELLU), seeks to become a leader in legal environmental education and service in the Gulf Region.