Christopher Calott, Director of the Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development Program, will be presenting at this year’s 8th Annual Louisiana Smart Growth Summit on November 20. He will be participating in a session titled “Triple Bottom Line: How Universities are Partnering to Benefit the Planet, People and Profit”, with Thomas Sammons, Community Design Workshop, School of Architecture, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Jori Erdman, Director of Architecture, Louisiana State University. Attendees will hear how three Louisiana universities are partnering with non-profits, for profit, and community groups to design and build Innovative projects that benefit all involved.
The Annual Louisiana Smart Growth Summit, the premier regional event of its kind, is presented by the Center for Planning Excellence “to encourage robust dialogue around the key, interconnected systems in Louisiana that enable resiliency and rejuvenation.” The Summit will be held in Baton Rouge in the Manship Theatre at the Shaw Center for the Arts from November 18 – 20. This year’s Summit will also feature Keynote speakers Senator Mary Landrieu and Andres Duany, FAIA, founder of the Congress for New Urbanism and the designer of Seaside, Florida.