The Civil Engineering Department and the Urban and Regional Planning Department at Cal Poly Pomona are excited to hold the UCTC 2014 Student Conference. You are invited to attend the conference which will be held on April 17th and 18th.
Registration deadline has been extended to March 14, 2014. Online registration now enabled.
Please note that conference registration is solely for attendance and does not guarantee a hotel reservations; you must do that separately.
Creating sustainable urban futures
Monday, February 10, 6-8pm
Evening Lecture and Discussion on: "Places for People & Transit"
"From Jane Jacobs to Livable Cities"Presentation by Jan Gehl, Jan Gehl and Associates, Copenhagen
Discussant: Neil Hrushowy, City of San Francisco Planning Department
Wurster Auditorium, UC Berkeley. Free.(First come/First Served).
Tuesday, March 11, 6-8pm
Evening Lecture and Discussion on: "Railtown: Los Angeles"
Presentation by Ethan Elkind (author of Railtown, UC Press, 2014)
Discussant: Martin Wachs, RAND Corporation and UCLA Department of Urban Planning; formerly Professor of City and Regional Planning and Transportation Engineering, UC Berkeley
Seaborg Room, Faculty Club, UC Berkeley. Free. (First come/First served).
Thursday and Friday, March 20 and 21
Two-Day Conference: "Transit & Cities: Past, Present, Future" Preliminary Program
Keynote Speakers:Peter Calthorpe (The Next American Metropolis and Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change), Jaime Lerner (Two-time Mayor, Curitiba, Brazil), and Therese McMillan (Deputy Administrator, Federal Transit Administration)
Host and Event Moderator: Robert Cervero (Director, IURD and UCTC;The Transit Metropolis and Transit Villages for the 21st Century)
Discussant: Allan Jacobs (Great Streets)
$150 registration fee (including lunches, breakfasts, refreshments, and evening reception). Be sure to sign up soon.