Program : Ecocity World Summit 2008

Main Conference - Day One (Thursday, April 24)

FUTURE OF CITIES AND NATURE, GOVERNMENT GREENING
The Future of Cities, Towns and Villages
The Future of Nature and the Built Environment
Reshaping Cities, Greening Government
Terra Musica - Special Evening Event

Main Conference - Day Two (Friday, April 25)

TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY, TECHNOLOGY, CONSUMPTION, POPULATION, EQUITY
The Future of Transportation and City Structure
The Future of Energy Tuned to Cities, Towns and Villages
(concurrent session) Featured Session 1: Water and Infrastructure
(concurrent session) Featured Session 2: Ecocity Mapping
(concurrent session) Featured Session 3: Africa in the World
(concurrent session) Featured Session 4: Rails to Ecocities
The Future of Information Technology and Cities, Towns and Villages
(concurrent session) Featured Session 5: Density and Equity
(concurrent session) Featured Session 6: Eco-Frameworks for Long-Term Sustainable Urban Development
(concurrent session) Featured Session 7: Bicycles - Best Personal Transport Invention Ever!
(concurrent session) Featured Session 8: Land and Water Conservation and Stewardship

The Future of Consumption, Population and Equity

(concurrent session) Featured Session 9: Planning for Transformation: Planner's Roundtable
(concurrent session) Featured Session 10: Nature Resurgent
(concurrent session) Featured Session 11: Musical Ecology Workshop
(concurrent session) Featured Session 12: Whole New Eco-Communities
(concurrent session) Featured Session 13: Energy and Economic Relocalization

Economy, Business, and City Building

(concurrent session) Featured Session 14: Creativity and Critical Thinking
(concurrent session) Featured Session 15: Food and Eco Education
(concurrent session) Featured Session 16: Community Ecocity Planning
(concurrent session) Featured Session 17: City-Scale Ecocity Initiatives
(concurrent session) Featured Session 18: Developer?s Roundtable
Night on the Town! Suggestions will be provided.

Main Conference - Day Three (Saturday, April 26)

ARCHITECTURE, URBAN DESIGN, LAND USE, GOVERNMENT

The Future of Architecture and Urban Design

(concurrent session) Featured Session 19: The Ecocity Future of San Francisco
(concurrent session) Featured Session 20: Higher Education and the Ecocity Campus
(concurrent session) Featured Session 21: Indigenous People?s Perspectives
(concurrent session) Featured Session 22: Carbon Markets
(concurrent session) Featured Session 23: Designing and Planning the Experience of Nature

The Future of Food for Cities, Towns and Villages

(concurrent session) Featured Session 24: Urban Fractals and Transit Villages
(concurrent session) Featured Session 25: Megacities, Regional Perspectives
(concurrent session) Featured Session 26: Walkable, Healthy Cities
(concurrent session) Featured Session 27: Nature in the City
(concurrent session) Featured Session 28: Religion and Ecological Communities

The Future of Land Use and the Built Environment

(concurrent session) Featured Session 29: What You Should Know about Biofuels
(concurrent session) Featured Session 30: Whole Cities on the Ecocity Path
(concurrent session) Featured Session 31: Tools for Reshaping the Built Environment
(concurrent session) Featured Session 32: Green Jobs
(concurrent session) Featured Session 33: Green Cities California Initiative

The Future of Urban Governance in a Time of Reshaping Cities

(concurrent session) Featured Session 34: Better Cars Build Worse Cities
(concurrent session) Featured Session 35: Reshaping Cities - Starting Small, Planning Large
(concurrent session) Featured Session 36: Future of and for Youth
(concurrent session) Featured Session 37: Historic Cities ? Timeless Lessons for Today and Beyond
(concurrent session) Featured Session 38: Clothing, the "Second Skin"

The San Francisco Ecocity Proclamation Conference Outcomes and Honoring Paolo Soleri

Richard Register, conference co-convener, Oakland, CA
Closing Comments
Jared Blumenfeld, Dir., San Francisco Department of the Environment
Rusong Wang, conference co-convener
Kirstin Miller, conference director

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