World Habitat Day 2009 Affiliated Events
Friday, October 2
Business Civic Leadership Center:
The affiliate of the US Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Conference on Corporate-Civic Engagement entitled "Trade and Aid," a two-day meeting designed to show-case public-private partnerships that leverage foreign direct investment to improve living and working conditions in emerging markets. (Contact: Chamber of Commerce for details). Dr. Anna Tibaijuka will deliver a keynote address at the closing session of Conference on Corporate-Civic Engagement (late morning), offering perspectives of challenges for corporate-civic engagement in a rapidly urbanizing world.
American Colleges and Schools of Planning Conference (continued from previous day)
WHD attendees are welcome to join 800 planning academics at the American Collegiate Schools of Planning's 50th anniversary meeting in Crystal City during October 1-4. Registration information and paper abstracts are available on the ACSP website. (Contact: Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning of MIT).