Future of Cities: Seeking Health + Sustainability Conference 2017
Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time: 8 am – 2 pm
Location: UCR Bourns Technology Center Auditorium, Riverside, 1084 Columbia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92507
The 2017 Future of Cities Conference, jointly hosted by the Western Riverside Council of Governments, UCR Center for Sustainable Suburban Development, and APA Inland Empire Section will focus on the nexus between health, economy, and sustainability with transportation, the built environment, and changing demographics. The conference will include three moderated panel discussions focused on distilling insights in these topics and highlighting opportunities to turn lessons into action.
|8:00 a.m.||Registration + Breakfast|
|8:20 a.m.||Opening Remarks
Dr. Ron Loveridge, UCR
|8:30 a.m.||County CEO’s Address
Jay Orr, County of Riverside
|9:00 a.m.||Future of Communities
This panel will cover development of the built environment, paying special attention to the rapid growth anticipated for the region, historic patterns of sprawl, and opportunities to institute best practices.
Moderator: Michael Osur – Deputy Director, Riverside University Health System – Public Health
|10:10 a.m.||Future of Transportation
This panel will cover best practices and how to prepare for and/or encourage active transportation, transit, and autonomous vehicles.
Moderator: Matt Burris – Associate Principal, Rami + Associates
|11:20 a.m.||Lunch + Networking|
|11:50 a.m.||Future of People
This panel will discuss changing demographics with a focus on the wants, needs, habits, and misconceptions of millennials.
Moderator: Gustavo Herrera – West Coast Director Yong Invincibles
|1:00 p.m.||Wrap Up
Moderators from our three panels will reconvene on the stage to distill the lessons of the day and discuss how to turn these lessons into action in our professional and personal lives.
*Eligible for 4 CM Credits
UCR Liability Waiver:
UCR is hosting the Future of Cities Conference at the UCR Bourns Technology Center Auditorium. To utilize the venue, all registrants will be required to sign a liability waiver. In order to save time when you arrive, please fill out and sign your liability waiver in advance. Waivers can be brought to the event at check-in or emailed to Andrea Howard, IES-APA Co-Vice Chair of Programs, at Howard@wrcog.cog.ca.us. The check-in desk will also have liability waivers on hand for those who wish to sign their waivers at the event.
Please download the UCR LIABILITY WAIVER here: UCR Liability Waiver – FOC2017
A completed waiver is REQUIRED in order to attend the conference.
Platinum Sponsor – $5,000, only one available
Gold Sponsor – $1,000
Silver Sponsor – $500
Bronze Sponsor – $250
For more information on sponsorship, click HERE.
To sponsor the event, call or email Andrea Howard at (951) 955-8515, or firstname.lastname@example.org.