New Century Development – New Century Cities Symposium
Symposium Agenda - January 18-19, 2005
Day 1 (January 18, 2005)
|8:15 - 9:00||
Registration at E51-345 (Building E51, Room 345, MIT Sloan School of Management)
|9:00 - 9:20||
Welcome to Symposium
David Geltner, Director
MIT Center for Real Estate
|9:30 - 10:15||
Introduction to New Century Cities and Symposium Themes
Defining the New Century City (PPT 43.6MB) - Michael Joroff, Senior Lecturer, MIT Dept. of Urban Studies and Planning
|10:15 - 12:00||
Panel 1: The Vision
What are the forces underlying the creation of New Century Cities? Perspectives from government, real estate development, IT and institutional sectors.
Moderator: Michael Joroff, Senior Lecturer, MIT Dept. of Urban Studies and Planning
|12:00 - 1:45||
Lunch and Keynote Speech - 40 minute talk
Speaker: William J.
Mitchell, Head Media Arts
and Science, Media Lab
|1:45 - 3:15||
Panel 2: A New Fabric of Development
New Century City projects blend physical and digital experiences, providing new opportunities for urban design, development, and community building. This panel will consider how the visions of New Century Cities are being created on the ground, how they can enhance livability, and add value to public and private places in the city.
Moderator: Dennis Frenchman, Director, MIT City Design and Development
|3:30 - 5:15||
Panel 3: SENSEable City Technology
Media and communication technologies are infusing our daily life - from hand-held cell phones to intelligent buildings, streets, cars, and cities. This panel will explore the implications as these technologies - global positioning, location-based services, and addressable infrastructure, for example - are linked together in urban networks.
Moderator: William J. Mitchell, Media Lab
|5:30 - 6:30||
Tour of Frank O. Gehry Stata Center, home of MITâ€™s Computer Sciences and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (Short presentation before tour)
Led by Jim Becker of Skanska and Bill Mitchell
|6:30 - 8:00||
R&D Bar Reception in the Frank O. Gehry Stata Center
Day 2 (January 19, 2005)
|8:00 - 9:00||
Continental Breakfast and Networking
|9:00 - 10:45||
Panel 4: The Extraordinary Value Proposition
What opportunities do these changes offer for creating value in real estate? This panel will discuss the value proposition as seen by different players in the process of creating the New Century City: what are the implications for conceiving projects, marketing, management and finance - short and long term?
Moderator: Tony Ciochetti, Chairman, MIT Center for Real Estate
|11:00 - 12:30||
"Show Me Yours" Showcase Opportunity for Symposium Participants
Short presentation cycles and hands-on demonstrations.
|12:30 - 1:45||
|1:45 - 3:30||
Realizing the Opportunity
This working session will engage all participants to discuss the key hurdles in implementing cutting-edge or break-through projects.
Moderator: Michael Joroff, Senior Lecturer
|3:30 - 3:45||
New Century Cities and Beyond
Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks Moderators: Dennis Frenchman, City Design and Development; Professor William J. Mitchell, Head Media Arts and Science, Media Lab
|4:00 - 5:00||
Lab Visits, Closing Reception (Media Lab)