Seminars

SPURS/Humphrey Program Luncheon Seminar Series
International Development - Spring Term, 2012
Mondays, 12:00-2:00PM, Room 7-338 (Stella Room)

February | 13
The Regulatory Advantage: How Prosecutors Enforce Labor and Environmental
Laws in Brazil

--Salo Coslovsky, New York University

February | 22 (Wednesday -W20-306)
Negotiation Workshop
--Lawrence Susskind, Ford Professor Urban and Environmental Planning, MIT
(SPURS/Humphrey and Cornell Fellows only)

February | 24 (Friday - Rm. 9-450B)
Building the Contemporary Planning School: Lessons from Central and Eastern
Europe

--Piotr Lorens, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland

February| 27
Professional Networks as Sources of Institutional Innovation: Reforming Health and Social Assistance in São Paulo, Brazil (1990-2008)
Peter Houtzager, Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

March| 05
Changing the World One Bottle at a Time
-Iliac Angelo Diaz, Social Entrepreneur, SPURS Humphrey Fellow 2005, MIT, MPA Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

March| 12
Planning to Plan
--John de Monchaux, Emeritus Professor of Architecture and Planning, MIT

March | 19
Topic: TBA
--Jennifer Davis, Stanford University

April | 23
Strategic Infrastructure Planning in Africa: The PIDA Project
–Peter Cook, Systems Analyst, Transportation Planner and Transport
Economist

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American Planning Seminars - Fall Term, 2011
Mondays, 12:00-2:00PM, Room 7-338 (Stella Room)

september| 19
Introduction on American Planning
--Ralph Gakenheimer, Ezren Glen, and Jim Buckley

september | 26
Urban Revitalization and Redevelopment
--George Proakis, Drector of Planning, Somerville MA
--Andrew Grace, Urban Designer, Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA)

november| 07
Pragmatism in American Planning
--Charlie Hoch, Professor of Planning, University of Illinois, Chicago

november| 14
Planning Process, Politics and Finance of Housing in Boston
Louise Elving, Principla, Vivaconsulting, formerly with the Community Builders
–Noah Maslan, Director of Real Estate, the Urban Edge



november| 21
Land Use Regulation and Property Rights
---Edy Netter, Edith Netter and Associates
–Greg McGregor, Greg McGregor and Associates

november | 28
Intergovernmental Relationships in American Planning
--Federick Salvucci, MIT Center for Transport and Logistic, former Secretary of Transportation and construction of the commonwealth of Massachusetts for three gubernatorial terms.

december | 05
Federal, State, Local Participation in Transportation
--Kate Fichter, Massachusetts Department of Transportation
–Eric Plosky, Volpe Center of the US Dept. of Transportation, Cambridge





   
             
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