Habitat III

October 17 - 20, 2016.  Quito, Ecuador

Lab Director Timon McPhearson, postdoc Yaella Depietri, and PhD student Bart Orr will be attending Habitat III,  the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development,  October 17 -20 in Quito, Ecuador.  The schedule of events lab members will be participating in is below.  All events will take place in the Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, Benjamín Carrión.  You can also view the full calendar of Habitat X Change events

Monday, October 17

14.30-16.00     Exhibition Space B, Booth 27

  • Urban Planet Book Pre-Launch

Tuesday, October 18

8.00-10.00      Panel Discussion - Casa de la Cultura, Room 21

  • Research and Academia Roundtable

10.30-11.30      Panel Discussion - Exhibition Space B, Booth 27

  •  Linking Knowledge to Policy: How can the scientific community contribute after Quito?

13.00-14.30      Presentation - Exhibition Space B, Booth 27

  • Launch of Future Earth Urban Knowledge Action Network

Wednesday, October 19

12.30-13.00      Presentation - Exhibition Space B, Booth 26

  • The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

14:30-15:15      Presentation, Panel Discussion - Exhibition Space B, Booth 27

  • Lessons Across Cultures: Building Urban Resilience to Extreme Events

15:15-16:00      Presentation, Panel Discussion - Exhibition Space B, Booth 27

  • Belmont Forum: International research funding for cities

Thursday, October 20

9.00-10.00      Press Conference - Exhibition Space B, Booth 27

  • Cities and Science

11.00-12.00      Panel Discussion - Exhibition Space B, Booth 27

  • New frontiers for collaboration: Why the time for cities and science to work together is now

11.00-12.00     Urban Stage (2nd Floor)

  • Science for Cities: Official Launch of the Second UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3.2) and the UCCRN Regional Hubs


Bart Orr