MIT symposium next Thursday, January 17, 5-8pm

Please join us next Thursday 1/17 (5-8pm), for a conversation about the experience of the GreenHouse Studio collaboration with VietAID, and the opportunities for DUSP for establishing community-university partnerships in the Boston area.Dinner will be served. If you plan to attend, please RSVP at pmolina [at] mit.edu

Community-University Partnerships in Boston: The Experience of the MIT-DUSP GreenHouse Studio
Symposium: Thursday, January 17, 2013 (5-8pm)
Location: 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 9-450. Cambridge, MA 02142
Directions: Enter MIT through 77 Mass Ave, take the elevator to the 3rd floor, take a left and follow the corridor (it will turn right), keep going through the corridor with red walls, pass through the doors to building 9, and room 9-450 will be the big one on your right with glass walls).

5:00-5:15pm– Exhibition visit (Room 7-408)

5:15-6:30pm– A Plan for Sustainability in Fields Corner: the GreenHouse Studio Collaboration with VietAID
-James Buckley, Lecturer, UC Berkeley; former MIT-DUSP Lecturer and GreenHouse Studio instructor
-Nam Pham, Executive Director, Viet-AID
-Aspasia Xypolia, Director of Real Estate Development, Viet-AID
-Evelyn Darling, Executive Director, Fields Corner Main Street
-Joel Wool, Green Dorchester
-Dong Wang, GreenHouse Studio alumn

6:30-6:45pm– Dinner break 
6:45-8:00pm– Community-University Partnerships in the Boston area: Opportunities for DUSP

-Xavier de Souza Briggs, Associate Professor, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning
-Karl Seidman, Senior Lecturer in Economic Development, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning
-Mark R. Warren, Associate Professor, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, UMass-Boston; URBAN Co-Chair
-James Buckley, Lecturer, UC Berkeley; former MIT-DUSP Lecturer and GreenHouse Studio instructor
-Langley Keyes, Professor Emeritus, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning (TBC)

Moderator: Patricia Molina Costa, MIT-CoLab Research Fellow; 2012 GreenHouse Studio co-instructor

With generous support from DUSP, HCED, MISTI-Spain and URBAN.

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