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Conference on Preservation and Climate Change in New York City

Municipal Art Society of New York

Friday, October 15, 2010 at 5:30 PM - Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Conference on Preservation and Climate Change Ticket   more info Ended $85.00 $0.00
Friday Evening Lecture and Reception (MAS member) World Heritage At Risk with UNESCO's Rochelle Roca-Harem.   more info Ended $10.00 $0.00
Friday Evening Lecture and Reception (non-MAS member) World Heritage At Risk with UNESCO's Rochelle Roca-Hachem.   more info Ended $15.00 $0.00
SOLD OUT, TOUR - Rural Sustainability: Kykuit, Pocantico Center & Stone Barns   more info Ended $60.00 $0.00
TOUR - Going Green in the Flatiron District   more info Ended $20.00 $0.00
TOUR - Lower East Side Boiler Tour   more info Ended $20.00 $0.00
Individual MAS Membership   more info Ended $50.00 $0.00
Group Discount: 5 Tickets to Conference on Preservation and Climate Change   more info Ended $300.00 $0.00
Group Discount: 3 Tickets to Conference on Preservation and Climate Change   more info Ended $195.00 $0.00

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Can old buildings play a role in making New York a more sustainable city?


Speakers at the Conference on Preservation and Climate Change in New York City will explore the green opportunity in New York’s older buildings and how preservation can be integrated into the city’s climate change, green building and sustainability agendas. The conference is co-sponsored by The Municipal Art Society of New York and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. To see the list of speakers and sessions, click here

 


Panels and lectures include:

  • Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change, addressing how the impact of climate change will affect New York City’s cultural, historic and architectural resources; 

  • Case Studies in High-Performance Preservation Retrofits, looking at best practices in bringing together preservation and energy efficiency; 

  • LEED and Beyond, examining the array of standards and financial incentives that can help guide and encourage energy retrofits and how they work with historic buildings; and 

  • PlaNYC 2.0, David Bragdon, the newly appointed director of the Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, will discuss how New York City’s sustainability plan will be updated this year, and what new areas may be added to the plan. 


AIA/APA Credits available! Architects and planners can earn continuing education credits at the Conference on Preservation and Climate Change in New York City. Architects can earn 6.0 sustainable design credits, thereby fulfilling a year’s requirements from the AIA. Attendant’s will also earn 6.0 Learning Unit credits and 6.0 Health, Safety and Welfare credits. APA New York Metro Chapter is currently seeking Certification Maintenance credits for this event.

The October 16 conference will be kicked off on Friday, October 15 with a keynote on Cities and Sustainability, followed by a festive reception. On Sunday, October 17 MAS will host a series of tours that highlight best practices of historic preservation and sustainability in New York City and the surrounding region. 

Who should attend? The conference is geared toward policy-makers, architects, environmentalists, planners, preservationists and anyone interested in urban sustainability and preservation. 

What’s included in the ticket price? Admission to Friday evening lecture and reception, all-day Saturday conference (including lunch) and Saturday evening reception.


Register now to save and secure your spot! This event has a limited capacity so advanced ticket purchase is advised. Tickets at the door, if they are available, will cost $100.

Become a conference sponsor: Your organization can become a Corporate or a Media sponsor. Click here to download corporate sponsorship materials, or contact Jean Tatge at (212) 935-3960 or email pcconference@mas.org.

Official conference sitehttp://preservationandclimatechange.org/

Have questions about Conference on Preservation and Climate Change in New York City? Contact Municipal Art Society of New York

When

Friday, October 15, 2010 at 5:30 PM - Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Municipal Art Society of New York

MASNYC

The Municipal Art Society of New York and The Historic Preservation Program, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.

The Municipal Art Society is the leading organization dedicated to improving New York City's built environment. Founded in 1893, MAS is committed to making New York a more livable city through education, dialogue and advocacy for intelligent urban planning, design and preservation.

Throughout its history, MAS has been at the forefront of some of New York City’s – and the country’s – most significant preservation victories, including the campaign to save Grand Central Station, Radio City Music Hall, and other treasured New York landmarks.

Today, MAS continues to play an important role in the debate over the city’s built environment, providing planning expertise, guidance and advocacy.  MAS helped shape the City’s master plan for the redevelopment of Coney Island and is the leading advocate for efforts to transform the Farley Post Office into Moynihan Station, a major transportation hub for the region.




Conference on Preservation and Climate Change in New York City Information:

CONTACT: Lisa Kersavage

PHONE: 212-935-3960, x 1228

EMAIL: pcconference@mas.org

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