Conference on Preservation and Climate Change in New York City
Friday, October 15, 2010 at 5:30 PM - Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
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.
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 email@example.com.
Official conference site: http://preservationandclimatechange.org/
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