Africa, Cities and Eco-Crisis Conference
October 1, 2010 • 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Columbia University, Avery Hall, Wood Auditorium
Urbanists, biologists, nanotechnologists, and sustainable cities activists addressed the relation between environment and cities, including landgrabs and their consequences, forced migration to the cities and environmental refugees, climate change and systems resilience to climate variability, engineering and technology of flooding, urban services and the challenges of waste management.
This conference was part of the Signature Research Project Urbanizing Technology: The Mobility Complex.