Ecocity World Summit, Montreal, August 2011
Please see below the announcement for the 2011 Ecocity World Summit in
Best wishes from San Jose State,
CommUniverCity San Jose
Chair and Professor
Urban and Regional Planning Department
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA 95192-0185
[image: Montréal 2011 - Ecocity World Summit / Écocité sommet
August 22-26, 2011 / Du 22 au 26 août 2011 / Palais des congrès de Montréal,
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Dear Sir or Madam,
I am the person responsible for the promotion of the Ecocity World Summit
2011 to be held in Montréal from August 22-26, 2011. I come to you today to
see how you can help us promote this unique event as we believe Ecocity 2011
will be of great interest to people in your network.
Ecocity 2011 is 9th in a series of international conferences held since 1990
on the theme of the sustainable city. The Ecocity international conference
series was initiated by Richard Register, founder and president of Ecocity
Builders, one of the world's great theorists and authors in ecological city
design and planning. Mr. Register will be one of our keynote speakers as
well as Mr. Jan Gehl, renowned architect and professor emeritus of Urban
Design at the School of Architecture in Copenhagen. More than 1,500
participants from over the world are expected to attend.
We welcome any way you can help us in reaching as many people as possible:
- Hyperlink: you can download a logo or a web
be published on your Website with an hyperlink to
www.ecocity2011.com or included in a newsletter;
- *Calendar of events on your website or publication*: we can provide you
with the necessary information to include in your calendar or message board.
- *Spread the news*: you can publish our news on a regular basis.
I invite you to browse through our website
you might find interesting info.
Here is the ecocity 2011 latest news:
- Call for proposals: The Ecocity World Summit launched its Call for
proposals online system on November 5. Here is a link to the
- Program: The detailed program is available at this
It contains six interesting interconnecting themes:
- CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE ECOCITY
- ECOMOBILITY, URBAN PLANNING, PUBLIC SPACE
- GOVERNANCE AND DEMOCRACY IN THE ECOCITY
- ECONOMICS OF THE ECOCITY
- HEALTH AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
- BIODIVERSITY AND URBAN AGRICULTURE
Should you have any other ideas to help us promote this event throughout
your network, or if your require more information on Ecocity 2011, please do
not hesitate to contact me.
I thank you for keeping me posted on your intentions. However, if I should
be speaking to someone else within your organization about promoting our
event, I would appreciate if you could forward this e-mail to the right
person and let me know.
I look forward to hearing from you and thank you for helping us make this
event a success.
ECOCITY WORLD SUMMIT 2011 SECRETARIAT
c/o Opus 3 inc.
417 Saint-Pierre Street, Suite 203
Montréal, Québec H2Y 2M4
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