Save the Date: Ryan Avent at Stanford on Thurs., April 19 - cosponsored by Urban Studies/Stanford (you know - that other university in Santa Clara Co.)
Ryan Avent's The Gated City: Are NIMBYs Killing The Economy? (Book Review)
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> From: Stephanie Reyes <stephanie_s_reyes@...>[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> Subject: [SLU-COMM] Fw: Save the Date: Ryan Avent at Stanford on Thurs., April 19
> Date: March 19, 2012 2:26:26 PM PDT
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> Reply-To: Stephanie Reyes <stephanie_s_reyes@...>
> Hi SLU members,
> See below for a very exciting event that Greenbelt Alliance is hosting at Stanford. Please forward widely!
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> From: "Stephanie Reyes, Greenbelt Alliance" <donotreply@...>
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> Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2012 7:00 PM
> Subject: Save the Date: Ryan Avent at Stanford on Thurs., April 19
> Building a Jobs-Rich Region: A Conversation with Ryan Avent
> Thursday, April 19 | 7 - 8:30 p.m. | Stanford University
> Dear Stephanie,
> Economist correspondent and author Ryan Avent will speak on stimulating the economy via better placemaking.
> In today�s uneasy economic times, both CEOs and policymakers are searching for ways to maintain that special advantage that will set our region apart from the world�s competition. What are the proven solutions local governments can turn to so they can bolster existing businesses and attract new investment?
> Greenbelt Alliance has long advocated to address many challenges and preserve what is special about the Bay Area through better placemaking.
> Please join us on April 19 for �Building a Jobs-Rich Region: A Conversation with Ryan Avent,� a special event about the Bay Area�s economic outlook. Ryan Avent, economics correspondent for The Economist and author of The Gated City, will speak with Carl Guardino, President and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, about the Bay Area�s future and what the region can do to remain on the cutting-edge.
> This event is co-sponsored by Silicon Valley Leadership Group, the Urban Studies Program at Stanford University, and the Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University.
> RSVP is required. Please sign up here.
> Stephanie Reyes
> Policy Director
> Greenbelt Alliance
> 631 Howard Street, Suite 510 | San Francisco, CA 94105
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