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  • Dayana Salazar
    Membership in IMCL & Conference registration rates New policies Background The International Making Cities Livable Conferences, initiated in Venice in 1985,
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 19, 2004
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      Membership in IMCL & Conference registration rates

      New policies

      The International Making Cities Livable Conferences, initiated in
      Venice in 1985, are the longest continuing Conferences on urban livability and well-being. They have been called "wonderful conferences, the best conferences on cities" by Charleston's Mayor, Joseph P. Riley Jr.

      IMCL Conferences have taken place in Vienna and Salzburg, Austria; Venice and Siena, Italy; London, UK; Freiburg, Germany;
      San Francisco, Santa Fe, St. Augustine and Charleston in the US; and other cities in Europe and the US with more than 7,500 representatives from cities around the world.

      At the June 2004 London Conference there were participants from over twenty countries, including city officials, mayors and councilors from thirty cities, a selection of the world's outstanding architects and planners, especially those concerned with traditional town planning and classical architecture.

      Future IMCL Conferences
      Future IMCL Conferences are planned for March and April, 2005 in
      Charleston and San Francisco, and in late June or early July in Venice or Vienna. IMCL Conferences for 2006 are planned for Santa Fe or San Diego in the US, Bath, UK and/or Munich, Germany.

      New Membership and Registration Policies
      At the their meeting at the London Conference Organizers and the Advisory Board decided to implement new policies regarding IMCL membership and registration, in order to sustain the long-term goals of IMCL:
              1.      Membership in IMCL is a prerequisite for participation in IMCL Conferences. A few non-members may be admitted; however, their conference fee will be double that of members.
              2.      Preference will be given to participants and speakers who will commit to participate in the conference dialogue for most of the Conference.
      Members receive:
      Principles of True Urbanism (15 page booklet)
      50% discount off IMCL Conferences
      30% discount off IMCL publications, including: Making Cities Livable,  Livable Cities Observed, The Wisdom of Cities (new), Genius of the European Square (forthcoming), The Forgotten Child, and 43 Documentation Sets consisting of selected presentations at IMCL Conferences, compiled under different topics, e.g. Sustainable Urban Development, Urban Space Design, Innovative Transportation Policy, Teaching the Livable City, New Urbanism, Urban Design Guidelines, The Urban Square, Recreating the City Center, Reconstructing Urban Neighborhoods, etc.

      IMCL Membership Form

              Membership rates for individuals:
                                      Individual member        $175
                                      Graduate students        $100
              Membership rates for cities, organizations, firms:
                                      Up to 2 members          $400
                                      Up to 5 members          $875
                                      Up to 10 members        $1,500

      Note: These rates are in effect until October 1, 2004, and will increase after that date.

      Please make check or International Money Order payable to Making Cities Livable. Check must be in U.S. dollars, payable on a U.S. bank. (Bank drafts are not acceptable.)

      Alternatively, membership fee may be sent by direct bank wire transfer to the "Making Cities Livable Conference" account, number 0412-070328 at the Wells Fargo Bank, San Carlos Avenue & Ocean Avenue,
      Carmel by the Sea, California, bank routing number 121042882. Wire transfer charges should not be deducted from the registration fee. Please fax a copy of the bank transfer form and membership form to +1-831-624-5126.
      Check for $ ________ enclosed     OR: Membership fee is being wire transferred ________

      Name ___________________________

      Position in organization _____________________________

      Organization _____________________________

      Address       _____________________________



      Please print out this form and send it along with your check or copy of wire transfer form to: Making Cities Livable, P.O. Box 7586, Carmel, California 93921, USA

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