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Friday, March 18 • 7:15am - 8:00am
FR7.15.03 Rethinking the Meaning of Livable Communities: Academic Perspectives

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This breakfast roundtable will present perspectives from a group of academics from across the US on the topic of livable communities. The development of such communities is becoming an important part of community development, urban design, policy planning and urban affairs. With the desire by urban scholars throughout N. America and Europe to move from communities that are often described as sterile and boring places to live, it is important to understand the factors that make communities livable. This roundtable will discuss what has gone wrong in many communities and will offer suggestions for making them more livable. Moreover, the discussion will focus on rethinking the meaning of livable communities.

Speakers
JB

Jane Brooks

University of New Orleans
RC

Roger Caves

San Diego State University
DP

David Perry

University of Illinois at Chicago
FW

Fritz Wagner

University of Washington


Friday March 18, 2016 7:15am - 8:00am PDT
Indigo Ballroom C/D