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Envisioning Worcester's Future
A Workshop on Incorporating Principles of Sustainable Development Into Local Planning Practice
September 26, 2002, Odeum, WPI Campus Center
8.00-8:20: Breakfast. 8.25-8.30: Welcome, Paul Davis, Dean, Interdisciplinary and Global Studies Division. 8.30-8.40: Percolating Change: Collaboration for Sustainable Communities, Michael Creasey, Executive Director, John H. Chaffee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. 8.40-8.45: Sustainability: Toward an Operational Definition, Rob Krueger, WPI, Worcester Community Project Center. 8.45-8.50: Introduction of Keynote Speakers, Rob Krueger, WPI, Worcester Community Project Center. 8.50-9.50: Keynote Addresses, Steve Cardis and Adrian Hewitt, London Borough of Merton. 9.50-10.00: Introduction to break out group process. Rob Krueger, WPI, Worcester Community Project Center. 10.00-10.15: Coffee Break. 10.15-11.45: Break out groups. 10.15-10.45: Session One: Economic Sustainability. 10.45-11.15: Sesson Two: Social Sustainability. 11.15-11.45 Session Three: Environmental Sustainability. 11.45-12.00: Groups report back to the workshop. 12.00-12.15: Toward a common vision, Scott Jiusto, George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University. 12.15-12.30: Where do we go from here? Rob Krueger, WPI, Worcester Community Project Center.
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