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Larry Witzling to Present at International Urbanist Conference

GRAEF Proud to be a Part of the International Effort

Remaking Cities Congress: Three-hundred invited urbanists from North America and Europe will convene on the future of post-industrial cities from October 15 through the 18, 2013. The Congress will be held in Pittsburgh, renowned for its 25-year transformation from an industrial economy to a knowledge economy.

Learn more about the conference here.

Larry Witzling, a principal in the GRAEF planning department and member of the University of Wisconsin - MIlwaukee faculty, will present, “Re-Positioning the Post-Industrial City in the Global Economy.”

Of note, Prince Charles has graciously agreed to serve as the Honorary Chair and to provide the keynote address via pre-recorded video. The major partners of the Congress are the Remaking Cities Institute of Carnegie Mellon University and the American Institute of Architects.

Although the Congress will have several major international speakers and panel presentations, this will be primarily a working convening. The core of the Congress will be spent in facilitated working sessions to discuss lessons learned, best practices, and directions for the future of post-industrial cities.

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