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Actionable Sustainability: Technology, Policy and The City

#BUCPUA (Boston University City Planning & Urban Affairs) Spring 2017 Symposium

When: Friday April 21, 2017, 10AM-4PM

Where: 75 Bay State Road, Boston MA 02215

Who: Open to public. RSVP online or cityplan@bu.edu

Sponsors: Boston University Initiative on Cities and the Urban Planning Association

This all-day symposium will unite leading practitioners, policy experts and academics around the theme of “Actionable Sustainability” to examine the role of public policy in creating transformative urban solutions, in a rapidly evolving technology landscape. Focusing on potential impacts and challenges of disruptive technologies, including socio-economic dislocation, equitable dissemination of information, and environmental disruption, the symposium will offer a critical exploration of the policy-technology relationship, providing directions for future research and practice.

Detailed schedule with speakers and biographies

Map of the Location