Julie Campoli and Alex MacLean, co-authors of Visualizing Density, along with Armando Carbonell, senior fellow and chair of the Department of Planning and Urban Form at the Lincoln Institute, will appear Friday April 4 in a session on designing density at the Congress for the New Urbanism XVI in Austin, Texas, which runs April 3-6.
Tina Brooks, undersecretary at the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, is scheduled as a keynoter at Eds, Meds and Municipalities: Developing Shared Goals and Strategies for Mutually Beneficial Results, a special conference put on by the Lincoln Institute and the Cecil Group, April 7 at the Holy Cross Hogan Center in Worcester, Mass. The conference aims to help municipalities form better partnerships with such anchor institutions as colleges and hospitals.
Every year the Lincoln Institute joins with the Loeb Fellowship at Harvard University to name a joint fellow, and this year's is Douglas Meffert, an environmental scientist who co-chaired the Sustainability Subcommittee of the Bring New Orleans Back Commission. His talk, The Resilience of New Orleans: Urban and Coastal Adaptation to Disasters and Climate Change, will be Wednesday, April 23 at 12 noon at Lincoln House.
Universities have a powerful presence in urban environments not just in the U.S. but around the world. David C. Perry, director of the Great Cities Institute and professor of urban planning and policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, co-authored Global Universities and Urban Development: Case Studies and Analysis, published by M.E. Sharpe and the Lincoln Institute, with Wim Wiewel, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Baltimore, and now the new president of Portland State. Perry will discuss the new book Wednesday May 28 at Lincoln house at 4 p.m., followed by a book-signing and reception. Register here.
Claudia De Cesare, a property tax adviser to the Secretariat of Finance in the municipality of Porto Alegre, Brazil and principal developer "Comparative Analysis of Property Tax in Latin America," in the Resources and Tools section of the Lincoln Institute Web site, will present Understanding the Performance of Taxes on Property in Latin American Countries: A Preliminary Analysis on Thursday, June 5 at 12 noon at Lincoln House (note change of date).