Thursday, February 17th: What Will the City Look Like in 20 Years?

NYC The Future Metropolis
The Mazer Theater at The Educational Alliance (197 East Broadway, Manhattan)
Free for first 50 to RSVP through MeetUp
$5 in advance, $10 at the door

Do you wonder what New York City will look like in twenty years? If so, please join us for the second NYC The Future Metropolis event, an exciting, fast-paced look at some of the new technologies, projects, and ideas that are shaping the future of our city.

Volume II of this series will explore the physical infrastructures and shifting networks of ideas that are enabling the green transformation of New York City. The invited speakers will address topics such varied topics as the smart electric grid, NYC food supply, and the importance of human capital to the greening of our businesses, buildings, and society.

The format of the event is PechaKucha; each participant will present twenty slides, with twenty seconds for each slide.

Speakers:
Jeff Perlman, NYC smart electric grid/Bright Power
Rosanne Hoyem, NYC Solar America City/CUNY
Janette Kim, Underdome Project/Columbia University
Diallo Shabazz, Green Workforce Training Program, Solar One
Amy Bucciferro, Short-Sea Shipping for NYC Food Supply
Kubi Ackerman, NYC Foodshed Initiative/Columbia University
Jackie Brookner, Public Environmental Art/Artist
Deirdre Lizio, Retrofit Block by Block/Pratt Center for Community Development