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SOURCE The Municipal Art Society of New York
Thursday, October 17 - Friday, October 18 / 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall
NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday and Friday October 17 and 18, The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) will host the 2013 MAS Summit for New York City at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. With a historic election this fall and the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, this year's Summit themes-Innovation and Leadership-will tackle the challenges and opportunities facing New York City.
The Summit will feature 40+ sessions over two days, bringing together more than 100 thought leaders working in urban planning and design, real estate, sustainability and cultural and economic development, who will discuss how to build a globally competitive city that is socially, economically and environmentally resilient. The MAS Summit will outline an agenda for ensuring livability for all New Yorkers, with principal support from The Rockefeller Foundation and the Ford Foundation.
Highlights of the Summit will include presentation of
MAS President Vin Cipolla and MAS Board Chair Eugenie Birch will lead a roster of dozens of scheduled speakers working in urban planning, real estate, sustainability, cultural and economic development, community engagement and related fields. Speakers include Dr. Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation; Republican Mayoral Candidate Joe Lhota; First Deputy Mayor Patricia E. Harris; NYC Council Member Daniel R. Garodnick; New York City Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, Robert K. Steel; Rip Rapson, president and CEO of the Kresge Foundation; Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation; Jennifer Raab, president of Hunter College; journalists Charles Bagli (The New York Times) and Matt Chaban (Daily News); Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation; Dr. Anthony W. Marx, New York Public Library president and CEO; Global Advisor on Cities Greg Clark; scholars from NYU and University of Michigan; international speakers; architects; prominent developers and more.
For more information visit: mas.org/summitnyc.
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