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GLIN==> Water, Society and Ecological Design conference



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The City of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will co-host a conference on "The Confluence of Water, Society and Ecological Design" on June 9-10, 2004 at the Illini Center on 200 S. Wacker Drive in Chicago.
 
The purpose of the conference is to draft a strategy paper for linking water-conserving design from the site to metropolitan watershed scales, with an emphasis on urbanizing areas of the Great Lakes region.  The  session topics are:
 
            1.         Visionary Perspectives on Metropolitan Water, Environment, and Culture.
            2.         Linking Green Building and Sustainable Site Design
            3.         Linking Sustainable Site Design and Green Infrastructure Planning
            4.         Linking Green Infrastructure Planning and Integrated Watershed Management
            5.         Toward Sustainable Metropolitan Water Systems in the Great Lakes Region
 
A description of the program is available at http://www.conferences.uiuc.edu/water
 
 
We hope that you and your urban water colleagues can attend.
 
Scott Miller, Assistant Head
Conferences & Institutes
Office of Continuing Education
4th Floor, Illini Center
200 S. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL, 60606
Ph. 312-575-7875
scmiller@uuic.edu 


Victoria Pebbles, Senior Project Manager
Transportation and Sustainable Development
Great Lakes Commission
2805 S. Industrial Hwy., Suite 100

Ann Arbor, MI  48104
Ph. 734-971-9135
Fx. 734-971-9150
vpebbles@glc.org