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Thursday, October 23
 

1:30pm

The Competitiveness of Cities
Introduction
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Vin Cipolla

President, Municipal Art Society of New York and President, RGV
Vin Cipolla has served as Chairman, President and CEO across private and public organizations in New York, Washington, D.C., Boston and London. He is a five-time entrepreneur, an eight-time company CEO and a two-time CEO of major nonprofits. Most recently he and designer and architect... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Hon. Alicia K. Glen

Hon. Alicia K. Glen

Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, City of New York
Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen leads the administration’s efforts to invest in emerging industries across the five boroughs, build a new generation of affordable housing, and help New Yorkers secure good-paying jobs that can support a family. Glen served as the Assistant Commissioner... Read More →


Thursday October 23, 2014 1:30pm - 1:40pm
The TimesCenter 242 W 41st St, New York, NY 10036
 
Friday, October 24
 

9:35am

Building a City for all New Yorkers: Affordable Housing and Economic Development

Responding to what has called "a crisis of affordability," Mayor de Blasio launched an ambitious plan to add or preserve 200,000  units of affordable housing in the next ten years. New York City Director of City Planning Carl Weisbrod will provide an update on the program, and explain the city's approach and progress to date. 


Introduction
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Margaret Newman, FAIA

Executive Director, The Municipal Art Society of New York
Margaret Newman is the Executive Director of the Municipal Art Society of New York.  She brings 20 years of experience as an architect and urban planner in New York to her role leading MAS, which advocates for a built environment that supports economic growth, cultural diversity... Read More →

Speakers
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Carl Weisbrod

Chairman, New York City Planning Commission
Carl Weisbrod was appointed as Director of the New York City Department of City Planning and Chairman of the New York City Planning Commission by Mayor Bill de Blasio in March, 2014. Weisbrod has more than 35 years of experience serving the people of New York. He has transformed some... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 9:35am - 9:45am
The TimesCenter 242 W 41st St, New York, NY 10036

11:15am

Building Opportunity through Place
Introduction
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Dr. Eugenie L. Birch, FAICP

Chair, The Municipal Art Society of New York and Lawrence C. Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research, Department of City & Regional Planning and Co-Director, Penn Institute for Urban Research, University of Pennsylvania
Eugenie L. Birch FAICP, RTPI (hon), is Lawrence C. Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research, Chair, Graduate Group of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania School of Design, co-director, Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) and co-editor, City in the 21st Century... Read More →

Speakers
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Alberto Ibargüen

President & CEO, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Alberto Ibargüen is CEO of Knight Foundation.  Prior to KF, he was publisher of The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald. During his tenure, The Miami Herald won three Pulitzer prizes and El Nuevo Herald won Spain’s Ortega y Gasset prize for excellence in journalism.  Earlier, he... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 11:15am - 11:30am
The TimesCenter 242 W 41st St, New York, NY 10036

3:35pm

The Future of New York City's Large-Scale Infrastructure: How the Federal Government Can Help
Introduction
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Fred Iseman

Vice Chair, Municipal Art Society of New York and Chairman & CEO, CI Capital Partners
Frederick J. Iseman is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CI Capital Partners, which he founded in 1993. Mr. Iseman has over 24 years investing experience in private equity. He is chairman of KIK Custom Products and Ply Gem Industries. Mr. Iseman is also a director of A-T Solutions... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Sen. Charles E. Schumer

Sen. Charles E. Schumer

United States Senator, New York
Charles “Chuck” Schumer was born in Brooklyn, NY and grew up in Sheepshead Bay where he attended PS 197 and Madison High School.  After graduating from Harvard College and Harvard Law School in 1974, Senator Schumer returned home and ran for the NY State Assembly, becoming at... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 3:35pm - 3:45pm
The TimesCenter 242 W 41st St, New York, NY 10036