Friday, January 24, 2014

Speakers Announced for Post Oil City Workshops

The list of speakers for the Post Oil City Workshops has been released, an experts from the private and public sectors will be on hand to take part in the series of workshops focused on energy, mobility and food security. Presented by CAUSES and the Goethe-Institut Washington, the Post-Oil City exhibition and workshops will present solutions for the post oil city as envisioned by architects, planners, designers and engineers from 10 different countries. The exhibit will be hosted on of UDC’s Van Ness campus from Jan. 30 – March 1 on the second floor of Building 32. The events are free, so register today!
Embedded in the exhibit will be workshops on topics shaping the post-oil city of the future. Each topic will be discussed by panelists representing federal government agencies, district agencies, the private and non-profit sector, and individual residents. Free workshops will be held on the topics of mobility, energy, functionality, water and food security:  

Continue reading for the list of workshops and speakers.

  • Jan. 30, 5:00 p.m. - The opening reception will feature Ursula Seiler-Albring, president of the German Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, Karlfried Bergner, Minister, German Embassy and a special introduction by Peter Voit, Transsolar. Register here for the reception.
  • Jan. 31, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - The City of the Future: Mobility and Energy Workshop. The mobility panel will include Harriet Tregoning, Director, DC Office of Planning; Terry Bellamy, Director, District Department of Transportation; Fionnuala Quinn, Alta Planning + Design; and Dwane Jones, UDC CAUSES (moderator). The energy panel will feature Michael P. Kelly, Director, District Department of Housing and Community Development; Georg Maue, First Secretary Energy and Climate, German Embassy; Peter Voit, Transsolar GMBH Stuttgart/New York; and Dale Medearis, Senior Environmental Planner, Northern Virginia Regional Commission (moderator).  REGISTER
  • Feb. 1, 10:00 am to 1:00 p.m. - Low Energy Building Design Workshop featuring Peter Voit and Pratik Raval, Transsolar GmbH Stuttgart/New York.  REGISTER
  • Feb. 8, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. - The Future of Urban Mobility Workshop featuring Lars Menge, General Manager Product Strategy, Volkswagen of America, Herndon, Va.  REGISTER
  • Feb. 15, 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. - The City of the Future: Materials and Functionality Workshop featuring Christian Fabian from building materials producer REHAU.  REGISTER
  • Feb. 21, 10:00 a.m. – Noon - The City of the Future: Water & Food Security Workshop featuring George S. Hawkins, General Manager, DC Water and Sewer Authority (invited).  REGISTER

No comments:

Post a Comment