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Penn Institute of Urban Research


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Presentation by the Penn Institute of Urban Research at the New Cities Foundation Members' Event in New York, October 26, 2012.

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Penn Institute of Urban Research

  1. 1. Penn Institute for Urban Research Presentation at the New Cities Foundation Ford Foundation New York City October 26, 2012
  2. 2. University of Pennsylvania: 12 schools; 24,000 students T
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  5. 5. Some current projects: knowledge sharing Tplatforms, international conferences, sustainability indicators
  6. 6. UndergraduateUrban ResearchColloquium
  7. 7. Penn IUR Partners: some examples Penn International • Executive Committee; MUSA Advisory Committee • UN-HABITAT • Penn Press • East-West Center • Penn IUR Faculty Fellows • Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) • Schools, departments, centers: Urban Studies, Netter Center Center for Global Women’s Health, IGEL, • Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) • Administrative offices: Provost, Facilities and Real Estate Services, • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Inter- governmental Relations Regional/Local Scholars, Think Tanks. Communications • Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia • Urban Institute • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society • UBM Future Cities, Next American City • Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority • New Cities Foundation • PJM Interconnection Funders • Urban Land Institute - Philadelphia • University National • Foundations • USGS/ DOE / HUD/Partnership for Sustainable Communities • Government grants • Corporations • National Building Museum • Private donors • World Bank
  8. 8. Penn Institute for Urban ResearchQuestions:How can the city be more agile and adaptive?How can it enable its inhabitants to change it?