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Thursday, February 16, 2012

8:00 am – 8:45 am

Registration

8:45 am – 8:50 am

Welcome


Mona Fouad, MD, MPH
Professor and Director, UAB Division of Preventive Medicine


8:50 am – 9:00 am

Official Opening of the Inaugural UAB SSC Symposium

The Honorable William Bell, JD, Mayor, City of Birmingham

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Why UAB Medicine Should be Involved in Smart City Planning

Ray Watts, MD, Senior Vice President and Dean, UAB School of Medicine

9:15 am – 9:30 am

Welcome to UAB. A Greener City

Dr. Carol Z. Garrison, PhD, President, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Developing a Smarter Birmingham: Successes and Future Plans

The Honorable William Bell, JD, Mayor, City of Birmingham

9:45 am – 10:00 am

Health and Livability of Cities

Monica Baskin, PhD, Associate Professor, UAB Division of Preventive Medicine

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Break


10:15 am – 10:45 am

Good City Design for a Better City

Oscar E. Diaz, Co-Founder & President, Global Solutions Dynamic Plus (GSD+)


10:45 am – 11:00 am

Factors Influencing Economic Development in the Region

Brian Hilson, President & CEO, Birmingham Business Alliance

11:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Towards a More Sustainable and Happier City

Enrique Peñalosa, Former Mayor, City of Bogotá, Colombia

11:45 am - 12:45pm

Lunch

12:45 pm – 1:15 pm

“The Real Time City” and the Future of Urban Life

Carlo Ratti, Professor and Director, MIT SENSEable City Lab

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

C40/CCI Worldwide Strategic Support for Low Greenhouse Cities

Manuel F. Olivera, Director in Latin America of the Hybrid Test Bus Program
Clinton Foundation

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Catalyzing Innovation: UAB Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center

Fouad H. Fouad, PhD, Professor and Chair
UAB Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Break

2:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Panel Discussion: Birmingham, Sustainable and Smart City: From Concept to Reality

Cathy Crenshaw Sloss Real Estate
Oscar E. Diaz GSD+
Frank Franklin, MD, PhD UAB School of Public Health
Manuel Olivera Clinton Foundation
Enrique Peñalosa Former Mayor, City of Bogotá
Carlo Ratti MIT SENSEable City Lab

Moderators:
David Klock, PhD Dean, UAB School of Business
Linda Lucas, PhD Interim UAB Provost

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing Remarks

The Impact of UAB Interdisciplinary Research Centers in Alabama’s Economic Development

Richard Marchase, PhD, UAB Vice President of Research and Economic Development

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Reception

DoubleTree Hotel Birmingham | 808 South 20th Street | Birmingham, Alabama 35205

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