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A Smarter Charlotte: Enhancing Our Community Intelligence for the 21st Century
Thursday, October 15, 2009 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
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“A Smarter Charlotte: Enhancing Our Community Intelligence for the
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Refreshments @ 5:30 PM
Program 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
The purpose of this event is to explore how Charlotte can create greater capacity in the region to address existing and future systemic issues. What can we do to infuse our city with the intelligence needed for resilience and positive change? How can Charlotte enhance and effectively draw upon its intelligence to thrive?
Meet fellow citizens in a uniquely formatted gathering designed to create capacity for a smarter community.
Part 1 - Introduction / Smarter Cities (Mark Peres)
Four Core Issues facing the Charlotte region:
- Economic Health (John Connaughton)
- Environmental Health (William Toole)
- Urban Planning & Design (Tom Low)
- Human Capital (Frank Barrows)
Part 2 - Systems Thinking: Patterns & Influences - Interactive
Part 3 - Enhancing Our Community Intelligence - Interactive
Light food and refreshments provided - parking available at The Green and The Westin Hotel for $5. Light rail is a block away. Easy access by walking and bicycling as well.
This event is sponsored by the Goodrich Corporation, Johnson & Wales University, and the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas.
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Charlotte ViewPoint / Civic-By-Design Forum
Charlotte ViewPoint is a non-profit, community-based organization that advances metropolitan ideas and art. Our mission is to enrich our intellectual and artistic capital so we may realize our full potential as a region.
Civic-By-Design Forum is a community forum of citizens. The mission of Civic-By-Design Forum is to elevate the quality of our region's built environment and to promote public participation in the creation of a more beautiful and functional region for all.