Wednesday, February 14, 2018 to Thursday, February 15, 2018
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
The annual flagship event of the MUSE Initiative, the MUSE Conference provides a unique venue for sharing research, building new connections, and fostering interdisciplinary collaboration among all members of the University of Michigan community engaged in the broad range of sustainability and environment-related research. We welcome the involvement of U-M graduate students, as well as University leadership, faculty, and research fellows from all disciplines, including those in arts, humanities, engineering, and natural and social sciences.
Location: Building: Art & Architecture Building Room: A&A Auditorium (room 2104)
Doug Kelbaugh, Taubman College Emil Lorch Collegiate Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning and 2016 Winner of the Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education, lectures on how cities combat climate change.
Please join experts from Ann Arbor city government, industry, and U of M as we examine current ways to measure and track the success of sustainability programs. John Mirsky, Executive Policy Advisor for Sustainability for the Ann Arbor City Administrator, will discuss the City's latest efforts to upgrade and more effectively employ sustainability metrics. Emily Drennen, Sustainability Associate for the City of Ann Arbor, will report on the City's new four-star rating with the STAR Communities program.