Sikand SITI Center

 

Urban Sustainability Symposium

Challenges and Opportunities

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presented by

Sikand Center for Sustainable and Intelligent Infrastructure, and
Cal State LA's College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology

 

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Overview

The symposium will bring together researchers, educators, students, managers, policymakers and other stakeholders to engage in a collaborative discussion that addresses challenges in urban sustainability. Students and faculty will exhibit poster presentations about their research in the field of urban sustainability.

 

Topics

  • Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

  • Renewable Energy and Electrification

  • Sustainable Environment

  • Social Sustainability

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Event Details

  • DATE: Thursday, October 24, 2019

  • TIME: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • LOCATION: Cal State LA Campus

  • ADDRESS: 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

  • CHECK-IN: Golden Eagle Ballroom Patio, 3rd Floor

  • PARKING: A complimentary parking permit will be available for pick up at the university’s WELCOME CENTER (See the map below). Please notify the attendant you are attending the Urban Sustainability Symposium. Park on the top level of Lot C, additional spaces will be available at Lot 5. Remember to clearly display your parking permit.

  • MAP: Click to view Cal State LA campus map.​

Spekers

Lauren Faber O'Connor

Lauren Faber O'Connor
Chief Sustainability Officer
City of Los Angeles

 

William A. Covino

William A. Covino
President
California State University, Los Angeles

 

Brad Haydel

Brad Haydel
Energy & Sustainability Manager
California State University, Los Angeles

Cris Liban

Cris Liban
Executive Officer, Environmental Compliance and Sustainability, LA Metro
 

Mark Sikand

Mark Sikand
President
Sikand Engineering

 

Lisa Martellaro-Palmer

Lisa Martellaro-Palmer
Chair of Sustainability Committee 
American Society of Civil Engineers Los Angeles Section

Mark Pestrella

Mark Pestrella
Director 
Los Angeles County Public Works
 

Emily Allen

Emily Allen
Dean, College of ECST
California State University, Los Angeles

 

Kristen Torres Pawling

Kristen Torres Pawling
Sustainability Program Director 
Los Angeles County Chief Sustainability Office

 

Seth Strongin

Seth Strongin
Senior Sustainability Consultant
Arup

Hubertus (Huub) H.J. Cox

Hubertus (Huub) Cox
Senior Environmental Engineer 
LA Sanitation & Environment, Water Recycling Implementation Division at HWRP

Deanna Haines

Deanna Haines
Director of Energy & Environmental Policy
SoCalGas & SDG&E

 

 

Schedule 

  • 08:00-09:00 am | Registration and Breakfast

  • 09:00-09:15 am | Welcome

  • 09:15-10:30 am | Keynote Speakers

  • 10:30-11:00 am | Networking Break / Poster Session

  • 11:00-12:00 pm | Technical Panel Discussion

  • 12:00-01:00 pm | Lunch / Poster Session / Closing Remarks

 **Continuing Education Units (CEUs) of 0.5 unit will be awarded to interested participants who pay for CEUs by 12:00PM, Thursday, October 24, 2019 (day of symposium). The link to pay for CEUs will be provided soon.​

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center mission

 

The mission of the Sikand SITI-Center is to enhance the entire Cal State LA community engaged in Urban Sustainability through a wide variety of research supports and faculty and student programs.

 

center vision

Contact Phone

323-343-4500

Contact Email

sikandsiticenter@calstatela.ed

We support the advancement of multidisciplinary research, education, and professional development focusing on Urban Sustainability and its components.

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