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Bookstore and Book Signings

Located inside the Conference Exhibit Hall, the Brownfields 2013 Bookstore will provide hundreds of popular titles to attendees. Managed by the Decatur-based Eagle Eye Bookshop, the bookstore will also feature book signings during the three-day conference.

Bookstore Hours:

Wednesday, May: 15 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Thursday, May 16: 8:00am – 9:00am & 10:45am – 6:30pm 

Friday, May 17: 9:30am - 2:00pm

 Book Signees

            
                   
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Greg Lindsay

Aerotropolis: The Way We'll Live Next

Wednesday, may 15 - 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Greg Lindsay is a journalist, urbanist, and speaker. He is a contributing writer for Fast Company and an author of the international bestseller Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next which explores how air travel and transportation are largely responsible for the shape and scope – and winners and losers – of globalization. It also examines how cities such as Hong Kong, Dallas, Detroit and Dubai are changing (or being built anew) to reflect the interests of corporations that effectively scattered pieces of themselves across the world, relying on the Internet and Airbus planes to tie themselves together.

Greg's writing has appeared in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalBloomberg BusinessWeekThe Financial TimesMcKinsey QuarterlyWorld Policy JournalNext American CityTimeWiredNew York,SlateMarie Claire ItaliaTravel + LeisureCondé Nast Traveler, and Departures. He was previously a contributing writer for Fortune and an editor-at-large for Advertising Age.

 

 

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Brian Stone

The City and the Coming Climate: Climate Change in the Places We Live

Thursday, MAY 16, 12:15 - 1:00 pM

Brian Stone, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of City and Regional Planning at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he teaches in the area of urban environmental planning and design. Stone's program of research is focused on the spatial drivers of urban environmental phenomena, with an emphasis on land use and climate change, and is supported through funding from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He is Director of the Urban Climate Lab at Georgia Tech (www.urbanclimate.gatech.edu). Stone's work on urbanization and climate change has been featured on CNN and National Public Radio, and in print media outlets such as Forbes and The Washington Post. He is author of the recently published book, The City and the Coming Climate: Climate Change in the Places We Live (Cambridge University Press), which received a Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award for 2012.  Stone holds degrees in environmental management and planning from Duke University and the Georgia Institute of Technology. 


 

 

            

 

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Dr. Manuel Pastor

Just Growth: Inclusion and Prosperity in America's Metropolitan Regions 

Uncommon Common Ground: Race and America's Future

friday, May 17, 9:30 - 10:30 Am

Dr. Manuel Pastor is Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California where he also serves as Director of USC's Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) and co-Director of USC's Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII).

Pastor’s research has generally focused on issues of the economic, environmental and social conditions facing low-income urban communities – and the social movements seeking to change those realities.  His most recent book, Just Growth: Inclusion and Prosperity in America’s Metropolitan Regions, co-authored with Chris Benner, argues that growth and equity can and should be linked, offering a new path for a U.S. economy seeking to recover from economic crisis and distributional distress.