Island Press Events

Events

Webinar: Community Resilience in an Era of Upheaval: Lessons from Richard Heinberg and Rebecca Wodder

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:00pm EST

Community Resilience in an Era of Upheaval: Lessons from Richard Heinberg and Rebecca Wodder
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 3:00PM – 4:00PM EST

Join Island Press and Post Carbon Institute for a webinar featuring Richard Heinberg and Rebecca Wodder, contributors to The Community Resilience Reader. Richard, co-author of Our Renewable Future and Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute, will explain the intersections of our multiple sustainability crises. He will also discuss the six foundations for building community resilience. Rebecca, former President of American Rivers and current Chair of the Board of River Network, will share examples of resilient systems that better address issues of water at the community level. The webinar will be moderated by Daniel Lerch, Education & Publications Director for Post Carbon Institute and editor of The Community Resilience Reader.

Webinar: Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 12:00pm EDT

Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places
Monday, March 26, 2018 12:00PM – 1:00PM EST

Join the Virginia Chapter of the American Planning Association and Island Press for a webinar conversation with the editors of Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places. Jason Beske and David Dixon will discuss planning for placemaking in suburban communities, and will examine Tysons, Virginia as a case study for implementing urban, walkable development.