Calendar of events (revised)

(As per 23 Sept. 2013)

No. SCHEDULE  Venue  
Date / Time Event Time (hrs)
1 24 Sep 2013 (Tues) Eric Britton  Inaugural  University Lecture: Sustainable Development,  Sustainable Cities and Sustainable Lives 2000 – 2200 Dewan Pembangunan Siswa II, Kompleks Cahaya, Bahagian Hal Ehwal &

Pembangunan Pelajar, USM

2 25 Sept 2013 (Wed) Focus Group Discussion 5: Professional Group 1100 – 1230 Think City, Level 14, EPF Building Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah (Northam Rd)
3 Focus Group Discussion 6: Civil Society 1400 -1530 Think City, Level 14, EPF Building Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah (Northam Rd)
4 26 Sept 2013

(Thu)

Focus Group Discussion 8: Non-motorised transport 1100 – 1230 Think City, Level 14, EPF Building Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah (Northam Rd)
5 27 Sept 2013

(Fri)

Focus Group Discussion 4:  Transport Operators 0900 – 1045 Caring society Complex
6 Focus Group Discussion 7: Transport Regulators 1500- 1600 Caring society Complex
7 30 Sept 2013 (Mon) Focus Group Discussion 10: Women, Gender Balance & Leadership 0900 – 1030  Think City, Level 14, EPF Building Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah (Northam Rd)
8 Master Class 1 :Sustainable Development, Economy and Society 1700 – 1930 Dewan Kuliah B, USM (Lecture Hall B, USM)
9 02 Oct 2013 (Wed) Master Class 2: Action measures and projects  for 2013/14 1700 – 1930 Dewan Kuliah B, USM (Lecture Hall B, USM)
10 03 Oct 2013 (Thu) SYMPOSIUM ON THE STATE & SUSTAINABILITY OF THE ENVIROMENT: CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES 0830 – 1315 Cititel
11 Master Class 3: Preparing for 2015 Penang Conference: Implementing Sustainable Transport in Smaller Asian Cities. 1700 – 1930 Dewan Kuliah B, USM (Lecture Hall B, USM)
12 05 Oct 2013 (Sat) STATE OF SUSTAINABLE PENANG MESSAGE 1000 -1200 Penang Municipal Park Lepau Corner

About the editor:

Eric Britton
9, rue Gabillot, 69003 Lyon France

Bio: Trained as a development economist, Eric Britton is a public entrepreneur specializing in the field of sustainability and social justice. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets, his latest work focuses on the subject of equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions and in the process, find practical solutions to urgent climate, mobility, life quality and job creation issues. Currently working on an open collaborative project, “BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Transportation to Smaller Asian Cities” . More at: http://wp.me/PsKUY-2p7

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Sustainable Penang: Program announcement of 15 Aug. 2013

fb-penang - poster In brief: Sustainable Penang 2013 is a two-week long wide-open program of public meetings, symposia, lectures, Master Classes, workshops and supporting public events with the goal of creating a stronger base of local support in favor of a more sustainable transport system to better serve the people of George Town and Penang .  The program is hosted by THINK CITY and numerous local partners, in cooperation with New Mobility Consult.

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