In terms of the wider international urban community, here are the names of ten speaker series or organizations below that deal with urban questions in D.C. Fortunately urban issues are “hot” these days.
1. USAID Making Cities Work: http://www.makingcitieswork.org/user/register
2. Wilson Center: http://www.wilsoncenter.org/program/comparative-urban-studies-project
3. National Building Museum: http://go.nbm.org/site/Calendar/1448440394?view=MonthGrid&Day=10,1,2012
4. American Planning Association: https://www.planning.org/tuesdaysatapa/dc/
5. World Bank Urbanization Knowledge Platform: http://www.urbanknowledge.org/ and http://www.urbanknowledge.org/regionalevents.html
6. Urban Institute: http://www.urban.org/events/
7. Brookings Metropolitan Policy Events:http://www.brookings.edu/events
8. Metropolitan Institute at Virginia Tech’s Alexandria Campus: http://www.mi.vt.edu/
9. Georgetown University Center for the Environment:http://www1.georgetown.edu/centers/environment/261516.html
10. Congress for the New Urbanism, DC Chapter: http://cnudc.org/?page_id=105
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