Webinars

Participate in the Urban Systems Collaborative’s web-based seminar series!

The seminars feature a diversity of contributions, including general introductions of firms and research projects, demos of software and tools, discussions and Q&As. Please let us know if you would like to present on a topic relevant to the Urban Systems Collaborative.  Topics not covered at the 2011 Symposium, or emerging since, are particularly welcome. The webinars are held alternate Tuesdays (approximately) at 12:00 ET.  The presentations are archived online, see below.

To join the Webinars

  • Go to Join.Me for the visual presentation.
  • Call in to the telephone conference for the audio presentation.  Participants in Canada and the United States of America use 1-888-426-6840 with passcode 836 252 4.  For other countries, please consult this list  and use the same passcode.

Subscribe to the Webinar Calendar

View the calendar online .  The seminar calendar is available as a “ics” format calendar feed:

Next Webinar

November 5, 2013 – Coming soon

Recent Webinars

September 20, 2013 – Review of London Meeting 2013 | Colin Harrison

Download here | 8/09/2013 | Design methods to solve social problems | George Aye, the co-founder of Greater Good Studio, an tenure-track Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. recording here

Download here | 8/02/2013 | Designing an Economy for True Prosperity | Cylvia Hayes, First Lady of Oregon & CEO of 3EStrategies.

Download here | 7/26/2013 | Learn to Do Better; Use a Lot Less | Dr. Robert W. “Doc” Hall, an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a chairman of the Compression Institute.

Download Here | 7/19/2013 | Civic Ecology: a living community framework for resilient cities | Tim Smith, a certified planner and a registered architect.

Download Here | 7/12/2013 | Cities as Expressions of Culture | Paul R.V. Pawlowski, AIA, ASLA, FAAR; Advisor – Town Planning, Western Region Municipality, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Download Here | 6/28/2013 | Walking the Walk |  Joe Cortright, a Portland consulting firm specializing in regional economic analysis, innovation and industry clusters; a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Download Here | 6/21/2013 | The Science of Cities | Colin Harrison, IBM Distinguished Engineer Emeritus;  recording here

Download Here | 6/14/2013 | Water at The Right Scale | Charles Kelley; an Associate Partner ZGF; Urban planner and lead for Sustainability research.

Download Here | 6/07/2013 | Slideshow | Vivek Shandas; an Associate Professor in the Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, and a fellow of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University. – Making EcoDistricts

Download Here | 4/12/2013 | Slideshow | Stan Curtis Open Commons –  People Power Laws building           Download recording
on the work of Geoffrey West and others in applying Network Theory and other techniques to understanding cities.

Download Here | 3/15 / 2013 | Slideshow | Pekka Koponen and Hanna Niemi-Hugaerts, Forum Virium, Helsinki – City Service Delivery Kit.  Download recording.

Download Here | 2/15 /2013 | Slideshow | Ellie Wendell and Greg Contente, Rutgers University – International Development & the Urban Planner

Download Here | 2/01/2013 | Slideshow |  Sean Ahearn, CUNY,  A master plan for Gonave Island

No Download | 1/18/2013 | Discussion only Colin Harrison and Nicholas de Monchaux – A new Proposal for the next USC conference

Download Here | 12/7/2012 | Webinar –  Slideshow – Charlie Catlett,  Univ of Chicago and Argonne Lab, Computational Urban Sciences: Opportunities in Chicago and Beyond

Download here | 12/1/2012 | Webinar –  Slideshow – Patrick Wallis ESRI AICP, LEED AP, GISP –  The Geospatial Nature of Cities

Download here | 11/02/12 | Webinar –  Slideshow – Dr. Charles Kaylor

Download here | 10/05/12 | Webinar –  Slideshow – Prof. Richard Dawson

Download here | 06/08/12 | Webinar – Slideshow – Dr. Tom Keenan

Download here |05/31/12 | Webinar – Slideshow –  Victor M. Larios Rosillo

Download here | 05/11/12 | Webinar – Slideshow – Lela Prashad
Download here | 04/27/12 | Webinar – Slideshow – Giovanni Sala
Download here | 03/30/12 | Webinar – Slideshow – Carl Skelton
Download here | 03/02/12 | Webinar – Slideshow – Philip Ashlock
Listen here | 02/17/2012 | Webinar – Audio – Lyell Sakaue
Download here | 02/17/2012 | Webinar – Slideshow – Lyell Sakaue
Download here | 02/03/2012 | Webinar – Slideshow – Susan Zienliski
Download here | 01/20/2012 | Webinar – Slideshow – Terri Matthews
Listen here | 01/13/2012 | Webinar – Audio – Lisa Amini PhD
Download here | 01/13/2012 | Webinar – Slideshow – Lisa Amini PhD
Download here | 12/16/11 | Webinar – Slideshow – Volker Buscher
Download here | 12/2/11 | Webinar – Slideshow – Peter Williams
Download here | 11/18/11 | Webinar – Slideshow – John Reinhardt
Download here | 10/21/2011 | Webinar – Slideshow – Michael Batty
Download here | 10/07/11 | Webinar – Slideshow – Robert Godspeed
Download here | Fall 2011| Webinar – Slideshow – Jurij Paraszczak
Download here | Fall 2011| Webinar – Slidesh Francisca Rojas