With the focus on Green, our fair city is geared up to have a dialogue with world capital city planning officials on strategies for sustaining the built and natural environments of treasured capital cities. Hosted by the National Capital Planning Commission in partnership with the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts and the National Building Museum.
Greening the World's Capital Cities
September 15-18, 2008
Delegates from more than 50 capital cities have been invited to participate. The event will be the sixth gathering of the Alliance since its creation in 2001.
Public sessions begin Monday, September 15 and run through Thursday, September 18. If you are a member of the general public and wish to reserve seating for a conference session, please RSVP by September 5, 2008.
Discussions and workshops will be devoted to topics such as building community support for green and sustainable policies; addressing the challenges facing capital cities; balancing tourism and responsible energy consumption; and the effect of green design on world-class architecture and open space.
National Capital Planning Commission
401 9th Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004