Architect Christine Forester and Duane Roth, both La Jolla residents, are among the speakers at the Urban Land Institute conference, “Powering Innovation Economies.”
Set for Sept. 1-2 at the Hilton Bayfront, the national conference is part of the San Diego Art Fair. Through multiple panel discussions, the conference will establish a national forum on the best ideas and most successful techniques for growing innovation economies. Topics discussed will include:
Forester, principal of Catalyst and a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, is on a panel on Sept. 2 on “Growing Talent – Integrating Arts into Education.
That same day, CONNECT CEO Roth will give a talk on “The History of Innovation in San Diegoand Growing Talent/Growing Business.”
Topics to be explored include: What is an innovation economy? What role does talent play in achieving this goal? What about place? What is the interaction between these two and what does it mean to a regional economy to become recognized nationally as a leader in cultivating the arts and developing beautiful public spaces.
Event price is $100 for ULI members and $150 for nonmembers. For registration information call (800) 321-5011or go to www.ulisd.org.