Environmental & Energy Management Newsletter
The George Washington University
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering Department (EMSE)
Environmental & Energy Management Program (E&EM)
Spring 2009 (Volume 9, Number 2)
Professor Delivers Keynote Speech at
Dr. Jonathan P. Deason, Lead Professor of the Environmental and Energy Management Program, delivered a keynote speech entitled “Ethics and Socio-Environmental Responsibility” on October 6, 2008 at the 3rd International Seminar on Environmental Planning and Management in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event was co-sponsored by the Urbenviron International Association for Planning and Environmental Management, University of Sao Paulo, Mackenzie Presbyterian University of Sao Paulo, Catholic University of Brasilia, University of Chile, University of Seoul, and the Technical University of Berlin.
A copy of Professor Deason’s speech can be seen by clicking on the following link:
Top: Professor Deason with Henrique Brandao Cavalcanti, former Brazilian Minister of the Environment; and Professor Arlindo Philippi, Director, Environmental Health Interdisciplinary Group, University of Sao Paulo
Middle: Panel of international experts at the Urbenviron 2008 Conference
Bottom: Professor Deason Delivering Keynote Address
The Urbenviron International Association is a nongovernmental organization, with headquarters in Brasilia, that provides an open forum for professionals interested in knowledge building and networking on urban environmental planning and management. Its memberships are international and multidisciplinary, currently including individuals and organizations of 44 countries in the commitment to promoting sustainable development in the cities around the world.
mission of Urbenviron is to strengthen the capacities to promote
urban environmental quality through protection of natural resources
in alliance with the defense of social interests, in the perspective
of sustainable development. More information about Urbenviron
can be seen at http://www.urbenviron.org.
Photo: MacKenzie University, Sao Paulo, Brazil