The Urban China Collective, a student-run organization, invites you to join its third annual conference, Non-Western Models: Urban and Rural China in Transition, which will be hosted virtually March 5–6, 2021. This two-day event will focus on China’s opportunities and challenges today from the perspective of urban planning, design, economy, and governance.
Panel 1: Planning and Design
3/5/2021. 08:00pm – 10:30pm (EST)
Zhongjie Lin (moderator)
Associate Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania
Professor Emeritus of Practice, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania
Founder and Principal, TLS Landscape Architecture
Professor, Community & Regional Planning, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin
Panel 2: Economy and Governance
3/6/2021. 08:00pm – 10:30pm (EST)
Guobin Yang (moderator)
Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Professor, Department of Economics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Professor and Deputy Head, Department of Urban Planning, Tsinghua University
Director of China Programs and Strategic Initiatives, Penn Global
The conference is open to everyone via Zoom and WeChat Livestream. Please register in advance if you would like to join the Zoom meeting room. Invitations will be sent out 24 hours before the event. Penn students, faculties, and alumni will be prioritized due to limited seats.
If you require any accessibility accommodation, such as live captioning, audio description, or a sign language interpreter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know what you need. Please note, we require at least 48 hours’ notice. If you register within 48 hours of this event, we won’t be able to secure the appropriate accommodations.