July 15, 2014

Penn IUR Co-Director Genie Birch Presents on Urban Development in Taiwan and Korea

Penn IUR Co-Director Genie Birch traveled to Asia this month to give two papers, one on industry park development and the other on human settlements.  She presented the first paper, titled “Regenerating Industrial Areas for City Competitiveness: From Science Parks to Innovation Districts,” on July 8 at the 2014 Symposium on Industry Park Development Policy sponsored by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Graduate Institute of Building and Planning at National Taiwan University.

On July 10th, she presented  “Local and Global Discussions: Cities and Human Settlements” at the Korea Research Institute on Human Settlements (KRIS). Penn IUR established a partnership with KRIS in March 2014 to undertake joint research and publication activities that foster innovative urban development strategies and illuminate the role of anchor institutions globally. 

 


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