Planning a future with green spaces that enrich lives, energy-friendly transportation networks for accessing work and play, and renovated structures with safe sidewalks and gardens is the focus of the 26th annual Joseph Taylor Symposium.
“Imaging + Imagining the City: Perspectives on Indianapolis” is the theme for the Joseph T. Taylor Symposium which will take place from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, in the IUPUI Campus Center.
Workshops, which run from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., will feature expert discussions on everything from land re-use and green space development to transportation and educational needs.
Tuskegee University President Gilbert Rochon will deliver the keynote address during the symposium luncheon to be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 450 of the Campus Center. Luncheon activities include Chancellor Charles R. Bantz’s presentation of the Joseph T. Taylor Excellence in Diversity Award.
The School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI is sponsoring this year’s symposium in association with the Department of Geography at IUPUI. The Taylor Symposium is named for the late Joseph T. Taylor, the first dean of the School of Liberal Arts. Taylor is remembered for his commitment to dialogue and diversity.