Friday, March 7, 2008

TRANSNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM 2008, PLANNING IN MEXICO: TRADITIONS AND PEDAGOGY

PLANNING IN MEXICO: TRADITIONS AND PEDAGOGY

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING
COMMUNITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING

Monday March 31
10:00 - 10:30 OPENING. Dean Roger Schluntz/ Eliseo Torres
Pearl Hall, Garcia Auditorium

1. PLANNING IN METROPOLITAN AREAS IN MEXICO CITY
10:30 – 11:30
a. The Planning Paradigm in Mexico: Fifty years of Planning Processes and Future Prospective for the XXI Century
Guest Speaker: Dr. Juan Jose Chaparro
College of Urban Regional Planning
Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, UAEM


1:00 – 2:00 Pearl Hall Garcia Auditorium
b. Inner City Planning: The Plan for Alvaro Obregon County in Northern Mexico City Metropolitan Area
Guest Speaker: Professor Sergio Flores
College of Architecture, UNAM, Mexico
President: Assoc. Latinomericana de Ensenanza en Urbanismo y Planeacion, ALEUP

2:30-4:30 Visit Design Classes

5:00 PM Pearl Hall Speakers Series
The City of Morelia in Mexico and the transformations in the XIX Century that led to a World Heritage City by UNESCO.
Guest Speaker: Professor Jaime Vargas
Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo, Mexico

7:00 PM Reception: George Pearl Hall

Tuesday April 1st

AM Visit Design Classes

12:00 Lunch: Plaza Level, Pearl Hall

2:30 – 4:00 Pearl Hall Auditorium

2. METROPOLITAN PLANNING IN THE REPUBLIC OF MEXICO
a. Planning in Secondary Cities: The Plan for Metropolitan Guadalajara, Jalisco. From State to Local Planning
Guest Speaker: Dr. Juan Angel Demerutis
Centro Universitario de Arte, Arquitectura y Diseño
Universidad de Guadalajara

b. Planning in Metropolitan Mexico City Satellite Towns: The Plan for Ixmiquilpan in the State of Hidalgo.
Guest Speaker: Maestro Enrique Soto
Urban Planning Program Coordinator
UNAM, Mexico City

Reception – Hispano Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday April 2nd
10:00 – 11:00 Pearl Hall Auditorium
3. PLANNING AND LAND REGULARIZATION IN MEXICO
a. Housing Policies and Land Use
Guest Speaker: Professor Edith Jiménez
Instituto de Estudios Económicos y Regionales, CUCEA
Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

4. PLANNING IN THE U.S.-MEXICAN BORDER
11:00 – 12:00
a. Planning for a Conurbation across Borders: El Paso TX and Ciudad Juarez
Guest Speaker: Dr. Sergio Pena
Associate Professor
University of Texas at El Paso

12:00 Plenary Session