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This week, members of Cornell CRP’s Ph.D. program will speak at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) annual conference in Buffalo, New York. The theme of this year’s event is The Continuing City: People, Planning and the Long Haul to Urban Resurgence.

Cornell Ph.D. CRP students and candidates will lead sessions over the course of the four-day conference, which begins October 25. We will update the post as more information about the event becomes available, but in the meantime, take a look at the sessions below:

Session Title: Working with “Working Rules”: Engaging Institutional Theory in Planning Research 

Subsession: When the Sum of Sectorial Parts Is Greater Than the City as a Whole: Exploring the Causes and Consequences of Divergent Institutionalization
Cornell Representative: Andrea Restrepo-Mieth (Ph.D. candidate)
Details: Saturday, October 27, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Session title: What Does Urban Sustainability Really Look Like?

Subsession: Bridging Policy Adoption and Policy Implementation: An Exploration of Local Governments’ Sustainability Actions
Cornell Representatives:  Lu Liao (Ph.D. student); Professor Mildred Warner
Details: Friday, October 25, 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Subsession: Analyzing Trends in Urban Sustainability and Equity Indicators
Cornell Representative: Ryan Thomas (Ph.D. student)
Details: Friday, October 25, 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Session Title: Urban Informality

Subsession: Planning the Invisible City: Migration and Urban Citizenship in Gurgaon, India
Cornell Representative: Shoshana Goldstein (Ph.D. candidate)
Details: Thursday, October 25, 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Subsession: The Land-Based Urban and Regional Development: The Impacts of State Rescaling
Cornell Representative: Yuanshuo Xu (Ph.D. candidate)
Details: Friday, October 26, 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Session Title: Analytical Methods to Understand Expanding Regions 

Cornell Representative: Yuanshuo Xu (Ph.D. candidate), moderator/discussant
Details: Thursday, October 25, 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Panel: Pre-Doctoral Workshop for Students of Color

Cornell Representative: Jared Enriquez (Ph.D. candidate)
Details: Saturday October 27, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Session Title: What Is the Role of Institutions in Regional Governance and Planning?

Subsession: Restructuring Cities, Rethinking Planning? The Impacts of Municipal Mergers on Planning Practices in South Africa
Cornell Representative: Nidhi Subramanyam
Details: Thursday, October 25, 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Subsession: Fragility in Voluntary Regionalism: Efficiency Myths and Impacts for Equity
Cornell Representatives: Austin Aldag (Ph.D. student); Mildred Warner
Details: Thursday, October 25, 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Session Title: The Quest for Gender-Responsive Planning

Subsession: Where Are the Women In India’s Smart City Transport Plans?
Cornell Representatives: Seema Singh
Details: Thursday, October 25, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Registration for the conference is now closed, but a full schedule of events and presentations can be found here. For those who can’t make it out to Buffalo, here’s the link (PDF) to the accepted abstracts.

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