Environmental & Energy Management Newsletter

The George Washington University
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering Department (EMSE)
Environmental & Energy Management Program (E&EM)
Spring 2009 (Volume 9, Number 2)














E&EM Professor Delivers Keynote Speech at
International Environmental Planning and Management Conference

Dr. Jonathan P. Deason, Lead Professor of the Environmental and Energy Management Program, delivered a keynote speech entitled “Ethics and Socio-Environmental Responsibility” on October 6, 2008 at the 3rd International Seminar on Environmental Planning and Management in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event was co-sponsored by the Urbenviron International Association for Planning and Environmental Management, University of Sao Paulo, Mackenzie Presbyterian University of Sao Paulo, Catholic University of Brasilia, University of Chile, University of Seoul, and the Technical University of Berlin.

A copy of Professor Deason’s speech can be seen by clicking on the following link:

Deason Keynote Speech, 2008 Urbenviron Conference

Top: Professor Deason with Henrique Brandao Cavalcanti, former Brazilian Minister of the Environment; and Professor Arlindo Philippi, Director, Environmental Health Interdisciplinary Group, University of Sao Paulo

Middle: Panel of international experts at the Urbenviron 2008 Conference

Bottom: Professor Deason Delivering Keynote Address

The Urbenviron International Association is a nongovernmental organization, with headquarters in Brasilia, that provides an open forum for professionals interested in knowledge building and networking on urban environmental planning and management. Its memberships are international and multidisciplinary, currently including individuals and organizations of 44 countries in the commitment to promoting sustainable development in the cities around the world.

The mission of Urbenviron is to strengthen the capacities to promote urban environmental quality through protection of natural resources in alliance with the defense of social interests, in the perspective of sustainable development. More information about Urbenviron can be seen at http://www.urbenviron.org.

Photo: MacKenzie University, Sao Paulo, Brazil






Jonathan P. Deason, Ph.D., Lead Professor