Cities & Sustainability

TUE, NOV 15, 2016 (1:33:01)

Mark Bittman, Food Author, How to Cook Everything; and former New York Times columnist Toni Griffin, Professor in Practice of Urban Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs for the Netherlands Photo: Piush Dahal/Flickr

+ BIO: Toni Griffin

Toni L. Griffin is the founder of Urban Planning and Design for the American City, based in New York. Through the practice, Toni served as Project Director the long range planning initiative of the Detroit Work Project, and in 2013 completed and released Detroit Future City, a comprehensive citywide framework plan for urban transformation. Most recent clients include working with the cities of Memphis, Milwaukee and Pittsburgh.

+ BIO: Mark Bittman

There is no one like Mark Bittman, whose core message—that food has the power to make or break not only our personal health but that of the planet—is increasingly accepted and broadcast widely. For The New York Times and all kinds of other publications, Bittman covers policy, agriculture, health, the environment and more, along, of course, with cooking and eating. His body of work spans all media with print and web columns, videos, interviews, TV appearances and shows. He’s a regular on the Today Show and has hosted four TV series, including Showtime’s Emmy Award-winning climate change documentary, Years of Living Dangerously.

+ BIO: Henk Ovink

As the first Special Envoy for International Water Affairs for the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Henk Ovink reinforces the Dutch expertise in water management, and boosts the international market position of Dutch know-how and expertise.

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