Conference: “COVID’s Impact and the Future of Cities” (Hixon Center)

Event time: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 8:30am
Event description: 
This hybrid conference convened by Yale’s Hixon Center for Urban Ecology will focus on the current and potential future impact of COVID on cities. Yale Professor Frank Snowden will provide the opening talk, “Re-imagining Cities during Covid-19: Lessons from Asiatic Cholera.”
The day-long event will include three panels exploring the relationship between urban living conditions and viral spread; the impact of shifting concentrations of people and capital on real estate investments; and causes and effects of increased utilization of urban natural space.
Shannon LaDeau’s closing presentation will center on the role of human-environmental interactions in exacerbating the threats of vector-borne pathogens in urban areas.
Non-Yale affiliates may attend virtually. Yale faculty, staff and students may attend the conference in person at Kroon Hall (195 Prospect St.) In-person registration closes on Tuesday, November 2.
Social worker or NASW/CT Continuing Education credits are available for the “Parks, Mental Health, and the Pandemic” panel from 1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (1.5 CE credits). You must attend virtually to receive these credits. 
Free but register in advance
Open to: 
General Public