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Dr. Catherine Ross to Participate Today in White House Clean Energy Economy Forum
Date:3/3/2010

Dr. Catherine L. Ross, editor of Megaregions: Planning for Global Competitiveness and director of the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development at Georgia Institute of Technology, is participating today in a special meeting at The White House Clean Energy Economy Forum: Livability and Sustainable Communities – Taking Action for a Clean Energy Future.

Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) March 3, 2010 -- Dr. Catherine L. Ross, editor of "Megaregions: Planning for Global Competitiveness" and director of the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development at Georgia Institute of Technology, is participating today in a special meeting at The White House: Clean Energy Economy Forum: Livability and Sustainable Communities – Taking Action for a Clean Energy Future.

The forum will include presentations from Secretary Ray LaHood of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Secretary Shaun Donovan of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The meeting will shape dialogue on why action for a clean energy future is of vital importance and will include stakeholders from the smart growth, clean energy, and climate communities regarding the issue.

Dr. Catherine Ross is an internationally recognized expert on transportation, regional planning, infrastructure planning and development and has extensive experience in both the public and private sector. Ross advises the newly created White House Office of Urban Affairs. It is headed by Director Adolfo Carrión, Jr., who is charged with reporting directly to President Obama and concurrently to both Valerie Jarrett and Melody Barnes.

“I’m thrilled to be a part of this dialogue. Today’s meeting is just another indicator that that this country’s administration is moving in a new direction for sustainable solutions that will continue to make the U.S. competitive globally,” says Ross.

For a video of the forum, see here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/live

About Catherine Ross
Dr. Catherine Ross is an internationally recognized expert on transportation and urban planning solutions and the editor of the just-released "Megaregions: Planning for Global Competitiveness" (Island Press, 2009). She serves as the Harry West Professor and director of the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD) at Georgia Institute of Technology. She has authored more than 300 reports, articles, books and monographs and is co-author of "The Inner City: Urban Poverty and Economic Development in the Next Century" published by Transaction Press. In July 2009, she was selected to advise the Obama Administration on the first-ever White House Office of Urban Policy. Learn more at http://www.iwprgroup.com/sb/ross.html or http://www.cqgrd.gatech.edu/about/index.php

To set up an interview with Dr. Ross, contact Linda Stephen at Linda (at) iwprgroup (dot) com (Tel: 402-483-0747) or Irina Woelfle at irina (at) iwprgroup (dot) com (Tel: 305-447-8848).

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