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PN 2014 Travel Info & FAQs

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Money, Visas, Weather, Transportation, and other helpful tips for your visit to Juárez!

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PN 2014 Conference Location Information

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The Centro Cultural Universitario located at the corner of calle Hermanos Escobar and Avenida Triunfo de la República, within the Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas, taxi drivers know it as: “ICB”. ICBS is one of the four campuses of the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez (UACJ) in the city. The other campuses are: the Instituto de Arquitectura, Diseño y Arte (IADA) that houses the Masters in Urban Planning and Development, and the Ph.D. in Urban Studies. The other two campuses are: Instituto de Ciencias Sociales y Administración (ICSA) and Ciudad Universitaria (CU).

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Keynote Speaker

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Peter Marcuse, Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning at Columbia University, will be the keynote speaker for the 2014 PN Conference and will give a talk on June 7th entitled:


2014 Planners Network Conference/Conferencia de la Red de Planificadores 2014

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Announcing  – Tentative Program Overview/Resumen del Programa Tentativo

Thursday/Jueves 5 de junio de 2014 Time/Hora                                             Activity/Actividad

7:00 am – 9:30 am Breakfast at hotel/Desayuno en el hotel
8:30 am – 9:30 am Hotel transportation to Centro Cultural Paso del Norte/Transporte del hotel al Centro Cultural Paso del Norte
8:30 am – 9:30 am Conference registration/Registro de participantes
9:30 am – 10:15 am Welcoming Ceremony/Ceremonia de Inauguración
10:15 am – 2:15 pm City Tour (Bus)/Recorrido por la Ciudad (Autobús)
2:15 pm – 3:45 pm Meal & Meeting at neighborhood Riveras del Bravo/Comida y Reunión en la colonia Riveras del Bravo
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Return to Centro Cultural/Regreso al Centro Cultural
5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Keynote Roundtable Planning on the Border Ciudad Juárez-El Paso/Mesa Redonda Magistral: Planificando la frontera Ciudad Juárez-El Paso
6:45 pm Return to hotel and dinner on your own/Regreso al hotel, cena por su cuenta
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Joint Reception Planners Network-CIPEU/Recepción conjunta Red de Planificadores -CIPEU

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How to get to Ciudad Juárez

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How to get to Ciudad Juárez from any city in the United States, Canada, or the world (except Latin America).

Option #1

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Juárez Renaissance

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CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico — The number of murders in Ciudad Juárez
has sharply declined from its peak during the drug war days, and
now this border city across from El Paso is working to attract visitors once again.

Deadline for Abstracts Extended: Monday, April 14, 2014

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Abstracts proposing pre-organized sessions, workshops, individual presentations, posters, or social documentation should be submitted before April 14, 2014 at: Preference will be given to participatory sessions.  Please keep abstracts to a maximum of 250 words.