Planning Jam Session: Mattijs van Maasakkers

4th Floor CRP Studio / Knowlton Hall
February 22, 2017 - 9:45am

Join City and Regional Planning faculty, students and guests at the inaugural Planning Jam Session, in the 4th Floor CRP Studio, 9:45-11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 22. Coffee, pastries and acoustic guitar music by the Planning Jammers will be provided.

The focus of this first Planning Jam Session will be Mattijs van Maasakkers, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning and author of The Creation of Markets for Ecosystem Services in the United States: The Challenge of Trading Places (Anthem Press, 2016). From the publisher’s website:

“This is a thoughtful and engaging history of the often misguided attempts to create markets for ecosystem services in the US and a guide to more participatory institutions that might work significantly better. Essential reading for anyone interested in ecosystem services.” —Robert Costanza, Chair in Public Policy, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University

The Session will consist of a 20 minute book talk by Professor Van Maasakkers followed by a 30 minute Q & A with guest panelists. The panel for this Planning Jam Session will include:

Dr. Caroline Wagner
Associate Professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs
Ambassador Milton A. and Roslyn Z. Wolf Chair in International Affairs

Dr. Richard H. Moore
Professor Emeritus, School of Environment and Natural Resources