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SPECIAL TRACKS: Burd Track on Media & Urban Life | Urban Issues in Asia & the Pacific Rim ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: 43rd Annual Meeting CommitteesUAA Governing BoardUAA Executive Office Staff

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Saturday, April 6 • 9:00am - 10:20am
Saturday - Density, Growth and the Urban-rural Fringe: International Analysis

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Moderator: Greg Andranovich (California State University)

  • The Impact of Dhaka's High Density Development on Livability: A Sustainability Perspective
    Shammi Akter Satu (University of Hong Kong), Rebecca L.H. Chiu (University of Hong Kong)
  • Urban-Rural Dynamics in Colombia: Urban Peripheries, Agriculture, Agro-industry, Mining and Preservation
    Diego Silva Ardila (Universidad Industrial de Santander)
  • Analysis of Urban Growth and Management, Case Study of Tripoli City, Libya
    Almokhtar Attwairi (University of Kansas)
  • Smart Growth towards Sustainable Urban Development in Chinese Cities: Beijing's Vision
    Lang Wei (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Stephen W.K. Mak (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Edwin H.W. Chan (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)


Diego Silva Ardila

Universidad Industrial de Santander
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Almokhtar Attwairi

Graduate Student, University of Kansas
My work focuses on urban studies, I devote a special attention to urban growth and its impacts on surrounding environments within the Middle East and North Africa. My masters analyzed the growth of suburbs of Tripoli City, Libya. I worked as graduate teaching assistant at Geography department of University of Al-Zawiya, and University of Western Mountain (1996-2002), and as an instructor (2002-2007) prior awarding a scholarship for PhD program at... Read More →

Shammi Akter Satu

University of Hong Kong
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Lang Wei

PhD Candidate, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Urban Planning and urban studies since 2002; | | Urbanization, land use planning and regulation, smart growth, Chinese Mega-cities;


Edwin H.W. Chan

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Rebecca Chiu

University of Hong Kong

Stephen W.K. Mak

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Greg Andranovich

Cal State LA

Saturday April 6, 2013 9:00am - 10:20am
Garden Room