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For Immediate Release:
May 16, 2012
Media Contact:
Maggie Fernandez
fmaggie@miamidade.gov
305-375-3008

Miami-Dade County joins The Volvo Group to bring seminars focused on Sustainability during the Volvo Ocean Race

Session 1: Mobility and Quality of Life in Megacities


(MIAMI, May 16, 2012) –The Volvo Group and Miami-Dade County are teaming up to bring two seminars focused on sustainability during the Miami stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race. The first seminar, “Mobility and Quality of Life in Megacities,” will be held on Thursday, May 17 and is focused on transportation, infrastructure, environment and other challenges facing large urban areas.

Who:
Jack Osterholt, Deputy Mayor, Miami-Dade County
Tore Bäckström, Senior Vice President, Volvo Buses
Enrique Penalosa, former Mayor of Bogata, Columbia, and
Board President of the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
What:
Mobility and Quality of Life in Megacities
When:
May 17, 2012, 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Where:
Loews Hotel Miami Beach - Poinciana 1
1601 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139