Environmental Roundtables are facilitated discussions of important environmental issues, hosted by the Loyola University Environment Program. Facilitators include Environment Program students, faculty and guest hosts.
The Role of Parks and Open Spaces in Building Dense, Walkable Urban Places
Come join the Environment Program and Kurt Weigle, the President & CEO of Downtown Development District (DDD) on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm in Monroe Hall 610.
Lunch will be provided!
Kurt Weigle has been President & CEO of the Downtown Development District (DDD) of New Orleans since 2003. During his tenure, the DDD’s focus on quality of life and place-based economic development strategies to retain & attract Industries of the Mind has led to international recognition of New Orleans as a creative hub, now home to dozens of digital media and tech firms. Downtown is the epicenter for New Orleans’ tech growth, adding an average of 350 new digital media & tech jobs per year.