Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 9:00am to 2:30pm
White Stag Block, Event Room 144
70 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209
The future of pattern language | Migration, refugees, and patterns
This year we are celebrating the PUARL 10 Year Anniversary Conference in a week-long event including different organizations and critical topics all related to the study and promotion of pattern language projects, design, and research. A number of world leaders in this field will come to Portland to share their latest work.
The Program consists of three different parts:
Dr. David Seamon will give the first-ever Christopher Alexander Lecture with the title, "Ways of Understanding Wholeness: Christopher Alexander’s work as synergistic relationality." (This event is open to the public.)
We also celebrate 45 Years of Pattern Language application and research at the University of Oregon with a lecture by Chris Ramey on his own experience of 28 years as UO planning director.
Dr. Wayne Cornelius will give the PUARL Lecture, "Constructing Deterrence in the Sage of Trump." Drs. Amelie Constant and Wolfgang Stark will portray the currently changing European refugee perspective.
Dr. Hajo Neis, the director of PUARL and organizer of the conference, expects this international meeting to have a considerable impact on two major points: