Event Notices From Sept. 18

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Oct. 8 LTU Symposium To Explore Design And Technology Solutions For Detroit: “Reclaiming Detroit with Design and Technology” is the topic of the annual President’s Symposium at Lawrence Technological University on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. The symposium will be held in the LTU Architecture Building Auditorium (A200), 21000 W. 10 Mile Road in Southfield. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Reservations can be made at lawrencetech.net/2013symposium. To RSVP or for information, contact Kate Roy at (248) 204-2805 or kroy@ltu.edu. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Architecture Galley (A210) with a silent auction in support of the restoration of LTU’s Affleck House in Bloomfield Hills, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The moderator will be Frank Beckmann, the mid-morning host for WJR News/Talk 760. The panelists are Robert Gregory, senior vice president of the Downtown Detroit Partnership; Rainy Hamilton, Jr., co-founder and principal of Hamilton Anderson Associates; W. Kim Heron, web and publications writer for the Kresge Foundation; and Faye Nelson, president and CEO of the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy. LTU President Virinder Moudgil founded the annual symposium last year to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to major challenges facing the Metro Detroit region. The four panelists were selected because of the different perspectives they can offer on the task of revitalizing the city of Detroit.

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