RI ASCE October Dinner Meeting

When:  Oct 26, 2023 from 05:30 PM to 09:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Rhode Island Section

Speaker: Prof. Laurence C. Smith | John Atwater and Diana Nelson University Professor of Environmental Studies, Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES)

Topic: Rivers of Power - How an Ancient Force Rules Us Still.

This talk will explore some of the many ways that humans have used rivers over time, and how we continue to do so today. Since our earliest cities established along the Tigris-Euphrates, Indus, Nile, and Yellow Rivers, anthropogenic use of rivers has changed over time and varied by region.  Yet their critical importance has persisted because they provide five fundamental benefits: access, natural capital, territory, well-being, and a means of projecting power. The manifestations of these benefits have changed, but societal demands for them have not. 

Please email [email protected] to RSVP before noon on Tuesday, October 24.

Please pay by the date of the event using the 3 Ways to Pay:

Buffet Menu:

       Mixed Greens Salad

       Parmesan Chicken

       Eggplant Rollatini

       Roasted Potato

       Carrots & Broccoli

       Pasta Primavera

5:30pm Social Hour

6:30pm Dinner/Presentation

8:00pm Book Signing


Cucina Rustica
555 Atwood Ave
Cranston, RI 02920

Pricing Information

Registration Price
Student $25.00
Member $40.00
Non-member $40.00
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