We’re pleased to bring you the abstract and biography of our 2015 keynote speaker, Adjo A. Amekudzi-Kennedy, from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Tech.
Infrastructure Investment to Create Enduring and Human-Centered Wealth: A Capital Asset Management Theoretic and Analytical Framework
Abstract: Viewing the development of towns, cities, nations and regions through the lens of a capital asset management theoretic framework can tell us different stories about the holistic management of capital to create human-centered wealth. This talk presents a capital asset management theoretic framework and analytical model for conceptualizing and evaluating sustainable development. Sustainable development is modeled as a function of an entity’s capital stocks, and the rates of use of these stocks to generate human-centered capital, relative to their rates of regeneration. The framework is applied to selected nations to explore sustainable development risks and opportunities relative to dynamics in human, economic and environmental capital, and to envision infrastructure investment alternatives to create enduring and human-centered wealth. (bio)
We hope you’ll join us April 8-10 for our conference in Charlotte, London, East Lansing, Tempe, Bend OR or online!