President and founder of Ecocity Builders
Ecocity theoretician, author, hands-on and policy project instigator, international lecturer and consultant, Richard Register is considered to be the pioneer of the ecocity movement, with 40 years of experience advocating for cities that facilitate humanity's creative and compassionate evolution while contributing to the health of the planet. His book, “Ecocities – Rebuilding Cities in Balance with Nature,” is course material in design, planning and architecture schools. Richard is the founder of International Ecocity Conference Series, also known as Ecocity World Summit, the world's premiere and longest running conference series on the subject of ecological cities, towns and villages.
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The International Ecocity Conference Relay Committee(ECRC) is composed of the official conveners of past conferences. Currently the representatives of the past conferences are Richard Register for Berkeley, USA; Paul Downton and Cherie Hoyle for Adelaide, Australia; Joan Bokaer and Serigne Mbaye Diene for Yoff, Senegal; Cassio Taniguchi and Jaime Lerner for Curitiba, Brazil; Wang Rusong for Beijing, China; Rajeev Kumar for Bangalore, India; Kirstin Miller and Richard Register for San Francisco, USA; Veysel Eroglu for Istanbul, Turkey, and Jayne Engle-Warnick and Luc Rabouin for Montreal, Canada.