On April 3, New York's Pratt Institute will hold a symposium on Prefab Futures:
The one-day conference will present research and scholarship related to the history of prefabrication, contemporary and emerging techniques and approaches to prefabrication, as well as the social and sustainable potential of prefab and prefab technologies.
Follow the link below for more info. Here's a tidbit they don't mention on the site: the event is free and open to the public.
where: Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
date: April 3, 2008
price: free! (bring valid ID)