Placemaking Conference 2017

Placemakers.

 

Monday, April 3, 2017

The University of Oklahoma

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Speakers

Mayor Jim Brainard

Mayor Jim Brainard

City of Carmel, Indiana

Mayor Jim Brainard is Carmel, Indiana’s first six-term mayor. During his leadership, Carmel has grown in population from 25,000 to more than 80,000, and has become a vibrant, thriving city with transformed patterns of transportation and development.

Victor Dover

Victor Dover

Dover, Kohl & Partners

Victor Dover is an expert on how to fix our streets, and in the process, shape enduring cities that people really love. His work spans 25 years and five continents as a cofounder of award-winning town planning firm Dover, Kohl & Partners.

Toni Griffin

Toni Griffin

Urban Planning for the American City

Toni L. Griffin works with cities as the founder of Urban Planning for the American City, with projects including Detroit Future City, a comprehensive citywide framework for urban transformation. She is developing values-based planning methodologies through the Just City Design Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Patrick Kennedy

Patrick Kennedy

A New Dallas

Patrick Kennedy is a planner and urban designer, focusing on the relationship between movement infrastructure design and real estate market dynamics. He is also the co-founder of his design firm Space Between Design Studio and of A New Dallas, a non-profit promoting transportation alternatives and neighborhood revitalization.

Fred Kent

Fred Kent

Project for Public Spaces

As founder and president of Project for Public Spaces, Fred Kent is a leading authority on revitalizing city spaces. He travels more than 150,000 miles every year, working on hundreds of projects since 1975. He has taken over half a million photographs of public spaces and their users.

Mike Lydon

Mike Lydon

Street Plans Collaborative

Mike Lydon is a Principal of The Street Plans Collaborative, an international award-winning planning, design, and research-advocacy firm based in Miami, New York City, and San Francisco. With Tony Garcia, Mike is the recipient of the 2017 Seaside Prize and co-author of Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action for Long-term Change, published by Island Press in 2015 and named by Planetizen as one of the top 10 planning books of the year.
Susan Silberberg

Susan Silberberg

CivicMoxie

Susan Silberberg is an accomplished city planner, urban designer, architect, author, and educator. She is the lead author of Places in the Making, a 2013 publication on placemaking by MIT. She is passionate about empowering communities to take charge of positive change.

Marcus Westbury

Marcus Westbury

Renew Australia

Marcus Westbury is the founder of the multi-award-winning Renew Newcastle and Renew Australia projects that have helped launch more than two hundred creative and community projects in Newcastle, New South Wales, and reopened more than a hundred vacant properties across Australia.