Community Development conferences and speaking engagements

June 19, 2018

Join our experts as they share knowledge at industry events around the world 


Whether we’re bringing new life to an urban center, transforming a brownfield site into a valuable asset, or developing a new place for families to grow, we balance the needs of today with a passion for tomorrow. Our design experts regularly share their knowledge, ideas, and best practices at conferences around the world. Here is a list of upcoming speaking engagements. Check back regularly for updates!


APA Georgia Fall Conference; Jekyll Island, GA

September 7th:  "Are You Ready for the Mobility Revolution?" - Ralph DeNisco 


APA Florida Annual Conference; West Palm Beach, FL

September 12th: “Placemaking in the Burbs: Putting the There, There!” – David Dixon


Walk Bike Places; New Orleans, LA

September 17th @ 4:30pm – 5:30pm: “Building relationships for inclusive mobility and placemaking in Boston” - Nels Nelson & Panel

September 17th @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm: “Implementation of Road Diets and Safety Performance” - Stephen Mensah

September 17th @ 5:30pm – 6:30pm: “Connecting the Riverfront - Convention Center Boulevard Linear Park” - Joey Lefante

September 18th @ 4:30pm – 5:30pm: “From suburban thoroughfare to urban main street: Incremental urban mobility in Charlotte's South End” - Craig Lewis & the City of Charlotte


New Hampshire Public Works Association 2018 Technical Meeting; Derryfield, NH

On September 18thRalph DeNisco  will discuss how shared and connected autonomous vehicles look increasingly likely to revolutionize our cities and their downtowns.


Autonomous Vehicle Policy Conference; Seattle, WA

September 19th @ 9:50am: "The Big Picture" - David Dixon



Healthy City Design International Conference; London, UK

October 15th @ 2:00pm: "Comparing health-focused rating systems: WELL versus Fitwel" - Blake Jackson



Changing Nature of the Suburbs Conference; Tulsa, OK

David Dixon will discuss what lies ahead for suburbs and what these communities need to do moving forward to navigate these new waters. 



TEDxUniversityofNevada; Reno, NV

Cynthia Albright will speak to this year's conference theme of Creating Community Conversations as she discusses "The String of Pearls in Urban Design." 

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