PlaceMaking Events

Practitioner, advocate or activist, there’s always plenty
going on in the pursuit of more livable communities. During the pandemic, we are keeping many of the events listed that happened earlier in the year, since they are often recorded and available online.

Incremental Code Reform: Enabling Better Places
Planetizen Course
with Susan Henderson and Lynn Richards
online | free

On the Park Bench
Congress for the New Urbanism
online | usually on Tuesdays and free

Enabling Better Places Workshop
online | Jan 26-28, 2021

Economic Future Forum
International Economic Development Council
Spokane, WA, US | Jun 6-8, 2021

walk bike places
Project for Public Spaces
Indianapolis, IN, US | Jun 15-18, 2021

The Western Planner
Western Planner & North Dakota Planning Association Conference
with keynote from Hazel Borys
Bismarck / Mandan, ND, US | Aug 2021

IEDC Annual Conference
International Economic Development Council
Nashville, TN, US | Oct 3-6, 2021

Phoenix, AZ, US | Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2021

Conference on Landscape Architecture
American Society of Landscape Architects
Nashville, TN, US | Nov 19-22, 2021

IEDC Annual Conference
International Economic Development Council
Richardson, TX, US | Jun 12-14, 2022

Miami, FL, US | Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2022

Conference on Landscape Architecture
American Society of Landscape Architects
Seattle, WA, US | Nov 4-7, 2022

IEDC Annual Conference
International Economic Development Council
Calgary, AB, Canada | Jun 11-12, 2023

Earlier in 2020

Langley Community Workshop
Langley, WA, USA | Feb 26, 2020

The North Central Canada Centre of Arts & Environment
Inspiration Series 3.0
with guest speaker Hazel Borys
Flin Flon, Manitoba, Canada | Mar 2-4, 2020

Western Places | Western Spaces
Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute’s annual conference
with keynote from Kaid Benfield
Denver, CO, USA | Mar 4-6, 2020

HAPPY CITIES The Shape of Neighbourhoods and Well-being
Lieutenant-Governor’s Conversations & Celebrations
with guest speaker Hazel Borys
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada | Mar 10, 2020

Build Maine
Role of Streets Post-COVID
with keynote from Mike Lydon
online | May 28, 2020

From Suburb to City: A Livable City for ALL
Making Cities Livable
Carmel, IN, US | Jun 2-6, 2020

RAIC 2020 Virtual Conference on Architecture
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
Find Jason Syvixay, James Sande, Karen Parker,
Mark Erickson, and Hazel Borys in the session:
Filling in the Blanks: Missing Middle Infill Design Competition
online | Jun 4, 2020 and after

Build Maine
Target Market Analysis
with keynote from Sharon Woods
online | Jun 4, 2020

Healthy Living Healthy Planet Radio
Exploring the inextricable connection between environment and health
with Kaid Benfield
online | Jun 6, 2020, 3-4pm CDT

Build Maine
Healing Communities In the Era of Climate Change
with keynote from Kaid Benfield
online | Jun 18, 2020

Build Maine
Strong Towns
with keynote from Charles Marohn
online | Jun 25, 2020

Urban Planning and Architectural Design for Sustainable Development
Roma Tre University
online | Jul 8-10, 2020

Between Two Futures: How Can Transit Investment be a Tool for Equity?
ITS America
online | Aug 10, 2020, 1-2pm CDT

Main Street Action Week: Planning and Urban Design for Pandemic Recovery
Canadian Urban Institute
Rob Leblanc President of Fathom Studio; Jill Robertson, Principal of Landscape Architecture
at Dialog Design; Hazel Borys, President of PlaceMakers; Jason Syvixay Principal Planner at
the City of Edmonton; and Eric Lucic, Divisional Lead of Regional Planning for City of Halifax.
free on-demand recording | Oct 16, 2020

Virtual Conference | Oct 21, 28, 29, Nov 12, 2020

CNU 28
Congress for the New Urbanism
online through December 2020.
Find Susan Henderson in several sessions, including Urban Guild: Design Issues;
Successfully Implementing Form-Based Codes; and Urban Guild: How to Design
Neighborhoods People Love. Find Kaid Benfield, Steve Mouzon, Scott Bernstein,
Jacky Grimshaw, Laura Clemons and Hazel Borys in the session, New Tools
for Urban Resilience.

Form-Based SmartCode
Center for Applied Transect Studies

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