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#88 People Places and Green Places in a Healthy City

Number of presentations – 10, including:

The Piggyback Yard: a New Urban Park for Los Angeles     (Paper and Slides)
Benjamin V. Feldmann, RLA, ASLA, LEED, Senior Associate, Mia Lehrer + Associates, Los Angeles, CA, USA          

Prototypes of Commercial Activity and the Public Realm?      (Paper and Slides)
Elke Schlack Fuhrman, Dr. Ing and Assistant Professor, Universidad Andres Bello and Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile, CHILE.      

Landscape Strategies for Promoting Public Health through Urban Agriculture     (Paper and Slides)
Margot Jacobs, Associate, Mia Lehrer + Associates, Los Angeles, CA, USA.      


#87 Healthy Neighborhoods: Communities Define their Needs

Number of presentations – 6, including:

Promoting Health Equity through Community Based Participatory Research     (Paper and Slides)
Eileen M. Brennan, Research Professor of Social Work, Regional Research Institute for Human Services, and Ryan Bender, Ph.D. student, Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA,       

How Does Urban Transformation Impact on Place Attachment and Residential Satisfaction? Insights from a Swiss Case Study     (Paper and Slides)
Timo von Wirth, Research Scientist, ETH Zurich, Natural and Social Science Interface (NSSI), Zurich, SWITZERLAND.  

Building Academia-Community-Government Partnerships for Civic Engagement and Sustainability      (Paper and Slides)
Dayana Salazar, Professor, and Hilary Nixon, Professor, San Jose State University, Urban and Regional Planning Department, San Jose, CA, USA.      

Livability and LEED-ND: A Social Critique  (Paper and Slides)
Nicola Szibbo, Ph.D. Candidate, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA.

 “Through Their Eyes” – Intergenerational Projects to Generate Community Participation and Make Neighborhoods Healthy for All   (Paper and Slides)
Paula Gardner, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, CANADA.

Innovative Community Engagement with Mobile Apps (Paper and Slides)
Thomas Coleman, Senior Planner and Innovation and Technology Manager, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Chicago, IL, USA, and Aaron Selverston, Founder/CEO, Visualization/Civic Engagement, San Francisco, CA, USA.          

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#86 Building a Healthy City and Suburb

Number of presentations – 10, including:

Building a Healthy City Center: Carmel, IN  (Slides)
James Brainard, Mayor, Carmel, IN, USA    

Connecting Inner Queretaro  (Paper and Slides)
Ruben Garnica-Monroy, Professor, Tecnologico de Monterrey Campus ITESM, Queretaro, MEXICO

Scotts Run Station – Suburban Transformation in Tysons Corner, Virginia   (Slides)
Merrill St. Leger, Principal, and Sven Shockey, Principal, SmithGroupJJR, Washington, DC, USA   


#85 Street Design

Number of presentations – 14, including:

Street Design   (Slides)
John Massengale, AIA, Architect and Urbanist, New York, NY, USA.     

Place Networks”: The Structure of Healthy Streets and Sidewalks  (Slides)
Michael W. Mehaffy, CNU-A, MICTP,  Executive Director, Sustasis Foundation, Portland, OR, USA.    


#84 Shaping the Healthy City for All

Number of presentations - 11, including:

Happy City (Slides)
Charles Montgomery, Author, Vancouver, BC, CANADA.

Shaping the Healthy City for All  (Paper and Slides)
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Ph.D. (Arch.), Co-founder and Director, International Making Cities Livable LLC, Portland, OR, USA.    

Lifetime Communities  (Slides)
Phil Stafford, Ph.D., Director, Center on Aging and Community, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA.


#83 Health, Equity and the Built Environment

Number of presentations - 8, including:

Achieving Neighborhood Health Equity (Slides)
Richard J. Jackson, MD, MPH, Professor, Chair, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.           

Health Impact Assessment (Slides)
Andrew L. Dannenberg, Affiliate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences and Urban Design and Planning, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.        

Making Cities Healthy for All: Strategic Planning Policy (Slides)
Andrew Wheeler, Researcher, Healthy Built Environments Program, City Futures Research Centre, Faculty of the Built Environment, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUSTRALIA.     


#82 Reshaping Suburbia - Case Studies

Number of presentations - 16, including:

Creating Healthy Suburban Neighborhoods: Freiburg, Germany (Slides) Sven von Ungern-Sternberg, former Freiburg Mayor and Governor, State of Süd-Baden, Freiburg, GERMANY

Proposal for Urban Regeneration of the Suburb ZEN, Palermo, Italy (Paper and Slides) Ettore Maria Mazzola, Professor of Traditional Urbanism, Architecture and Building Techniques, The University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, Rome, ITALY


#81 Health and Suburban Form

Number of presentations - 12 - including:

Healthier Living Through Design (Slides, Paper and Audio) Richard J. Jackson, MD MPH, Professor, Chair, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Principles For Reshaping Suburbia (Slides and Paper) Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Ph.D.(Arch.), Co-founder and Director, International Making Cities Livable Conferences, Portland, OR

Retrofitting Suburbia (Slides, Paper and Audio) Ellen-Dunham-Jones, AIA, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Georgia Tech School of Architecture, Atlanta, GA


#80 Healthy Street Design

Number of presentations - 15, including:

Planning Bicycle-Friendly Suburbs and Cities (Slides) Sven von Ungern-Sternberg, former Freiburg Mayor and Governor, State of Süd-Baden, Freiburg, GERMANY

Characteristics of Suburban Cyclists and Walkers: What Citizens Want and Need (Slides and Paper) Shelley Oylear, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, Washington County, and Kimberly Repp, PhD, MPH Epidemiologist, Washington County Health & Human Services Hillsboro, OR


#79 Community Involvement in Neighborhood Planning

Number of presentations - 10, including:

The HUD Choice Neighborhoods Program in Action (Slides and Paper) Adam Rosa, Senior Associate, Camiros, Ltd, Chicago, IL

City of Hamilton’s Neighborhood Action Strategy (Slides and Paper) Suzanne Brown, Manager, Neighbourhood Development Strategies, Hamilton, ON, CANADA

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