#97 Urban Regeneration

Number of presentations – 6, including:

Achieving Healthier Cities Through Regeneration of Abandoned Monumental Buildings    (Paper and Slides)
Pier Francesco Cherchi, Professor, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, ITALY.

A Green Approach of Reducing and Eliminating Private Property Abandonment    (Paper and Slides)
Rex LaMore, Professor, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, USA.

Rapid Neighborhood Regeneration and the Challenges of Inclusion    (Paper and Slides)
Scott Sernau, Professor of Sociology, University of Indiana, South Bend, IN, USA.


#96 New Urban Neighborhoods

Number of presentations – 5, including:

Redesigning a Dysfunctional Neighborhood to be Healthy    (Paper, Slides, and Video)
Ettore Mazzola, Architect & Urbanist, Professor, University of Notre Dame, Rome, ITALY.

Poundbury, a Sustainable New Urban Settlement    (Slides and Video)
Simon Conibear, Development Manager, Duchy of Cornwall, Poundbury, UK.

HAB Housing    (Slides and Video)
Kevin McCloud, MBE, HAB Housing, Bristol, UK 


#95 Civic Engagement for Healthy Cities

Number of presentations – 6, including:

Transforming Cities through Visioning    (Paper and Slides)
Anton C. Nelessen, Professor of Urban Planning and Founder of A. Nelessen Associates, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

Developing a Shared Vision to help different professions communicate and work to a common goal: Experiences delivering shared space    (Paper and Slides)
David McKenna, Landscape Architect and Engineer, IBI Group, Liverpool, UK.

Shaping Healthier Neighbourhoods for Children     (Paper and Slides)
Laura McDonald, Health Development Officer, Inequalities Professional, Belfast Healthy Cities, Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND


#94 Fighting Climate Change through Sustainable Urban Design

Number of presentations – 10, including:

How 6 European cities and their 13 partners work together to reduce CO2 emissions and realize EU energy targets    (Paper and Slides)
Ivo Wenzler, Dr., Senior Principle and Associate Professor, Accenture and Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, Delft, THE NETHERLANDS.

Beyond the Washington Beltway; Fighting Climate Change and Promoting Sustainability in America's Cities    (Paper and Slides)
Hugh Atkinson, Dr. London South Bank University, London, UK.     

Cities and Systems – Urban Livability and the Zofnass Tools for Sustainable Infrastructure    (Paper and Slides)
Rick Phillips, RA, AICP, Director of Urban Design, Northern California, HNTB Corporation, Emeryville, CA, USA.


#89 Defining Livable Cities

Number of presentations – 11, including:

Remembering Henry Lennard. A Lesson from Venice    (Video)
Edoardo Salzano, Emeritus Professor & Dean of Urban Planner, Venice University, Former Assessori di Urbanistica, Venice, ITALY

Principles for Achieving Green, Healthy Cities    (Paper, Slides, and Video)
Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Ph.D.(Arch.), Co-founder and Director, International Making Cities Livable Conference, Portland, OR 

Making Bristol Green and Healthy for All    (Slides and Video)
Mayor George Ferguson, CBE, PRIBA, RWA, City of Bristol, UK


#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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#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

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