Keynote Speakers

Jim Brainard, Mayor Carmel, IN. Member of President Obama's Climate Task Force. Climate Change and Urban Design

Pete Buttigieg, Mayor, South Bend, IN. The Importance of Public Places for Improving Equity and Democratic Dialogue

Richard M. Economakis, Architect, Professor, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, USA. Preserving the Urban Integrity of the City of Bath, England

George Ferguson, CBE, PPRIBA, RWA. Former Mayor of Bristol, UK, Architect. Welcome. The Language of Change
Javier Gonzales, Mayor, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Welcome. Santa Fe’s Plaza and Public Places. 

Richard J. Jackson, MD, MPH. Professor, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. Public Places and Public Health

Setha Low, Professor, Environmental Psychology and Anthropology, The Graduate Center, The City College of New York. Why Public Space Matters: Propositions for Social Justice and Diversity

Michael Lykoudis, The Francis and Kathleen Rooney Dean of the School of Architecture, University of Notre Dame.  Designing Meaningful Urban Places

Ettore Maria Mazzola, Architect & Urbanist, Professor, University of Notre Dame, Rome Global Gateway, ITALY. Urban Sequences

 

Mirosława Romaniszyn, Municipal Conservator of Historic Monuments, City of Torun, POLAND. Torun's Old and New City Market Squares and Public Places

Janet Sanz, Deputy Mayor for Ecology, Urbanism and Mobility, Barcelona, SPAIN. Improving Barcelona’s Physical and Social Health through the Superblock Program

Philip B. Stafford, Ph.D., Director, Center on Aging and Community, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA. The Importance of the Public Realm in Developing the Age-friendly Community

Sven von Ungern-Sternberg, Dr., Former Mayor of Freiburg, and Governor for the State of South Baden, Freiburg, GERMANY. Planning for Mobility in Freiburg, Germany.

And others