Invited Speakers

Maxim Atayants. Architect, St. Petersburg, RUSSIA. Designing New 10-Minute Neighborhoods in Russia

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

Simon Conibear  LVO  M.A.  F.R.I.C.S.  Poundbury Development Consultant, Duchy of Cornwall, Poundbury, UK. Poundbury.

George Ferguson, CBE, PPRIBA, RWA. Former Mayor of Bristol, UK, Architect. Welcome. Enabling the Urban Village
Marlena Happach, Director, Architecture and Spatial Planning, City of Warsaw, POLAND. Warsaw’s Neighborhoods: Creating a Good Place to Live
Jennifer Keesmaat, Former Planning Director, City of Toronto. Creating places where people flourish: human scale mixed-use neighborhoods
Richard J. Jackson, MD, MPH. Professor, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. Healthy Neighborhoods 

Philip Langdon, Editor, New Urban News, freelance journalist. Author: Within Walking Distance: Creating Livable Communities for All. Within Walking Distance

Lamine Mahdjoubi, Professor, Director of Centre for Architecture and Built Environment Research, Professor of ICT in the Built Environment, Faculty of Environment and Technology, UWE Bristol, UK. Playing in the vicinity: The effects of proximity of play environments on child active play

Ofer Manor, Chief Architect, Municipality of Jerusalem. Founding Director of the Jerusalem Urban Design Center. Loeb Fellow. Street Design and Traffic Reduction in the Old City of Jerusalem 

Ettore Maria Mazzola, Architect & Urbanist, Professor, University of Notre Dame, Rome, ITALY. Re-Designing Healthy Neighborhoods 

Michael Mehaffy, Exec. Director, Sustasis Foundation, Portland, OR. Director, Future of Places Research Network, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, SWEDEN. Implementing the New Urban Agenda: Changing the "Operating System for Growth"

Salvador Rueda, Office of Urban Ecology, Barcelona, SPAIN.  Neighborhood Traffic Calming: The Barcelona Superblocks
Phil Stafford, Ph.D., Director, Center on Aging and Community, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA. Intergenerational Contact Zones: Design for Engagement across the Generations
Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer for Canada. Designing Healthy Living
Sven von Ungern-Sternberg, Dr., Former Mayor of Freiburg, and Governor for the State of South Baden, Freiburg, GERMANY. Freiburg’s Sustainable 10-Minute Neighborhoods, Rieselfeld and Vauban.
Mayor Jim Watson, City of Ottawa. Welcome