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Rising Urbanists Conference: Reframing the Urban Forest

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

- $10 – $50

The ASLA Student Chapter at the Spitzer School of Architecture invites professionals, students and community members to attend the 3rd annual Rising Urbanists conference.  Join landscape architects, architects, urban and environmental planners, writers, advocates and experts in urban forestry and horticulture  as we (re)imagine the potential for the urban forest to address environmental, economic, and social justice issues throughout our cities. This day-long event will feature four moderated panels, a community art exhibit and technology fair. 

Coffee and lunch included with a rooftop social hour to follow!

Keynote Speaker: Kristina Hill, Ph.D. – Associate Professor Of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning And Urban Design at UC Berkely

Panels:

NYC Understory: Novel Ecosystems for Resilient Urban Forests
Moderator: Marcha Johnson, Ph.D., ASLA – NYC Parks, CCNY
Andrew Lavallee, FASLA, RLA – Siteworks, CCNY
Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, AIA, ASLA – CCNY
Leila Mougoui, Natural Areas Conservancy
 
Just Cities: Arboreal Solutions for Reducing Stress and Adversity
Moderator: Shawn Rickenbacker, Director, J. Max Bond Center, CCNY
Toni L. Griffin – Urban Planning for the American City
Erika Svendsen, Ph.D. – U.S. Forest Service
Sonja Dümpelmann, Ph.D. – Harvard
Navé Strauss, Director of Street Tree Planting – NYC DPR
 
Queering the Urban Forest: Heterotopias and Peripheral Spaces
Moderator: Sean Weiss, Ph.D.  – CCNY
Kristina Hill, Ph.D. – UC Berkeley
Gordon Brent Brochu-Ingram, Ph.D. – KEXMIN field station
Jaffer Kolb  – New Affiliates
Darren Patrick – York University
 
The Future of our Canopies: Activism and Stewardship for Sustainable Urban Forests
Moderator: Andrea Parker, M.L.A.  – Gowanus Canal Conservancy, CCNY
Lindsay Campbell, Ph.D. – US Forest Service
Amy Seek, M.L.A. – Stantec
Mary Alice Lee – Director at Trust for Public Land
Helen Forgione – Natural Areas Conservancy

Each panel is 1.5 LA CES, ISA CEU

For more information and a detailed schedule, please visit:  https://www.risingurbanists.com/

The Rising Urbanists team is looking for a few more sponsors to help make the event a huge success! If interested, please visit https://www.risingurbanists.com/sponsorship/ or email us at [email protected]

This event is generously sponsored by:

ASLA-NY, CCNY, Permaloc, Anova, Victor Stanley, Deep Root

2019 Rising Urbanist Conference

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Details

Date:
March 30
Time:
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Cost:
$10 – $50
Event Categories:
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Website:
risingurbanists.com

Venue

Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture
141 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031, 10031 United States
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Details

Date:
March 30
Time:
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Cost:
$10 – $50
Event Categories:
, , , , ,
Website:
risingurbanists.com

Venue

Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture
141 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031, 10031 United States
+ Google Map