Placemaking Events

Practitioner, advocate or activist, there’s always plenty going on in the pursuit of more livable communities. See below, and check back often as more come on line.

Neuroergonomics and Sociogenesis
Biourbanism summer school for how to design cities that generate and nurture social relationships, rather than breaking them
Artena, Italy | Jul 13-20

Where Health & Sustainability Meet
online | Jul 18

The Walkable City
Harvard University Graduate School of Design with Jeff Speck and George Proakis
Cambridge, MA | Jul 17-18

Bicycle Design & Engineering
Portland, OR | Jul 27-31

Creative Placemaking Certification: Ohio State
online | Aug 6

Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO)
Early Registration | Aug 31

Pro Walk | Pro Bike | Pro Place: Project for Public Spaces
Pittsburgh, PA | Sep 8-11

CanU6: Cities at the Edge
Urbanizing Suburbia in the Regional City
Toronto, ON | Sep 18-20

AIA CRAN Symposium: The Architecture of Invluence

Charleston, SC | Sep 18-20

CNU Transportation Summit

New York, NY | Oct 1-3

Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO)
Content Deadline | Oct 15

International Economic Development Council
Fort Worth, TX | Oct 19-22

ULI Fall Meeting
New York, NY | Oct 21-23

New Orleans, LA | Oct 22-24

Main Street Retail: Chief Planner RoundTable
Toronto, ON | Nov 6

Denver, CO | Nov 21-14


Toronto Design Offsite Festival (TO DO)
Toronto, ON | Jan 19-25

New Partners for Smart Growth
Baltimore, MD | Jan 29-31

Seattle, WA | Apr 18-22

Dallas Fort Worth, TX | Apr 29-May 2

ULI Spring Meeting
Houston, TX | May 13-14

Atlanta, GA | May 14-16


Phoenix, AZ | Apr 2-6

CNU 24
Detroit, MI | Jun 6-12


Chicago Architecture Foundation’s 
Lunchtime Lectures Chicago, IL  |  every Wednesday

Place Matters 
with Dr. Katherine Loflin  |  every Thursday at 11 am Eastern
or via free podcast on iTunes

tweet chats 
hashtag #cplan with Hazel Borys & guest  |  3rd Thursdays at 3 pm Eastern

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