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Thursday, October 12 • 13:30 - 14:45
Panel: Tactical Urbanism to Strategic Change

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Find out how Tactical Urbanism is maturing as a movement, evolving from the one-off project to more systematic placemaking approach.

Tactical Urbanism is a powerful placemaking technique for citizens to create public places, influence active transportation planning, and foster economic empowerment in their own communities.  In this session, a panel of designers, public space managers, and policymakers will share how bottom-up activities are reformulating civic governance, municipal codes, and creating sustainable structural change in four different American cities.

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Mike Lydon

Principal, Street Plans
Mike is the Principal of The Street Plans Collaborative, an international award-winning planning, design, and research-advocacy firm based in Miami, New York City, and San Francisco. He is also the recipient of the 2017 Seaside Prize, co-author of Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action... Read More →

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Nate Hommel

Director of Planning and Design, University City District
Nate uses his urban design expertise to further enhance urban quality of life issues throughout University City. He worked as an adjunct professor at Philadelphia University, heading the urban design and community design studios for 4 years. Nate is also one of the founding members... Read More →
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Robin Abad Ocubillo

Citywide Permits Ombuds, City of Oakland, San Francisco Bay Area, California
Robin Abad Ocubillo has worked for over a decade in civic innovation in public space design, planning, evaluation, and policy. He is currently Senior Planner and Urban Designer with the San Francisco Planning Department, where he leads Places for People, the first placemaking legislation... Read More →
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Patrick Piuma

Planning Director, Louisville Downtown Partnership
Patrick Piuma is the Planning Director of the Louisville Downtown Partnership, Director of the Urban Design Studio for the University of Louisville, and Co-Founder of the non-profit City Collaborative.

Thursday October 12, 2017 13:30 - 14:45 CEST
PDZ Floor 5: Kleine Zaal (Little Hall) Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, 1019 HC Amsterdam, Netherlands