Friday, May 29, 2015

Agenda and presentations for 2015 Creative Placemaking Knowledge Exchange

Here is the preliminary agenda for the 2015 Creative Placemaking Knowledge Exchange, to be held June 26 at the Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration in Newark, NJ.

8:30 to 9 am:  Registration
9 to 9:20 am:  Welcome and introductory remarks
9:20 to 9:30 am: Break
9:30 to 11:50 am: Presentations on creative placemaking
11:50 am to 12 pm: Break
12 to 12:45 pm:  Lunch and honoring of Certification in Creative Placemaking program graduates
12:45 to 1:20 pm:  Walking tour of new art center and adaptive reuse in downtown Newark
1:20 to 1:30 pm :  Break
1:30 to 3:50 pm:  Open space (peer guided and facilitated conversations)
3:50 to 4 pm:  Goodbyes

Here is the most updated list of presentations for the morning sessions:

  • Arts as the driver for innovative, award-winning cultural, economic and community transformation: Shreveport Common, Wendy Benscoter, Shreveport Common and Certification in Creative Placemaking program. Ohio State University
  • Measuring what matters: debating standardized outcome metrics for creative placemaking projects, Larry Bomback, Cultural Data Project
  • Creating the space to talk about place: creative placemaking in the arts management classroom, Brea Heidelberg, Rider University
  • Skateboarding and sewing help spark revitalization in Camden, New Jersey, Kate Dowd, Drexel University
  • The Empty House Studio, Sarah Coffin D'Alessandro, George Mason University
  • Placemaking via community design: planning for green stormwater infrastructure, Jason Hachadorian, Temple University's Center for Sustainable Communities
  • Definitions of creative placemaking: a PechaKucha literature review (A PKLR), Julie Hawkins, Drexel University
  • A capabilities approach to creative placemaking in West Philadelphia, Andrew Zitcer, Drexel University
  • The entrepreneurial creative placemaker in the public sector, Debra Rose, City of Pinellas Park, Florida and Certification in Creative Placemaking program, Ohio State University
  • The growth of freelance artists in New Jersey: implications for community and local economic development, Leonardo Vazquez, The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking and Certification in Creative Placemaking program, Ohio State University

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