Rising Urbanists

SCHEDULE + REGISTRATION

 

8:00am

9:00am

 

check-in/coffee

Opening Remarks

Gordon Gebert - Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture Interim Dean Denise Hoffman Brandt - Director of Graduate Landscape Architecture Program

9:15am

Keynote Speaker: KRISTINA HILL

Reframing the Urban Forest

Kristina Hill, Ph.D - U.C. Berkeley

10:00am

Session 1 // 1.5 LA CES, 1.5 isa ceu

NYC Understory: Novel Ecosystems for Resilient Urban Forests

Moderator: Dr. Marcha Johnson, ASLA - NYC Parks

Panelists:
Andrew Lavallee, FASLA, RLA - Siteworks
Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, AIA, ASLA - CCNY
Leila Mougoui, Natural Areas Conservancy

11:30am

Session 2 // 1.5 la ces, 1.5 isa ceu

Just Cities: Arboreal Solutions for Reducing Stress and Adversity

Moderator: Shawn Rickenbacker, Director, J. Max Bond Center

Panelists:
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

1:00pm

Lunch + studio tours

2:00pm

Session 3 // 1.5 la ces, 1.5 isa ceu

Queering the Urban Forest: Heterotopias and Peripheral Spaces

Moderator: Sean Weiss, Ph.D. - CCNY

Panelists:
Kristina Hill, Ph.D. - UC Berkeley
Gordon Brent Brochu-Ingram, Ph.D. - KEXMIN field station
Jaffer Kolb - New Affiliates
darren patrick - York University

3:45pm

SESSION 4 // 1.5 la ces, 1.5 isa ceu

The Future of our Canopies: Activism and Stewardship for Sustainable Urban Forests

Moderator: Andrea Parker, M.L.A. - Gowanus Canal Conservancy, CCNY

Panelists:
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

5:30pm

 

5:45PM

Closing Remarks

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, ASLA, AIA - CCNY


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