Invited Keynote Speakers & Presenters

  • Mayor Sam Adams, Portland, OR
  • Susan Anderson, Director, Bureau of Planning & Sustainability, Portland, OR
  • Congressman Earl Blumenauer, 3rd District Oregon.
  • David Bragdon, Metro President, Portland, OR
  • Trevor Budge, Senior Lecturer, Humanities & Social Sciences, La Trobe University, AUSTRALIA
  • Elizabeth Burton, Professor of Architecture & Well-Being, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, ENGLAND, UK
  • Peter Chamberlin, Building & Planning Director, Town of Windsor, CA
  • Gary Coates, Professor, Victor Regnier Distinguished Faculty Chair, Dept of Architecture, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  • George Crandall, FAIA, Crandall Arambula, Portland, OR
  • Noelle Dobson, Director, Healthy Eating Active Living, Portland, OR
  • Sandra Dotlic, Urban Architectural Studies, Kassel University, GERMANY
  • Louisa Franco, MPH, Policies for Livable Active Communities & Environments, L.A. Co. Dept. of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA
  • Avery Goldstein, Ph.D., Professor, Child Development & Family Studies, Cal. State University Long Beach, CA
  • Susan Goltsman, FASLA, Principal, MIG, Inc., Berkeley, CA
  • Michael Grove, Principal, Sasaki Assoc. Inc., Watertown, MA
  • Charles A. Hales, Sr. Vice President, Transit Planning, HDR, Portland, OR
  • Daniel Iacofano, Ph.D., FAICP, ASLA, Principal, MIG, Inc., Berkeley, CA
  • Prof. Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, Chair, Dept. of Environmental Health Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles. Former Director, Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute, University of Michigan.
  • Robin Kearns, Ph.D., Professor of Geography, University of Auckland, NEW ZEALAND
  • Bill Lennertz, AIA, Exec. Director, National Charrette Institute, Portland, OR
  • Robert Liberty, Metro Councilor, Portland, OR
  • Sylvia Lovely, President, NewCities Institute, Lexington, KY
  • Matthew McKenna, President & CEO, Keep America Beautiful, Inc., Stamford, CT
  • Dee Merriam, FASLA, Community Planner, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC), Atlanta, GA
  • Lynne Mitchell, Research Fellow, School of the Built Environment, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, ENGLAND, UK
  • John Natua, Public Health Advisory Committee, NEW ZEALAND
  • Karen Peterson, Ph.D.Professor, Human Development, Washington State University, Vancouver, WA
  • Rick Phillips, R.A., Director of Urban Design for N. California, HNTB Corp., Oakland, CA
  • Thomas C. Sammons, Professor, Director, Community Design Workshop, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
  • Eiron Schofield, Living Architecture, Ketchum, ID
  • Susanne Siepl-Coates, Professor, College of Architecture, Planning & Design, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  • Janet Smith, Co-Director, Voorhees Center, Urban Planning & Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Sue Smith, National Director of Education, Keep America Beautiful, Inc., Chicago, IL
  • Katrien Van Liefferinge, School of Architecture, Landscape & Design, Leeds Metropolitan University, ENGLAND, UK
  • Governor Dr. Sven von Ungern-Sternberg, Freiburg, GERMANY