Invited Keynote Speakers & Presenters

Invited Keynote Speakers

  • Sven von Ungern-Sternberg, Former Governor of South Baden, Germany
  • Randall Arendt, FRTPI, Landscape/Conservation Planner, Narragansett, RI
  • Perry Bigelow, Founder, President, The Bigelow Group Inc., Aurora, IL
  • Bruno Bottarelli, Partner, Marquette Land Investments, Chicago, IL. Director, National Town Builders Association
  • Andrew L. Dannenberg, MD, MPH, Assoc. Director for Science, Emergency & Environmental Health Services, NCEH, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
  • Reid Ewing, Ph.D., Professor of City & Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah
  • Lawrence Frank, Ph.D., CIP, ASLA, Bombadier Chair in Sustainable Transportation, University of British Columbia.
  • Richard Gilbert, Consultant on Urban Issues, Toronto, Canada.
  • Darwin Hindman, Former Mayor, City of Columbia, MO
  • Richard J. Jackson, MD MPH, Professor, Chair, Dept. of Environmental Health Sciences, UCLA
  • Cliff Johnson, Exec. Director, NLC Institute for Youth, Education & Families
  • Stephen R. Kellert, Ph.D., Tweedy/Ordway Professor of Social Ecology, Co-Director of the Hixon Center for Urban Ecology, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
  • John L. Knott, Jr., Co-founder, President, The Noisette Company, N. Charleston, SC
  • Lamine Mahdjoubi, Ph.D., Faculty of the Built Environment, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
  • Tom Martineau, RA, NCARB, LEED AP, President, Productivity House Inc. Professor Emeritus of Architecture, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, FL
  • Robin C. Moore, Director, Natural Learning Institute, Prof of Landscape Architecture, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
  • Joseph P. Riley, Jr., Mayor, City of Charleston, SC
  • Charles Royer, Former Mayor of Seattle, President, Institute for Community Change, Seattle, WA
  • Ian Thomas, Exec. Director, PedNet Coalition

Paper Presenters

  • Jody Beck, Ph.D., Lecturer, Landscape Architecture, Lincoln University, Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND
  • Eran Ben Joseph, Professor of Urban Studies & Planning, MIT
  • Dean R. Bork, Assoc Professor, Landscape Architecture, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Laura K. Brennan, President & CEO, Transtria, St. Louis, MO
  • John Buchko, CSLA, CIP, Landscape Architect/Planner, Edmonton, CANADA
  • Robert Cervero, Professor, City & Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • Meghan Cope, Assoc. Professor, Dept of Geography, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
  • Tracy Delaney, Ph.D., RD, Health Planning & Program Specialist, Public Health Services, San Diego Co HHS, San Diego, CA
  • Daniel T. Douglas, AICP, Director Urban Planning & Design, Kling Stubbins Archs, Raleigh, NC
  • Byron Estes, Neighborhood Division Manager, Portland Development Commission, Portland, OR
  • Robert Flanagan, Professor, University of Colorado, Denver, CO
  • Josh Franklin, Landscape Architecture Program, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Kathleen M. Galvin, AIA, Charlottesville, VA
  • Bahar Gedikli, Dr., Faculty of Architecture, City & Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, TURKEY
  • Tamara Graham, Design Consultant, Landscape Designer, Asheville, NC
  • David Green, Professor, GA Tech, Assoc Principal, Perkins & Will, Atlanta, GA
  • Steven Heikin, AIA, Principal, ICON architecture inc., Boston, MA
  • Jon Hunt, Assistant Professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  • Joseph Juhasz, Professor of Architecture, University of Colorado, Denver, CO
  • Elena Kalnin, Urban Designer, Proj Coordinator, City Design & Placemaking, Maribyrnong City COuncil, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
  • David Kamp, FASLA, LF, President, Dirtworks Landscape Architecture, New York, NY
  • Tim Keane, Director of Planning, Preservation & Sustainability, City of Charleston, SC
  • Douglas Kelbaugh, FAIA, Exec Dir, Planning + Design Limitless LLC, Dubai, UAE. Professor, Architecture & Urban Planning, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Larry Keller, Public Administration, Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
  • Rosemary Kennedy, Director, QUT Centre for Subtropical Design, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA
  • Dennis Kilper, Professor, CAUs, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Joongsub Kim, Ph.D., AIA, AICP, Professor, Lawrence Tech University, Birmingham, MI
  • Katie Kingery-Page, Assistant Professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  • Candance Lee Kokinakis, Ph.D., Sr. Director, Safe Routes to School, MI Physical Fitness, Health & Sports Foundation
  • Irina V. Kukina, Professor, Urban Design & Planning, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, EASTERN SIBERIA
  • Eleanor Luken, Academic Researcher, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • Patricia Manuel, Professor, School of Planning, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, CANADA
  • Michael A. McClure, Partner, EmeryMcClure Architecture. Assoc Professor, School of Architecture, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
  • Ursula Emery McClure, Partner, EmeryMcClure Architecture. Assoc Professor, School of Architecture, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
  • Jennifer McCreight, M.Ed., Child & Family Development, University of Georgia
  • Dee Merriam, Community Planner, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
  • Cheryl Moder, Director, San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative, San Diego, CA
  • Onezieme Mouton, Professor, School of Architecture and Design, College of the Arts, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
  • Hilary Nixon, Asst Professor, Urban and Regional Planning, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
  • Darren Ottaway, CAO, Town of Grande Cache, AB, CANADA
  • Rick Phillips, RA, Director of Urban Design, HNTB Corp, Concord, CA
  • Irene Pozdnyakova, Ph.D. Student, Urban Design & Planning, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, EASTERN SIBERIA
  • Wendy Redfield, Assoc Professor, School of Architecture, College of Design, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
  • Laura Reese, Professor, Michigan State University, Plymouth, MI
  • Camilla Rice, Asst Professor, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
  • Joe Rukus, Ph.D. Student, Department of Sociology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Thomas C. Sammons, Professor, Director, Community Design Workshop, School of Architecture and Design, College of the Arts, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
  • Gary Sands, Professor Em, Wayne State University, Plymouth, MI
  • Jeanne Scanlon, Exec. Director, Bucks County Women's Fund, Perkasie, PA
  • George Schroeder, Graduate Research Assistant, Urban & Regional Planning, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
  • Felia Srinaga, Lecturer, Pelita Harapan University, Karawaci, Tangerang, INDONESIA
  • Catherine Stratton Treadway, Ph.D. Student, School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • Roy Strickland, Director, Urban Design, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Mary-Ellen Tyler, Ph.D., Assoc Professor, Environmental Design, University of Calgary, CANADA
  • Phil Valko, Active Living Program Manager, Trailnet, St. Louis, MO
  • Eileen Vandoros, MIA, Community Program Manager, Madison Gas & Electric, Madison, WI
  • Randy Wade, Director, Pedestrian Projects Group, NYC Dept of Transportation, New York, NY
  • Mildred Warner, Assoc Professor, City & Regional Planning, Cornell University
  • Sam Bass Warner, Professor of Urban Studies & Planning, MIT
  • Philip Waters, Eden Project, Cornwall, ENGLAND, UK
  • Michael Weitzman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Douglas Williams, Ph.D. Student, Landscape & Human Health Laboratory, Universty of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
  • Isaac Williams, Asst Professor, School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.