Rising Urbanists: Reframing the Urban Forest

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Date(s) - 03/30/2019
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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RISING URBANISTS: REFRAMING THE URBAN FOREST

CCNY ASLA Student Chapter invites you to join us on Saturday, March 30th for the third annual interdisciplinary Rising Urbanists Conference. This year we will be (re)imagining the potential for urban forestry to address social and environmental justice issues within our cities. This conference is a groundbreaking forum for the next generation of urbanist thinkers to organize around long-term green infrastructure strategies rather than disciplinary hierarchies. An expansive approach to the urban forest could drive urban design by engaging and building from intersecting interests throughout our urban environment. Lunch, coffee and snacks included, and a rooftop social hour to follow!

6 LA CES offered; ISA/AICP credits available – check RisingUrbanists.com for updates

9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture

141 Convent Avenue

New York, NY 10031

Sciame Auditorium (107)

Keynote Speaker: Kristina Hill, Ph.D. – UC Berkeley

NYC Understory: Novel Ecosystems for Resilient Urban Forests – 1.5 LA CES

Moderator: Dr. Marcha Johnson, ASLA – NYC Parks

Andrew Lavallee, FASLA, RLA – Siteworks

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, AIA, ASLA – CCNY

Leila Mougoui, Natural Areas Conservancy

Just Cities: Arboreal Solutions for Reducing Stress and Adversity – 1.5 LA CES

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

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 DPRQueering the Urban Forest: Heterotopias and Peripheral Spaces – 1.5 LA CESModerator: Sean Weiss, Ph.D.  – CCNYKristina Hill, Ph.D. – UC BerkeleyGordon Brent Brochu-Ingram, Ph.D. – KEXMIN field stationJaffer Kolb  – New Affiliatesdarren patrick – York UniversityThe Future of our Canopies: Activism and Stewardship for Sustainable Urban Forests – 1.5 LA CESModerator: Andrea Parker, M.L.A.  – Gowanus Canal Conservancy, CCNYLindsay Campbell, Ph.D. – US Forest ServiceAmy Seek, M.L.A. – StantecMary Alice Lee – Director at Trust for Public LandHelen Forgione – Natural Areas Conservancy $50 – Rate for professionals $10 – Rate for students; use your student ID number for registration $0 – Rate for volunteers: send us a note to the email below if you would like to volunteer!REGISTER at RISINGURBANISTS.COM [risingurbanists.com]Sponsored by City College of New York, ASLA-NY, Permaloc, Anova, Deeproot, and Victor StanleyFor more information please visit our website: RisingUrbanists.comFor questions or volunteer inquiries contact asla@gtest.ccny.cuny.edu

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