New Yorkers for Parks’ Open Space Dialogue

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

What are the political, social, and economic forces shaping the future of housing in NYC and globally? Economist Edward Glaeser joins sociologist Miriam Greenberg for a spirited exchange of ideas, moderated by WNYC reporter Matt Katz.

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New Yorkers for Parks’ Open Space Dialogue

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
New York Law School 185 West Broadway New York, NY 10013

The panel is the first in a series, panelists will discuss how can transportation system improvements yield more open spaces,  what opportunities does a transit crisis present for change in the public realm, and what does the future of public realm inter-agency and public-private partnership cooperation look like?

RPA's Senior Vice President for State Programs & Advocacy will serve as a panelist. 

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Professional Women in Construction: Architects & Engineers – Resiliency Panel

Friday, October 12, 2018
Yale Club 50 Vanderbilt Avenue New York, NY 10017

In 2015, the City published One New York – The Plan for a Strong and Just City.  This plan defines a path to protect and improve New York City. The plan focuses on economic growth, sustainability and resiliency.  We have selected a panel of accomplished professionals from multiple City agencies to provide us with an update on their current and future infrastructure improvements and development plans, and relation to the One New York plan.

RPA's VP of Energy & Environment Rob Freudenberg will deliver the opening keynote and moderate the panel. 

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Building Smart & Sustainable Cities and Regions: Current Trends Globally, Nationally and Locally

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Center For Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012

On October 18, join Regional Plan Association and the Consulate General of Sweden for Building Smart & Sustainable Cities and Regions,” presentations and discussions of current trends and future work.

Speakers include Allan Larsson, Chair, Sweden’s Viable Cities initiative; Richard Voith, Principal and President of Econsult and ESI Thought Lab;  and John Farmer, Director, Technology and Civic Innovation of Microsoft.

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American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting and EXPO

Friday, October 19, 2018
Philadelphia, PA

Once in a generation, the RPA produces a long-range vision for the tristate region of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Together with CCNY and Princeton University, RPA launched a design competition to envision the future of four corridor geographies in the region. Historical context and future visions will be highlighted.

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

RPA's VP Energy & Environment Robert Freudenberg will serve as moderator. 

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Designing the Future of the Tri-State Region

Monday, October 29, 2018
Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012

TIME: 6-8 PM 

As part of our Fourth Regional Plan exhibit at the Center for Architecture, we will be hosting a panel discussion on the key design elements from the Fourth Plan. More details to come!