Thursday, April 4
1 - 3:30 pm Mobile workshops
5 - 8:30 pm Reception & Opening Plenary, at Convene in Cira Centre
Leading with Trails and Greenways: How Greater Philadelphia's Greenways and Trails are Awakening a Movement to Connect People and Place.
We welcome attendees to Philadelphia with hors d'oeuvres and drinks and poster viewing at Convene in Cira Centre. Then we’ll hear from a panel of local greenway leaders: Olivia Glenn, Eleanor Horne, Sarah Clark Stuart, and Joseph Syrnick. Andrew Johnson, director of the watershed protection program with the William Penn Foundation, will moderate the panel discussion.
Friday, April 5, 2019
8 am Registration and breakfast
Houston Hall, University of Pennsylvania campus
9 am Opening Keynote: 21st-Century Parks and Public Space: What’s Next?
Join us to hear from Commissioner Mitchell Silver, NYC Department of Parks, sharing his thoughts on inclusive public spaces for the future.
10 am Expo Hall opens
10:15 am Networking Break
10:45 - 11:45am Workshop/Breakout Round 1 (4 options)
11:50 am Networking Break
Noon Lunch, Networking, Featured Announcements
We’ll hear from Cindy Dunn and Patty Elkis and we’ll introduce a new study of the impact of greenways and trails on the Greater Philadelphia area, created by NV5/Econsult.
1:15 - 2:15 pm Workshop Round 2 (4 options)
2:20 pm Networking, Snack Break
2:45 - 3:45 pm Workshop Round 3 (4 options)
3:50 pm Networking Break
4 - 5 pm Workshop Round 4 (4 options)
5:15 pm Recognition Ceremony & Closing
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Enjoy options for active events hosted by our partners.
We'll send monthly updates on East Coast Greenway progress and people.
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