COMPLETED LECTURES + WORKSHOPS

Our completed Lectures and Workshops are listed below, organized by staff member.

 Mike Lydon

2016

2015

  • Lecture: University of Michigan Taubman School of Architecture and Urban Planning, February 18th, 2015
  • World Bicycle Forum, Keynote Address, Medellin, Colombia, February 26 – March 1st, 2015
  • Tactical Urbanism Book Release + Signing, Barnes and Noble, New York City, March 18th, 2015
  • Keynote Address, Focus North Texas 5, Dallas, Texas, March 26th, 2015
  • Keynote Address, Gulfcoast Green 2015, Houston, Texas, March 27th, 2015
  • Keynote Address, National Main Streets Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1st, 2015
  • Tactical Urbanism Book Party and Signing, Books and Books, Coral Gables, Florida, April 2nd, 2015
  • Tactical Urbanism: Past, Present, Future, San Francisco Planning Department, April 6th, 2015
  • Tactical Urbanism, SPUR San Jose, April 7th, 2015
  • Tactical Urbanism, Palo Alto Forward Event, April 7th, 2015
  • Tactical Urbanism, SPUR, San Francisco, California, April 8th, 2015
  • Market Street Urban Prototyping Festival Bike Tour + Presentation, San Francisco, April 9th, 2015
  • MemFIX, Memphis, TN, April 10th, 2015
  • The 5th Square Fundraiser, Philadelphia, PA, April 15th, 2015
  • Tactical Urbanism, A Book Talk with Mike Lydon, Coalition for Smarter Growth | CNU-DC | Greater Greater Washington, April 21st, 2015
  • Keynote and Workshop, Glass House Collective Urbanism Showcase and Workshop, Chattanooga, TN, April 22nd – 23rd, 2015
  • 15th Annual Maine Downtown Conference Keynote, Brunswick, Maine, May 1st, 2015
  • Tactical Urbanism, Oculus AIA-NY, May 4th, 2015
  • Build Maine Keynote, Lewiston, Maine, May 21st, 2015
  • The Village Building Convergence Keynote + Workshop, Portland, Oregon, June 3rd, 2015
  • Green Tools Sustainable Cities Roundtable Keynote, Seattle, Washington, June 4th, 2015
  • Keynote, Historic Downtown Cleveland Luncheon Forum, Cleveland, Ohio, June 10, 2015
  • Tactical Urbanism Master Class, Sydney, Australia, June 18th, 2015
  • Tactical Urbanism Workshop, Waverly Council, Australia, June 19th, 2015
  • Auckland Conversations Keynote, Auckland, New Zealand, June 23rd, 2015
  • Future of Places Keynote, Stockholm, Sweden, June 29th, 2015
  • Keynote Address: Placemaking: Tactics and Strategies to Make Your District Extraordinary Now! New Jersey Main Streets, Highland Park, NJ July 22nd, 2015
  • Placemaking in The Gaslamp Workshop: San Diego Downtown Partnership, August 26th, 2015
  • Keynote Address, AIA Philadelphia Park(ing) Day Celebration, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 18th, 2015
  • The National Open Streets Summit, Atlanta, Georgia, September 25 – 27th, 2015
  • “Tactical Urbanism,” APBP Professional Development Seminar, St. Louis, Missouri, September 30th
  • The City in Words: The Year’s Best Books on Planning, APA California Conference, Oakland, CA, October 5th, 2015
  • APA Idaho Conference, Sandpoint, Idaho, October 7th, 2015
  • APA Idaho Conference, Sandpoint, Idaho, October 7th, 2015
  • Lecture: Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, October 14th, 2015
  • Lecture: University of Virginia School of Urban and Environmental Planning, October 19th, 2015
  • Keynote Address: The Capital Urbanism Lab, National Capital Commission, Ottawa, Ontario, October 29th, 2015

2014

  • Bicycle Facility Design and Implementation Workshop, Iowa Bicycle Summit, January 24th, 2014, Des Moines, IA
  • Urban Interventions: A Tactical Urbanism How-To, February 8th, 2014, at the Bourse Co-Working Loft in Downtown New Haven, CT
  • Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper: Remaking Streets for Better Outcomes, New Partners for Smart Growth Conference, February 15th, 2014, Denver, CO
  • Keynote Address, Upwind Downwind Conference, Hamilton, ON, February 24th, 2014
  • Keynote Address, Density in Place: Design Works – 11th Annual Urban Design Conference, Raleigh, NC, March 7th, 2014
  • Keynote Address, ULI Northwest, Seattle, WA, March 19, 2014
  • Keynote Address, ULI Northwest Center for Sustainable Leadership,  Seattle, WA, March 21, 2014.
  • Defining Success (Moderator) The Open Streets Summit, Los Angeles, CA, April 4th, 2014
  • Developing an Organizational Structure (Moderator), The Open Streets Summit, Los Angeles, CA, April 4th, 2014
  • Connecting Open Streets to Long-term Transformation, The Open Streets Summit, Los Angeles, CA, April 4th, 2014
  • Keynote Address, “Hack the Library,” Computers in Libraries Conference, Washington, DC, April 9th, 2014
  • Tactical Urbanism Workshop and Evening Lecture, Orlando, FL, April 15th, 2014
  • First International Forum on Urban Action, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia, April 28-29, 2014
  • Tactical Urbanism Salon: San Diego, May 15th – 17th, 2014. More details coming soon…
  • Using Tactical Urbanism to Preserve Your Downtown Now!, National Main Streets Conference,  Detroit, MI, May 19th, 2014
  • Strong Towns Bootcamp, Buffalo, NY, June 3rd, 2014
  • Tactical Urbanism 202: CNU 22: The Resilient Community, Buffalo, NY, June 4th, 2014
  • Keynote Address, Learn Do share NYC, The New School, June 14th, 2014
  • “Open Streets: Here to Stay,” Pro Walk, Pro Bike, Pro Place, Pittsburgh, PA, September 10, 2014
  • “Encouraging Physical Activity: Creative Ways to Get Maine Moving Now.” Keynote Address, Active Communities Conference, Bangor, ME, September 25th, 2014
  • “Reimagaine Jay Street,” discussion panel, New York City College of Technology, October 7, 2014
  • Workshop with Victoria Heart Foundation, Melbourne, Australia, Ocotber 15, 2014
  • Workshop with VicHealth, Melbourne Australia, October 17, 2014
  • Keynote Address, Walk 21: Sydney, Australia, October 21, 2014
  • International Congress of Adaptive Urbanism, Christchurch, NZ, October 23/24
  • Public Spaces Bratislava Conference, Keynote Address, Bratislava, Slovakia, November 21-22, 2014

2013

  • “Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action, Long-term Change,” Charleston, SC, January 10, 2013.
  • “Cities and Citizens: How Tactical Urbanism is Changing The American City,” University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL January 23, 2013.
  • City Lab Lecture, University of New Mexico School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Albuquerque, NM, February 4th, 2013
  • Incentivizing Sustainable Cities,  Harvard Social Enterprise Conference, February 9 – 10, 2013, Cambridge, MA.
  • Main Street Symposium, March 9th, 2013 Niagara Falls, NY. 
  • “Tactical Urbanism Workshop,” SCAD Atlanta Campus, March 13th, Atlanta, GA.
  • “Tactical Urbanism Workshop,” Greenprints 2013, March 14th, Atlanta, GA.
  • “Bikes and the Brooklyn Waterfront: Past. Present. Future.” March 22nd, CityTech (CUNY), 8:30am – 12:30 am, Brooklyn, NY
  • “Tactical Urbanism Lecture and Studio Review,  Maryland Institute College of Art, March 29th, Baltimore, MD
  • Keynote Address, Long Island Complete Streets Summit, Molloy College Sustainability Institute, April 11th, East Farmingdale, NY
  • Keynote Address, Doors Open Hamilton, Hamilton Burlington Society of Architects, May 2nd, Hamilton, ON
  • “Transforming Pavement into Parks” APA 2013 Conference, April 16th, Chicago, IL
  • “Tactical Urbanism + Activism + Media + Planning,” Streestblog Network Training Workshop @ CNU 21, 11:30 – 12:45am, Salt Lake City, UT
  • “Tactical Urbanism 202,” CNU 21, 2pm – 5pm, May 29, 2013, Salt Lake City, UT.  Learn more here.
  • “Tactical (New) Urbanism,” CNU 21, 3:45pm, May 31st,  Salt Lake City, UT
  • “How Much Control? Subsidiarity and Radical Trust,” CNU 21, June 1, 2013, Salt Lake City, UT
  • “Citizen Interventions and Changing the Urban Landscape,”  CNU 21, June 1, 2013, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Lousiville Sustainable City Series Lecture. June 21, 2013, Louisville, KY More etails coming soon…
  • Tactical Urbanism Salon: Louisville, June 22nd, 2013, Louisville, KY More details coming soon…
  • Open Streets National Training, August 9-11, 2013, Minneapolis, MN
  • Global City Making Lecture on Tactical Urbanism, September 18, 2013, Sydney, Australia
  • Tactical Placemaking Workshop, September 24th, 2013, Melbourne, Australia
  • Tactical Placemaking Workshop, September 25th, 2013, Sydney, Australia
  • Adaptive Metropolis: The User Generated Urbanism, University of California, Berkeley,  September 27th – 29th, 2013, Berkeley, CA
  • “Collaborative Communities,” SXSW Eco, October 8th, 2013, Austin, TX
  • AIA Arkansas State Convention, Arkansas State, October 10, 2013, Rogers, AR
  • Creating Vibrant Places: Putting Together All of the Pieces of Diverse Neighborhoods and Village Centers, SNEAPA Conference, October 17, 2013 Worcester, MA
  • Tactical Urbanism Salon Boston: This is a Test, District Hall, Boston, MA October 18,19, 2013
  • Tactical Urbanism Workshop, October 23rd, Tampa, FL, 2013
  • Tec de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico, November 3-6, 2013

2012

  • “The Role of Research in Developing a Professional Urban Planning and Design Practice,” Currents in the Design and Construction of the Public Realm, University of Nebraska School of Architecture, January 19, 2012.
  • “Ethics and Urban Planning,” Long Island Ethical Humanist Society, Mineola, NY, January 22, 2012
  • “DIY Community,” A Community Matters Discussion by the Orton Family Foundation, February 9th
  • “Land Use Planning: Routine Inclusion of Bicycling and Walking in New Developments,” Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals Webinar, February 15th, 2012
  • “Tactical Urbanism: Testing Livability Improvements Before Investing in Infrastructure,” Greenprints Conference, March 7 – 8, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, GA
  • Tactical Urbanism Salon and Workshop, Chicago, IL, March 15, 2012 More details soon…
  • Saving Cycling: The Role of Bicycle-Friendly Business Districts,” League of American Bicyclists National Bike Summit, Grand Hyatt, Washington D.C., March 20-22, 2012
  • “Tactical Urbanism” Park Pride: 11th Annual Parks and Open Space Conference,” Atlanta Botanical Garden, GA, March 26, 2012
  • “48x48x48: How to Turn Your Downtown Around in 2 Days for Less Than $2,000,” 2012 National Main Streets Conference, April 1 – 4, 2012 Baltimore, MD
  • “Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action, Long-term Change,” Boston City Hall, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, April 9, 2012
  • “WikiCity: How Web-Enabled, Citizen-Driven Initiatives are Redesigning the Urban Interface” Harvard University, Piper Auditorium, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, April 9, 2012
  • “Tactical Urbanism” American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference, April 14 – 17, Los Angeles, CA.
  • CNU 20: The New World, West Palm Beach, May 9-12, 2012
  • “Smart Growth A – Z” May 9, 2012, 2-5pm
  • “Tactical Urbanism, Economics, and Community”, May 12, 2012, 10:45am – 12:00pm
  • Placemaking Workshop, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, May 17th, 2012.
  • “Designing Downtown NOW: Real Tactics, and Tools to Enhance Your Businesses and Districts,” New Jersey Downtown Revitalization & Management Institute,” July 25th, Atlantic City, NJ. More info here.
  • Keynote presentation, Living Walls Conference, August 17-18, 2012, Atlanta, GA.
  • Flux Death Match: Is Small Big Enough? (Planning & Intervening in Public Space), August 22nd, 8pm, Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street, Long Island City, Queens, NY
  • Bikeway Networks Working Meeting, CNU Transportation Summit, September 9-10, 2012, Long Beach, CA.
  • “The Open Streets Project” Pro Walk/Pro Bike, September 10 – 13, 2012,  Long Beach, CA.
  • “Tactical Urbanism,” National Building Museum’s Smart Growth Speaker Series, October 11, 2012, Washington, DC
  • “Tactical Urbanism,” Virginia Tech, October 17, 2012, Blacksburg, VA.
  • CityWorks X(po), October 18 – 20, 2012, Roanoke, VA.
  • Moving the Millenials, Transportation for America Round-table Discussion, October 22, 2012, Washington, DC
  • NACTO Designing Cities Conference, “Creativity in the Curb Lane,” NYU – Kimmel Center, October 24, 2012, New York City
  • NACTO Designing Cities Conference, “Open Streets,” NYU – Kimmel Center, October 25, 2012, New York City
  • Community Matters: “Open Streets” – 4pm, November 8th, 2012
  • “Sharing Urban Mobility Space,” Smart City Expo, November 15, 2012, Barcelona, Spain
  • “Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action, Long-Term Change,” ZZZ Inc., Novemeber 15, Barcelona, Spain
  • “Urbanismo Tactico,” Universidad Catolica de Chile, December 6, Santiago, Chile. 
  • “Salon de Urbanismo Tactico,” XVIII Bienal Arquitectura, December 8-9, Santiago, Chile
  • “Tactical Urbanism Testing Ground” PlaceMaking @Work Webinar, December 20, 2012.

Anthony Garcia

2016

  • Great Parks Summit, Miami-Dade, April 15, 2016
  • Fragile Habitat Symposium, History Miami, April 8, 2016
  • Tactical Urbanism, America Walks Webinar, March 2016
  • “Tactical Urbanism and the Ludlam Trail,” APA Arkansas Ketnote Lecture, March 2016

2015

  • “Miami’s Growing Greenway Network,” Miami Brokers Forum, October 28, 2015
  • “How You Will Make the Next American City,” TEDx Indianapolis, October 19, 2015
  • “Waterfront Trail Design,” Indianapolis Northern Waterways Coalition, October 2015
  • “Ludlam Trail,” Coral Gables Rotary, September 2015
  • “Tactical Urbanism 202: In Context,” Congress for the New Urbanism 23, June 2015
  • “Tactical Urbanism,” Island Press, March 2015

2014

  • “Ludlam Trail Town Hall, South Miami High School, November 5, 2014
  • “Tactical Urbanism 202” Congress for the New Urbanism 22, June 2014
  • Complete Streets Panel, MCAD, April 2014
  • Citizens Independent Transportation Trust Presentation, January 2014

2013

  • Introduction to Multimodal Transportation, University of Miami, November 2013
  • “Tactical Transit,” Purple Line, 3 March, 2013
  • “Regional Transportation in Miami-Dade,” CNU-Florida Statewide Meeting, 21 Feb, 2013

2012

  • Introduction to Multimodal Transportation, University of Miami, November 2012
  • “Tactical Urbanism Panel,” Congress for the New Urbanism 20, May 12, 2012
  • “Urban Freeways: Devastation and Opportunity,” Congress for the New Urbanism 20, May 11, 2012
  • “The Greening of Biscayne Boulevard,” Op-Ed, Miami Herald, March 2, 2012
  • “Miami’s Urban Renaissance,” Social Media Week Panel, February 2012
  • Tactical Urbanism Volume 2, Street Plans Press, February 2012
  • “Sustainability in Miami,” 2012 Leadership Miami Conference, February 2012
  • “Make Streets Safer for All,” Op-Ed Section, Miami Herald, February 27, 2012
  • “A New Vision of Open Space,” Urban Environment League Open Space Forum, January 2012

2011

  • “Gambling with the Future: Casino Resorts in Miami,” Urban Environment League Forum, December 2011
  • “Charter Reform Must Address Transportation,” Huffington Post, Novemver 2011
  • Hosted Urban Environment League District 7 Debate, May 2011
  • Urban Environment League 2011 Orchid Award for Transit Activism, May 2011
  • Co-Hosted Paul White Lecture at University of Miami School of Architecture, Green Mobility Network, 2011
  • “Urban Policy and City Planning,” Miami Fellows Initiative Roundtable Discussion, January 2010.
  • “Move Miami: The Future of Transit in Miami”, Connect Florida Panel, August 2009.
  • “Marlins Stadium Planning,” Urban Emvironment League Lecture, August 2006
  • “Havana: the Caribbean City – the evolution of urban codes and forms,” University of Miami, 2002

Julie Flynn
  • Tactical Urbanism + Bike Infrastructure Improvements,  Menlo Park Bike Commission
  • Best Practices in Tactical Urbanism, City of San Mateo’s Downtown Future Forum – click here for more information
  • Best Practices Tactical Urbanism, City of Fremont