Completed Lectures + Workshops | Mike Lydon

2019

  • Keynote, Mobility Now: Transportation Innovation in SE + SW D.C., Washington D.C., February 7th, 2019
  • Lecture, Tactical Urbanism 2020, powerHouse Books, Brooklyn, NY, February 20th 
  • Lecture, Tactical Urbanism 2020, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, February 27th 
  • Keynote, Niagara Falls, NY, May 9th
  • Master Class Lecture, International Downtown Association Placemaking and Place Branding Summit, Huntsville, AL, May 15th 
  • Keynote, Huntsville / Madison County Convention City & Visitors Bureau
  • Keynote, Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action for Long-term Change Russian Translation Book Launch, Strelka Institute, Moscow, Russia, May 20th
  • Keynote and Panelist, Urban Future Global Conference, Oslo, Norway, May 22-24, 2019
  • The Art of Asphalt, Congress for the New Urbanism, Louisville, KY, June 13th
  • Webinar, National Physical Activity Society, July 15th
  • Keynote, Future Hudson, Hudson, NY, August 17th
  • Lecture + Panelist, Seaside Symposium: Economic Transformation: Revitalizing the Community Through Innovative Enterprise, Seaside, FL, September 15th
  • Panelist/Moderator: Tactical Urbanism for Cities and Citizens Alike: Collectively Institutionalizing Iterative Placemaking, Placemaking Week, Chattanooga, TN, October 2nd
  • Panelist, The Street Isn’t Complete Until WE Say It Is, Placemaking Week, Chattanooga, TN, October 3rd

2018

  • Panelist, City of Hong Kong, February 6th, 2018
  • Webinar, NACTO Global Designing Cities Initiative, February 7th, 2018
  • Lecture, New School of Architecture and Design, February 23rd, 2018
  • Panelist, Transaction, Atlantic City, NJ, April 17th, 2018
  • Keynote, Gloversville Placemaking Conference, Gloversville, NY, April 18th, 2018
  • Lecture, Gloversville Placemaking Conference, Gloversville, NY, April 18th, 2018
  • Webinar, Association for Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, May 16th, 2018
  • Keynote, Capitol Region Council of Governments, Open Planning Studio, May 16th, 2018
  • Keynote, Capitol Region Council of Governments, Open Planning Studio, May 17th, 2018
  • Webinar, Island Press / USGBC Course, Recorded May 30th, 2018
  • Keynote, Mississippi AIA Conference, Memphis, TN, July 20th, 2018
  • Keynote, Columbia Design League, Columbia, SC, September 6th, 2018
  • Keynote, Oslo Urban Arena, Oslo, Norway, September 19th, 2018
  • Panelist, Oslo Urban Arena, Oslo, Norway, September 19th, 2018
  • Lecture, Gehl, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 21st, 2018
  • Keynote, Alberta Professional Planner’s Institute Annual Conference, Kananaskis, Alberta, October 2, 2018
  • Keynote, Civitas Salon, New York City, NY, October 22nd, 2018 
  • Keynote, Nashville Civic Design Center Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, November 8th, 2018
  • Lecture, Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems, New York City, NY, November 12, 2018
  • Keynote, Transport Hartford Multi-Modal Transit Summit, Hartford, CT, November 19th, 2018

2017

  • Lecture, New School Parsons School of Design, New York City, February 6th, 2017
  • Workshop, Tactical Urbanist’s Guide to Materials and Design, Austin, Texas, February 8th, 2017
  • Workshop, Tactical Urbanist’s Guide to Materials and Design, Akron, Ohio, February 14th, 2017
  • Keynote, ULI Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, February 21st, 2017
  • Keynote, Seaside Prize, Seaside, Florida, February 25th, 2017
  • Lectures, Tec de Monterey, Monterey, Mexico, March 9th/10th, 2017
  • Keynote, Utah Bike Summit, Ogden, Utah, March  14th, 2017
  • Keynote, Tacoma on the Go!, Tacoma, WA, March 31st, 2017
  • Keynote, The University of Oklahoma Placemaking Conference, April 3rd, 2017
  • Session, Congress for the New Urbanism, Seattle, Washington, May 3rd, 2017
  • Panelist, American Planning Association Conference, New York City, May 7th, 2017
  • Workshop, New York State Conference of Mayors, Saratoga, New York, May 8th, 2017
  • Session, CNU New York Hudson Valley Summit, Poughkeepsie, New York, June 3rd, 2017
  • Keynote, Connecticut Bike Walk Summit, Hartford, Connecticut, June 10, 2017 
  • Workshop, 100 Resilient Cities Summit, New York, NY, July 25th, 2017
  • Workshop/Tour, 100 Resilient Cities Summit, Living Lab, Brooklyn, July 26th, 2017
  • Keynote, YIMBYCON, Helsinki, August 18th, 2017
  • Keynote, Colloquium series in the Department of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University, September 7th, 2017
  • Keynote, Helsinki Design Week, Helsinki, Finland, September 14, 2017
  • Workshop, ULI + BCBS of Minnesota, September 9th, 2017
  • Workshop, Rochester Minnesota + Blue Cross Blue Shield, September 10th, 2017
  • Session, Placemaking Week, Amsterdam, Netherlands, October 13th, 2017
  • Session, ASLA 2017 Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, October 23rd, 2017
  • Keynote, ICTC Main Streets Conference, Melbourne, Australia, October 27th, 2017
  • Workshop, Auckland Design Office, Auckland, New Zealand, October 31st, 2017

2016

2015

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. Details here.
  • “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 HamiltonHamilton 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 
  • 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, Details found here.
  • “Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action, Long-Term Change,” ZZZ Inc., Novemeber 15, Barcelona, Spain
  • “Urbanismo Tactico,” Universidad Catolica de Chile, December 6, Santiago, Chile. Info here.
  • Salon de Urbanismo Tactico,” XVIII Bienal Arquitectura, December 8-9, Santiago, Chile
  • “Tactical Urbanism Testing Ground” PlaceMaking @Work Webinar, December 20, 2012.