Urban Waterfronts 2014:  Making Connections

Presentations from the Washington D.C. and Baltimore Maryland Conference 

  Welcome, Ann Breen, Co-Director, The Waterfront Center, Washington, D.C.


Panel 1:  Resiliency - The New Imperative

Moderator Barry Hersh, Schack Institute of Real Estate, New York, N.Y.

  Addressing Multiple Crises in Christchurch, Rod Marler General Manager Development, Waterfront Aukland, Auklan, New Zealand

   Resilience in a Coastal Zone, Collette Creppell, Principal/Director of Urban Strategies, Eskew + Dumez + Ripple, New Orleans

Post Sandy: Rebuilding by Design, Brie Hensold, Senior Associate, Sasaki Associates, Watertown


 Panel 2:  Genius Loci - The Art of Creating Special Places

Moderator Ed Freer, Principal, Smith Group/JJR, Madison, Wisconsin

  The Art of Making Things Distinctive Down Under, Stuart Niven, Melbourne, Australia 

  Philadelphia's Riverfront Pop-Ups - Loaded With Personality, David Fierabend. Peincipal, Groundswell Design Group, Hopewell, New Jersey 

 Panel 3:  Deciding on the Right Mix

Moderator Mike Krieger, Of Counsel, Dunn and Lambert, Malwah, New Jersey

  Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo - Transformational and Catalytic, Don Brandes, Principal, Matrix Design Group, Denver, Colorado

  Lessons from Northwest Waterfronts, Mark Hinshaw, Principal, LMN Architects, Seattle, Washington 

  Yuma's Colorado River Offers a little Bit of Everything, Charles Flynn, Executive Director, Yuma Crossing National Area, Yuma, Arizona

Panel 4:  Let's Celebrate!  The Special Role of Festivals and Events

Moderator Jim August, CEO, The Forks North Portage Partnership, innepeg, Manitoba, Canada

   Tips and Tidbits from Festivals Large and Small from Around the World, Charlotte DeWitt, President. Internationa Events, Boston, Massachusetts

  Lots of People, Lots of Love on the Detroit Riverfront, Karen Slaughter-DuPerry, Projects/Community Outreach Executive, The Detroit River Conservancy, Detroit, Michigan

The Waterfront Center Excellence on the Waterfront Awards

  The 2014 Excellence on the Waterfront Awards Presentation

The Waterfront Center 2014 Conference Gala Dinner