U R B A N E X C H A N G E
JULY 19-21, 2018
Join us in the birthplace of American Democracy to meet urban innovators working to expand citizen participation in design, planning, policy & public life.
F I E L D T R I P C R E W
I T I N E R A R Y
Thursday, July 19
3pm: Arrival & Hotel Check-In
Building Tour & Rooftop Drinks
FRIDAY, JULY 20
Morning Site Visits
Afternoon Site Visits
SATURDAY, JULY 21
Morning Site Visit
Afternoon Mobile Consulate
Departures to Airport
SUNDAY, JULY 22
Our activities will end Saturday, but you're welcome to stay longer!
Enjoy the city & explore on your own...
M A K I N G S P A C E
THURSDAY, JULY 19, 6-8 PM
BOK, 1901 SOUTH 9th StREET
We talk a lot about inclusive & equitable development — but who holds the keys? Join us for a cross-city dialogue with Detroit & Philly changemakers working to make more space for local ownership, equity & agency.
With Special Guests:
Hosted by Michelle Freeman, Jermaine Jenkins & Claire Nelson
Thanks to support from Knight Foundation
Locals & travelers welcome
P R O J E C T S + P L A C E S
What's your urban interest?
Some examples of Philly sites & programs to check out while you're visiting:
AIA / Center for Architecture | Amber Art & Design | Asian Arts Initiative | Bartrams Garden | Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia | BOK | Campus Philly | Citizen Planning Institute | Civic Commons | Community Design Collaborative | El Compadre | 5th Square | Free Library of Philadelphia | The Food Trust | Just Spaces | Monument Lab | Mural Arts | Next City | Parks on Tap | People's Emergency Center | Pew Philadelphia Research Initiative | Philadelphia Immigrant Innovation Hub | Philly Urban Creators | PHS Pop-Up Gardens | Pipeline Philly | Plan Philly | Public Workshop | Race & Cherry Street Piers | The Rail Park | Reading Market Terminal | Rooster Soup Co. | SEAMAAC | Shift Capital | Streets Dept | Uncle Bobbie's | Village of Arts & Humanities | Welcoming Center
H O W I T W O R K S
We'll host an urban exchange, plan group site visits & make personal introductions.
You book & pay your own travel, hotel & meals (we'll share our special hotel discount)!
Limited spaces available.
June 15, 2018
T R A V E L
Book your own flight for the arrival/departure times that work best for you! Budget tip: There are direct daily flights between Detroit & Philly for aprox. $100 each way.
DTW-PHL - 02:20pm
PHL-DTW - 11:30am
F A Q
SO I BOOK MY OWN FLIGHT & HOTEL?
Yes! You choose the arrival/departure times & rates that work best for you.
We'll be checking in at Le Meridien on Thursday, July 19, 3pm and checking out Saturday, July 21, 12pm.
Our first scheduled meetup will be Thursday, July 19, 5pm.
You are welcome to arrive earlier or stay longer!
CAN I BRING ADDITIONAL GUESTS?
Yes! Partners, friends & children most welcome.
If they plan to participate in group activities, please register them individually so we can get an accurate count.
HOW WILL WE GET AROUND THE CITY?
For group site visits, we will plan coordinated ride-sharing between destinations.
Guest will be responsible for their own airport transport.
WHAT IF I WANT TO DO MY OWN THING?
You're welcome to branch off to schedule your own meetups or activities!
We will share times for group site visits so you can plan around.
WHAT IF I NEED TO CANCEL?
The $100 registration fee is non-refundable.
All other individual travel expenses (flight & hotel) you will be responsible for canceling or rescheduling if your plans change.
R E G I S T R A T I O N
Q U E S T I O N S ?
Contact Michelle & Jermaine