Annual Luncheon 2018

Music City Center, Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom

201 5th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203

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Annual Luncheon 2018

Check-In & Networking: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Lunch + Program: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Book Signing: 1:00pm-1:30pm

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The Annual Luncheon serves as NCDC’s major fundraising event featuring a keynote speaker that addresses a key topic in shaping Nashville’s future. This program has raised over $1.25 million in support of NCDC’s mission and programs. Attendees include over 750 design professionals, developers, business leaders, state and local elected officials, department heads and engaged citizens.

About the Speaker - Mike Lydon

Mike Lydon is a Principal with Street Plans and leads the firm’s New York City office. Mike is an internationally recognized planner, writer, speaker, and advocate for livable cities. NPR, The New York Times, CNN Headline News, ABC News, City Lab, Planetizen, Salon, Next City, Architect Magazine, and Streetsblog have featured his work, among other publications. 

Mike is the creator of the The Open Streets Project and the globally acclaimed Tactical Urbanism: Short-Term Action, Long-Term Change Vol.1 – 4. With Tony Garcia, Mike is the recipient of the 2017 Seaside Prize and co-author of Tactical Urbanism (Island Press, 2015), named by Planetizen as one of the top ten planning books of the year. Mike collaborated with Andres Duany and Jeff Speck in writing The Smart Growth Manual (McGraw-Hill, 2009).

 

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Music City Center, Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom

201 5th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203