The Frederick Law Olmsted Symposium

Submissions for this form are closed.

Registration for the Olmsted Symposium has been filled! If you would like to be added to the registration wait list, please email
ellen.cormack@ce.gatech.edu

Thank you!

Tag your favorite parks on
Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook:
#OlmstedGT

PRESENTED BY

  • Reginald DesRoches, PhD, Karen and John Huff School Chair, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Ellen Dunham-Jones, AIA, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, College of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology

Please join the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech as we kick off the search for the Frederick L. Olmsted Endowed Chair at the Olmsted Symposium. Join leading experts in sustainable urban infrastructure for a discussion of innovative research and practice as it relates to the genius of Frederick L. Olmsted and his vision for improving the urban environment.


WHEN + WHERE
June 2, 2014
8 AM - 12 Noon EST

The Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
800 Spring St. NW Atlanta, GA 30308
(Directions)


SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE


SPEAKERS

  • Diane E. Davis: Sustainable Infrastructure: The Role of Politics and Governance
  • Howard Frumkin: Making Places for Thriving People
  • Richard Joseph Jackson: Urban River Parkways as Routes to Health: An Olmsted Legacy Reviving from 20th Century Coma
  • Elizabeth Macdonald: Pleasure Drives and Promenades: The Olmsted Parkway Idea as Inspiration for Today's Complete Streets
  • Lynn Richards: Building Places People Love: Integrating Water Management Systems into our Cities, Towns, and Suburbs
  • Frederick Steiner: Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr.: The Long View of the North American Landscape

 

RELATED LINKS OF INTEREST

 

GETTING HERE
Sustainable transportation options:

 

AFTER THE SYMPOSIUM
Join Olmsted Linear Park Alliance for lunch and a tour of Olmsted Linear Park! Register at the OLPA table during the Symposium.

 


Follow @CEEatGT
for event updates!

 

Registration for the Olmsted Symposium has been filled!

If you would like to be added to the registration wait list, please email ellen.cormack@ce.gatech.edu