Reverberations Speakers

The following speaker list will be continually updated as additional speakers are confirmed.

Changing our City by Completing the Street: Legislating from the Sidewalk Up 

Moderator: Kristen Jeffers, The Black Urbanist

Future of Funding for Community Design Initiatives

Moderator: Nikia Hill

Play(Makers) in Public Space

Moderator: Thomas Gardner of Maryland Institute College of Art, Center For Social Design

Towards a New Placemaking Paradigm

Moderator: Ashley Flintoff

Diversity and Inequality in Suburbia: Design Causes and Consequences

Co-designing Police Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention with the Baltimore Police Department


  • Erin White of Community Food Lab
  • Mary Kendall, Maryland Dept of Housing and Community Development
  • Chau Pham of Open Architecture DC
  • Mo Zell and Ali Kopyt of Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/HARKdc
  • Davin Hong of Living Design Lab
  • Omar Hakeem and Elaine Morales of bcWORSHOP
  •  Molly Plummer of Trust for Public Land
  • Jonathan Nagy and Anthony Quezada
  • Joshua Budiongan, Rebecca Bucky Willis and Sandra Turner Handy of Detroit Collaborative Design Center
  • Zolna Russel and Evan Morville
  • Robin Kohles, Alex Balloon, Andy Toy and Lamei Zhang
  • Shannon Arms, Ana Quintana, Sarah Habib, and Lan Hogue
  • and more…

We’ll also have tours, ‘lunch-arounds’, a film screening, the ‘Undesign the Redline‘ exhibition, an environmental justice pre-conference, and a mixer with NOMA Baltimore’s new chapter.  Not to mention capping it off with our 50th Anniversary Gala!