Conference Calendar

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Annual Conference @ La Fonda Hotel
Annual Conference @ La Fonda Hotel
Nov 5 all-day
 
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Registration @ La Fonda Hotel
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8:00 am Thursday Breakfast Plenary — Enchanted Routes: Managing The Roads, Trails, Corridors and Landscapes That Connect New Mexico’s Communities
Thursday Breakfast Plenary — Enchanted Routes: Managing The Roads, Trails, Corridors and Landscapes That Connect New Mexico’s Communities
Nov 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Cloudless blue skies, the road stretching to the horizon; a worn and rutted trail along an adobe wall covered in wisteria; a bright neon sign beckoning a traveler from a fabled route.  These are the iconic corridors and images that define New Mexico.  What insights do these picturesque places offer for building creative communities?  Join[...]
10:15 am #7.  Connections and Transformations: Using Historic Connections to Transform Communities and Drive Cultural Tourism and Economic Success (Cultural Corridors Track)
#7.  Connections and Transformations: Using Historic Connections to Transform Communities and Drive Cultural Tourism and Economic Success (Cultural Corridors Track)
Nov 5 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am
Individuals and communities are physically linked in many ways — trails, rails, highways and roads. These physical linkages have shaped and changed us, both in our experience as we travel to our destination and in the impacts these physical linkages have on the destination itself. This session will explore connections between communities along Route 66,[...]
10:15 am #8. Great Streets, Great Places! (Placemaking Track)
#8. Great Streets, Great Places! (Placemaking Track)
Nov 5 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am
Creative Placemaking, Tactical Urbanism, Better Blocks, Streets as Places, and similar programs are emerging interdisciplinary movements that can be dynamic processes for engaging, empowering and transforming communities.  These movements focus on the public realm as their physical areas for implementation, which include public highways, streets, parks and vacant public spaces.  In New Mexico, they often[...]
11:45 am Lunch / New Mexico’s Unique Historic Landscape System
Lunch / New Mexico’s Unique Historic Landscape System
Nov 5 @ 11:45 am – 1:30 pm
The Historic Landscape System establishes a network of old landscapes and gardens throughout New Mexico that may be visited, studied, and preserved for their unique contributions to the cultural history of their time.  This presentation will discuss the history of the system and talk about its future and how communities can get involved. Speakers: Anna[...]
1:30 pm #9. Interpreting Our Connections (Cultural Corridors Track)
#9. Interpreting Our Connections (Cultural Corridors Track)
Nov 5 @ 1:30 pm – 3:15 pm
The cultural corridors of New Mexico are deeply carved through the landscapes of history, art and culture. For centuries, New Mexico roads and trails linking ancient communities also connect architectural landmarks, archaeological sites, artists, businesses, memories, myths and legends. This session will offer innovative cultural heritage tourism strategies that interpret and share rich community resources[...]
1:31 pm #10. IN-FIELD WALKING WORKSHOP — Placemaking: Making It Happen NM-Style (Placemaking Track)
#10. IN-FIELD WALKING WORKSHOP — Placemaking: Making It Happen NM-Style (Placemaking Track)
Nov 5 @ 1:31 pm – 5:15 pm
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED! PPS’s Placemaking: Making it Happen is an educational course that builds on participants’ knowledge of Placemaking concepts and provides the tools to implement and manage Placemaking projects.   This session will be exciting and creative because it will adapt PPS’s Placemaking course to include a New Mexico-version of their Place Game evaluation tool that[...]
3:45 pm #11. Cultural Bridges: Connecting Across Cultures (Cultural Corridors Track)
#11. Cultural Bridges: Connecting Across Cultures (Cultural Corridors Track)
Nov 5 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
The ability to speak between cultures, to create space for a creative nexus between peoples, to build a stronger resilient community that not only embraces our past but also builds for future generations — that  comes from our ability to develop a spirit of common understanding and mutually respectful dialogue. Being a creative community relies[...]