2:30 p.m. Field Trips
Field Trip #1: THE UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY
Positioning a new campus in the urban core and the resultant impact for all parties.
Location: ASU Downtown campus and surroundings
Field Trip #2: WHAT IS AN INNOVATION DISTRICT?
Defining terms, expectations, commitments, and urban implications
Location: Warehouse District, selected businesses and incubators
Field Trip #3: PHOENIX CENTER FOR THE ARTS
How can a nationally recognized arts district maintain its identity while sparking development?
Location: Roosevelt Row, Grand Avenue, Phoenix Art Museums
Field Trip #4: TALKING TRASH
Creating a circular economy and transforming waste into entrepreneurial opportunities.
Location: Resource Innovation Campus, 19th Avenue Waste Transfer Station
Field Trip #5: THE MOST AUTISM-FRIENDLY CITY IN THE WORLD
A new era of housing and community development for individuals with autism; a connected community: opening doors to options for living, learning and leading.
Locations: FirstPlace, SARRC
Field Trip #6: THE FUTURE OF WATER
Learning from a arid climate and the legacy of engineering the desert
Locations: SRP canal system, Decision Center for a Desert City, other
Field Trip #7: CITY OF TEMPE
The transformation of a college town into a locus of business, multi-family housing and recreation.
Locations: Mill Avenue, Tempe Town Lake, ASU campus, State Farm campus, other
Field Trip #8: HEALTH SERVICES TO THE HOMELESS
Reducing health care costs while assisting vulnerable homeless into stability off the streets.
Locations: Circle The City Medical Respite Center; Vitalyst Health Foundation workshop on sustainable solutions through innovative partnerships
Field Trip #9: THINK LOCAL. BUY LOCAL
Be Local First Arizona: a culture of hometown pride that fuels support and investment in local entrepreneurs. How to re-think a municipal services environment to promote and advocate for local business.
Locations: light-rail field trip to Central Avenue hot spots
Field Trip #10: NON-TRADITIONAL SCHOOLS MEET NEEDS OF TODAY’S STUDENTS
Locations: Arizona School for the Arts ; Bioscience High School; Coding Academy; ASU Prep Academy; Explore the evolving landscape of today’s educational options
6 p.m. Evening Reception // Heard Museum
The Heard Museum (2301 N Central Ave) was founded in 1929 and showcases collections of different culture and art from Native peoples throughout the Americas. There are a wide variety of collections, including Hopi katsina dolls, Navajo textiles and prehistory, Southwestern ceramics. Currently, the Museum is featuring the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibit until August 20th. You can view additional art collections right from your desk! Preview the online collections from fine art, jewelry and fashion to pottery and textiles!
David Roche, Director, Heard Museum
7 p.m. The Future of the Suburban City // Heard Museum
Moderated open discussion with Grady Gammage, Author, “The Future of the Suburban City” during reception!
8 p.m. Dinner in Phoenix
Enjoy dinner on your own in the city.