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2018 Providence Symposium: Thursday Keynote Lecture

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Skyline at Waterplace

1 Finance Way

Providence, RI 02903

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Part of the 2018 Providence Symposium

5:30 - 7 p.m.: Keynote speech by Ron Henderson, FASLA, Professor and Director of the Landscape Architecture + Urbanism Program at Illinois Institute of Technology

Landscape architect and director of the Landscape Architecture Program at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Ron Henderson will deliver the keynote address of the 2018 Providence Symposium. His talk on cultural landscapes will include inspiration for his design of CityWalk. Henderson, along with Phoebe Blake and Dan Baudouin received the PPS Preservation Initiative Award for Community Involvement in 2017 for their decade-long dedication to the study and planning of the 8-mile pedestrian and bicycle network, currently becoming a reality through the City of Providence.

Henderson is a frequent lecturer in Asia and North America. He recently presented a talk in Beijing titled, "The Natural History of Cities," and will apply elements from that work to his talk about historic and contemporary landscapes in Providence.

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7 - 9 p.m.: VIP Keynote Reception

Come mingle with keynote speaker Ron Henderson, Symposium sponsors, and PPS trustees while enjoying drinks, heavy h'ors deourves, and beautiful views of Providence and Waterplace Park.

TICKETED, LIMITED SEATING

All Thursday evening events take place at Skyline at Waterplace

More information and a full Symposium schedule can be found at www.ProvidenceSymposium.com

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