2019 Urban River Revitalization Summit

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185 S. Myers Street

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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About the Summit

The 2019 Urban River Revitalization Summit is a 2-day interactive Summit highlighting the exciting work taking place along the entire 51-mile length of the Los Angeles River and to hear from river advocates from across the country share their experiences and lessons learned. The Summit includes:

  • Renowned local and guest speakers from across the country that will share their unique projects, experiences, successes and visions
  • Invited local and State and elected officials including Speaker Speaker of the California Assembly, Anthony Rendon, and other elected officials
  • Interactive activities along the Los Angeles River
  • 20th Anniversary Dinner


EVENT SCHEDULE

Summit Moderator: Alf Brandt, Senior Counsel

Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:00AM-9:00AM

Summit Discussion 1:

River Placemaking

Discussion detailing the various activities and parks across the 51- mile LA River has encouraged green space development and is changing the way people interact with the River. Panelists will share succesful design and implementation strategies, including how they engage communities as part of their process.

Summit Discussion 2:

Best Practices of River Revitalization Efforts Across the Country and Across the World-Lessons Learned

Lunch: Keynote Speaker

Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles

Summit Discussion 3:

Solving the River’s Growth Challenges

Across the 51 mile LA River, the success of revitalization and inspiring a nature-based river is causing positive and negative impacts to the communities in and around the River. What can cities do to balance economic equity while continuing to inspire these changes?

Summit Discussion 4:

Financing and the Role of Local Government: Improvements for River Revitalization

Discussion of the funding mechanisms being used to implement the various projects identified in various plans and the implementation challenges and opportunities they present.


Friday Activities July 26, 2019

Fishing in the LA River: Elysian Valley

LA River Bus Tour

Harbor Cruise

Compton Creek Tour of Equestrian Sites

Kayaking in the LA River Recreation Zone


Additional information can be found on the website,

www.lariversummit.org

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185 S. Myers Street

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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