Schedule of Events

Friday April 15, 2016 | Reunion Map

4-5:30 p.m.
Capstone Reflections | New East
Master’s candidates present practical research for the planning profession (read abstracts).

6-8 p.m.
Alumni Reunion Reception | FedEx Global Education Center Atrium
A festive evening with students, faculty and classmates

Saturday April 16, 2016

8:30 a.m.
Coffee and Monuts Donuts | FedEx Global Education Center
Morning treats from DCRP graduate and Durham Chef Lindsay Moriarty ’11 (MPH/MRP)

9:15-9:45 a.m.
State of the Department
Department Chair Roberto Quercia ’90 (Ph.D.) will open the day’s events with an update on the department and vision for our future

10-11:15 a.m.
Concurrent panels on the future of planning
Themes will include: smart cities: planning in a digital era; planning for innovation and inclusion; revisiting regionalism

11:15-11:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Teaching tomorrow’s planners
Help identify emergent planning skills and teaching tools

12:30-2 p.m.
Lunch on your own
Meet up with classmates and visit old or new eateries on Franklin Street. There will be a lunch for former editors of Carolina Planning Journal in New East.

2-3 p.m.
Campus tour, using Walk [Your City] technology created by Matt Tomasulo ’12 (MRP)
Be sure to stop by New East to learn about alumni engagement opportunities, Carolina Planning Journal, Planning for All and much more.

4-5:30 p.m.
Robert ’53, ’55 (MRP) and Helen Siler Lecture | FedEx Global Education Center
Keynote: Dr. Mindy Fullilove, Columbia University, author of Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America’s Sorted-Out Cities

6:30-9 p.m.
70th Anniversary Dinner | George Watts Hill Alumni Center, The Carolina Club, Alumni Halls I & II
Join us for drinks and dinner.

Image courtesy of Daniel Hedglin ’14 (MCRP)