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Greater & Greener 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017  
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Greater & Greener 2017 is presented by City Parks Alliance in partnership with Saint Paul Parks and Recreation and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.

Join more than 1,000 global park leaders in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota from July 29th through August 2nd to explore the power of urban parks in supporting healthy, resilient, and sustainable cities. Discover the latest innovations and international trends in urban park development, revitalization, programming and funding. Explore local examples of urban park leadership from the award winning Minneapolis and Saint Paul park systems. Network with park experts, stakeholders and influential leaders from more than 200 cities and 20 countries at this one-of-a-kind international conference.

Greater & Greener features more than 150 national and international speakers and presenters.


The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning promotes education, research, service and outreach in the United States and throughout the world by seeking to:

  • recognize diverse needs and interests in planning;
  • improve and enhance the accreditation process, and;
  • strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement;
  • extend planning beyond the classroom into the world of practice.