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Grand Rapids Forward Thinking Speaker Series: Dan BIederman DELAYED

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Location: 
17 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI

March 9: **GR Forward Thinking Speaker Series: Dan BIederman DELAYED**

Due to a family emergency, Mr. Biederman is unable to visit Grand Rapids this week. The Speaker Series will be re-scheduled in the near future, so please stay tuned!

Thank you!

Dan Biederman, co-founder of Bryant Park in NYC, will be coming to Grand Rapids to discuss the bold and impressive transformations that he has led in public spaces nationwide. He studied a few of our parks here in Grand Rapids and will explain his thoughts on their full potential. Please  join us to share your voice in the discussion.

Dan Biederman, Byrant Park Partnership in NYC

Dan Biederman will share his experiences as the founder of the Bryant Park Partnership in New York City, and you will be asked to add to the critical dialog surrounding application to the GR Forward Downtown and River Action Plans. Please join us at this free event.

Experts in city planning and community engagement from across the country will visit Grand Rapids for the GR Forward Thinking Speaker Series.

We are proud to collaborate with many community partners in this event, including the West Michigan Chapter of the American Institute of Planners, Bl²end Business Leaders Linked to Encourage New Directions, The City of Grand Rapids, @Friends-of-Grand-Rapids-Parks, Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids Public Schools, Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition, Grand Rapids Urban League, Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Local First of West Michigan, @TheRapid, The Rapidian, The Salon: Urbanist Meetup, and West Michigan Environmental Action Council!