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MEETING AGENDA [DRAFT]

Wednesday, May 1st (Alexander Hotel; 333 South Delaware Street)


2:00 PM CUSTOMIZED TOUR EXPERIENCE (Optional)
You name what you want to see and one of our host city leaders will make it happen! Arrangements must be made through conference registration in advance.

6:00 PM

WELCOME RECEPTION (Alexander Hotel)


Drinks and Hors Doeuvres

Thursday, May 2nd


8:00 AM 8:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (Alexander Hotel) WELCOME [Alexander Hotel]
Lee Fisher, President & CEO, CEOs for Cities

8:45 AM

THE INDIANAPOLIS LIVABILITY CHALLENGE [Alexander Hotel]


Brian Payne, President and CEO, Central Indiana Community Foundation and The Indianapolis Foundation (CIFC)

9:15 AM

CITY PRESENTATIONS: PART I [Alexander Hotel]


City delegations will present what theyve Done and what theyre Doing and Dreaming to improve livability. Minneapolis/Saint Paul St. Louis

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10:00 AM

BREAK

10:15 AM

CITY PRESENTATIONS: PART II [Alexander Hotel]


City delegations will present what theyve Done and what theyre Doing and Dreaming to improve livability. Cleveland Philadelphia

11:00 AM

SMALL GROUP COLLABORATION [Alexander Hotel]


The goal of these small group conversations is to have more in-depth conversations around key themes from the city presentations.

12:00 PM 12:30 PM 1:00 PM

WALK TO INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA LUNCH (Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Wood Room) LUNCH ADDRESS (Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Wood Room)
Gary Ginstling, President and CEO, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Gary Ginstling will address the group over lunch.

1:25 PM

GROUP CONVERSATION [On stage in the Musicians Environment]


Group discussions where individuals can ask key questions to begin synthesizing the top ten ideas for livability.

2:25 PM

MAYORAL PRESENTATIONS ON LIVABILITY (On stage in the musicians environment)


Greg Ballard, Mayor, City of Indianapolis R.T. Rybak, Mayor, City of Minneapolis

3:25 PM

CITY DELEGATIONS BREAKOUT (On stage in the musicians environment)


City delegations will convene individually to reflect, compare notes and begin formulating their own set of action items to improve livability.

3:45 PM

BREAK & ORGANIZE FOR TOURS

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4:00 PM

BIKE & WALKING TOURS BIKE TOURS Entire Cultural Trail & Downtown (done and dreaming) Fletcher - Fountain Sq. - Garfield Park (doing and dreaming) WALKING TOURS White River State Park/Canal (done and dreaming) Peacewalk/Canal (done and dreaming) Mass. Ave. (doing and dreaming) Circle & City Market: Platform/Bike Hub (done and dreaming)

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5:15 PM 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

BREAK SMALL GROUP DINNERS* POST-DINNER GATHERING* (Platt 99, Alexander Hotel)
*please note: each attendee will pay for their own evening food & drink

Friday, May 3rd


8:30 AM 9:00 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (Alexander Hotel) FROM DREAM TO REALITY: FOSTERING INNOVATIVE PROJECTS THAT BOOST LIVABILITY (Alexander Hotel)
Andrew Howard, co-founder, The Better Block The "Better Block" project is a demonstration tool that rebuilds an area using grassroots efforts to show the potential to create a great walkable, vibrant neighborhood center. The project acts as a living charrette so that communities can actively engage in the "complete streets" buildout process and develop pop-up businesses to show the potential for revitalized economic activity in an area. Better Blocks are now being performed around the world, and have helped cities rapidly implement infrastructure and policy changes.

10:00 AM

CITY DELEGATION BREAKOUT CITY ACTION AGENDAS (Alexander Hotel)


Facilitated by Brian Payne and Lee Fisher, city delegations will convene individually to develop their own action agendas to improve livability based on what they have learned.

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10:30 AM 11:00 AM

BREAK & WALK TO FIELDHOUSE THE NEXT 10 BIG IDEAS FOR LIVABILITY (The Fieldhouse, Pacers Square)
Collective group work session to generate top 10 Ideas for Livability to be shared nationally.

12:00 PM 12:30 PM

LUNCH CLOSING SUMMARY (The Fieldhouse, Pacers Square)


Lee Fisher, President & CEO, CEOs for Cities Brian Payne, President and CEO, CIFC

1:30 PM 2:00 PM

ADJOURN BUILD A BETTER BLOCK (Optional Workshop at Englewood CDC/The Commonwealth)


Get a deeper dive into the Better Block program by participating with Indianapolis leaders in an interactive, high impact workshop with Co-Founder Andrew Howard of The Better Block. Transportation to the workshop for out-of-town participants will be provided.

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