Placemaking takes more skills than any one discipline can offer

Upcoming Conferences & Training


June 3-4, 2016 | New York City
Learn how to create or grow a thriving public market in your city and join us on a tour learning from the markets of NYC.
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JUNE 8-10, 2016 | NEW YORK CITY
Bring your spaces from ordinary to extraordinary with this intensive two and a half-day training.
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Placemaking Week

This September, global change agents will gather in Vancouver, B.C., for a series of events that will map the future of the placemaking movement. Now we need to make it happen, putting theory into practice through placemaking and place-led development.

September 12 - 15, 2016 | VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA
Meet the leaders of the Walking, Biking & Placemaking movements in Vancouver.
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September 15 - 16, 2016 | VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA
Building on the results of the first three Future of Places forums, this free Summit will include global leaders building the case for Placemaking as central to the New Urban Agenda and Habitat 3.
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September 16 - 17, 2016 | VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA
Join activists and leaders from around the world to envision a place-led future for cities.
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PPS also offers a full range of tailored placemaking training programs customized to your specific groups’ goals and outcomes. To discuss a potential PPS tailored training program, please contact Juliet Kahne at