SOCIAL EXPERIENCE MAKERS' STRATEGIES ON PLANNING, SAFETY AND VIBRANCY

The 2019 Summit convenes a dynamic global network of experts and practitioners to lead discussion on what makes a city vibrant, safe and planned for sociability. RHI staff, consultants and board members will lead important discussions among participants and presenters. Check back for updates.

RHI STAFF, CONSULTANTS AND BOARD MEMBERS

Greg DeShields
RHI Board
Executive Director
PHLDiversity

John Bodnovich
RHI Board
Executive Director
American Beverage Licensees

Lester Jones
RHI Board
Chief Economist
National Beer Wholesalers Association

Beth Bagwell
RHI Board
Executive Director
International Town Gown Association

Kathie Durbin
RHI Board
Division Chief, Licensure
Montgomery County Dept of Liquor Control

David Downey
RHI Board
President
International Downtown Association

Paul Seres
RHI Board
Founding Trustee
New York City Hospitality Alliance

tom moriarity
RHI Board
Principal
Retail Development Strategies, LLC

Marjorie Ferrer
Senior Consultant
Former Executive Director
Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority

Jocelyn KaneFormer Senior Consultant
Former Executive Director
San Francisco Entertainment Commission

alicia scholer
Associate Director
Responsible Hospitality Institute

SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS

martin J. o'malley
Senior Fellow and Advisory Council Chair
Metro Lab Network

BRANDON TODD
Council Member
Washington, DC

BRUCE KRAUS
Council President
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

RAFAEL ESPINAL
Council Member
New York, New York

Adam roof
Council Member
Burlington, Vermont

Allison Harnden
Nighttime Economy Manager
Pittsburgh, PA

Ariel Palitz

Senior Executive Director

Office of Nightlife
Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment
New York, New York

dominique greco ryan
Project Manager
Downtown Development Board
Orlando, FL

Sarah Hannah-Spurlock

Nighttime Economy Manager

Office of the City Manager

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Ben Van Houten
Business Development Manager
Office of Economic and
Workforce Development

San Francisco, California

BRIAN BLOCK
Entertainment Service Manager
Music and Entertainment Division
Austin, Texas

Scott Plusquellec

Nightlife Business Advocate
Office of Film and Music
Seattle, Washington

Richard Myers
Executive Director
Major Cities Chiefs Association

KEVIN BREZINSKI
Deputy Chief
Edmonton Police Services

LAMAR GREENE
Patrol Chief
DC Metropolitan
Police Department

frank vega
Executive Officer
Chief of Departments
New York Police Department

Darrell Stephens
Former Executive Director
Major Cities Chiefs Association

Shawn Townsend
Director
Mayor’s Office of Nightlife & Culture
Washington, DC

Thomas R. King
Assistant Borough Manager of Public Safety
City of State College, PA

Kate Borders
President and Executive Director
Downtown Tempe Community

David Mitchell
Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police
University of Maryland Police Department

Joe Speidel
Director, Local Government and Community Relations
University of Vermont

Macrana Rau Vargas
Architect
Chair
International CPTED Association

Larisa ortiz
Principal
Larisa Ortiza Associates
Commissioner
NYC City Planning

david feehan
President
Civitas Consultants, LLC
Former President
International
   Downtown Association

MIKI STRICKER-TALBOT
Intrapreneur Strategic Design
Integrated Strategic Development
Edmonton, AB

Andrew Rigie
Executive Director
New York City Hospitality Alliance
New York, NY

PAUL DAVIES
Technical Director
Nightworks
Co-Creator
Purple Flag

Stefanie Jones
Director, Audience Development
Drug Policy Alliance

Chauntel R Gerdes
Co-Founder
OutSmartNYC

Thomas C. Chatmon, Jr.
Executive Director
Downtown Development Board
Orlando, FL

MIKE GROSS
Live Music Manager
Bohemian Foundation
Fort Collins, CO

SHAIN SHAPIRO
Founder
Sound Diplomacy
London, UK

PHILADELPHIA PANELISTS

michael Goodson
Lieutenant
Philadelphia Police Department

MICHAEL hARRIS
Executive Director
South Street Headhouse District
Philadelphia, PA

Richard ross, jR.
Commissioner
Philadelphia Police Department

 

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