YIMBYtown 2018

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2018 YIMBYtown gathering is in Boston, September 20-23, at Roxbury Community College.
Main site: https://yimby.town/
 
the page is open for editing (like all pages!), so you are welcome to add e.g. notes or links to notes, presentation materials, to the schedule entries. 
 
See also:
YIMBYwiki > Boston
YIMBYwiki > Boston > Roxbury more info
YIMBYwiki > Boston > Reading List (non-fiction) 
YIMBYwiki > Boston > Boston in Literature
 

Contents

Schedule

- Thursday 9/20

- 6:00pm-9:00pm Welcome to YIMBYtown Party!

Club Café YIMBYtown Organizers

- Friday 9/21

- 8:00am-9:00am - Registration, Check-In, & Breakfast

Gym YIMBYtown Organizers

- 9:00am-9:30am - Good Morning, YIMBYtown!

Auditorium - YIMBYtown Organizers

- 9:30am-10:30am - Opening Plenary - Ed Glaeser

Auditorium

- Sessions 10:45am-12:00pm

- "Coming (back) to a State House near you: Modern zoning for modern times"

André Leroux, Brian Hanlon, Dante Ramos, Rachel Heller, Victoria Fierce

- "How to build diverse coalitions that win! Urban Revitalization, Micro Housing, Co-living"

Marcy Ostberg, Mayor Carlo DeMaria, Michael Winston, Tamara Roy

- "What Do People Say 'Yes' To?

Dan Gainsboro, Justin Iantaosca, Karina Milchman, Sarah Philbrick

- Sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 

- "Commercial Upzoning: The Next YIMBY Frontier" - Nolan Gray


- "An Enduring Coalition: A Municipal Path to Greater Equity + Affordability" - Mayor Miro Weinberger
 

- "Building Alliances Between YIMBYs and Equity Groups"

Randy Shaw

- 12:15pm-1:30pm - Lunch

Gym Caterer Announcing Soon

- 12:30pm-1:30pm - tours

Walking Tour of Charlestown

Gym Andrew Criscione

- Boston Building Resources: Helping Homeowners Keep Up Their Homes Affordably

- Boston Building Resources Deb Beatty Mel

- 1:00pm-1:30pm - Island Housing Trust Documentary + Q&A

Auditorium Christopher Anderson, Faren Worthington, Philippe Jordi

- 1:45pm  sessions

- Taking the Teeth out of Tiebout NIMBYism: Public Goods Provision and Incentive Zoning for Rapid Growth in High-Cost Markets

Alexander Armlovich
1:45pm - 2:45pm

- "Strategies to Break through the Chatter & Build Public Support for Any Housing Campaign" - Al Maiorino

1:45pm - 2:45pm

- "The Premium for Walkable Development under Land Use Regulations" - Eli Dourado, Emily Hamilton

1:45pm - 2:45pm

- "It's Always Parking: What's the Status of Parking Reform Nationally and What is Next?" - Tony Jordan

1:45pm - 2:45pm

- "Before You Say “Yes In My Backyard”: How to Develop Without Displacement"

Angie Liou, Dan Bartman, Dave Traggorth, John DePriest, Karina Milchman

1:45pm - 3:00pm

- "How can the Federal Government Encourage Housing Development?" 

Ali Solis, Brendan Woodbury, Mike Kingsella, Tracy Hadden Loh

1:45pm - 3:00pm

- "Understanding Housing Development: Beta test an interactive education tool"

Elise Selinger, Marcy Ostberg

1:45pm - 3:15pm 

- 3:15pm-4:15pm sessions

- "Anti-Gentrification Activists Aren’t NIMBYs: Building Nuance for YIMBY Housing Policy in Gentrifying Neighborhoods"

Joe Rivano Barros

Presentation slides: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1WzChXDTMq8-xvDxLTMvkwY1rt7LlSd2Y

- "Solving Housing Politics to Win: the UK Experience" - John Myers

- "Shifting Public Opinion in a 'Retail' Fashion" - Kenneth Stahl

- "Elections: Finding and Supporting Champions of the Cause" - Laura Foote

- 4:30pm-5:30pm - Closing Plenary

Auditorium Speaker Announcing Soon!

- 6:00pm-10:00pm - Camberville-Somerbridge Pub Crawl!

Central Square, Davis Square, Harvard Square A Better Cambridge, Somerville YIMBY

- Saturday 9/22

- 8:00am-9:00am - Registration, Check-In, & Breakfast

Gym YIMBYtown Organizers

- 9:00am-10:00am - Opening Keynote - Kristen Jeffers

Auditorium

- 10:30am-12:30pm Diversity Workshop

Auditorium - Angela Park

- 10:30am - 12:15pm Unconference Breakout Sessions

Classroom 1, Classroom 2, Multi-Purpose 1, Multi-Purpose 2, Multi-Purpose 3 Attendees

- 12:30pm-1:45pm - Lunch

Gym Caterer Announcing Soon

- 1:45pm-3:30pm - Unconference Breakout Sessions

Classroom 1, Classroom 2, Multi-Purpose 1, Multi-Purpose 2, Multi-Purpose 3 Attendees

- 2:00pm-4:00pm - Diversity Workshop

Auditorium Angela Park

- 4:00pm - 5:00pm - Closing Plenary

Auditorium - Speaker Announcing Soon!

- 5:30pm-7:30pm - Networking Party

Gym - YIMBYtown Organizers

 

- Sunday 9/23

- 9:00am-10:30am - Networking Breakfast

Auditorium Lobby - YIMBYtown Organizers

- 10:30am-12:30pm - Beyond Our Backyards - Regional Thinking to Address the Housing Crisis (Open to the Public)

Auditorium 
Dana LeWinter, Mayor Joe Curtatone, Mayor Kim Driscoll, Mayor Marc McGovern, Sheila A. Dillon, Undersecretary Janelle Chan