Yonah Freemark

Conference and Workshop Presentations

Academic
  • Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Annual Conference, October 2018 (upcoming), Buffalo NY
    “Urban development as a local political process: Projects in the Paris region.”
  • Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference, April 2018, Toronto ON
    “The origins of monofunctionality: Postwar American public housing’s isolating project.”
  • Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, January 2018, Washington DC
    “Embedding Planning Principles into Autonomous Vehicle Deployment: An Urban Agenda,” with Jinhua Zhao (poster session).
  • Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference, April 2017, Minneapolis MN
    “What if upzoning doesn’t provoke a market reaction? Short-term impacts of Chicago’s 2013 TOD ordinance.”
  • American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, April 2017, Boston MA
    “Expanding access to retail for low-income households: Obstacles to mixed-use affordable housing.”
  • MIT PhD Research Workshop, March 2017, Cambridge MA
    “Expanding access to retail for low-income households: Obstacles to mixed-use affordable housing.”
  • MIT JTL, March 2017, Cambridge MA
    “An urban agenda for the deployment of autonomous vehicles: Research progress.
  • University of Illinois-Chicago, Urban Innovation Symposium, January 2015, Chicago IL
    AuthentiCity Panel with Daniel Kay Hertz and Pete Saunders
  • University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Professor Paula Worthington, February 2014, Chicago IL
    Lecture on Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • University of Illinois-Chicago, December 2013, Chicago IL
    “Reversing Decline” at Urban Innovation Symposium
  • Society for City and Regional Planning Biennial Conference, November 2011, Baltimore MD
    “Private Aims, Redistributive Reality.”
  • MIT Sustainability Summit, April 2011, Cambridge MA
    Panelist on “Sustainability in Urban and Regional Planning”
  • Yale University Seminar, Professor Cynthia Horan, April 2009, New Haven CT
    “Comparing Approaches to Community Involvement in Development in Paris and New York
  • Society for Utopian Studies, October 2007, Toronto Ontario
    “A New Age in Chinese Housing Politics”
Professional
  • Transport Chicago, June 2018, Chicago IL
  • Conversation at TransLoc, November 2017, Durham NC
    Moderated discussion
  • CITY Yale, October 2017, New Haven CT
    “Getting Transit Right.”
  • Remix Conference, October 2017, Atlanta GA
    “Getting Transit Right.” See video here.
  • University of Illinois-Chicago, Urban Innovation Symposium, January 2015, Chicago IL
    AuthentiCity Panel with Daniel Kay Hertz and Pete Saunders
  • Rail~volution, September 2014, Minneapolis MN
    “Legacy systems and TOD” session
    “Community Engagement + Corridor Development Initiative = Results” session
    Strong Towns “Talking Transit” event (listen to podcast)
  • Transport Chicago, June 2014, Chicago IL
    “Chicagoland TOD”
  • The Millennial Trains Project, August 2013, Chicago IL
    “MPC and Chicago’s Future”
  • Congress for the New Urbanism, May 2011, Madison WI
    “The Place of Transit: Reorienting the Transit Development Discussion.”
    Short interviews for Reconnecting America: How to build a successful blog; We shouldn’t be selling off valuable assets; Europe’s transit constituency
  • Durham Historic Preservation Society, 2006, Durham NC
    “The Good and Bad of Durham’s Renewal”
  • Durham Exchange Club, 2004, Durham NC
    “Race, Class, and Politics in Durham’s Attempts for Downtown Reconstruction”