Thank you for your interest in presenting at  The Art of Healthy Communities, the 2016 Creative Placemaking Knowledge Exchange. We are seeking short presentations (5- 7 minutes) on current research or new initiatives in creative placemaking. Please provide your contact information, as well as the title and abstract of your presentation.

The Art of Healthy Communities will be held on November 11, 2016 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in the University Heights neighborhood of Newark, NJ.  Please submit your proposal by September 10.  We will notify all respondents of our selection by September 15.

If your presentation is selected for this event, you will be given a discount code for presenters. All presenters must register for the conference.

The Knowledge Exchange is designed to explore new research, big ideas, and innovative practices in the growing field of creative placemaking. We expect the audience to include researchers, students, policy makers and grantmakers from the fields of arts, public affairs, urban planning, and community and economic development.

The Art of Healthy Communities is produced by The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking.  The program is sponsored by New Jersey Health Initiatives, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town program

Questions? Please contact NCCP Executive Director Leonardo Vazquez at  or at 973-763-6352

* 1. Presentation title:

* 2. This presentation is about...

* 3. Presentation abstract:

* 4. If this topic is connected to the theme of arts, culture and public health (mental or physical), please explain how? Skip this question if you have already answered it in the proposal abstract. 

* 5. What makes this research or project new, innovative or otherwise unusual?

* 6. Link(s) for more information on your presentation (such as a project website or research paper). Please send any research papers, published or unpublished, to Leonardo Vazquez at

* 7. Presenter's contact information: