There's a lot going on at CNU this year. You can find the complete schedule of events here, and don't miss all the events we're hosting too. Here are the sessions we're most interested in, featuring many friends of Strong Towns:


Core: The Cash Flow of Urbanism. Featuring Joe Minicozzi
2:45-3:45 PM, Gem Theatre

Photo by   Mark Nickita, Archive DS

Photo by Mark Nickita, Archive DS


Running With Urbanists. Hosted by John Simmerman and Victor Dover
7-8 AM, Meet outside of the Hilton Garden Inn Experience Detroit at street level.

Understanding the Numbers and Asking for Money. Featuring R. John Anderson and Matthew Petty
9-10:15 AM, Century Theatre

Detroit's Food Justice Movement. Featuring Devita Davison, Ashley Atkinson and Pashon Murray
10:45 AM-12 PM, Century Theatre

Neighborhood Wealth Building With Incremental Development. Featuring Gracen Johnson, Monte Anderson and Daniel Hintz
2-3:15 PM, Century Theatre

Keynote: The Future of Small Cities and Towns. Featuring James Howard Kunstler
6:45-8 PM, St. Clair College Center For The Arts, Windsor, ON


Mitchell Silver: Planning for People
11:30 AM-12 PM, Detroit Opera House: Main Hall

Janette Sadik-Khan: Streetfight
2-2:30 PM, Detroit Opera House: Main Hall

Pecha Kucha Night Detroit
7-8:15 PM, Detroit Beer Co, 3rd Floor

The NextGen Debate, Hosted by Strong Towns
8:30-10pm, Detroit Beer Co. *Note: This event will be live-streamed on our website.*

(Top photo by Andy Walker)