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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When and where is the conference held?

The conference will be held in New Orleans, LA at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, September 16-19, 2018.

When will the Call for Proposals open?

We will open our Call for Proposals December 2017.

What types of sessions will you offer?

We will offer breakout sessions, posters, mobile workshops. To get a sense of our conference programming, check out our 2016 conference print program.

When does registration open?

Early-bird registration will open March 2018.  For now, please join our mailing list for the most-up-to-date information regarding our conference. You will be first to know about:

(1) Call for Proposals;
(2) Registration deadlines;
(3) Mobile Workshops;
(4) Exciting opportunities for complementary conference workshops and events.

How much will the conference cost?

This is yet to be determined. To give you a ballpark cost for our Early-bird Registration Rates:

~$575 Student Rate
~$600 Speaker Rate
~$650 Delegate Rate

***Please note these registration rates are for the full conference, which grants you access to over 100 breakout sessions, poster displays, Pecha Kucha style presentations and, of course, mobile workshops.

Will you offer scholarships?

Yes! Please stay tuned for the scholarship application. Scholarships will be administered based on financial need, and the conference’s underlying commitment to equity. We will also offer scholarships in exchange for working the conference.

Weren't you called "Pro-Something or other?"

We were, however; we prefer the simplicity and clarity afforded by Walk/Bike/Places.  We have not forgotten our past and the glory of Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place, a conference that began in earnest in 1980 as Pro Bike. Read more about our conference history here.

Who is planning this event?

The conference is produced by Project for Public Spaces, a non-for-profit with offices in New York City and Washington D.C., with support from our local partner Bike Easy, based in New Orleans.

I'm interested in sponsoring Walk/Bike/Places, how do I do that?

Please reach out to David Leyzerovsky (dleyzerovsky@pps.org), Senior Project Associate, Project for Public Spaces. To learn more about the type of sponsorships available, refer to our 2016 sponsorship invitation package.