Plenary Archive

  • About

    The Premiere International Urban Parks Conference

    Greater & Greener is the only conference dedicated to exploring the full potential of par…

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  • Volunteer Service Day

    Greater & Greener Gives Back!
    At each Greater & Greener conference, attendees, and local organizations come together for Volunteer Service Day…

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  • Special Events & Networking

    Opening Reception
    The Please Touch Museum
    Sunday, June 19, 2022, 6:30 – 9 PM

    It’s time to play and what better place to host the Greater &amp…

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  • Speakers

    Keynote Speakers

    Plenary Speakers

    Mayors Forum


    Tour and Workshop Leaders

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  • Conference Schedule

    2022 Schedule At A Glance

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  • Greater & Greener

    Greater & Greener 2024: Seattle, WA
    Presented by City Parks Alliance, in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation

    Greater & Gr…

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  • Sponsor Greater & Greener 2024

    No other park conference reaches so many cross-sector city park and recreation decision-makers and influencers.

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  • At the Greater & Greener 2022 Conference, Urban Parks Officials and Advocates Talk Equity and Climate Change

    This article originally appeared on Inside Climate News. 

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  • Philly parks draw visitors from 6 countries during international conference

    The article was initially published by WHYY.

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  • With Segway tour, Philly kicks off international parks conference boasting 900 people from 200 cities

    The article was originally published by The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  • City Parks Help Build Resilient Cities

    From climate change to systemic inequities, increasing crime and economic disparities, the challenges in cities are daunting. Yet city managers and planners ha…

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  • Celebrate Juneteenth in Philadelphia

    With our mission to support parks and green spaces that contribute to more equitable cities, City Parks Alliance is pleased that Greater & Greener 2022 wil…

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  • Why We Need Safe, Healthy, Inclusive Communities

    The past few years have demonstrated beyond a shadow of a doubt just how integral urban parks are to the health and well-being of cities and people.  Buil…

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  • Fairmount Park Organic Recycling Center Wins Toro Urban Park Innovation Award 2022

    $50K grant to sustain collaborative youth-driven programs that support a circular economy City Parks Alliance and The Toro Company are pleased to announce…

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  • How Do We Co-Create Civic Life?

    One of four exciting tracks for the upcoming Greater & Greener conference is “Co-Creating Civic Life.” Urban parks have shown their true value during these…

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  • Why You Should Join Us in Philadelphia in 2022

    The season may be getting colder outside, but at City Parks Alliance, we’re already dreaming about summer as we plan for Greater & Greener in Philadelphia,…

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  • Become an Exhibitor

    As an exhibitor, you have an opportunity to showcase your products and services at the premier international forum for urban park innovation– only 25 spots!

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