Speaking

Upcoming

October 23, 2017: Reinventing the Home: How ADUs can be a Bigger Part of the Housing Solution for DC, 1-day conference organized by Coalition for Smarter Growth, AIA/DC, and ULI/DC. Washington, DC.

November 3, 2017: Presenting at the first ever national ADU summit, the Build Small Live Large Summit, Portland State University, Portland, OR.

Past

June 8, 2017: Cottage Clusters: What Are They & What Does It Take to Build Them? for the Community Action Team in Columbia County, St. Helens, OR

June 1, 2017: Promoting Housing Affordability by Expanding Supply and Lowering Costs Conference, organized by the Terner Center for Housing Innovation in Berkeley, CA

May 4, 6, 2017: Leading walking tours of Missing Middle Housing as part of the Congress for the New Urbanism in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR

May 3, 2017: Co-leading a workshop on Community-Oriented Housing at the 25th Annual Congress for the New Urbanism in Seattle, WA https://www.cnu.org/cnu25/schedule/202#3207

November 16, 2016: 7-9pm.  Presentation in Corvallis, OR at event hosted by League of Women Voters and Habitat for Humanity on zoning reforms for affordable housing.

November 9, 2016: 6-8pm.  Presentation in Hood River, OR on ‘Middle Housing’ and zoning reform for Planning Commission, City Council and the public, hosted by Hood River Valley Residents Committee.

October 19, 2016: Keynote presentation at Affordable Housing Forum in Langley, WA.  Langley Methodist Church, Fellowship Room.

September 18, 2016: Guiding an ADU bike tour as part of Portland’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Tour.  Registration required (here’s a link)

August 3, 2016: Neighborhood-Compatible, Discreet, Alternative Infill Housing Types. Eli & Madeline presented their report, recently completed for Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and Oregon Transportation & Growth Management Program (a partnership between Oregon Department of Land Conservation & Development). Hosted by Metro, Portland, OR.  Full report can be downloaded here.   Video summary from presentation can be viewed here.

Juni 14, 2016: “Cohousing, co-wonen en Duurzame, Betaalbare Nieuwe Woonmodellen.Eli heeft met zin bedrif ‘Orange Splot LLC’ al een heel aantal gemeenschappen op zijn actief, zowel cohousing als co-wonen e.a. met bijzondere aandacht voor ecologische en sociale duurzaamheid. In het paviljoen van Cohousing Vinderhoute, Gergstraat 14, 9921 Vinderhoute-Lovendegem, Vrije bijdrage Ontvangst vanaf 16u30.

May 25, 2016: “Let’s Do More Than Talk: Housing, Land Use, and Affordability in Portland” community seminar co-hosted by Portland Forward & Portland for Everyone. Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St., Portland, OR, 5:30pm – 9:00pm.

May 12, 2016: In support of Design Within Reach’s fourth annual Wright this Way fundraising event, following Dale Gyuere, with Sarah Zahn and Diane Linn. Portland, OR.

May 6, 2016: “From Theory to Practice: Developing Affordable Housing Policies, Strategies, and Implementation from the Regional to the Local Level.” OAPA Affordable Housing Workshop, Portland, OR

February 12, 2016: “Explore Traditional, Discreet, and Affordable Neighborhood ‘Missing Middle’ Housing Forms.” Walking tour with New Partners for Smart Growth conference, Portland, OR

February 13, 2016: “Techniques for Providing Diverse, Equitable, and Affordable Housing Choices.” With Dan Parolek and others at the New Partners for Smart Growth conference, Portland, OR

February 9 & 10, 2016: Small Scale Developer Boot Camp with Eli, John Anderson and Jim Kumon. Portland, OR

November 6, 2015: “What type of small is for you?,” “Space efficient housing policy roundtable,” and “Courtyard clusters: living small, nestled in community.” Build Small, Live Large Summit 2015. Portland State University, Portland, OR

October 3, 2015: “Designing Affordability Symposium,” AIA Center for Architecture. Woolsey Corner was featured alongside other innovative projects. New York, NY

October 2, 2015: “City Club Friday Forum: Portland’s Housing Crisis Part 1: “Is Portland Facing a ‘Renter State of Emergency?’” Portland, OR

September 18, 2015: “Averting the housing crisis: Is Portland the next Bay Area?” presentation by Kim-Mai Cutler, and panel discussion moderated by Aaron Mesh, Portland, OR

April 29, 2015: “Affordability Naturally: Simple Projects that Provide Affordability without Subsidy” Congress for New Urbanism national conference, Dallas – Fort Worth, TX

April 19, 2015: “Leaving Behind 1950s Housing CodesAmerican Planning Association national conference, Seattle, WA

April 14th, 2015: “Valuing Accessory Dwelling UnitsColumbia River Chapter of the International Association of Assessing Officers  Portland, OR

April 8th, 2015: “Cully Grove, an Old-Fashioned Neighborhood built in a New-Fashioned WayBuildRight ’15: High Performance Building and Remodeling Conference and Expo,  Portland, OR

January 21, 2015: “Update on the Tiny House Movement in Portland” Tiny House Community Night at AirBnB,  Portland, OR

November 11, 2014: “Accessory Dwellings: Petite, Discreet and Affordable HomesBuilding a Better Bend, Bend, OR

November 7, 2014: “There Goes the Neighborhood: Emerging Housing AlternativesHousing Land Advocates’ 2014 Conference, Portland, OR

October 30, 2014: “Affordable Homeownership Options for First-Time Buyers” Oregon Opportunity Network’s Fall Industry Support Conference, Portland, OR