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At CNU, we know that creativity doesn't always hold to a deadline. That's why we've opened our CNU fifth annual Call for Open Innovation Ideas for CNU 24 in Detroit. It's like a second chance for your best ideas to be showcased at our annual Congress.
Open Innovation sessions aren't like the rest of the Congress—they're lively, fast-paced presentations or alternative-format events to keep our members on the cutting edge of advancing urbanism. In years past, ideas that began at Open Innovation have evolved into CNU initiatives, successful businesses, bestselling books, and full-fledged movements.
Proposals must be relevant to New Urbanism. Each speaker will be given anywhere from six to ten minutes to present their idea. If your idea does not fit into a lecture hall, suggest an alternative setting! Get creative!
Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 PM, March 14, with a preferred treatment for those submitted on or before February 29. Due to high demand, not every proposal can be given a time slot, so the earlier the better!
We encourage new voices and diverse perspectives. Open Innovation sessions are open to members and non-members alike. Please follow this link to the application materials for specific application information. We'll see you in Detroit!