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WORKSHOPS

A specialized event of educational and experiential content, aimed
at public space professionals and urban parks


The +15 workshops will be held on November 14th and 15th, prior to the educational sessions, keynote sessions and the Expo Parques.

Experiential Workshops

Visit the most emblematic parks in the city!

Get to know Monterrey and learn at the same time! In the experiential workshops you will learn about tourist attractions and citizen projects related to public space; There will be experts on the subject and collaborators from the host city who will share for 4 hours their experiences in the administration of these spaces, the challenges they have faced and the activities they have implemented.

Nov. 14

9:00 am

35 people

El Capitan Park

The Transformation of Public Space

El Capitan Park is a newly created urban park that arose from the redesign of the green areas of a residential area in order to provide the benefit of a large urban park and rescuing the stream of the same name. In this workshop you will be able to discover the entire process behind this transformation from participatory design, the preparation of a master plan, the details of the execution...

Nov. 14

9:00 am

35 people

Lago Park and the Parks System

Relevance, Benefits and Importance

In this workshop you will be able to experience the collaborative work process between experts and neighbors about the complete intervention of Parque Lago and its stages; in addition to its integration with the System of Parks and Green Areas; its relevance, benefits, importance at a metropolitan scale, among others. At the end there will be an activity that will explain and raise awareness of the sanitation of La Laguna...

Nov. 14

3:00 pm

35 people

Rufino Tamayo Park

Management Guide Ecosystemic

The management of green areas in Latin America traditionally consists of very basic horticultural tasks that prevent proper development and conservation of natural spaces in cities. In this workshop you will learn about the differences in the innovation of using an ecosystem vision for the conservation and monitoring of habitats in San Pedro Parques compared to traditional gardening practices. This workshop will be given in Spanish and will not have an...

Nov. 14

3:00 pm

35 people

DistritoTec

Empowering Encounters

Distritotec is an urban community where the ability to innovate and quality of life feed off each other. Promoted by Tec de Monterrey, Distritotec collaborates with citizens, academia, companies and governments in a polygon of more than 450 hectares south of Monterrey. From there they act on four axes: generate meeting spaces; promote an innovative community; promote a sustainable environment and bring life to the district through coexistence and art. They are currently...

Nov. 15

9:00 am

35 people

Clouthier Park

Programming for Everybody

San Pedro Garza García has stood out in recent years for the richness and variety of its programming in public spaces. Learn about the processes of selection of cultural offer, optimization of the use of sports spaces and the link with volunteers that has driven the emblematic parks of San Pedro to always be full of life. This workshop will be given in Spanish and will not have an English translation. This...

Nov. 15

9:00 am

35 people

Tree Climbers

Arboriculture Best Practices

In this workshop you will learn the best practices on how to care for, prune and maintain an urban tree in good condition and how to implement this in parks and public spaces in your city. At the end you will have the opportunity to climb a tree! This workshop will be given in Spanish and will not have an English translation....

Nov. 15

9:00 am

35 people

Cycling and Pedestrian Infrastructure

Innovation in Non-motorized Mobility Corridors

In this workshop you will travel by bicycle the routes through which these corridors will pass, explaining the scope of the green corridors, what they are, what they are, what is the plan in stages. Highlighting the importance of cycling and pedestrian infrastructure for the city, identifying current obstacles and problems and the effect that this sustainable project will have on our city. This workshop will be given in Spanish and...

Nov. 15

9:00 am

35 people

Chipinque Ecological Park

Management Experiences for Sustainable Tourism in a Nature Reserve

Chipinque Ecological Park is an iconic space of importance for the conservation of biodiversity and is in the stage of evolution to be recognized as a nature reserve. In this workshop you will learn about the offer of tourist and sports experiences that seek to transform the relationship between people and nature, as well as the innovative processes for managing spaces that do not impact ecosystems and that invite the...

Nov. 15

3:00 pm

35 people

Mississippi Park

Management Models for Public Spaces

The operation of public spaces is one of the great areas of opportunity in Latin America, and much of it lies in the lack of knowledge of the different management models that can best suit the park or system of urban parks in question. This workshop will explore the different models that exist from an international perspective, addressing issues such as legal figures, organizational structures, collaborations between the government and...

Nov. 15

3:00 pm

35 people

Placemaking

Success Story, Composers Square

Workshop to expose the intervention of "La Plaza de los Compsitores" from its social and urban aspect. Explaining the application of the placemaking methodology as a guide to design from the community participation of citizens. This workshop will be given in Spanish and will not have an English translation....

Curricular Workshops

Listen, learn, act, and improve the tools that every space needs!

Get to know Monterrey and learn at the same time! In the experiential workshops you will learn about tourist attractions and citizen projects related to public space; There will be experts on the subject and collaborators from the host city who will share for 4 hours their experiences in the administration of these spaces, the challenges they have faced and the activities they have implemented.

Nov. 14

9:00 am

35 people

The Art of Making it Happen

Aesthetics, Curatorship and Management of Events in Public Space

The impact that artistics expressions have in the parks and public spaces of our cities are infinite. In this workshop, we will be joined by Parque Arte, an organization that seeks to encourage conversation between art and public space as a vital form of social relationships. You will learn about the processes of curatorship and managing events held in public spaces, as well as strategies for funding, sponsorships, alliances between...

Nov. 14

9:00 am

35 people

Management Models

Planning towards Sustainability

The workshop is focused on public officials who have influence in the parks, directors and administrators of parks, and citizens who seek co-responsibility for the administration of these spaces together with their local governments. The content is based on success stories from our country, which will be shared among peers, to understand the challenges and lessons of the application of these models. It is a guide with the basic elements...

Nov. 14

3:00 pm

35 people

Las Calzadas Park

Elaboration of a Plan Management for a Urban Park

Managing an urban park entails the articulation of several disciplines in order to offer a good service to visitors. In this workshop you will learn to put together a management plan that will allow you to clearly capture the functioning of all the areas that participate in the operation of public space, which also allow access to certifications such as the Green Flag Award. This workshop will be taught in...

Nov. 15

9:00 am

35 people

Design for the Urban Play

Comprehensive Development for Childhood

Playing is a universal right for all children, but despite the evidence regarding the benefits it brings for comprehensive development, it has been overvalued and not prioritized in urban agendas. This workshop seeks to create a general understanding of the value of play, clarify how it is directly related to the way in which the urban environment is planned and designed, reflect on the benefits for cities and communities -...

Nov. 15

9:00 am

35 people

Equitable Park Investments

3 Cities – 3 Stories

Equity in service delivery is a guiding concern of urban park leaders. This presentation will explore how this interest can be turned to a tangible action that makes public parks better for all city residents. Three legacy urban centers with remarkable diversity in the heartland of America – Minneapolis, Pittsburgh and Louisville – decided to create new comprehensive investment action plans for their park systems focused on driving equitable access...

Nov. 15

3:00 pm

35 people

Leadership in Parks and Recreation

Young and Emerging Leaders

How to face the challenges of the public space sector? where to start? How to create alliances with key collaborators? Hand in hand with international speakers, this space will be focused on young people and emerging leaders who want to acquire tools that help them cause changes in their cities through their actions and/or projects. This workshop will be given in English and will not have an Spanish translation....

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