YIMBYtown 2018 Schedule

YIMBYTown 2018 will feature:

4 plenary sessions featuring a range of topics on housing, including regional coalition building and grassroots organizing, from a diverse group of national leaders representing multiple sectors

1 professional development workshop on how to recruit and retain for a racially and economically diverse movement

15 breakout sessions (3 blocks of concurrent sessions) providing a comprehensive overview of the state of the housing crisis and offering practical lessons for building campaigns

30 unconference breakout sessions (6 blocks of concurrent sessions) promoting collaborative learning, challenging the status quo, and exploring new techniques for effective organizing

Unlimited opportunities to build connections, expand your network, and develop new alliances through the hosted reception, numerous networking breaks, and informal evening activities

Thursday, September 20th

  • 5–7 PM Conference Registration & Check-In
  • 6-9 PM Welcome to YIMBYtown!
    Opening celebratory reception and conference check-in with welcoming remarks by YIMBYtown hosts

Friday, September 21st

  • 8 AM–5:30 PM Conference Registration & Check-In
  • 8–9 AM Networking Breakfast
  • 9–10:30 AM Opening Plenary
  • 10:45–12 PM Breakout Sessions
  • 12–1 PM Networking Lunch
  • 1–3:45 PM Breakout Sessions
  • 4–5:30 PM Afternoon Plenary
  • 5:30 PM Informal Evening Activities

Saturday, September 22nd

  • 8 AM–5:30 PM Conference Registration & Check-In
  • 9 AM–11:45 AM Unconference Breakout Sessions
  • 11:45 AM–12:45 PM Networking Lunch
  • 1–3:30 PM Unconference Breakout Sessions
  • 3:30 – 4 PM Networking Break
  • 4–5:30 PM Afternoon Plenary
  • 5:30 PM Informal Evening Activities

Sunday, September 23rd

  • 10:00–11:30 AM Networking Breakfast
  • 11:30 AM–1 PM Closing plenary
* The above schedule is a draft and is subject to change