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Welcome to Providence: A Better World by Design

The Providence Foundation is thrilled to sponsor A Better World by Design from Sept. 30—Oct. 2nd. This 3-day student organized conference attracts more than a thousand engineers, designers, entrepreneurs, students, policy makers and others into the city from around the world. Presentations and workshops share a common goal of reshaping the built environment, recognizing that design, technology, and enterprise can help to engage our communities.

You can still register online! Students pay $25 for a single day or $45 for the full conference, and professionals pay $150 for a single day or $250 for the full conference.

Join a panel discussion on Better Cities by Design or Urban Access to Food, or take a City Farm or Green Corridor tour.  We’re excited that Providence will be the center of creative collaboration and social innovation this weekend. Most events take place on the Brown and RISD campuses, and we couldn’t imagine a better environment to spark imaginitive thinking. Welcome to our city!