We are excited to announce the following speakers who are confirmed for the 2019 Lake Superior Design Retreat. Visit LSDR Speakers for more details and images.

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Adam Regn Arvidson, FASLA 
– landscape architect for the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. Award-winning, non-fiction writer. Recent book Wild and Rare on Minnesota endangered species.

Johanna Hurme, FRAIC, LEED AP – architect and founding partner, 5468796 Architecture, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Passionate about making the creative sector an integral part of broader culture.
https://tedxwinnipeg.ca/speaker/johanna-hurme/ and http://www.5468796.ca

Jess Zimbabwe – architect and city planner. Director of urban development at the National League of Cities (NLC) and founding executive director of the Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership, a partnership of NLC and the Urban Land Institute.   https://danielrosecenter.org/people/jess-zimbabwe/
Erin Rafferty-Bugher – art therapist using the power of art in the healing process with twenty years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with emotional difficulties and facing life threatening medical conditions. http://alfredadler.edu/staff/erin-rafferty-bugher-ma-atr-bc-lpcc

Ansley Barnard – aerospace and automotive engineer who enjoys solving multi-disciplinary problems. Indy car designer. Inhabitant of the HI-SEAS Mars Simulation Habitat in Hawaii.

Jonathan Thunder – a multi-disciplinary artist currently residing in Duluth, Minnesota, who works in canvas painting, animation, film making and 3D projection mapping.