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EDRA50 Anniversary Banquet
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Friday, May 24, 2019 • 7:30-10:30pm
Round trip arrival and departure from NYC's West Village:
Pier 40, Hornblower Cruise: on West Street and West Houston Street 

pre-registration required

Each ticket includes 3 hours of sailing around Manhattan with awards celebration, dinner, reception, open bar, dancing and more.

An unparalleled opportunity to celebrate EDRA and environmental design’s progress—all while enjoying NYC’s sights!

Program and Happenings:

  • EDRA Leaders' Welcome
  • EDRA's Career and Achievement Awards Celebration
  • Informal networking opportunities with EDRA members and friends
  • DJ entertainment: Hybrid's talented DJ will spin selections of your favorite tunes
  • Dance the time away as you enjoy NYC's sights around you! Got song requests? Email

Food and Drinks:

  • Cocktail reception with hors d'oeuvres
  • Three-course buffet dinner featuring meat and vegetarian options
  • Open bar with wine, beer, soda, and juice (available throughout cruise)

About Hornblower Hybrid: a one-of-a-kind, eco-friendly luxury experience
As an electric microturbine-powered vessel, Hornblower’s hybrid yacht is NYC’s greenest dinner cruise ship and features leading-edge technology, creative cuisine and signature customer service.

Enjoy 360-degree views of NYC’s iconic landmarks and skyline—all from the comfort of a climate-controlled deck.




For those taking public transportation from conference:
EDRA will have volunteers helping immediately after conference sessions end at 6:15pm, to ensure prompt arrival for 7:30pm cruise.

The Hybrid Yacht has an ADA compliance for people with disabilities. Boarding ramps (gangways) are available. The banquet will take place on both the lower and upper decks. ADA compliant restrooms are located on the lower deck only. The Hybrid marine crew will be happy to help any guests needing assistance to move between the upper and lower decks. 
If you need an accessibility ride from NYU to Pier 40, please contact for service details.

Ticket refund policy:
Refund requests must be submitted to Requests received by May 10, 2019, will receive a refund of the ticket fee, less a $10 administrative charge. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after the deadline. No-shows are NOT refundable under any circumstances.


Register for EDRA50


May 22 - 26, 2019

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Where: New York University
Tandon School of Engineering
5 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, New York 11201
United States


If you need an accessibility ride from or to NYU please contact for service details.


Register Today!

Online registration until: 5/22/2019


Keynote Speaker


Jan Gehl - Keynote Speaker


Jan Gehl

Architect, professor and consultant on urban design, has focused his career on improving the quality of urban life, by reorienting the design of the city towards the pedestrian, public life and cyclists.


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