LEW Program




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Dine on Your Own (Dining suggestions by neighborhood)


8:30am – 5:00pm

LAI and LEF Business Meetings

1:15pm - 4:30pm
Pre-LEW offering for those not attending LAI BOG and LEF Board of Trustees Meeting

Curator-Led Tours of Peabody Institute and Library of Johns Hopkins University and Walters Art Museum showing Faberge exhibit Pick up/Drop Off at Pier 5 Hotel

LEW Begins

6:00 pm – 8:30pm

President's Reception at Top of the World Observation Level 27th Floor of the World Trade Center


  Dinner on Own  

FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018

7:30am – 10:00am

Continental Breakfast & Presentations on Baltimore with Wayne Schaumburg, Seema Iyer, Diane Bell-McKoy and Michael Beatty at Pier 5 Hotel

10:00am board/10:30am - 12:30pm

Lunch Cruise with Tour Guide Jill Lemke and Presentations on LAI Global Chapter, Maryland Port and Tradepoint Atlantic with Les Pollock, Jim Dwyer and Eric Gilbert


12:30pm - 2:00pm

Disembark Boat at Pier 5 and Board bus; Bus Tour to Eager Park past Humanim, Hoen and Baltimore Food Hub buildings; Disembark bus at Eager Park

2:15pm - 3:00pm

Presentations about Johns Hopkins Institutions and East Baltimore Development Inc. with Andy Frank and Ray Skinner at Eager Park Pavilion

3:00pm - 4:00pm Board bus and return to Pier 5 Hotel  
6:00pm Dinner Options

Dine on Own or special Dine Arounds Cocktail Reception for 6 people hosted at home or special place by local LAI member followed by Dinner at a restaurant located in one of the 250+ Baltimore neighborhoods:

  • Bolton Hill
  • Fell's Point
  • Guilford
  • Little Italy
  • Mayfield
  • Mount Vernon
  • Otterbein
  • Roland Park
  • Woodberry


7:30am - 8:45am

Continental Breakfast & Presentation on Baltimore with Bill Cole at Pier 5 Hotel

8:45am board/9:00am - 9:30am 

Bus Tour to MICA Graduate Center via Lombard Street and Charles Street

9:30am unload/9:45am - 11:00am

Presentation on MICA, Station North and Remington at MICA Graduate Center with Mike Molla, Charlie Duff and Donald Manekin

11:00am board/11:15am - 11:30am Bus tour via Charles Street to 29th Street plus overview of R. House shared on buses by Peter DiPrinzio and Donald Manekin and Moderator Kathleen Lane  
11:30am - 1:00pm

Lunch on Own at R. House in Remington

Optional walking tour of Remington from R. House to Charmington’s at Miller’s Court and back to R. House with Donald Manekin

1:00pm board/1:15pm - 1:45pm Bus to Whitehall Mill via Charles Street, past Johns Hopkins University, Rotunda, Hampden  
1:45pm unload/2:00pm - 3:00pm Building Tour Whitehall Mill with David Tufaro  
3:00pm board/3:15pm - 4:00pm Bus Tour to Pier 5 Hotel  
6:30pm -9:30pm Awards Dinner at Frederick Douglass-Isaac Meyers Maritime  


Post LEW offerings

10:00am - 11:00am Talk about baseball stadium design in Baltimore, Los Angeles, Boston, and Atlanta by Janet Marie Smith at the Baltimore Museum of Industry


1:05pm Baseball Game at Camden Yards  Baltimore Orioles vs Detroit Tigers  

Dress Codes

President's Reception Dinner: Business Casual Attire
Tours Casual with Comfortable Shoes
Closing Dinner: Business Attire

Registration Fees

$495 USD/Person : Full LEW Registration - All Events Thursday Night, Friday, and Saturday
$250 USD/Person: Friday Only
$250 USD/Person: Saturday Only
$50 USD/Person: Thursday Welcome Reception Only
$150 USD/Person: Saturday Dinner Only