Wednesday, October 6, 2010
From Roberta White at EPA:
Conference registration is now open for the 10th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference, which will be held on February 3-5, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina.The multi-disciplinary program will include over 100 sessions and will feature cutting-edge policies and programs, projects, strategies and implementation tools that address the challenges of implementing smart growth development. The 2011 conference will include an underlying theme of capacity-building and financing smart growth. Conference sessions will focus on issues such as: financing smart growth and capacity-building; improving local economies and job creation; reducing greenhouse gas emissions; improving transportation systems and land use patterns; improving water quality; improving public health and safety; conserving energy and other natural resources; promoting equitable development and environmental justice; providing affordable housing choices; and creating safer and healthier communities for all. Several sessions will be approved for AICP continuing education credits.
The conference agenda also includes special events, including a one-day workshop on February 2, 2011 entitled " Achieving Equitable Development:Strategies to Empower Community Organizations." Visit www.NewPartners.org for detailed information on the conference program, tours of model projects, special events, invited speakers, hotel and transportation information, and to REGISTER NOW!
This event always sounds super interesting to me. Maybe next year I can make it - Charlotte's not too far from Athens.
Jamie Baker Roskie