13th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference
2/13/2014 - 2/15/2014
The conference will draw a national audience of local elected officials and city and county staff; state and federal agency leaders; planning, transportation, public health, landscape architecture, architecture, public works, parks and recreation, and crime prevention professionals; realtors, developers, builders and bankers; advocates for equity and environmental justice, youth, older adults, and walking and biking; labor representatives; school leaders and staff; environmentalists; and all others committed to building safer, healthier and more livable communities everywhere.
The program will span three full days with optional pre-conference events scheduled for Wednesday, February 12, and post-conference events scheduled for Sunday, February 16. The main program will kick off on Thursday morning, February 13, and continue through Saturday afternoon. The schedule includes a dynamic mix of plenaries, breakouts, implementation workshops, peer-to-peer learning opportunities, and coordinated networking activities.
There will be something for everybody, from veteran experts to smart-growth novices, with close to 80 sessions and workshops from which to choose. Learn from hundreds of speakers who cross disciplines to share insights, valuable tools and strategies for making smart growth a success in your community. The program will be infused with sessions and case studies focusing on important social equity and environmental justice issues.
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