Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM 4:00 PM – 7:00 PMEarly Onsite Conference Check-In

Optional Pre-conference Workshops
11:00 AM – 5:30 PMAdvancing Local and Regional Food Systems: Opportunities to Grow Resilient, Equitable Communities
(Pre-registration and $45 fee required)
12:00 PM – 5:30 PMLight after the Storm: Strategies for Revitalization after the Recession An Event Specifically for Local Policymakers
(Free / Pre-registration required)
Thursday
7:00 AM – 6:00 PMConference Registration / Morning Coffee
8:00 AM – 12:30 PMMorning Concurrent Optional Tours of Local Model Projects
(Pre-registration and nominal fee required)
8:00 AM – 1:30 PMEquitable Development: Tools and Strategies for Making a Visible Difference in Communities Workshop
(Pre-registration and $28 fee required)
8:30 AM – 5:30 PMAll Day Tour — Growing Local: A “Shore” Recipe for Smart Growth
(Pre-registration and nominal fee required)
12:30 PM – 2:30 PMLunch Break – Participants on their own
Networking Opportunities
2:00 PM – 3:30 PMConcurrent Afternoon Breakouts
2:00 PM – 5:30 PMConcurrent Focused Training Sessions
2:00 PM – 5:30 PMAfternoon Concurrent Optional Tours of Local Model Projects
(Pre-registration and nominal fee required)
3:30 PM – 4:00 PMCoffee Break
4:00 PM – 5:30 PMConcurrent Late Afternoon Breakouts
5:30 PM – 7:00 PMDinner Break - Participants on their own
7:00 PM – 8:30 PMConference Welcome & Kick-off Plenary
8:30 PM – 9:30 PMHosted Networking Reception
Friday
7:00 AM – 8:30 AMConference Registration / Morning Coffee
Networking Opportunities
8:30 AM – 9:45 AMMorning Welcome & Plenary
9:30 AM – 3:30 PMTechnology Fair: An Interactive Demonstration of Public Engagement Tools for Smart Planning
9:45 AM – 10:15 AMMorning Break
10:15 AM – 11:45 AMConcurrent Morning Breakouts
11:45 AM – 1:30 PMLunch Break – Participants on own
Networking Opportunities
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMConcurrent Afternoon Breakouts
3:00 PM – 3:30 PMCoffee Break
3:30 PM – 5:30 PMConcurrent Afternoon Implementation Workshops
Saturday
7:00 AM – 8:30 AMConference Registration / Morning Coffee
Networking Opportunities
8:30 AM – 9:45 AMMorning Welcome and Plenary. Open Data + Civic Hackers = New Technology for Age-Old Problems
9:45 AM – 10:15 AMMorning Break
10:15 AM – 1:45 PMUnderstanding the Challenge: A Poverty Simulation Experience
10:15 AM – 12:15 PMConcurrent Implementation Workshops
12:15 PM – 1:45 PMNetworking Luncheon
1:45 PM – 3:15 PMConcurrent Afternoon Breakouts
3:15 PM – 4:00 PMClosing Plenary
Sunday
8:30 AM – 12:30 AMConcurrent Optional Tours of Local Model Projects
(Pre-registration and nominal fee required)
Program

Policymaker Workshop

Special Features

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