Registration Closed

On-line registration for the New Partners for Smart Growth conference is now closed. We are no longer accepting registrations via this web site or by fax.

If you would like to attend the conference, you will need to register on-site at the Albuquerque Convention Center. All on-site registrations are subject to the $50 late fee, as well as a "$35 Walk-In Fee."

If you are registered and need a copy of the New Partners Conference Participant Confirmation details, then please download the Participant Confirmation Notice (PDF).


Full Conference (three-days)
Public/Nonprofit Rate $309
Private Sector Rate $359
LGC Member Public/Nonprofit Rate $289
LGC Member Private Sector Rate
See details below on LGC Membership.
Group Public/Nonprofit Rate $289
Group Private Sector Rate
See details below on how to qualify for group rates.
College Student Rate $219

Daily Registration Fees
Thursday Only Rate
(does not include optional tours or half-day workshop)
Friday Only Rate $199
Saturday Only Rate $199

Optional Half-Day Workshop
Promoting Eating and Active Living
See details for workshop.

Purchase Carbon Offsets
Carbon Offset Fee
Add a nominal charge of $11 to your conference registration and offset the carbon you will generate through your travel to and attendance at the 2009 New Partners conference. For more details on the LGC’s efforts to make this event carbon neutral, visit our "A Green Conference" page.

Registration Policies

The registration fees cover all sessions (except where noted in the program) and materials for January 22-24. The following meals/breaks are also included in the registration fees:

  • Continental breakfast, box lunch, refreshment breaks and hosted evening
    reception Thursday, January 22nd
  • Continental breakfast and refreshment breaks on Friday, January 23rd  (lunch will not be provided)
  • Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks on Saturday, January 24th
  • Please note: no dinners will be included in the conference program.

Registrants are responsible for all other meals and lodging. Optional conference tours, and the half-day workshop on Thursday (1/22) carry an additional nominal charge. Check the conference program for details.

The registration deadline is January 9, 2009. Registrations received after that date will be subject to a $50 late fee, and all walk-in registrations will be subject to an additional $35 walk-in fee. Your payment, in full, must accompany your registration form. If you are paying be credit card, you must register through the online registration system.

The LGC's federal tax ID number is 94-2791699

Cancellation/Refund Policy

All registration cancellation requests must be received in writing by mail or fax. Refunds will be made for cancellations received by January 9, 2009, and are subject to a $50 processing fee. Refund requests after that date will not be honored, and the participant or sponsoring organization will be responsible for that fee. Anyone who is registered but cannot attend may send a substitute. The name of the substitute, along with complete contact information, must be provided in advance of the conference dates.

LGC Membership Discount/Rates

Join the LGC now and receive a 20% discount on membership dues, as well as an instant discount on registration for this conference! This discount applies only to the public/nonprofit and private sector “full conference rates.” More details on LGC Membership benefits and discounted rates.

Group Rates

A discount of $20 off the registration will be offered to organizations, agencies and companies that are sending five or more participants to the conference (see official groups rates listed above). This applies only to the public/nonprofit and private sector “full conference rates.” To take advantage of these group rates, all qualifying registrations must be received at the same time with payment, via mail or online.