Where are the Biggest Opportunities in Smart Growth and What Can You do to Capitalize?

Washington, DC (February 9, 2008)- There are so many ways to change development- tax codes, zoning regulations, infrastructure finance policies, environmental rules – it’s not always obvious where the big opportunities are. This session will get back to basics, reviewing actions at the federal, state and local level that can have a big impact for a small investment. Speakers will discuss those that are politically ripe for action and what you can do to take advantage of the opportunity.


Speakers:
Harrison Bright Rue, Executive Director, Thomas Jefferson Planning Commission
Gene Krebs, State Director, Greater Ohio
Chris Zimmerman, Boardmember, Arlington County Board, VA
William A. Johnson, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology; Mayor, Rochester NY, 1994-2005
Geoffrey Anderson, President and CEO, Smart Growth America
About New Partners for Smart Growth
The 2008 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Washington, DC, hosted attendance of more than 1300 people from across the country for three full days of presentations, discussions, and information sharing. The conference was produced by the Local Government Commission (LGC), with support from a very impressive and multi-disciplinary group of partners and sponsoring organizations, agencies and companies.
Related Resources:
7th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth: Building Safe, Healthy, and Livable Communities