Growing Sustainable Communities Conference, Port of Dubuque, Iowa, Oct. 3-4

  • 3 October 2017 To 4 October 2017
  • Event Location : Grand River Center, 500 Bell Street, Dubuque, IA, 52001, United States
Growing Sustainable Communities Conference, Port of Dubuque, Iowa, Oct. 3-4
Event Description

10th Anniversary,
Growing Sustainable Communities Conference, Port of Dubuque, Oct. 3-4

Hosted by the City of Dubuque, Iowa and Sustainable City Network, the Growing Sustainable Communities Conference will be held again this year at the Grand River Center located in the Port of Dubuque at 500 Bell Street.

The 10th annual conference will be two days of education, inspiration, and collaboration on topics of interest to anyone who cares about creating great towns and cities that stand the test of time.

This year's conference will include workshop speakers with a wide range of expertise, including representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Arbor Day Foundation, the Iowa Economic Development Authority, the Government Alliance on Race & Equity, the Econservation Institute, Great Plains Institute, Green Iowa AmeriCorps, the Iowa Clean Cities Coalition, the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, the Sustainable Iowa Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy and businesses such as General Electric, HDR, Shive-Hattery, and many others.

Workshop topics at this year's event include tree canopy projects and programs, watershed and stormwater management, brownfield redevelopment, solar energy, small-town sustainability, biogas conversion, equity, placemaking, livability, climate action planning, education/community partnerships, mobility planning and design, sustainability tools and frameworks, alternative fuel vehicles, green building and sustainable development, local foods, LED streetlight conversions, affordable housing initiatives, green infrastructure, sustainability metrics, training and community engagement, among others.

All attendees receive certificates of participation for professional development hours and continuing education credits.

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    • For information on workshop sessions or registration contact
      Randy Rodgers Publisher & Executive Editor Sustainable City Network
      Tel: 563.588.3853
  • Event type
    • Conference

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