2017 Massachusetts Smart Growth Conference

  • 18 May 2017
  • Start time : 08:00 AM
  • End time : 04:00 PM
  • Event Host : The Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance
  • Event Location : DCU Center, 50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA, United States
2017 Massachusetts Smart Growth Conference
Event Description

Powerful Ideas on Smart Growth.
Networking with People You Should Know.

Plenary, breakout sessions and workshops that include new insights and opportunities for inspiring conversation. Join close to 400 public, private, and civic leaders at the state’s premier sustainable development event to explore:

-Achieving a good housing density, income mix, and location
-Fiscal and economic development strategies for a thriving downtown
-Communities that are healthy, walkable, diverse, and resilient
-Effective placemaking techniques

The Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance (MSGA) promotes healthy and diverse communities, protects critical environmental resources and working landscapes, advocates for housing and transportation choices, and supports equitable community development and urban reinvestment.

We work to achieve this mission by:

advancing legislation and promoting a favorable regulatory environment,
advocating for state planning, funding and construction decisions in line with the state’s sustainable development principles, and
identifying best practices and helping Massachusetts communities tackle the smart growth challenges they face.
We support a statewide network of individuals, community-based organizations, nonprofit institutions, municipalities, and businesses with information resources, advocacy tools, and peer-learning opportunities.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • The Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance
  • Agenda
    • ROGRAM AS 5.10.17, CLICK HERE

      8 am Registration and Breakfast
      9 am Morning Plenary

      Mary Skelton Roberts, Senior Program Officer, Barr Foundation
      Chris Zimmerman, Vice President for Economic Development, Smart Growth Americ
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Karyn Polito | Lieutenant Governor
      Mary Skelton Roberts | Senior Program Officer at Barr Foundation
      ​Christopher Zimmerman | Smart Growth America’s Vice President for Economic Development
      ​Julian Agyeman | Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University
  • Cost
    • Registration is still available at the door (online registration has closed as of this post)
      Private Sector $100; Public sector & non-profits $75; Students $25.
  • Event type
    • Conference

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