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March 4, 2008, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Philadelphia
Agenda topics include why brownfield lending makes sense, lenders’ role in community revitalization, and public-private mid-Atlantic brownfield financing success stories. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 5-7, 2008, New Orleans, LA
Highlights the impact of policy efforts on urban, suburban, and rural communities. Topics include using equitable development tools and strategies to address poverty, restoring cities, and creating affordable housing. For information, see www.regionalequity08.org.
March 26-28, 2008, Marriott Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
Leading practitioners and researchers share their experience relating to critical issues in the reinventing process. Learn how to attract private-sector development, use data and mapping, and analyze neighborhood change. Hear how European mayors have reinvigorated cities. Gain insight on subprime mortgage foreclosures. Useful for planners, nonprofit and for-profit developers, lenders, funders, and policymakers. See www.philadelphiafed.org/community-development/events/ for conference information. Contact Jeri Cohen-Bauman at (215) 574-6458 or email@example.com for information.
April 3-6, 2008, Austin, TX
Annual CNU conference features alternatives to sprawl and includes discussion on issues concerning design and architecture, financing and development, codes, sustainability, transportation, and diversity. See www.cnu.org/cnuxvi for details. For information, contact Sandrine Milanello at (510) 633-9339 or firstname.lastname@example.org.