10th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

Conference registration is now open for the 10th Annual New Partners for
Smart Growth Conference, which will be held on February 3-5, 2011 in
Charlotte, North Carolina. 

The multi-disciplinary program will include over 100 sessions and will
feature cutting-edge policies and programs, projects, strategies and
implementation tools that address the challenges of implementing smart
growth development. The 2011 conference will include an underlying theme
of capacity-building and financing smart growth. Conference sessions
will focus on issues such as: financing smart growth and
capacity-building; improving local economies and job creation; reducing
greenhouse gas emissions; improving transportation systems and land use
patterns; improving water quality; improving public health and safety;
conserving energy and other natural resources; promoting equitable
development and environmental justice; providing affordable housing
choices; and creating safer and healthier communities for all. Several
sessions will be approved for AICP continuing education credits.
 
The conference agenda also includes special events, including a one-day
workshop on February 2, 2011 entitled ” Achieving Equitable Development:
Strategies to Empower Community Organizations.” 
The reservation deadline to receive the group room rate of $95 at the
Westin Charlotte Hotel is January 10, 2011. Make your reservations soon
as we expect the hotel to sell out. 
Visit www.NewPartners.org for detailed information on the conference
program, tours of model projects, special events, invited speakers,
hotel and transportation information, and to REGISTER NOW!

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