2017 Louisiana Smart Growth Summit

​Join this Summit to learn about dialogue on innovative planning and exploring models for creating healthier and more resilient communities, making our streets safer while expanding transportation options, as well as examining the real estate market and development trends, and the important role of policymaking and leadership. There is a fee. Registration Deadline October 27.

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West Virginia Good Jobs Conference

​The WV Good Jobs Conference brings together entrepreneurs, funders, accelerators, local community leaders and government agencies to trade ideas, recognize leading entrepreneurs, provide mentorship and support to entrepreneurs in Southern WV. The focus is on bringing everyone to the table to create sustainable economic development throughout Appalachia. Beckley, West Virginia

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Using Health Impact Assessment to Improve Our Communities

The use of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) has grown substantially over the past decade, with much of the practice taking place in response to proposed policies and projects in the fields of urban planning and transportation. Join us for a comprehensive review of how HIA has been used in planning, and how you could apply principles of the practice in your everyday work. Eligible for 1.5 AICP Credits

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Cornerstone: Lots of Potential: Vacant Land Reuse 101

​This webinar will walk you through the foundations of vacant land reuse planning and implementation. It will explore the roles of data, policy, and processes, community engagement, project design, and maintenance. You’ll walk away with a clearer sense of next steps to develop a vacant land reuse strategy in your community. There is a fee.

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National Charrette Institute Trainings

NCI trains and supports professionals and community leaders in the NCI Charrette System – an accelerated, collaborative, design-based process that harnesses the talents and energies of all interested stakeholders to create and support a feasible plan. Through research and publication, NCI continues to bring innovation to the process of transformative collaboration. The next round of national trainings on the NCI Charrette System will take place Oct. 24-27 in ChicagoRegistration ends October 6.

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2018 New Partners For Smart Growth Conference

The 2018 program will include NEW, dynamic interactive session formats to maximize participant engagement because we recognize that our participants have experiences, observations, successes and challenges to contribute to the dialogue around smart growth implementation. There is a fee. Los Angeles, California. February 1-3, 2018.

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Making Signals Work for Bicyclists and Pedestrians

​To create transportation networks that are supportive of bicycling and walking, transportation professionals should make use of existing infrastructure. This includes traffic signals and engineering treatments at intersections that can take advantage of a wide range of strategies to improve crossings. This webinar will focus on how agencies can use their traffic signals to make intersections safer and more comfortable for nonmotorized road users.

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