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2017 National Walking Summit

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The 2017 National Walking Summit is a premier event for professionals, advocates and organizers from the transit, health, and planning professions to share best practices, discover innovations, discuss ways to turn research into action, and form new partnerships. America Walks will work with partners of the Every Body Walk! Collaborative and other leading organizations to put together the strongest Summit yet. Learn more and register... Read more

2017 Next City Vanguard Conference

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Join 40 of the brightest young urban leaders for four days of learning, exchanging ideas and building relationships. Participants will be selected through a competitive application process and the only requirement is that you must be 40 or younger and have demonstrated some change in a city. The free conference, happening May 31 through June 3, will include workshops, tours and conversations about the newest ideas in urban development, transportation, tech and politics. Applications due December 12. Learn more and... Read more

2017 New Partners For Smart Growth Conference

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The New Partners Conference will draw a national audience of people from diverse disciplines, all committed to building safer, healthier and more livable communities everywhere. The theme for the 2017 conference is “Practical Tools and Innovative Strategies for Creating Great Communities,” underscoring a stronger emphasis on implementation tools and strategies, and new technologies that will help communities now. February 2-4 in St. Louis, Missouri. Learn more and register... Read more

TRB Annual Meeting

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The Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting will cover all transportation issues, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 750 sessions. A number of sessions and workshops will focus on the meeting’s spotlight theme, Transportation Innovation: Leading the Way in an Era of Rapid Change. The meeting is expected to attract more than 12,500 transportation professionals from around the world. January 8-12 in Washington, D.C. Register now... Read more

National Walking Summit Call for Proposals

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America Walks and the Every Body Walk! Collaborative will host the 2017 National Walking Summit in St. Paul, MN from September 13-15, 2017. The theme of the Summit is “Vital and Vibrant Communities: The Power of Walkability.” The Summit Program Committee is seeking individuals and groups to actively participate in the Summit. We are looking for sessions that emphasize action-oriented and results-driven research, programs, policies, and partnership to promote walking and walkability. Proposals due December 15. Learn more... Read more

AIA Leadership Institute 2016

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The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Leadership Institute is a one-day leadership training event for architects. Join local and industry leaders for an essential training experience that includes learning leadership best practices and how to apply them in professional, industry, community, communication, and design leadership; connecting to a network of local and industry leaders who are changing the leadership dialogue; and accessing relevant content for your career and professional journey. November 18 in 5 different U.S. cities, or online. Register... Read more

Capital Ideas II: Raising Money for Transportation Through Innovative State Legislation

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Transportation for America and the Sacramento Area Council of Governments invite you to the second Capital Ideas conference. This conference will offer a detailed, interactive curriculum of best practices, campaign tactics, innovative policies and peer-to-peer collaboration to help your initiative succeed — whether you are just beginning a funding campaign, fighting to advance smart policy changes, or defending a key legislative win. Learn more... Read more

Street Lights: Illuminating Implementation and Equity in Complete Streets

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A Complete Streets approach can help Americans improve our health, our daily commutes, our local economies, and our communities. How can advocates encourage Complete Streets and work with engineers and practitioners to get these projects built? Join the National Complete Streets Coalition to answer these questions at Street Lights: Illuminating Implementation and Equity in Complete Streets, their first-ever Complete Streets conference. For more information... Read more

PastForward 2016

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PastForward, a conference of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is the premier educational and networking event for those in the business of saving places. This year, attendees will be energized and challenged as they consider the role preservation can play in securing more healthy, sustainable, just and attractive cities during the 50th anniversary celebrations of the National Historic Preservation Act. Register now... Read more
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