This virtual conference will take place on Wednesday, July 21st & Thursday, July 22nd!

The purpose of the Changing the Landscape of Land Use conference is to engage participants in conversations and collaborative learning that will help inspire and advance equitable and sustainable land use practices, policies and outcomes. Topics include environment/ climate change, equity & inclusion, affordable housing, transportation, community engagement, sustainable planning practices and more!

Listen to a recent interview with our conference keynote!

As a preface to the 2021 Land Use Conference we sat down with our keynote, Thomas Fisher, from the University of Minnesota’s Design Center. Listen to the interview and tune in to the conference for his session titled, Land Use in a Post-Pandemic World, on Wednesday, July 21st.

CONFERENCE DETAILS

The 2021 Land Use Conference will take place on Wednesday, July 21st from 8:30am – 2:00pm and on Thursday, July 22nd from 9:00am – 12:00pm CDT. Sessions will fall into the following learning tracks!

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  • local, state and regional elected officials and policy makers
  • appointed citizen planners and other advisory commission members
  • government staff tasked with community and economic development, planning and zoning
  • neighborhood council staff and board members
  • representatives from community-based organizations, nonprofits and advocacy organizations
  • consultants, contractors and vendors engaged in land, community and economic development
  • students pursuing planning or community development degrees (see special rate for students!)

2021 KEYNOTE

Conference Keynote:
Land Use in a Post Pandemic World

Wednesday, July 21st at 8:30am CST

Thomas Fisher, Professor of Architecture and Director of the Minnesota Design Center at the University of Minnesota, will discuss the impact of the pandemic on land use and on how we may live, work, shop, and learn in the future. This is the topic of Professor Fisher’s upcoming book, which will be published by Routledge in early 2022. He is also the author of Designing our Way to a Better World, The Architecture of Ethics and Designing to Avoid Disaster.

Thomas Fisher

Thomas Fisher

Professor of Architecture & Director of the UMN Design Center

AGENDA & SESSIONS

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REGISTRATION

Registration fee includes access to all conference content + recordings of all sessions! 

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Thank you to our Land Sponsor, WSB!

By being a sponsor of this conference, your organization can show its commitment and support for equitable and sustainable land use to a broad audience of stakeholders who are driving planning and zoning decisions in communities across the state. Your financial contributions help to underwrite the cost of producing the conference, helping to keep the cost of attendance affordable for government and civic sector attendees.

For immediate assistance or questions, please contact Christopher Kohn at ckohn@fusionlp.org

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