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!
The 2021 Land Use Conference will take place on Wednesday, July 21st from 8:30am – 12:30pm and on Thursday, July 22nd from 9am – 11:30am CST. Sessions will fall into the following learning tracks!
- 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!)
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.
Professor of Architecture & Director of the UMN Design Center
AGENDA & SESSIONS
All times are listed in CST.
|8:30 – 9:30 am||Welcome, Opening Comments and Keynote: Thomas Fisher|
|9:30 – 10:00 am||Break & Open Forum Discussion|
|10:00 – 11:00 am||Concurrent Sessions|
|11:00 – 11:30 am||Break & Open Forum Discussion|
|11:30 – 12:30pm||Concurrent Sessions|
All times are listed in CST.
|9:00 – 9:45 am||Welcome & Opening Discussion|
|9:45 – 10:00 am||Break & Open Forum Discussion|
|10:00 – 11:30 am||Deep Dive Workshops|
Registration fee includes access to all conference content + recordings of all sessions! Registration links coming soon!
Regular Rateper person
Group Rates5 or more people
- Group rates only apply to regular attendee rate, not students. All members of the group must be registered at the same time to receive the discount.
Student Rateper student
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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