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Summit to Focus on Smart Economies

NOVEMBER 18, 2013 - 8:30 AM to NOVEMBER 20, 2013 - 5:00 PM ET

Baton Rouge, LA

Planning for community growth is the theme of this annual event taking place in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on November 18-20. Presentations, plenaries and panel discussions will include local and national leaders -- such as Victor Dover, Chair of the Congress for the New Urbanism and co-author of Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns – and will focus on a variety of Smart Growth topics. Additional activities are planned such as networking dinners, related movie screenings and a Baton Rouge bike tour. Event topics include:

  • Disaster response
  • Parks and greenways
  • Bike infrastructure
  • Mobility and connectivity
  • Art for revitalization
  • Financing
  • Water management
  • Healthy communities
  • Preservation
  • Transit and housing
  • Coastal resiliency planning
  • Communications
  • Green building
  • Rural communities
  • Economic development

Learn more about the Smart Growth Summit

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