"Prospects for Collaboration: Common Opportunities for a Small City Campus"
“Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World”
“Parking Plays a Big Part: Creating Great Business Districts”
Our annual lectures focus on:
•Educating planners, real estate development professionals, architects, builders, engineers, elected and volunteer office holders, and the general public;
•Positively impacting on the quality of development and growth in Bend and the surrounding region;
•Bringing expert lecturers in from outside the region who can bring innovative ideas as well as examples of things that have worked (or failed) in other areas; and
•Creating a discussion on how to apply these lessons to our community.
Public Forum, co-sponsored by COIC and ODOT TGM Program
October 10, 2014: Jim Sallis
Introductory lecture for the Green and Solar Home Tour
November 11, 2014 6:30-8pm: Eli Spevak
Moving Beyond the Automobile: Multi-Modal Planning
October 20, 2016, 6:30 - 8pm: Derick O'Neill, City of Boise
“Bend Grows UP, Part 2: Removing barriers and mobilizing a vision"
July 16, 2015 11:30-1pm: Dr. Arthur C. Nelson, Ph.D., FAICP
"Central Oregon Trends and Opportunities to 2040: Implications for housing, transportation & economic development"
May 19, 2016, 6:30 - 8pm: Katherine Schultz, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
"Bend Grows UP, Part 1: Understanding vertical development and its impact on our city"
Novemeber 1, 2016, 7-8:30: Tom Cody & Alex Joyce
“Bend Grows UP, Part 3: Developer Strategies"
April 10, 2017: Daniel Parolek
“Solving Bend's Missing Middle Housing Puzzle"
November 1, 2017: Joe Minicozzi
“Density, Dollars & Development: The Economics of Land Use in Bend
Free Admission but tickets are required.
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