"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
April 23, 2018: Drivers of Innovation
Alex Joyce, Mary Kyle McCurdy and Bruce Warner
Our 2019 Lecture series will be announced soon. Please email us if you'd like to join our list and get updated when we finalize our series.
October 18, 2018: Mike Gardner-Sweeney
Boulder-Sized Transportation Solutions