November 21, 2017

SUSTAINABILITY FOR YOUNG ADULTS & PROFESSIONALS: Doing Well While Doing Good!

2:00 pm  -  5:00 pm

Young professionals, or those bent on becoming young professionals, have different values and aspirations than people in the generations before them. This workshop explores what these upcoming leaders want in work and life, and how they can truly contribute and prosper by being sustainable at the individual, organizational, and community scales. Connect with successful young […]

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ENGAGING FOR CHANGE: The Next Generation of Tactics & Tools

2:00 pm  -  5:00 pm

Planners and engagement practitioners commonly work in the middle of the engagement spectrum, focusing on input and consultation to address a set of pre-defined questions. This works well for most conventional civic projects. However, when trying to make deeper, paradigmatic changes that challenge the status quo, different forms of engagement are required that are more […]

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ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS: An Under-Appreciated Approach to Improving Prosperity

2:00 pm  -  5:00 pm

It’s said that you can’t manage what you don’t measure. For much of human history, the services provided by our natural capital were taken for granted. Only recently, when some of these natural systems have lost the ability to provide these services have we taken notice. There are now numerous examples of communities that have invested in natural […]

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