Vermont Community Development Association Fall Conference – 12/3 in Burlington

The Vermont Community Development Association will be holding their 2015 Fall Conference on Thursday, December 3rd in Burlington. The theme of the event is ‘Workforce Housing – Springboard to Economic Vitality’ and the deadline for registration is Wednesday, November 25th. Read more about the event below:

Join us for the 2015 Fall conference of the Vermont Community Development Association (VCDA) which will be held on Thursday, December 3rd in a beautifully restored historic Armory, circa 1904, now an upscale boutique hotel in the heart of Burlington’s business and shopping district. The theme is Workforce Housing – Springboard to Economic Vitality. In this engaging conference the focus is on a hot economic development issue challenging communities across the state. Setting the stage for the conversation will be a short keynote presentation of research results quantifying the challenge followed by targeted input from “Young Professionals”. Then the discussion: VCDA, a membership organization providing Vermonters education and networking opportunities in Community Development since 1978, has invited professionals from around Vermont and neighboring states to present for discussion – first, the economic realities of workforce housing, then tools communities can utilize to be competitive, and after lunch, case studies of workforce housing development. The case studies on:

Downtown redevelopment Mixed income rental Employer – Developer collaboration Net Zero construction to lower housing cost Along with both panels, these will provide the basis for lively solution- oriented conversation. The Bernice Murray award will be presented just before lunch. Make your reservation now and join us on December 3rd at the Hilton Garden Inn in Burlington!

To view the complete agenda and registration form, click here (PDF File).

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