The National Brownfields Conference, co-sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), is the largest training and networking event in the nation focusing on environmental revitalization and economic redevelopment.
The conference will bring together stakeholders in government, business, nonprofits, and academia who promote positive change in their community.
Now in its 15th year, the event attracts over 5,000 attendees and 200 exhibitors for two and a half days of educational sessions, training workshops, volunteer activities, mobile workshops, film screenings and much more.
This is the place to be, where all topics related to brownfields cleanup — ranging from community engagement to public health — will take center stage in Atlanta’s renowned Georgia World Congress Center on May 15-17, 2013.
Find out more online at http://www.brownfieldsconference.org
Registration is now open online at http://www.brownfieldsconference.org/en/register
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It is estimated that there are over 450,000 brownfields properties nationwide, negatively affecting communities. Brownfields are economic sinks that are generally located in prime real estate, having high potential to flourish as a business or become an open space.
Brownfields redevelopment is a challenging industry that is constantly changing with the development of new technologies, incentives and best practices. Learn about all topics related to brownfields while vastly expanding your network. You won’t want to miss out on the opportunities at Brownfields 2013, including:
- Over 100 interactive educational sessions in an assortment of formats
- More than 200 solution-oriented product and service providers in the Exhibit Hall
- Real-world projects showcased in mobile workshops and walking tours
- The Economic Redevelopment Forum to match property buyers and sellers
- Film screenings to underscore the more pertinent issues in the industry
- Inspirational plenary speakers
- Special events such as an Environmental Justice Caucus, Design Charrette and Poster Gallery
The National Brownfields Conference attracts a wide range of stakeholders, including:
- Local, State and Federal government leaders
- Real estate developers and investors
- Financials and insurance providers and risk management practitioners
- Economic development officials and community development organizations
- Federal and state contractors
- Construction and building firms
- Environmental and civil engineers, planners, and public work officials
- Information technology professionals
- Academic administrators and students
Deal Making at Brownfields 2013
The Economic Redevelopment Forum (ERF) is a chance to make a deal. The ERF provides property owners, redevelopment agencies, and communities the opportunity to market their contaminated properties directly to the real estate development industry. Properties and funding opportunities will be clustered by state where property owners can market their sites alongside representatives of state and local agencies. If you are a developer, investor, consultant or brownfields property owner, you don’t want to miss the Economic Redevelopment Forum at the National Brownfields Conference. Read more here.
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