“EcoDistricts for Practitioners” Training Set for April 25 in Atlanta

Designed for practitioners of all kinds — from public policymakers to urban designers — EcoDistricts for Practitioners delivers vital tools for accelerating urban regeneration projects and spurring neighborhood-driven change.

This EcoDistricts training is set for April 25, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in Atlanta.

The urban marketplace is rapidly growing with opportunity to change the way we revitalize our cities. In this engaging half-day training course, you’ll get a guided tour of the EcoDistricts Framework — a research-driven tool for cultivating public-private-civic partnerships and creating innovative district-scale projects — and learn firsthand how to fit all of the pieces together and accelerate sustainable development in your community, from the neighborhood up.

Objectives for this course include:

  • Exploring the business case for EcoDistricts and why scale matters
  • Identifying the key opportunities of development
  • Studying the EcoDistricts Framework and Performance Areas
  • Understanding practical governance and engagement models
  • Assessing an EcoDistrict, setting goals, and prioritizing projects
  • Applying the EcoDistricts approach to real or mock projects

Credits available: 3.5 LEED CE, 3.5 AIA LU

For more information, visit http://ecodistricts.org/training/course-offerings/#.

For further information about EcoDistricts Training events, contact:

Rina Brulé, Events and Training Director at rina@ecodistricts.org.

To learn more about EcoDistricts, visit ecodistricts.org.

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