Sustainable Development – Learn More at IEDC’s Leadership Summit

Sustainable Development – Learn More at IEDC’s Leadership Summit

International Economic Development Council

January 25-27, 2009
Tempe, AZ

The 2009 Leadership Summit in Tempe, Arizona, offers leaders of the economic development profession a chance to join together to analyze, review and discuss the trends impacting their profession. This year's Leadership Summit includes three days of high-level networking, professional development, and insight from expert speakers. With a focus on identifying opportunities within the current economic climate, participants will learn how to nurture existing and emerging resources into competitive economic assets for the future.

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Monday Morning Plenary Session
Monday, January 26, 2009
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Economic development professionals are increasingly dealing with complex development projects, many of large size, that must meet both sustainable development standards of economic, environmental, and political acceptability as well as creating a strong and positive vision of the future that is firmly rooted in community values. Planning of large scale and/or complex projects requires engaging the community leaders of today in creating an inspirational vision for tomorrow that can provide the broad-based consensus and long-term support required for success.

Join IEDC and keynote speaker Robert Grow at the 2009 Leadership Summit, as he addresses the following questions:

• What are the key components of such projects and how do they come together?
• How are key physical elements and conceptual components aligned?
• What is the scale and timing?
• How are development trends and changing markets recognized?
• How is continuity established over time and linked to ultimate development?

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Posted November 19, 2008

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