Implementing Sustainable Development in Your Community

Implementing Sustainable Development in Your Community

ULI San Diego/Tijuana

Sustainable development policies and practices are becoming a high priority for local governments. Conserving energy, reducing carbon emissions, protecting natural resources, and balancing economic and social opportunities, while meeting constituents' needs, require vision, leadership, and collaboration. This new two-day workshop will provide valuable tools and strategies for local public officials eager to learn how they can leverage more sustainable development practices in their communities.

The workshop includes definitions, measurements, case studies, and group exercises that focus on best practices and the most effective role that public officials can play in creating more sustainable communities while enhancing constituents' quality of life.

Charlie Long, Principal, Charles A. Long Properties LLC- Berkeley, CA

Event Location:
NewSchool of Architecture
1249 F Street
San Diego, CA 92101

May 19-20, 2009


Day One Registration:
8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Day One Program:
9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

What is Sustainable Development at the Community Level?
• The driving factors and imperatives for sustainability at the community level
• What really matters in sustainability at the community level
• Sustainable development and staying competitive
• The marketplace: Fifteen years of best practices

How Local Government Leads the Way
• Program-building basics: Positioning government and partners
• Tools and Influence: Operations, investments, policy
• Integrated systems planning: Connecting land use and public works
• Engaging and moving your community toward sustainability
• Embedding the mission

The Economics of Sustainable Development
• The economic framework
• Building long term value
• How sustainability fits into a real estate pro-forma
• Why public private partnerships are vital for success

Day Two Program:
9:00 am-3:30 pm

Tools for Sustainable Development: Resource-based Strategies
• Resource issues: energy, transportation, water, waste and carbon
• Why they matter, what is included when discussing them
• Indicators, measurements and drivers

Tools for Sustainable Development: Quality of Life/Quality of Place Strategies
• Why quality of life is a critical sustainability issue for public officials
• Achieving an inspirational place to live as well as a sustainable one
• Place-making techniques and sustainability
• The challenge of measuring the intangible qualities of community

Getting Started: Community Assessment and Goal-Setting
• Gaining commitment
• What works: Walking through the best practices
• Implementing an action plan
• Measuring, tracking and improving the program

Continental breakfast and lunch provided both days.

Public Officials $169 / Private Member $299 / Private Nonmember $369

Event Registraton Contact:
ULI Customer Service
Phone: 800.321.5011

District Council Contact:
Melissa Williams, Associate
1249 F Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 858.344.1034
Fax: 866.879.4963

District Council Contact:
Mary Lydon, Executive Director
Phone: 619.252.0295
Fax: 866.879.4963

Allen Matkins
Atlas Hotels
Douglas Wilson Companies
Grubb & Ellis/BRE Commercial
Phoenix Realty Group
Sudberry Properties, Inc.
Centre City Development Corp.
Cushman Wakefield
Project Design Consultants
SCS Engineers
TW2 Marketing Inc
Leading Edge
Best Best & Krieger
California Real Estate Journal
Cavignac & Associates
Economics Research Associates
Fehlman Labarre Architects Inc.
Fuscoe Engineering Inc.
Graham Downes Architecture
Haskell & White LLP
HMC Architects
Jones Lang LaSalle
Kilroy Realty Corporation
Latitude 33 Planning and Engineering
Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps
MRW Group, Inc
NewSchool of Architecture & Design
Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch
Rick Engineering Company
Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek
LISC San Diego
San Diego Redevelopment Agency
Media Sponsor
San Diego Daily Transcript

Posted April 23, 2009

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