|January 24, 2008
New Jersey Future 2008 Redevelopment Forum
The New Jersey Future 2008 Redevelopment Forum will be held on Friday, February 29, at the Hyatt Hotel and Conference Center in New Brunswick, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
New Jersey Future's Redevelopment Forum is a one-of-a-kind educational opportunity for public officials on the municipal, county, and state levels; citizen activists; advocacy groups; and development professionals, such as architects, planners, developers, builders, attorneys and engineers, who are interested in improving the quality of their communities through well-planned and designed redevelopment.
The conference will offer 22 workshops over the course of the day. Topics will include:
Redevelopment Law and Eminent Domain
Reviving Dead Malls
Arts & Culture as Vehicles for Redevelopment
Planning for Socially and Economically Sustainable Communities
Deciphering Indicators of Neighborhood Change
Brownfields: New Soil Cleanup Standards
Overcoming Communities' Anxieties about Redevelopment
State Housing Policy & Redevelopment
Creative Parking Solutions
Redevelopment and Global Warming
Financial Tools for Redevelopment
Commissioner Joseph V. Doria, Jr., New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, and Commissioner Lisa P. Jackson, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, will offer luncheon remarks at this year's Forum. The keynote speaker will be Jonathan F.P. Rose, a real estate developer based in New York City, whose practice focuses on creating environmentally and socially sustainable communities.
For up-to-date information, please visit the NJ Future website, at www.njfuture.org, or contact Marianne Jann at (609) 393-0008, ext. 101.
Very truly yours,
William G. Dressel, Jr.