Program

The conference spans three full days with optional preconference events scheduled for Wednesday, February 12 and Sunday February 16. The main program will kick off on Thursday after lunch, February 13, and continue through Saturday afternoon. The schedule includes a dynamic mix of plenaries, breakouts, implementation workshops, peer-to-peer learning opportunities, and coordinated networking activities. It will also feature exciting tours of local model projects in and around the greater Denver region.

There will be something for everybody, from veteran experts to smartgrowth novices, with 85 sessions and workshops to choose from. Learn from hundreds of speakers who cross disciplines to share insights, and valuable tools and strategies for making smart growth a success in your community. The program will be infused with sessions and case studies focusing on important equity and environmental justice issues.

Presentations

PDF files of nearly all of the PowerPoint presentations given at the 13th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Denver, CO are available for FREE download. More information…

Sessions by Time

The schedule includes a dynamic mix of plenaries, breakouts, implementation workshops, peer-to-peer learning opportunities, and coordinated networking activities. More information…

Schedule at a Glance

Overview of the conference schedule as well as pre- and post-confernce workshops. More information…

Sessions by Track

The New Partners for Smart Growth sessions are grouped into tracks, designed to help you locate the sessions most applicable to your profession or interest. More information…

Equitable Development

Equitable development, smart growth and environmental justice all aim for development that creates healthy and vibrant places. More information…

Healthy Food Systems

This half-day workshop will explore local and regional food systems through the lens of smart growth. More information…

Conference Tours

Exciting tours will be included as part of the 2014 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference. More information…

Networking Activities

Throughout the conference there will be several informal networking activities on a variety of different smart growth and sustainable communities issues. More information…

Continuing Education

The Local Government Commission is currently pursuing securing continuing education credits for the following professions/designations, for many of the sessions included in the conference program. More information…

Special Conference Features

Details on optional workshops, networking activities, special events, and other conference features. More information…

Conference Program

Sessions by Time

The main Conference Program will span three full days with optional pre-conference events scheduled for Wednesday, February 12, and Sunday, February 16.

Equitable Development

Healthy Food Systems

Networking Activities

Special Features