insight2050 Academy

For Elected & Appointed Officials

Spring 2017 · Fridays, 9:00 – 11:30 AM · Begins March 3

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We are pleased to announce the Spring 2017 insight2050 Academy for Elected & Appointed Officials.

The insight2050 Academy is designed to engage participants in critical thinking about visionary planning in growth and development, develop effective communication strategies for resident conversations, and connect you with fellow public officials and decision makers. Trusted leaders in the fields of public relations, economic and real estate development, and planning will provide valuable up-to-date information through peer exchanges and dynamic engagement.

Class size is limited! Applications will be accepted through February 28, 2017.

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Watch this space for program updates.


March 3 • Welcome | insight2050 101 | Demographics & Trends | Placemaking

March 17 • Effective Strategies for Necessary Conversations

March 31 • Real Estate Development Part I: Public Sector Insights

April 14 • Real Estate Development Part II: Private Sector Insights

April 28 • Financial Tools to Facilitate Development in Your Community

May 12 • Tying it All Together: Facilitated Discussion | Graduation

Confirmed Speakers:

Jonathan Barnes, Principal, Jonathan Barnes Architecture + Design

Michael Bongiorno, Director, DesignGroup

Megan Canavan, Director of Communications, City of Powell

Greg Daniels, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Terry Foegler, Director of Strategic Initiatives, City of Dublin

Kathy Fox, Vice President, Program Management, The Pizzuti Companies

Jamie Greene, Principal, planning NEXT

Chris Hermann, Principal, MKSK

David Hodge, Partner, Underhill & Hodge

Anthony Jones, Director, Planning & Development, City of Gahanna

Marie Keister, President & CEO, MurphyEpson and Engage Public Affairs

Angel Mumma, Director of Finance, City of Dublin

William Murdock, Executive Director, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission

Kelly Brooker Scocco, Deputy Director, Department of Public Service, City of Columbus

Matt Starr, Director of Development, Crawford Hoying

Yaromir Steiner, Founder & CEO, Steiner + Associates

Rob Vogt, Principal, Vogt Strategic Insights

Robert Winner, Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate, Wells Fargo