Date: July 27- August 1, 2014
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
This conference will address the issues and challenges of managing municipal stormwater, as well as new and upcoming rules and regulations. Topics covered include low-impact development and green infrastructure projects, funding options, new technologies, and case studies.
Date: August 25 - 26, 2014
Location: Toronto, Canada
Description: This two-day conference focuses on the health benefits of green infrastructure — for our economy, our ecosystem and our communities. Conference attendees will learn how to advance the social, economic and ecosystem health of communities by utilizing living green infrastructure such as urban forests, green roofs and walls, bioswales, rain gardens, meadowlands, and wetlands.
To register: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/911084375
Date: September 21-24, 2014
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
This annual conference brings together citizen advocates, developers, business leaders, planners, local elected officials, transit operators and government officials from more than 300 communities to discuss and showcase ways of building livable communities with innovative mass transit. About 1,000 participants are expected.
Date: September 30 - October 2, 2014
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Description: This summit will bring together key private, public, and non-profit sector stakeholders to improve governance of the Mississippi Watershed. The summit will provide a dynamic forum for discussion and updates on key projects such as the America’s Watershed Report Card, State of the Basin Report, and the development of a shared agenda for change.
To register: www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu/awi/
Date: October 13 - 15, 2014
Location: Houston, Texas
Description: Held every three years in conjunction with the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Annual Meeting, APTA’s EXPO is the world’s largest event for the public transportation industry. More than 15,000 industry professionals will visit 750 exhibits featuring the latest trends in mass transit technologies from around the world. Over two dozen educational sessions will be held during the EXPO.
To register: www.aptaexpo.com/apta2014/public/enter.aspx
Date: October 20 - 22, 2014
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Description: This conference brings together leading experts to focus on farming, land use, and food policy. Best practices will be showcased that protect farmland, support the next generation of farmers, encourage job creation and create opportunities in local and regional food systems. The conference will encourage collaboration between agricultural interests and communities to support agricultural viability and vibrant community food systems.