PACDC Calendar

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Contemporary Living in a Historic Environment: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Housing in Philadelphia

Please plan to join the Housing Committee as we, along with the AIA's Historic Preservation Committee, host our Third Annual Housing Event, "Contemporary Living in a Historic Environment: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Housing in Philadelphia." This forum will investigate the challenges and opportunities of rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of historic properties to residential use. Paul Steinke, Executive Director of the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, will moderate our discussion. Joining Paul will be: - David Waxman, Developer, MMPartners, LLC; - Robert Thomas, Architect, Campbell Thomas & Co.; - Brad Copeland, Executive Director, Mt. Airy USA Topics to be covered include: - Rehabilitation of Abandoned Structures - Steps to Transformation - Historic Tax Credits & Facade Easements - Aging Envelopes - Vision for the Futgure The event will be followed by a reception and continued discussion. AIA members will receive 1.5 AIA CES LUs (HSW) Continuing Education Credits. 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Registration & Light Refreshments 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Presentations & Panel Discussion 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Reception
Event Cost:
-$5 Students -$10 Members -$15 Non-Members

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 12:00 PM through September 15, 2018
NOLABA in New Orleans, LA

Next City Vanguard Conference

The Vanguard conference is an experiential urban leadership gathering of the best and brightest young urban leaders working to improve cities across sectors, including urban planning, community development, entrepreneurship, government, transportation, sustainability, design, art and media. Next City’s gathering of the best and brightest rising urban leaders will meet in New Orleans, September 12 through 15, 2018. Applications for the 2018 Vanguard conference are open from April 1, 2018, through May 31, 2018. The application is here. The conference is free to attend, but you must apply here. The $25 early bird application deadline is April 21, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. eastern time and the $35 full-price application deadline is May 31, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. eastern time. The application process is competitive and Next City is only able to select 40 leaders to become Vanguards. You do not need to live in the United States to apply – we're looking for Vanguards from all over the world. We strongly encourage entry and mid-career professionals to apply and there is no age limit. All participants must pay for their own travel and accommodations, however a travel stipend may be available to some participants. Next City will announce the Vanguard class in early July 2018. Register Here

Monday, October 01, 2018 at 09:30 AM through October 03, 2018
Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, MD

2018 Reinventing Our Communities Conference

Reinventing Our Communities (ROC) is going on the road! Join us for Reinventing Our Communities: Investing in Opportunity, Monday, October 1, through Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at the Hilton Baltimore. Investing in people, places, and communities can produce positive returns and increase access to resources that create economic growth and prosperity. Check out the conference agenda to see the lineup of plenaries and workshops in which you will learn about effective strategies for building and mobilizing four forms of capital — financial, human, physical, and social — to create opportunity in your communities. This year’s event is cosponsored by the Federal Reserve Banks of Philadelphia and RichmondJohns Hopkins 21st Century Cities Initiative (21CC).  21CC is incorporating its annual gathering on cities, the 21st Century Neighborhoods Symposium, held in the fall in Baltimore, into this year's Reinventing Our Communities conference. Cosponsors also include the Federal Reserve Banks of AtlantaChicagoClevelandMinneapolisNew York, and St. Louis, the Annie E. Casey FoundationEnterprise, and FLHBank Pittsburgh. ROC conferences, organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia since 2004, have become must-attend biennial events for experts, thought leaders, and policymakers in community development to discuss strategies to “reinvent America’s communities.” Register Here

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 08:00 AM through October 26, 2018
Hilton Harrisburg in Harrisburg, PA

KEEA Energy Efficiency Conference

The Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA) is proud to announce the eighth annual KEEA Energy Efficiency Conference! Pennsylvania markets are going through changes from the municipal to the state level, creating unique new opportunities in the industry – are you prepared to take full advantage of them?  KEEA Conference 2018 will arm you with the tools to navigate new scenarios and grow in new directions – come join us to sharpen your skills, brainstorm with peers and industry thought leaders, and learn about how to take action to create success. You’ve got questions, and our experts have some of the answers – you have the answers, too! KEEA’s 2018 conference will feature interactive, 2-way workshops and discussions where we’ll connect to find the answers together. We're back in our old stomping grounds in Harrisburg, PA this year, and back to our original conference hotel from the first even KEEA conference - the Harrisburg Hilton! Get your discount room in our room block, now, here Tickets: $150-375, click below for details. Questions? Contact Kristin Seale at   Register Here