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Quality Conference

2017 Richmond Columbian Properties

Quality of Place Conference
Sustainable Communities; Our Global Future

Friday September 15, 2017

William G. Scott House

204 North 10th Street

Richmond, Indiana


Registration will start at 8:00 A.M., with the first session beginning at 9:00 A.M.

Session Schedule:

9:00 A.M.: What is Sustainability and how it works in the local community; Ronald D. Stegall (International Community Development), Christian Vassie (local leader in sustainable development working in England and the European Union, and an artist), Robert Koester (Director of the CERES Program at Ball State University).

10:00 A.M.: Featured Speaker The success or failure of communities, making the choice; Ed McMahon (Senior Fellow with the Urban Land Institute). This lecture is free and open to the public through a grant from the Cornelius O'Brien Lecture Series concerning historic preservation.

11:00 A.M.:  Engaging the community through the investment in culture; Big Car, Indianapolis Jim Walker (CEO, Co-Founder, Lead Artist) Shauta Marsh (Chief Curator, Co-Founder)

12:00 P.M.: Welcome and presentation of Preservation Hero Award; Introduction of Keynote Speaker, Children and the Arts Caroline Klemperer Green, (Chanticleer String Quartet), Transformational Music Education, Eddy Kwon (Director, MY Cincinnati)

The conference is offering scholarships to planning, architectural and public service students. Following the formal conference a speaker’s round table will be held to allow students and anyone else to interact with the speakers.

Registration is through Eventbrite, $35.00 per person. ,

Mail in registration P.O. Box 294 Richmond, Indiana 47375 or at the door. 

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