As you know, Brownfields 2013 is designed to highlight the newest and emerging trends in redevelopment and sustainability. If you know of a topic that will interest other conference attendees, this is your chance to demonstrate your expertise. The call for ideas deadline has been extended to August 24th so submit your proposal now!
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BROWNFIELDS 2013 TOPIC AREAS
- Technical Assistance includes engineering solutions such as: assessment methods; cleanup technologies; and green cleanup
- Financing Redevelopment Opportunities includes financial strategies and solutions such as: economic development; investment issues; leveraging public/private financing; tax incentives; banks; and insurance issues
- Real Estate and Development includes site selection approaches; site preparation and marketing; redevelopment readiness; working with developers; vertical construction; and commercial reuse
- Planning for a Better Environment includes environmental issues such as: area wide planning; zoning; smart growth; transportation; air, water and toxics issues; community development priorities; and economic market assessment
- Community includes people solutions such as: workforce development; community gardens; local involvement; historical and cultural issues; environmental justice; gentrification and displacement; public health; and faith-based and arts issues
- Redevelopment & Revitalization includes development solutions such as: innovative federal, state and local programs; renewable energy; case studies; legislation and codes; targeting of specific economic sectors such as auto, mine-scarred lands, ports, mills, tanks, etc.; RCRA facilities; Superfund sites; and federal facilities
- Liability and Enforcement includes legal solutions such as: CERCLA and RCRA liability; BFPP; and liability transfer
- Data, Research and Public Health includes current research results and innovative solutions for addressing public health issues related to environmental impacts associated with contaminated lands