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NashvilleNext Speaker Series

photo of Dr. Arthur NelsonDevelopment Patterns: "Nashville Trends, Preferences, and Opportunities"

Dr. Arthur C. Nelson, University of Utah

October 9, 2013 - Downtown Hilton

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Revenue: "The Math of Smart Growth: Why We Can't Afford to Keep Building the Same Way"

Joe Minicozzi, principal, Urban3

August 26, 2013 - Scarritt-Bennett Center

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Regionalism: "Regional Partnerships to Achieve Local Viability"

Amy Liu, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

May 6, 2013 - Nashville Children's Theater

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Infrastructure and Smart Growth: "The High Cost of America's Inefficient Development Patterns"

William Fulton AICP, vice president and director of policy development & implementation, Smart Growth America

April 22, 2013 - Nashville Children's Theater

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photo of Ellen Dunham-Jones speakingLivability and Healthy Communities: "Retrofitting Suburbia"

Ellen Dunham-Jones, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Georgia Tech

April 8, 2013 - Scarritt-Bennett Center

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Photo of Doug Farr and audienceEnvironment: "Sustainable Urbanism and Community Livability"

Doug Farr, President/CEO, Farr Associates

March 25, 2013 - Scarritt-Bennett Center

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Prosperity: "Modern Cities as Engines of Economic Development and Social Progress"

Dr. Henry Cisneros, Chairman, CityView

March 11, 2013 - Nashville Children's Theater

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Demographics, Equity, & Inclusion: "Changing Faces of America: The Opportunities and Challenges of 21st-Century Demographics"

Dr. Mitchell Silver, President, American Planning Association

February 25, 2013 - Scarritt-Bennett Center

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Mayor's Challenge & Plan Kickoff Event: "Opportunities for Cities to Lead Tomorrow's World"

Gov. Parris Glendening, President, Smart Growth America Leadership Institute
February 16, 2013 - Main Library

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