Registration and payment required in advance for all attendees.

Full conference registration includes admission to all sessions and five meals.

  • Early-bird deadline April 15, $150 per person
  • Final deadline May 1, $200 per person
  • Thursday session ONLY, $25 per person (deadline May 1)

Tentative Session Topics


  • Regional Implications of School Choice* (4 PM)

*Admission to Thursday’s session only is available at a reduced rate


  • Patterns of Regional Divergence Since the Great Recession
  • Micropolitan Development Strategies
  • The Power of Place: Community-Centered Revitalization Strategies
  • Sustaining and Reviving Communities
  • Refining Redevelopment: Tools and Methods
  • Job Growth in Regional Contexts
  • Quality of Life and Governance

Schedule is subject to change.