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Health Impact Assessment Professional Training

October 15, 2015
8:30 amto3:00 pm

Incorporating Health into Planning and Decision-Making

Many decisions made in sectors like housing, transportation, energy, land use and education can have profound impacts on community and individual health. Health Impact Assessments (HIA) can aid professionals by projecting potential health impacts before final decisions are made, providing evidence-based recommendations that can actively promote health, prevent diseases and/or injuries, and lead to significant economic benefits. Join other professionals in learning when and how to use this innovative tool to enhance projects, policies and programs to create healthier communities.

This professional training course is offered through Rutgers’ Office of Continuing Professional Education. The following professional continuing-education credits have been secured or applied for:

  • NJ Professional Engineers – 5 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits
  • NJ Site Remediation Professional Licensing Board (NJSRPB) – 4.5 Regulatory CECs
  • Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) – Course approved for 5 total Category I Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) for Certified Health Specialists (CHES) and Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES). Maximum Advanced-level contact hours available are 5. The Rutgers Office of Public Health Practice is designated multiple event provider of CECH/s by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.
  • American Planning Association (APA) –Pending
  • Continuing Legal Education (CLE) – Supreme Court of New Jersey Board has approved course for 3.4 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits.
  • NJ Health Officers and Registered Environmental Health Specialists – Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who complete this education program will be awarded5.0 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).

Location: Rutgers Eco Complex, 1200 Florence-Columbus Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505
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More information and registration. Please note pre-registration is required.

Health Impact Assessment Professional Training

October 8, 2015
8:30 amto2:30 pm

Incorporating Health into Planning and Decision-Making

Many decisions made in sectors like housing, transportation, energy, land use and education can have profound impacts on community and individual health. Health Impact Assessments (HIA) can aid professionals by projecting potential health impacts before final decisions are made, providing evidence-based recommendations that can actively promote health, prevent diseases and/or injuries, and lead to significant economic benefits. Join other professionals in learning when and how to use this innovative tool to enhance projects, policies and programs to create healthier communities.

This professional training course is offered through Rutgers’ Office of Continuing Professional Education. The following professional continuing-education credits have been secured or applied for:

  • NJ Professional Engineers – 5 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits
  • NJ Site Remediation Professional Licensing Board (NJSRPB) – 4.5 Regulatory CECs
  • Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) – Course approved for 5 total Category I Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) for Certified Health Specialists (CHES) and Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES). Maximum Advanced-level contact hours available are 5. The Rutgers Office of Public Health Practice is designated multiple event provider of CECH/s by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.
  • American Planning Association (APA) –Pending
  • Continuing Legal Education (CLE) – Supreme Court of New Jersey Board has approved course for 3.4 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits.
  • NJ Health Officers and Registered Environmental Health Specialists – Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who complete this education program will be awarded5.0 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).

Location: University Inn & Conference Center, 178 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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More information and registration. Please note pre-registration is required.

RealShare New Jersey Conference

September 16, 2015
7:30 amto12:35 pm

Expert panelists at this half-day event will discuss the art of the deal, capital sources to execute those deals, trends in development and redevelopment, sales and leasing, and a bold forecast for continued regional success.

New Jersey Future is a promotional sponsor of this event.

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Webinar on Adaptive Reuse

September 24, 2015
2:00 pmto3:00 pm

Changing demographics and new technologies are shifting demand across the commercial real-estate industry, creating a greater need for certain product types, while others face functional or economic obsolescence. Investors and developers are increasingly looking at adaptive reuse of existing buildings as an enticing option to leverage the opportunities this presents.

But, converting the use of an existing property also brings unique challenges, and understanding the risks, limitations and costs is critical in assessing a project’s viability and carrying it through to successful completion.
In this dynamic discussion, panelists address a range of critical questions and considerations, including:

  • How are market trends changing the highest-and-best use of assets in urban areas?
  • Is your proposed project financially and functionally feasible?
  • Will zoning or code restrictions limit what you can do with the building?
  • What technology and efficiency upgrades should you invest in to obtain the greatest ROI?
  • How can you minimize risk and save costs in the design?

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NJ Spotlight on Cities

October 16, 2015
8:30 amto4:30 pm

New Jersey is often seen as a bedroom community for two of the largest cities in the United States. But it’s also a collection of cities on its own — 15 of which boast a population of 50,000 or more. Thus, the health of New Jersey depends in many ways on the health of its cities. How well are these urban centers prepared to thrive in the coming decades? What opportunities exist for those who live there now or who may move there in the future? What are the challenges and limitations? This conference promises to be an invigorating day of panels, talks and interactive presentations, all seeking ideas, insight and inspiration for New Jersey cities.

Location: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark

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Complete Streets Summit

October 26, 2015
8:00 amto4:00 pm

This biennial summit brings together planners, engineers, public officials, health professionals, and others involved with shaping communities throughout New Jersey.

This year’s Summit features a keynote speaker, awards for municipalities and counties with a Complete Streets Policy, and a series of informative sessions. Sessions will include “De-mystifying Complete Streets, “Making the Case,” and “Complete Streets Implementation.”

Additionally, five municipalities and one county, which have excelled at Complete Streets implementation, will be awarded, and their stories will be presented through short videos. Individuals who have been selected as “Complete Street Champions” will also be recognized and awarded.

Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided. We are also currently working to offer AICP credits and PDHs for attendance.

Location: Rutgers University Student Center, 126 College Ave., New Brunswick

More information and registration. Registration must be submitted by Sept. 30.

NJBIA Meet the Decision Makers: Environmental Policy

September 15, 2015
8:00 amto10:00 am

In the first of NJBIA’s MDM series on New Jersey’s infrastructure join DEP Commissioner Bob Martin and a panel of experts as they discuss the state of the state’s water and wastewater systems, why investment in water and wastewater infrastructure is key to the state’s economic future, the cost to upgrade and what the risks are if we don’t.

Location: Forsgate Country Club, Monroe

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Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey Annual Conference

October 20, 2015
8:15 amto4:00 pm

Location: Naitonal Conference Center at the Holiday Inn, E. Windsor

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League of Municipalities 100th Annual Annual Conference

November 17, 2015 9:00 amtoNovember 19, 2015 3:00 pm

Location: Atlantic City Convention Center

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ANJEC Annual Environmental Congress

October 9, 2015
9:00 amto4:30 pm

The Congress is an annual statewide gathering of municipal environmental commissioners, state and local officials, members of New Jersey’s environmental organizations, and others concerned about our state’s environment. The congress includes workshops, exhibits, speakers and much more.

Location: Raritan Valley Community College Conference Center, 118 Lamington Rd., Branchburg

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