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Archive for January, 2017

Achieving Water Quality Through Utility/Municipal Partnerships

February 7, 2017
8:30 amto12:00 pm

LocationMiddlesex County Utilities Authority, 2571 Main St., Sayreville 

More information and registration

Trenton: Preserving and Re-creating Our Urban Fabric

January 28, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

Location: 1719 William Trent House Museum, 15 Market St., Trenton

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Remembering Caren Franzini

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

The passing of New Jersey Future trustee Caren Franzini is a loss not just to all who knew her, but for all of New Jersey.

Building One America National Summit

July 21, 2017
9:00 amto4:00 pm

The Building One America Summit will involve local leaders and federal and state policy makers to seek bipartisan solutions to the unique but common challenges around housing, schools and infrastructure facing America’s metropolitan regions and its diverse middle-class communities. Participants will include local elected and grassroots leaders from America’s diverse middle class towns and school districts along with scholars, policy experts, state legislators, members of Congress and the White House.

Location: Rutgers University, Camden

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Developers Convention To Address ‘Why Green Infrastructure?’

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

New Jersey Future and the New Jersey Builders Association will offer a suite of green infrastructure resources and tools at the Atlantic Builders Convention.

New Jersey Future Staff To Speak at Planning Conference

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Three members of the New Jersey Future staff will be speaking at APA-New Jersey’s annual planning conference Jan. 26 and 27 in New Brunswick.

The View From Wall Street: A Pragmatic Approach to Climate Change

February 10, 2017
4:30 pmto6:30 pm

Speaker: Bob Litterman, a founder of Kepos Capital and former head of firm-wide risk assessment at Goldman Sachs.

Location: Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University, 20 Washington Rd., Princeton. Metered parking is available on William Street.

Please RSVP to Meghan Wheeler  (wheelerdotmeghanatgmaildotcom?subject=A Pragmatic Approach to Climate Change February 10&body=Please let us know how many seats you would like to reservedot)   to reserve seats.

Pinelands Short Course

March 11, 2017
9:00 amto4:00 pm

The Pinelands Short Course is a daylong event held each spring featuring educational presentations that explore the unique history, ecology and culture of the Pinelands. This event is sponsored by the state Pinelands Commission and Stockton University.

Location: Stockton State University, Galloway

More information and registration

New Jersey State of the Office

March 30, 2017
7:30 amto10:30 am

Coworking has taken the country (and world) by storm. But is this trend viable outside of urban cities and neighborhoods? Speakers at this event will discuss the state of New Jersey’s office sector, from the sprawling suburbs of central Jersey to urban centers like Hoboken and Jersey City.

They will also explore the hottest submarkets, and how emerging residential developments have influenced the work/live/play dynamic there.

Location: Kearny Point

More information and registration


Planning for Sea-Level Rise II: Redirecting Development

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Second of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to redirect development away from vulnerable areas.

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