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Breaking Ground: Transforming a Region

March 22, 2018
7:30 amto3:30 pm

Join Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission for Breaking Ground 2018. This conference aims to implement the principles and goals of Connections 2045 Long-Range Plan for Greater Philadelphia. While our region is made up of 352 local governments, we are better-positioned and more economically competitive by moving forward together, as a region. This year’s conference celebrates regional cooperation and government efficiency.

In keeping with that theme, the keynote speaker—Brian Elms—is an expert in management and government performance. Concurrent sessions will feature government transparency, sustainable environmental practices, collaboration between businesses and government, the use of data and metrics, and a celebration of diversity age-friendly communities. Breaking Ground 2018 is expanding to include a Learning Lounge, which will feature businesses and newer tech companies that assist municipal governments in better serving their citizens.

Location: Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia PA

Registration and more information

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