Posted by: Patricia Salkin | November 17, 2019

Annual Land Use Law Conference at Pace Law School – Dec. 5th

The Land Use Law Center is pleased to announce the 18th annual Alfred B. DelBello Land Use and Sustainable Development Conference. Scheduled for Thursday, December 5, 2019, this year’s conference theme is Building the Infrastructure for Our Sustainable Future.

We invite you to spend the day at this educational event, with more than 250 attorneys, business professionals, and local leaders in attendance to learn about national, regional, and local innovations, challenges, and best practices.
As in previous years, the Land Use Law Center has been working on developing a conference program that will showcase innovative best practices in land use and sustainable development. The Center is pleased to announce that this year’s luncheon keynote presenter will be Tom Murphy, Urban Land Institute Senior Resident and Canizaro/Klingbeil Families Chair for Urban Development. A former mayor of Pittsburgh, Mayor Murphy has extensive experience in revitalization and what drives investment and ensures long-lasting commitment. He will be joined by the opening keynote speaker Thomas W. Smith, III, the executive director of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Mr. Smith and ASCE will speak about future-scenario analysis that allows us to anticipate the coming changes and their effects on infrastructure and communities.
As always, conference participants can earn CLE, APA-CM, AIA/CES HSW and New York State planning and zoning training credits.
Additional highlights of the conference include:
On Wednesday, December 4th, the Center will be hosting a dinner to allow local leaders and sponsors an opportunity to add to their conference experience and network with conference presenters and to honor our Founder’s Award recipient Lester D. Steinman, Esq., Partner, McCarthy Fingar, LLP and former Director of the Edwin G. Michaelian Municipal Law Resource Center of Pace University, Distinguished Young Attorney award recipient Victoria L. Polidoro, Esq., Rodenhausen Chale & Polidoro LLP and Ground Breaker’s Award recipients Kenneth Kearney and Sean Kearney, Kearney Realty & Development Group.
Thursday’s conference will have an afternoon plenary session on the hottest land use cases with the leading land use professors and experts.
Featured sessions on comprehensive and target area plans, zoning tools for infrastructure, housing, building stock, a new economy, water resources, energy projects and so much more.
Event will conclude with the Land Use Law Center’s Alumni Wine & Cheese Reception.
Registration fees will be as follows: General Admission $165, Student/Not for Profit/Government $100 and NYS Attorneys including CLE $360.
Also, if your firm or company is interested, consider sponsoring! The conference provides an excellent opportunity to highlight your organization’s services and network with leaders in the field. Please click here to see the sponsorship opportunities.
Please see the conference agenda for more detailed information on conference sessions. (Coming soon!)

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