Ohio Land Bank Conference Schedule 2013

Tools & Policies to Transform Communities

Conference Schedule

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22
8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
10:00 Jim Rokakis – Welcome & Introductions
Ballroom (10:00 – 10:25)
Seneca Thurber Neil House Park
10:35 Funding Strategies in a Post-Recession Era
(10:35 – 12:15)
Intersection of State and Local Policy
(10:35 – 12:15)
Land Bank 101: The Basics of Land Banking in Ohio
(10:35 – 12:15)
Vacant Housing Surveys – Quantifying the Need for Demolition and Rehabilitation
(10:35 – 11: 25)
11:35 Habitat for Humanity – a New Urban Model
(11:35 – 12:25)
12:30 Lunch & Keynote Address by Mike DeWine, Attorney General, State of Ohio
Ballroom (12:30 – 1:50)
2:00 Capitalizing on Population Shifts to Revitalize Our Communities
(2:00 – 3:40)
Mobilizing a Policy Vision for Ohio’s Mid-Sized Communities
(2:00 – 3:40)
Rebuilding Together: Forging Strategic Partnerships to Stabilize Neighborhoods
(2:00 – 2:50)
Demolition A to Z
(2:00 – 2:50)
3:00 Good Bones: Rehabilitation, not Demolition
(3:00 – 3:50)
Re-Imagining Rehab: A Modest Rehab Program for Vacant Homes
(3:00 – 3:50)
3:50 Snack Break – First Floor Lobby
4:00 Community Roundtables
(4:00 – 4:50)
The Neighborhood Initiative Program: Using Hardest Hit Funds for Demolition (4:00 – 4:50) Revitalizing a Dying Neighborhood
(4:00 – 4:50)
Urban Agriculture:
Vacant to Vibrant
(4:00 – 4:50)
5:30 Networking Reception (5:30 – 7:00)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23
7:30 Registration – First Floor Lobby & Continental Breakfast – Ballroom
8:25 Plenary Panel: Redefining Redevelopment
Ballroom (8:25 – 9:25)
9:35 Investing in Community Change
(9:35 – 11:15)
Innovative Paradigms from Across the State
(9:35 – 11:15)
Creative
Ideas For Recovering Demolition and Nuisance Abatement Costs

(9:35 – 10:25)
Targeting Resources to Redevelop Neighborhoods – the Slavic Village Model
(9:35 – 10:25)
10:35 Funding, Funding, Funding
(10:35 – 11:25)
Recycling C&D is Great…Reusing It is Even Better
(10:35 – 11:25)
11:30 Lunch & Keynote Speaker Erika Poethig,
Director of Urban Policy Initiatives, Urban Institute
Ballroom (11:30 – 12:50)
1:00 Aligning Financial Institutions and Community Development Goals (1:00 – 2:40) Implementing Change Through Research
(1:00 – 2:40)
Clustering Vacant Properties for Greater Community Impact
(1:00 – 1:50)
Prove It!  What are the Impacts of Residential Demolition?
(1:00 – 1:50)
2:00 Getting it Started – the Foundry Project
(2:00 – 2:50)
Data Systems for Efficient Land Banks
(2:00 – 2:50)
3:00 Lavea Brachman – Closing Comments Ballroom (3:00 – 3:30)