Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Registration for int'l community development conference open

Registration is now open for the 2012 Community Development Society Annual International Conference, to be held July 21-25 at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center on the University of Cincinnati campus.

While the agenda is still being finalized, featured speakers are expected to include:
On July 23, off-site mobile learning workshops will highlight arts entrepreneurship, "A Visit with Price Hill", Findlay Market, community learning centers, and Uptown Cincinnati.

Concurrent learning stations in seven different program tracks will be held each day, as will a number of exhibits and silent auctions.

Registration fees range from between $149 and $479 depending upon membership or student status. Overnight accommodations are available at the Kingsgate Marriott for $104 per night.

The Community Development Society provides professional development, networking, discussion and debate for professionals across the entire spectrum of community development. Over 80 percent of its members practice in the United States, with the remainder representing nearly three dozen countries.