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2018 Summer Conference

The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center
110 Shenandoah Avenue, NW
Roanoke, Virginia  24016

Wednesday, July 25 - Friday, July 27, 2018

Leveraging Your Region’s Assets for Success

We’re in Historic Downtown Roanoke, Virginia for the 2018 VAPDC Summer Conference at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center! The program committee has a great event planned as this year’s conference explores Leveraging Your Region’s Assets for Success.

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Using Your Natural Assets to Sell Your Region: Roanoke Outdoor: Speaker: Beth Doughty, Executive Director, Roanoke Regional Partnership Presentation

Social Equity: Ensuring Access to Assets for All Citizens: Speaker: Laura Toni-Holsinger, Executive Director, United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County Presentation

Leveraging Your Region’s Environmental and Recreational Assets: Speaker: Ann F. Jennings, Deputy Secretary of Natural Resources, Commonwealth of Virginia Presentation

Virginia Outdoors Plan 2018: Speaker: Danette Poole, Director, Planning and Recreation Resources Division, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation Presentation

New River Valley Funders Forum: Speaker: Kevin Byrd, Executive Director, New River Valley Regional Commission Presentation

Roanoke Region Transportation Priorities for Economic Development & Growth Study: Speaker: Wayne Strickland, Executive Director, Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission Presentation

Fields of Gold-Meet our Farmers Video: Speaker: Bonnie Riedesel, Executive Director, Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission VIDEO

Conference Photos via Flickr
Speaker Bios
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