Oakland County is hosting the Heritage Conference 2017 on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at The Lyon Theater in South Lyon. The keynote speaker is LPI's Mark Wyckoff. He will discuss strategies of quality placemaking.
August 2, 2017 - Author: Heidi Macwan
Oakland County is hosting the Heritage Conference 2017 on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at The Lyon Theater in South Lyon. The focus of this event is on Making Places from historic sites.
The keynote speaker is Mark Wyckoff, LPI’s interim director and director of the Planning & Zoning Center at MSU. He will discuss strategies of quality placemaking.
Conference participants will also visit the 185-year-old New Hudson Inn in New Hudson, the recently-restored War Dog Memorial, the South Lyon's historic First Presbyterian Church and, of course, a walk around the town.
Lunch will be served on the street via a food truck rally, followed by how-to's on making one happen in your town.
Attendees will gain hands-on experience and in-the-trenches expertise valuable to planners, developers, architects, government officials and staff, historians and residents.
Approved educational credits include four credits by the American Institute of Certified Planners and five credits for Master Citizen Planners. Pending credits include Congress for the New Urbanism Accreditation and the American Institute of Architects.
To register and learn more, visit: Heritage Conference 2017.