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LPI’s Warbach to share placemaking research at the 2013 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

The Local Government Commission will be hosting the 12th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Kansas City, MO.

John Warbach, PhD, Associate Director of the MSU Land Policy Institute

The Local Government Commission will be hosting the 12th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Kansas City, MO. The conference will take place at the Kansas City Convention Center, February 7-9, 2013. This multi-disciplinary event will highlight cutting-edge smart-growth issues and will feature the latest research, implementation tools and strategies, successful case studies, new partners, new projects, and new policies.

John Warbach, PhD, MSU Land Policy Institute’s associate director, will present at the conference as part of a panel addressing placemaking efforts in Michigan. Warbach will share preliminary results from LPI’s Rebuilding Prosperous Places Initiative, including responses from a national placemaking survey, a Midwest survey about neighborhood and home features, and a hedonic analysis of the relationship between placemaking elements and home prices in 11 Midwest cities, including six cities in Michigan.

More details on the program, speakers, sponsors and cosponsors, special events and optional tours are available at New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

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