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Connecting the Dots Summit

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· Sessions
Academic All-Star Panel
To set the stage for the day, an expert panel has been assembled to discuss the challenges facing suburbs in Ohio and across the nation.
Brandi Blessett Darrin Wilson Bernadette Hanlon
2021-05-26T12:00:00Z 2021-05-26T13:30:00Z America/New_York Academic+All-Star+Panel https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
It Takes a Village: Helping Suburban Residents to Access Stabilizing Social Services
This session covers Hamilton County social service providers who may partner with suburban governments so struggling residents can access needed services.
Mary Reid Stephanie Moes Mark Lawson
2021-05-26T13:30:00Z 2021-05-26T15:30:00Z America/New_York It+Takes+a+Village%3A+Helping+Suburban+Residents+to+Access+Stabilizing+Social+Services+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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How Code Enforcement Reverses Suburban Decline
This panel discusses some great models of effective code enforcement, even if this is a task a local government will never cross of its “to do” list.
Geoff Milz Sally Martin Ed Cunningham Will Basil
2021-05-26T13:30:00Z 2021-05-26T14:30:00Z America/New_York How+Code+Enforcement+Reverses+Suburban+Decline+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Virtual Coffee Chat
Short break to talk one-on-one with the speakers about more specific questions you may have.
2021-05-26T14:30:00Z 2021-05-26T15:00:00Z America/New_York Virtual+Coffee+Chat+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Schools and Suburban Success
A discussion about how local governments can learn from schools' expertise to connect residents with services that provide stability for the whole community.
Kevin Jamison Derrell Yater
2021-05-26T15:00:00Z 2021-05-26T16:00:00Z America/New_York Schools+and+Suburban+Success+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Getting the Puzzle Pieces to Put Together: Land Assemblage Tips and Best Practices
This session will discuss strategies that increase the chances of success when undertaking a land assemblage project as well as sharing examples from the field.
Richard Tranter Jessica Powell Melissa Johnson
2021-05-26T15:00:00Z 2021-05-26T16:00:00Z America/New_York Getting+the+Puzzle+Pieces+to+Put+Together%3A+Land+Assemblage+Tips+and+Best+Practices https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Strategic Governance with Shrinking Fiscal Resources
This session will teach local government leaders proven strategies for stretching tax dollars and improving services even with ever-tightening budgets
Jerry Newfarmer Tanisha Briley Dan Gerard
2021-05-26T16:00:00Z 2021-05-26T17:00:00Z America/New_York Strategic+Governance+with+Shrinking+Fiscal+Resources https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Go Big or Go Home: Zoning and Densification in Suburban Renewal
This session will discuss three projects in Hamilton County that increased density using New Urbanist principles.
Geoff Milz Tom Carroll
2021-05-26T16:00:00Z 2021-05-26T17:00:00Z America/New_York Go+Big+or+Go+Home%3A+Zoning+and+Densification+in+Suburban+Renewal+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Hamilton County Housing
This meeting questions how we go about recognizing that it is our collective responsibility to open all our communities up to affordable and workforce housing.
Kristen Baker Elizabeth Blume
2021-05-27T12:00:00Z 2021-05-27T13:30:00Z America/New_York Hamilton+County+Housing https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Housing Plans, Inclusive Zoning, Density
This session will describe housing plans commissioned by Hamilton County and introduce potential zoning codes that remove barriers to equity.
2021-05-27T13:30:00Z 2021-05-27T14:30:00Z America/New_York Housing+Plans%2C+Inclusive+Zoning%2C+Density+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Getting Good Jobs for Great Residents: Workforce Development
This session will detail how to connect our residents with quality employers to improve community stability.
Janice Urbanik
2021-05-27T13:30:00Z 2021-05-27T14:30:00Z America/New_York Getting+Good+Jobs+for+Great+Residents%3A+Workforce+Development https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Virtual Coffee Chat
Short break to talk one-on-one with the speakers about more specific questions you may have.
2021-05-27T14:30:00Z 2021-05-27T15:00:00Z America/New_York Virtual+Coffee+Chat+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Resilient and Sustainable Redevelopment
This discussion will offer insight into how the needed redevelopment inside the I-275 beltway can be part of a resilient and sustainable future for our region.
Taylor Gruenwald Darin Hall Jennifer Walke
2021-05-27T15:00:00Z 2021-05-27T16:00:00Z America/New_York Resilient+and+Sustainable+Redevelopment https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Hamilton County’s Social Service Infrastructure
This session will describe the social and human services infrastructure in Hamilton County so local government leaders can see how services are provided.
Moira Weir
2021-05-27T15:00:00Z 2021-05-27T16:00:00Z America/New_York Hamilton+County%E2%80%99s+Social+Service+Infrastructure https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Call to Action
TBD
Valerie Lemmie
2021-05-27T16:00:00Z 2021-05-27T17:00:00Z America/New_York Closing+Call+to+Action+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconnecting-the-dots-summit-7511e7be-928e-48bc-ba3d-78192974ab9a Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Taylor Gruenwald

Model Group, Developer

Jerry Newfarmer

President and CEO, Management Partners

Ed Cunningham

Division Manager of Property Maintenance Code Enforcement, Cincinnati

Mark Lawson

President/CEO, Community Action Agency

Darin Hall

President/CEO, Civitas Development Group

Mary Reid

Social Services Director, Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Kristen Baker

Executive Director, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Janice Urbanik

Senior Director for Innovation and Strategy, National Fund for Workforce Solutions

Sally Martin

Housing Director, City of South Euclid

Valerie Lemmie

Director of Exploratory Research, The Kettering Foundation

Moira Weir

President/CEO, United Way of Cincinnati

Jennifer Walke

Vice-President of Development, Model Group

Elizabeth Blume

Director of the Community Building Institute (CBI), Xavier University

Derrell Yater

Assistant Superintendent, Northwest Local School District

Tom Carroll

Village Manager, Silverton

Dan Gerard

Director of Business Development, Peel9

Tanisha Briley

City Manager, Gaithersburg

Melissa Johnson

Executive Vice-President, The Port

Jessica Powell

Vice President, Hamilton County Land Reutilization Corporation

Geoff Milz

Township Administrator, Colerain Township

Richard Tranter

Group Leader, Real Estate Practice

Kevin Jamison

Director of Human Resources, Princeton City School District

Will Basil

Landbank Manager, The Port

Stephanie Moes

Managing Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, LLC

Bernadette Hanlon

Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning, The Ohio State University

Darrin Wilson

Assistant Professor of Public Administration in the MPA Program, Northern Kentucky University

Brandi Blessett

Associate Professor, MPA Director University of Cincinnati

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