Please note some events require registration. Click on each individual event for more detailed information and links to register.
Presentation to Town of Alden Economic Development Committee
One Region Forward presentation to members of the Town of Alden Economic Development Committee.
May 23, 2013, 2013 at 6:30pm
Presentation to Town of Wheatfield
One Region Forward presentation to members of the Town of Wheatfield’s Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, the Town Board, and the Comprehensive Planning Implementation Task Force and its focus groups.
May 21, 2013, from 9:00am-1:00pm
Buffalo Niagara Convention Center
153 Franklin Street,
Buffalo, New York 14202
Learn about these issues and more:
Do you know how the law protects you from housing discrimination?
What can you do to foster diverse communities?
Is your building in compliance with Fair Housing Act
design and construction requirements?
Event Organizer: NYS Division of Human Rights
Free & Open to the Public. Call 1-888-392-3644 with questions.
May 18th, 2013, from 6:00-9:00pm
CEPA Gallery, 617 Main St # 201 Buffalo, NY 14203
Designing to Live Sustainably is both a competition with awards and a celebration of designs that become the tools through which we create wiser use of Buffalo’s vacant and underused properties.
d2ls will be hosting our first annual Imagine Buffalo awards celebration that will promote, display, and connect the various ideas, designs and strategies submitted, and will serve to create the groundwork for community engagement in developing a vision for a more sustainable future for Buffalo.
Please join us.
Event Organizer: d2ls buffalo
May 14th, 2013, 2013 from 7:00-9:00pm
Gleason Works, 1000 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
Chuck Marohn joins Peter Fleischer in a discussion about urban sprawl and sustainable growth. A prolific writer and presenter, Mr. Marohn will speak about how local governments have failed to consider the long-term returns on public investments, adopting a pattern of development that creates massive maintenance costs. Mr. Fleischer will share insights from his legislative advocacy, including the 2010 Public Infrastructure Policy Act, which reduces fiscally and environmentally unsustainable infrastructure investments. Please note there is a $15 cost associated with the talk.
Speakers include: Charles (Chuck) Marohn (Executive Director, Strong Towns – Baxter, Minnesota) and Peter Fleischer (Executive Director, Empire State Future – Albany, NY)
Event Organizer: Rochester Regional Community Design Center
April 28, 2013, 2013 from 1:00-5:00pm
6370 Lake Road (Rt 18), Appleton, Niagara County
Meet at Singer Farms Naturals Legacy Barn at 1pm for relay
EVERYBODY come and enjoy ~ good food ~ live music ~ and a fun & friendly vibe, at our 1st Renewable Energy Fair. We want demonstrate that renewable energy is doable now!
As part of the event, there will be a RELAY for RENEWABLES:
Bring friends and family and join us as participates will stretch out to pass a solar torch from the nearby Somerset coal-fired power station to the ‘green energy’ technologies at Singer Farm Naturals.
Learn more about the effects of climate change on our food supply with our partners from the UB School of Architecture and Planning’s Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab.
Event Organizer: Singer Farm Naturals and Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter NY Renewable Energy Campaign
Presentation to Town of Royalton Planning Board
One Region Forward presentation to members of the Town Planning Board.
April 22, 2013, 2013 from 5:00-6:30pm
UB Solar Strand, Flint Road, across from the Center for Tomorrow
Experience the country’s most accessible solar park for yourself!
Meet Buffalo Niagara’s “Sustainability Igniters”–our local leaders and innovators in environmental sustainability. Interactive texting and technology from GROW 716 will be part of the celebration. In addition, there will be exhibits from local sustainability organizations, local food, music, prize giveaways, and much more!
One Region Forward will be there! Stop by our table to learn more about the effort and how you can help move One Region Forward. See you there!
Event Organizer: University at Buffalo Office of Sustainability
April 4, 2013, 8:30 – 11:00 AM
Village of Williamsville: Adaptive Re-Use and Redevelopment Forum
Williamsville South High School, 5950 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
The Village of Williamsville and Mayor Brian Kulpa invite you to attend an information sharing summit. With the goal of clarifying priorities and hearing from all sides of this complicated issue, this interactive forum brings together a variety of stakeholders. Join us for this important summit meeting where representatives from state and local government, developers and bankers, as well as experts in a variety of related fields, share their knowledge and experience.
Speakers include: Paul Beyer (Director of Smart Growth for NYS Department of State); Michael Ball (Deputy Director Empire State Development, WNY Region); James Allen (Executive Director of Amherst IDA); Iskalo Development.
RSVP by March 28, 2013: email@example.com or 632-4120 x3010.
Event Organizer: Village of Williamsville and Mayor Brian Kulpa
March 25, 2013, 8:00 – 10:00 AM
The Buffalo History Museum, Buffalo, NY
Former Mayor of Pittsburgh and ULI Senior Fellow, Tom Murphy will be joined by a panel of local experts for an exciting session focused on Sustainable Infrastructure on March 25th. Please note that the pre-registration deadline is March 21st.
Event Organizer: Urban Land Institute Western New York
March 15, 2013, 8:30 – 10:30 AM
Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo. NY
Come hear about specific place-based redevelopment initiatives that are sparking new energy and reinvestment in traditional development centers in region. Discussion will focus on the importance of these areas to the tax base, quality of life and livability, and overall economic health and viability of Buffalo Niagara.
Regional Vision and Values: Where We Want to Go
Conference and Event Center, Niagara Falls, NY
Our second of two “Community Congress” meetings will introduce this effort and hear citizen voices about the vision and values that should guide our plan.
Regional Vision and Values: Where We Want to Go
Babeville, the former Asbury Church on Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY
Our first of two “Community Congress” meetings will be held to introduce this effort and hear citizen voices about the vision and values that should guide our plan.