National Brownfields Conference Coming to Los Angeles, California December 11-13
The biggest brownfield show in the land will descend upon the Los Angeles Convention Center this December to reimagine, revitalize and redevelop the nation's previously developed land parcels.
Cosponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the National Brownfields Training Conference (Brownfields 2019) will take place December 10-13, 2019, in Los Angeles, CA at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Offered every two years, the conference is the largest gathering of stakeholders focused on cleaning up and reusing previously developed commercial and industrial properties.
In 1996, a diverse cross-section of redevelopment stakeholders came together in Pittsburgh for the very first federally co-sponsored National Brownfields Training Conference and the traditional has continued on ever since because of the tremendous value it creates for attendees. The biggest land reuse event of its kind, the National Brownfields Training Conference draws an international audience.
So, mark your calendars and join Brownfield Listings and several thousand of our brownfielding friends for three incredible days of training, networking and business development in Los Angeles at Brownfields 2019!
What to Expect
The heart of Brownfields 2019 is a dynamic educational program of speakers, discussions, mobile workshops, films and other learning formats that are calibrated to provide you with case study examples, program updates, and useful strategies for meeting your brownfield challenges head on. Featuring dozens of educational sessions and mobile workshops including many showcasing the City of Angels and the redevelopment in the surrounding region, the exceptional training offered by the conference has something for both beginners and seasoned professionals.
The conference is also a premier stop for the private sector as many events including a vibrant exhibit hall and other transactional activities are catered towards companies doing the business of brownfields cleanup and redevelopment. The exhibit hall will feature upwards of 150 booths housing federal agencies, engineering firms, developers, environmental cleanup companies, legal and financial expertise, nonprofits, and other types of organizations.
Who Should Attend
If you are in the brownfields industry or are part of a locale with a brownfields site, and you are looking to revitalize your community, spur economic growth, restore the environment, and protect the public health, then you can't t miss Brownfields 2019! You will:
There will be over 100 educational sessions to discuss new practices, share success stories, and stimulate new ideas.
This Conference is an extremely valuable experience due, in part, to the interactions that take place among the broad range of stakeholders involved with brownfields redevelopment.
Mobile workshops offer attendees the opportunity to visit brownfields sites firsthand.
Individuals who may be interested include:
- Local, state, and federal government leaders
- Federal and state contractors
- Real estate developers and investors
- Real estate and finance professionals
- Insurance providers and risk management practitioners
- Economic development officials and community development organizations
- Construction and building firms
- Environmental and civil engineers, planners and public works officials
- Information technology professionals
- Academic institutions & students
- Attorneys, accountants and other professionals engaged in real estate redevelopment
- Landowners, land banks, communities and corporations holding land that may or may not be contaminated or previously developed.
Registration will be available soon! Go to the event website to sign up for updates!
Re-watch BL CEO Dan French's sweeping, uplifting remarks at the last National Brownfields Training Conference in Pittsburgh, Brownfields 2017 below: