Green Economic Development

Seeing the Green: Bolstering Economic Development Strategies with Environmental

Responsibility July 17, 2008 2:30 p.m. EDT via Webcast

The American Planning Association and the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) 30-minute broadcast will focus on the role of environmental sustainability and its impact on economic development. Green jobs, innovation, economic growth are all additional benefits to the environmental impacts that going green presents.

Tune in tomorrow to hear some real-world strategies for all those involved in planning and the economic development community. Please register at: http://edabroadcast.haverstick.biz/

Hosted By: Benjamin ErulkarU.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development

Panelists Include:W. Paul Farmer, FAICP Executive Director and CEO, American Planning Association Tom DardenPresident, Cherokee Investment Partners
Ted WysockiPresident and CEO, Local Economic & Employment Development (LEED) Council (Chicago)

Nancy McKeeverI-PLACE3S/Sustainable Energy Program Manager, California Energy CommissionTo learn more about the partnership between APA and EDA, please visit:
http://www.planning.org/eda/

Thank you.

Richard Lukas
Senior Outreach Associate
American Planning Association
1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW - Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036
Direct Dial: 202.349.1010Fax: 202.872.0643
rlukas@planning.orgwww.planning.org