2018 Program

RegionSmart Summit Returns April 26, 2018 at Halloran Centre 

Third annual gathering of mayors and civic leaders from throughout the Midsouth to discuss future of workforce development, transportation and land use. 

Speakers include:


Ed McMahon, ULI

Ed McMahon holds the Charles E. Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in Washington, D.C.

He is nationally known as an inspiring and thought-provoking speaker and a leading authority on topics such as the links between health and the built environment, sustainable development, land conservation, smart growth, and historic preservation.


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Lynne Ross, AICP
Founder & Principal
Spirit for Change Consulting, LLC

Lynn M. Ross, AICP is the founder and principal of Spirit for Change Consulting, LLC, a boutique consulting firm dedicated to developing creative solutions for evolving places and people working to serve the common good. She brings over 15 years of experience and passion for housing affordability, city and regional planning, community development, evidence-based policy making and organizational change.

Leading Spirit for Change, Lynn works nationally and across sectors with organizations on a mission create and sustain inclusive policies, practices and places. While regions, cities and neighborhoods are rich with possibility, they are also the places where the challenges of income inequality, economic and racial segregation, and lack of affordability persist. The practice of Spirit for Change is rooted in a deep belief in diversity, equity, evidence-based decision making, and asset based community development.


8:00  Registration Opens

8:30  Program

12:00  Call to Action

1:00 Conclusion


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