The 1st Annual Neighborhood Conference is scheduled to be held at the Convention Center on September 13th from 8 AM to 5 PM. Pre-registration is $20.00 On site registration is $40.00. John Gower [Dayton's Director of Planning & Community Development] will be the keynote speaker.
The theme is "Neighborhood Treasures: Discovering our assets". This should be a yearly event. The ultimate goal is to host the Regional Neighborhood Network Conference (RNNC) in 2010.
Workshop topics may include Neighborhood Marketing & Promotion, Neighborhood Best Practices, Neighborhood Diversity, Recruiting and Retaining Community Volunteers, Neighborhood Revitilization, Community Gardens, Asset Based Development, Service Learning, Land Banking, Anchors, People, Non-profits, and more.
For more information call (937) 333-3670.
Edit: The registration form is now available online. See you there!