20 February 2008
Ward 5 Economic Development Summit - Saturday, February 23
What: Ward 5 Economic Development Summit
When: Saturday, February 23, 2008
10:00 a.m.: Registration
10:15 a.m.–10:30 a.m.: Opening Remarks
10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: Panel: Stimulating Neighborhood Economic Development, moderated by Ward 5 Planner Deborah Crain. Panelists include: Steve Moore, WDC Economic Partnership; Derrick Woody, Great Streets Initiative; Phyllis Love, Restore DC's Main Street Initiative; Vinnie Wolhfarth, Brookland CDC/Brookland Main Street; Pat Mitchell, North Capitol Main Street; and Ana Harvey, Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Mini Workshop on Negotiating Community Benefits Packages, moderated by Collaboration DC's Mary Jacksteit
12:30 p.m.–1:00 p.m.: Lunch
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: Break Out Sessions on Economic Development Projects. You will be able to meet with and ask questions of developers with projects in Ward 5. Each developer will have a table. To-date, developers for the following projects have RSVPed: Rhode Island Station; Arbor Place, McMillan Reservior; Art Space at Fort Totten; Armed Forces Retirement Home; New Town at Capital City Market; St Paul's Townhome project; and the 30th Street Townhome project.
2:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m.: Wrap Up
Where: Catholic University Caldwell Hall, main floor (view campus map here)
Questions and additional information: Call 202.724.8028.