Ohio Land Bank Conference

Second Convening of Ohio County
Land Banks

Holiday Inn Cleveland South/Independence

November 27 & 28, 2012
Cost of Conference: $95.00 ($25 additional for each mobile workshop)


The Second Convening of Ohio County Land Banks, co-hosted by Thriving Communities Institute and Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation, will offer essential information for land bank board members and staff, county and municipal officials, community and economic development officers, community development corporations and anyone interested in repurposing vacant and abandoned properties and revitalizing our neighborhoods.


The conference will offer over 25 breakout sessions covering topics of concerns to land banks throughout Ohio. In addition, 2 mobile workshops will be offered Tuesday afternoon allowing participants to witness projects first hand. For course descriptions, click here. Presenters will include legal and financial experts, land bank practitioners with hands on experience and community organizations that work to move projects from concept to reality.


For information about being an exhibitor or sponsor, click here.


Conference Schedule:

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

11:00 – 1:00 Registration open
1:00 – 1:30 Opening session
1:30 – 4:30 Breakout Sessions/Mobile Workshops


Wednesday, November 28, 2012

7:30 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast Speaker
9:00 – 12:00 Breakout Sessions
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch
12:45 – 1:30 Panel - Land Banks: Where Do We Go From Here?
1:30 – 3:30 Breakout Sessions
3:40 – 4:30 Closing Session


Conference Hotel:

Holiday Inn Cleveland South/Independence
6001 Rockside Road, Independence, OH 44131
Rockside & Interstate 77

A block of rooms have been set aside for conference participants at a cost of $99.00 plus tax.
Get hotel info here