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2019 CCOG U
2019 CCOG U
Centralina Council of Governments TRAINING
THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

As a continuation of the CONNECT Our Future mission, CCOG U continues to provide learning opportunities for the region's planners, businesses, educators, non-profits, and others to learn about topics that help us continue to support our region's communities, improve quality of life, and help us remain competitive in a global market vying for residents, jobs, and businesses.


Beginning again in February, Centralina COG will host a series of six (6) training sessions to cover a few of the 'hottest' planning topics in the greater Charlotte region that align with one or more of the 10 CONNECT Our Future priorities.


We invite you to sign-up for individual sessions at a cost of $30 per session or register for all six and receive a discount ($30).

Each session will begin at 11:30am with lunch and networking, with the official program starting at 11:45am. Session lengths vary, but offer between 1.25 to 1.5 AICP CM credits.

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Centralina Council of Governments
9815 David Taylor Drive, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC  USA
Catawba Conference Rooms
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all sessions registration
All Sessions
All Sessions
$ 150.00 
Centralina Council of Governments
Thursday Feb 14, 2019 @  11:30:AM — Thursday Dec 05, 2019 @  01:00:PM EST

This registration option is for all 6 of the 2019 CCOG U Sessions. There is a discount when using this option to apply for all of the sessions together ($30!).



When you select this, you also get (at no additional charge):
  • Feb.14-Drones: Nuisance
  • Toy or Useful Tool?
  • April 11-Dockless: Bike & Scooter Share Programs
  • June 12-Housing's Missing Middle: Communities as Part of the Problem and Solution
  • Oct. 2-Ethical Engagement: How to be Inclusive & Why it Matters
  • Aug. 14-Skills that make Better Planners
  • Dec 5-Understanding Scenario Planning: In Search of the Crystal Ball
 
 
individual session registration-stu
Aug. 14-Skills that make Better Planners
Aug. 14-Skills that make Better Planners
$ 15.00 
Centralina Council of Governments
Wednesday Aug 14, 2019 @  11:30:AM  —  01:00:PM EDT

Planners of all ages and experience levels have knowledge to share. Whether you're a seasoned, battle-hardened planner or a newbie, just starting out, you have a unique perspective and skill set that deserves to be heard. This session provides an opportunity for planners of all experience levels to teach and learn.

 
Oct. 2-Ethical Engagement: How to be Inclusive & Why it Matters
Oct. 2-Ethical Engagement: How to be Inclusive & Why it Matters
$ 15.00 
Centralina Council of Governments
Wednesday Oct 02, 2019 @  11:30:AM  —  01:15:PM EDT

Every resident is affected by the planning process be it a big or small plan, a land use or transportation plan. However, many residents and communities have historically not been heard. Today the challenge is to go beyond simply giving equal access to the process and instead to seek out those whose voices have gone unheard in the past.

 
Dec 5-Understanding Scenario Planning: In Search of the Crystal Ball
Dec 5-Understanding Scenario Planning: In Search of the Crystal Ball
$ 15.00 
Centralina Council of Governments
Thursday Dec 05, 2019 @  11:30:AM  —  01:00:PM EST

Gain insight and understanding into how scenario planning can be used to better prepare communities for the future. Policy and project options are inputs resulting in simulations that help local government visualize choices and trade-offs, providing better information for decision-makers.

 
 
individual session registration
Feb.14-Drones: Nuisance, Toy or Useful Tool?
Feb.14-Drones: Nuisance, Toy or Useful Tool?
$ 30.00 
Thursday Feb 14, 2019 @  11:30:AM  —  01:15:PM EST

The increase in drone ownership has led to questions about privacy and safety as those drones have buzzed commercial planes, peered over neighbor's hedges and into windows with mini-video cameras. The counterbalance to drones is their usefulness in commercial and government uses such as mapping, observing, and investigating risky situations. But this usefulness also brings its own challenges and issues. At this session, participants will learn about some of the legal issues of drones and how local governments can proceed.

 
April 11-Dockless: Bike & Scooter Share Programs
April 11-Dockless: Bike & Scooter Share Programs
$ 30.00 
Thursday Apr 11, 2019 @  11:30:AM  —  01:00:PM EDT

Bike and scooter sharing programs are being used in local communities to enhance individual mobility, provide first and last mile connectivity to transit, provide access to parks and recreation, downtowns, and other destinations, but are they right for your community? From bike share, to dockless bike and scooter programs, what should your community know before you embrace these new services.

 
June 12-Housing's Missing Middle: Communities as Part of the Problem and So …
June 12-Housing's Missing Middle: Communities as Part of the Problem and So …
$ 30.00 
Tuesday Jun 12, 2018 @  11:30:AM  —  01:00:PM EDT

Unknowingly, local governments may be creating barriers to affordable housing options in their communities. Whether it's an onerous process or an adopted policy, by identifying and addressing unintended obstacles local governments can at least be sure they're not part of the housing problem.

 
Aug. 14-Skills that make Better Planners
Aug. 14-Skills that make Better Planners
$ 30.00 
Centralina Council of Governments
Wednesday Aug 14, 2019 @  11:30:AM  —  01:00:PM EDT

Planners of all ages and experience levels have knowledge to share. Whether you're a seasoned, battle-hardened planner or a newbie, just starting out, you have a unique perspective and skill set that deserves to be heard. This session provides an opportunity for planners of all experience levels to teach and learn.

 
Oct. 2-Ethical Engagement: How to be Inclusive & Why it Matters
Oct. 2-Ethical Engagement: How to be Inclusive & Why it Matters
$ 30.00 
Centralina Council of Governments
Wednesday Oct 02, 2019 @  11:30:AM  —  01:15:PM EDT

Every resident is affected by the planning process be it a big or small plan, a land use or transportation plan. However, many residents and communities have historically not been heard. Today the challenge is to go beyond simply giving equal access to the process and instead to seek out those whose voices have gone unheard in the past.

 
Dec 5-Understanding Scenario Planning: In Search of the Crystal Ball
Dec 5-Understanding Scenario Planning: In Search of the Crystal Ball
$ 30.00 
Centralina Council of Governments
Thursday Dec 05, 2019 @  11:30:AM  —  01:00:PM EST

Gain insight and understanding into how scenario planning can be used to better prepare communities for the future. Policy and project options are inputs resulting in simulations that help local government visualize choices and trade-offs, providing better information for decision-makers.

 
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