MEDC’s Tischler to share expertise on development and form-based codes at CNU 24.Detroit in June

posted on June 2, 2016 9:53am

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Jim Tischler, policy director of Collaborative Community Development at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. (view larger image) Jim Tischler, policy director of Collaborative Community Development at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) is hosting their 24th annual conference June 8-11, 2016, in Detroit. With a focus on The Transforming City, this event will bring together more than 1,500 individuals from North America and around the world for four days of education, collaboration, discussion and debate on the policies, designs and emerging approaches that create great places.

On Thursday, June 9, 2016, from 10:30-11:45 a.m., Jim Tischler, policy director of Collaborative Community Development at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), will participate in a Forum: Project for Code Reform. The purpose of this forum is to start this effort: Agreeing on a goal, building a coalition of CNU coders, creating a common vocabulary of community and coding attributes, and determining next steps for this multi-year effort. Additional presenters include:

Later that same day, from 12:30-1:45 p.m., Tischler will participate in a Member-Led session on Implementing Form-Based Codes in Your Community. Additional presenters include:

To register and learn more, visit: CNU 24.Detroit.