(Vocus) November 11, 2010
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Mid-Atlantic Alliance Program, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP), present Economic Development is Back on Track: A Forum for Public Private Partnerships and Transit Oriented Development, on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at UMUC Inn and Conference Center by Marriot, 8:00 am – 10 am, 3501 University Boulevard East, located in Adelphi, Maryland.
Top level executives will share their thoughts regarding the significant role that Public Private Partnerships can play to expand growth and improve infrastructure, while minimizing risk for public sector officials, and generating an adequate return on investment to private sector owners. Local, regional and national experts will also share best practices regarding Transit-Oriented Development (TOD).
The Alliance Program is a special ICSC initiative that provides forums for the public and private sectors to network, share ideas, discuss industry issues and explore retail development opportunities. ICSC Alliance meetings are both time and cost effective opportunities for public officials, developers, retailers and other industry leaders to grow their relationships and learn from one another.
The panel discussion will be moderated by Will Reed, Principal of Reed Advisors from Houston, Texas.
Panelists include: Del Adams, Manager, Development Services Division, MDOT, Baltimore, MD; Robert Brosnan, Planning Director, Arlington County, Arlington, VA; Josh Dix, Director of Development, Edens & Avant, Bethesda, MD; Mary Ann Henderson, Director of Operations, HUD, Baltimore, MD; and Omari Patterson, Partner, Midtown Convergence LLC, Baltimore, MD.