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2013 Summer Conference
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For the first time, VAPDC will be traveling to Wintergreen Resort another great spot in the Commonwealth for the Summer Conference! This peaceful setting, nestled in 11,000 acres in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains provided the backdrop for this year's annual gathering of Virginia's PDCs, July 25-27, 2013. The conference explore how PDCs are Achieving Success through Collaborative Governance and what more can be done to achieve higher levels of success.

Conference Presentations

Joe McKinney, Executive Director, National Association of Development Organizations
Washington Policy Update and National Trends in Regional Planning

John Martin, President & CEO, Southeastern Institute of Research
Virginia’s Evolving Demographics — Opportunities and Challenges

Barry DuVal, President & CEO, Virginia Chamber of Commerce
BLUEPRINT VIRGINIA--A Business Plan for the Commonwealth

Bill Shelton, Director, Virginia Department of Housing Community Development & Albemarle Ciderworks
Building on Regional Assets--Home Grown Economic Development

Allen Hale, Member, Nelson County Board of Supervisors
Nelson County's Community Assets--TRAILS

Charles Flink, FASLA, President, Alta/Greenways
Trails & Tourism--Capitalizaing on Virginia's Natural Assets

Tim Ware, Executive Director, George Washington Regional Commission
Professional Development Workshop