Dear Members & Subscribers,
Sustainable Otsego is pleased to announce the upcoming event:
Lecture by Bruce Seifer: Sustainable Communities: Creating a Durable Local Economy
Wednesday 15 January, 2014, 7 pm, Otsego County Courthouse, 193 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY
Seifer’s lecture will be based primarily on his recent book, Sustainable Communities: Creating a Durable Local Economy, Routledge, 2013.
The lecture will examine a framework for local sustainable economic development.
What is a durable economy? How is it created and what does it take to sustain it over time? This lecture will provide insights and answers to these questions. The framework provides a starting point for exploration of the various influences on a community’s economy. These include locally-focused, social, cultural, environmentally sustainable, political and inclusive economy components. Taken together, these components can lead to the formation of a durable local economy.
All are welcome, including community members & business people interested in developing a local sustainable economy; policy leaders; community & economic professionals; teachers; college students, and the general public. No charge.
Bruce Seifer is a consultant with deep experience in economic development. He led the City of Burlington Vermont’s Economic Development efforts for three decades, providing technical assistance to 4,000 businesses and numerous non-profits. Bruce frequently speaks at national forums on policy and strategy, city revitalization, and program design and evaluation.
Co-sponsors: Otsego 2000, OCCA, and the Freemans Journal/Hometown Oneonta
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