2017 East End Planning Conference
Hotel Indigo East End, Riverhead, NY
Event Type: Other
Sponsoring Committees and Sections:
On September 20th , the APA Long Island Section will hold its annual East End Planning Conference! This year the conference will be held at the Hotel Indigo East End located at 1830 West Main Street in Riverhead. Hotel Indigo is centrally located on the East End on Route 25 just west of downtown Riverhead. We look forward to an afternoon and evening of discussion on timely planning topics and networking.
The program will include:
12:30pm – 3:00pm
8 HANDS FARM, Cutchogue (Optional)
Eight Hands Farm, located in Cutchogue, is a scenic 28-acre family farm that raises heritage breed animals on pasture including Icelandic sheep, Tamworth pigs and a variety of heritage breed chickens, and grows produce without chemicals. The farm stand includes pasture-raised/grass-fed meats, eggs, produce and fiber related products made from their sheep’s fleeces.
Registration and Networking
3:00pm – 3:30pm
Sponsor Exhibits [Hotel Indigo East End]
3:30pm – 3:45pm
NYMTC Plan 2045 Update
3:45pm – 4:15pm
Gerry Bogacz, New York Metropolitan Transportation Council
4:15pm – 5:45 pm
Offshore Wind Energy Generation
1.5 CM credits requested
This panel discussion will include Bob DeLuca, President, Group for the East End, Jennifer Garvey, Deepwater Wind, Nick Shearman, Sane Energy Project, and Linda James, Chair, Town of East Hampton Energy Sustainability Committee. The panelists will discuss current opportunities for offshore wind energy generation, and the responsibility to engage and stakeholders throughout the development process to ensure that projects are sensitive to the residents, environment and economies of local communities.
Dinner Buffet and Networking
5:45pm – 6:30pm
6:30pm – 8:00pm
The Missing Middle – Providing Housing Options on the East End
1.5 CM credits requested
This panel discussion will feature input from Diana Weir, Housing Director, Town of Southampton, Arthur Krauer, Conifer LLC, and Peter Elkowitz, President/CEO, Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc. The panel will explore the challenges and opportunities for improving housing availability and options on the east end of Long Island. Panelists will discuss potential solutions for addressing the evolving housing needs of the local workforce, next generation and seniors to enhance the sustainability of east end communities. Several case studies highlighting recent success stories will be shared.
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