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"Update the Zoning Code to Fill the 'Missing Middle' of Housing"
A full day, live, peer-to-peer, webinar,

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with special sessions on updating municipal codes for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

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A continuing education program for elected and appointed officials, municipal staff, planning and design professionals, and housing industry professionals.


This full day, live, peer-to-peer, webinar will include presentations, panel discussions, and moderated Q&A sessions with professionals who have participated in successful code update initiatives, and case studies of completed "missing middle" housing projects by award-winning design/build/development professionals who will share their experience with code updates. Participation in this webinar and successful completion of an online exam will qualify professionals for continuing education credits.*

Learning Objective #1:
Participants will be better able to implement a zoning code update process appropriate to the social, economic, and ecological contexts in their community.

Learning Objective #2:
Participants will be better able to analyze and compare model codes and case studies of the impact of code update initiatives to determine specific code language most responsive to the housing shortage in their community.

Learning Objective #3:
Participants will be better able to respond to questions and requests for information from elected and appointed officials and residents in their community RE: benefits and barriers to various "missing middle" housing strategies.

Learning Objective #4:
Participants will be better able to engage effectively with local builders, remodelers, architects, homeowners, lenders, and developers RE: "missing middle" housing projects.



Preliminary Agenda (check back soon for updates and list of confirmed speakers)
Tuesday 29 October, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm:
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__ 9:00 am to 9:30 am

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Welcome & Review of the "Missing Middle" of Housing
Speaker: Susan Thering, Ph.D. Executive Director, Design Coalition Institute
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__ 9:30 am to 10:15 am




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Presentation: St Croix County WI, code update process, impact, & issues:
Speakers:
Brett Budrow, Administrator, Planning & Land Use Information, St. Croix County Community Development Department.
John Hilgers, Senior Planner, St Croix County Department of Planning.
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__10:15 am to 11:00 am

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Presentation: Dane County WI, code update process, impact, & issues:
Speaker: Brian Standing, Senior Planner, Dane County Planning and Development.
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__11:00 am to 11:30 am
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Panel Q&A
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__11:30 am to 1:00 pm 
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Lunch break (with suggested readings)
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__1:00 pm to 1:45 pm




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Presentation: City of Madison, WI, code update process, impact, & issues:
Speakers:
Kevin Firchow, AICP, Principal Planner, City of Madison Department of Planning.
Matt Wachter, Manager, Office of Real Estate Services, City of Madison WI.
Matt Tucker, Zoning Administrator, City of Madison Department of Planning.
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__1:45 pm to 2:30 pm

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Case Studies: "Missing Middle" housing projects, from the design/build perspective
Speaker: Lou Host-Jablonski, Architect, Director, Design Coalition Architects, Madison, WI.
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__2:30 pm to 3:15 pm
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Case Studies: "Missing Middle" housing projects, from the development perspective
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__3:15 pm to 3:45 pm
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Panel Q&A
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__3:45 pm to 4:30 pm


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Presentation: Review of recent national initiatives RE "Missing Middle" of housing:
Speakers:
Mary Kyle McCurdy, Deputy Director, 1000 Friends of Oregon, Portland OR.
Susan Thering, Ph.D., Executive Director, Design Coalition Institute, Madison, WI.
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__4:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Review & Exam for continuing education credits



Registration:
Please select the appropriate registration rate in the dropdown menu below.
A link to the live webinar will be sent to you 10 days prior to the day of the event.
The number of links/registrations will be capped at 120, to assure maximum opportunities for questions.


Pricing:
Early Bird Rates (ends October 1st):
___• Students: $75
___• Professional Members (APA, AIA, ASLA, SEED, NARI, WBA): $175
___• General: $210
___• Professional Group Rate (6 or more individuals linking in from the same computer): $875

Regular Rates (after October 1st):
___• Students: $100
___• Professional Members (APA, AIA, ASLA, SEED, NARI, WBA): $200
___• General: $235
___• Professional Group Rate (6 or more individuals linking in from the same computer): $1,000

For Professionals:

If you intend to participate in the event for continuing education credits, please select the appropriate professional membership in the second dropdown menu below, and include your name and email in the box below that. We will send you a link to the online exam form at the close of the event.*

For Students:
Please select the "Student" rate in the dropdown menu below and enter your name and campus email.

Early Bird Pricing Ends October 1st:

Early Bird Pricing
Professional affiliation (for CEUs/PDHs only)
Name & Email



* Instructions for self-reporting continuing education:
For Planners: https://www.planning.org/cm/logging/selfreport/
For Architects: https://www.aia.org/faq
For Landscape Architects: https://www.asla.org/continuingedrequirements.aspx

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