What's Happening Statewide
Brownfields Lightening-Fast Talks

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 • 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Join us for lightning-fast brownfield lessons and lore! Our lineup of presenters will each have just 6 minutes to tell the full story of a brownfield topic you should hear about right now. Twenty slides, twenty seconds per slide, no stopping, no mercy. Stick around for this final event and vote for your favorite.

EPA Resources to Assist with Brownfields Redevelopment:
Margaret Olson, EPA Region 10
Even in these unusual federal budget circumstances, EPA has some resources to assist your community. This presentation will summarize EPA grants and technical assistance that can be used to leverage revitalization.

Around the World in 80 (x 5) seconds:
Ignacio Dayrit, CCLR
Take a tour of land recycling around the US and the world.

A Wholesome Recipe: Health-Infused Brownfield Bourguignon
Nadege Dubuisson, Oregon Health Authority
The Oregon Public Health Division's Environmental Health Assessment Program (EHAP) works across the state with communities and partners to assess, educate, and reduce people's exposure to toxic substances from contaminated sites. This lightning talk will present the unique contributions that this state public health program can offer when cooking up a plan for Brownfield efforts.

How High School Students Are Helping Their City:
Megan Alameda, Baker City
A group of high school students have been taking on the cleanup and visioning of their hometown, Baker City. Want a job done while creating invested stakeholders? Get high school students involved!

The Bitter-Sweet of DEI:
Gustavo Morales, EUVALCREE
Discussing the pros and cons of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the impact on cross-sector and cross-collaboration on community engagement. An analysis of successful community practices to stimulate positive systemic change.

We Need Each Other—How to Hire a Consultant and How to Work for a Public Agency:
Seth Otto MFA and Jenn Bildersee City of Portland
Practitioners from both sides of the table share insights, horror stories, and best practices gathered from decades of experience (collectively) working in the worlds of professional and public service. Everything you wanted to know (and a lot you didn't) about the ups and downs of procurement and consultant management.

Revealing Willamette Falls:
Alex Gilbertson, Metro

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