2019 Housing Conference: Building Smart Suburbs


HAND’s fifth-annual Housing Conference, presented by the Hamilton County Community Foundation, is scheduled for 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Sept. 20, 2019, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Noblesville Conference Center.

This year, the conference program will include sessions on fair housing and housing discrimination sponsored by the Noblesville Housing Authority. See the full agenda below.

Attention, AICP planners: This conference has been approved for 3.75 CM credits and 1 CM Law credit.

Click the button below to register. Tickets are $75 for an individual or $500 for a reserved table of six.

Building Smart Suburbs agenda:

7:00 a.m.  — Doors open

7:30 a.m.  — Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.  — Welcome, Jennifer Miller and Tom Kilian Jr.

8:05 a.m.  — Noblesville Housing Strategy, Sarah Reed, Noblesville Planning Director

8:25 a.m. — State Workforce Housing Initiatives, Jacob Sipe, Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority Executive Director

8:55 a.m. — Hamilton County’s Housing Needs, Jennifer Miller, HAND Executive Director

9:20 a.m. — Resident Impact Story

9:30 a.m. — Break

9:45 a.m. — Innovative Housing Solutions, a discussion moderated by IHCDA’s Jacob Sipe, with panelists Pastor Anthony Murdock, Eastern Star Church; Jim Walker, Big Car Collaborative; Moira Carlstedt, Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership; John Franklin Hay, Near East Area Renewal

11:15 a.m. — Lunch, equipping session and networking

12:30 p.m. — Fair Housing: Enduring Challenges and Opportunities, Jordan Burton, Indiana Civil Rights Commission Staff Attorney

1:30 p.m. — U.S. Sen. Todd Young

1:45 p.m. — Legislative Update, Kathleen Lara, Prosperity Indiana Policy Director

2:30 p.m. — Call to Action, Tom Kilian Jr., Hamilton County Community Foundation President

2:45 p.m. — Parting words, Jennifer Miller

2019 Conference Sponsors

Please contact Andrea Davis for sponsorship information.