Economic perspectives on state and local taxes takes center stage Jan. 18-19, 2007 in Cambridge, as invited legislators and think-tank executives in New England discuss taxes and economic competitiveness, tax and expenditure limitations and property tax relief, in a gathering co-sponsored by the New England Public Policy Center of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the Lincoln Institute's Department of Valuation and Taxation
Planning across boundaries will be the focus of a seminar on regional collaboration at the University of Calgary Feb. 1-2, 2007.
Another session of Redesigning the Edgeless City, the workshop for practitioners aimed at transforming suburban environments into boulevards and mixed-use centers, is scheduled for Feb. 6-7. 2007 in Goshen, NY. It is in collaboration with the Regional Plan Association of New York, (www.rpa.org)
Walter Hellerstein, research professor at the University of Georgia Law School in Athens, GA and a longstanding faculty member at the Lincoln Institute, including the institute's annual National Conference of State Tax Judges, will deliver the inaugural winter installment of the Lincoln Lecture series on Feb. 9, 2006 at 12 noon at Lincoln House.
Julie Campoli of Terra Firma Urban Design in Burlington, Vermont, and Alex S. MacLean of Landslides Aerial Photography in CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, will discuss their new book published by the Lincoln Institute, Visualizing Density, a richly illustrated survey of the American landscape, March 14, 2007 in Cambridge. The talk will be followed by a book signing and reception. Watch this space for the location. Visualizing Density is due out by mid-February. http://www.lincolninst.edu/pubs/books.asp