August 16, 2017

Launch Fishers, 12175 Visionary Way, Fishers, IN 46038

DRAFT AGENDA (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

8:00 Registration 
8:30

Welcome 
Brian Blackford, Indiana Communities Institute at Ball State University

8:45 – 9:30 Why Investing in Place Matters 
Brian Blackford, Indiana Communities Institute at Ball State University
9:30 – 10:15

An Introduction to Brownfields
Beth Grigsby, SME & KSU Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Partner

10:15 Break
10:30 – 11:15 Brownfields Development: A Cost-Benefit Analysis
Mary Hashem, RE Solutions, LLC & KSU Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Partner
11:15– 12:15 Brownfields Legal Issues
David L. Guevara, PhD, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch (provided)
1:15 – 2:00 Who Can Help? An Overview of Brownfields Resources
Michele Oertel, Indiana Brownfields Program
2:00 – 2:45 A Community’s Perspective 
Becky Hershberger, City of Goshen
2:45 Break
3:00 – 3:45 Ideas and Inspiration: A Look at Brownfields Trends
Mary Hashem, RE Solutions, LLC & KSU Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Partner
3:45 End of Day Discussion, Questions
4:00 Adjourn

These workshops are made possible with funding provided by the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Thank you to Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) at Kansas State University, Indiana Brownfields Program, US EPA Region 5, and Ball State University.