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Eco Districts Summit: 10 Year Anniversary

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The annual Summit is the world’s only conference dedicated to neighborhood- and district-scale sustainability. Every year the EcoDistricts Summit brings together hundreds of thinkers and doers across civic, public and private sectors to explore best practices, challenges and real-world examples of equitable, resilient and sustainable development. We dive deep into how to get district scale projects done and spend two days uncovering our host city’s most successful districts and neighborhoods.

Register now and join community development professionals, green builders, municipal innovators, urban design and planning practitioners, neighborhood leaders and civic entrepreneurs as we unpack Pittsburgh’s urban development legacy.

For more information about the EcoDistricts Summit, please visit summit.ecodistricts.org


In celebration of the 10th Annual Summit, EcoDistricts is partnering with the City of Pittsburgh and regional leaders to bring the Summit to one of the most dynamic cities in the U.S. Pittsburgh is often cited as one of the world’s most dramatic “turn around” stories – a region rich in history and economic might that has reemerged from the collapse of the American steel manufacturing industry to rise again as a center of place-based sustainability and urban vibrancy. It is no wonder that Pittsburgh has emerged as a center of the EcoDistricts movement for over a decade.

To celebrate our 10 years, we’re excited to announce that Liz Ogbu will keynote the Summit Nov 4-5 at the August Wilson Center. We couldn’t have thought of a better person to inspire the EcoDistricts community. Liz is often described as one of the most influential designers, urbanists, and social innovators of our time, with a focus on social and spatial innovation in challenged urban environments. Through her multidisciplinary design and innovation consultancy, she collaborates with communities around the world to leverage the power of design to catalyze sustained social impact. With Pittsburgh’s deep roots in neighborhood-scale development and continued commitment to equity and inclusion, and Liz’s unique blend of empathy and human-centered, cross-disciplinary design, you don’t want to miss this year’s Summit.


  • Early Bird – $550
  • Regular – $600 (Begins August 1)

EcoDistricts APs, Members and Certified project affiliates

Take 20% off! Just select the Member ticket when registering. All members will be verified.

  • Early Bird – $440
  • Regular – $480 (Begins August 1)

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Nonprofit or Government professional, or a Student

Take 15% off! You must provide your organization/school name during registration.

  • Early Bird – $468
  • Regular – $510 (Begins August 1)

EcoDistricts is committed to ensuring the inclusion and participation of a diverse representation of sustainable development leaders throughout the Summit experience. To apply for a Summit Scholarship, complete the application at http://www.summit.ecodistricts.org/scholarships/


Monday, November 04, 2019

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM


August Wilson Center
980 Liberty Avenue
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