Call for Session Ideas

The WV Brownfields Conference is West Virginia’s premier redevelopment event that combines educational programs with networking opportunities between communities, local governments, development professionals, and service providers. The conference features expert panels, interactive workshops, technical training, and project case studies.

The West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Centers are currently seeking mobile workshop and breakout session ideas to fill limited slots for the 2018 WV Brownfields Conference in Charleston, WV on September 5-7. The 2018 Conference will feature three tracks under the theme of Embracing the Challenge. Session ideas should focus on this theme, including topics on due diligence, assessment, and site planning; remediation and site preparation; and redevelopment and re-use. Creative session formats, such as town hall or roundtable discussions and interactive workshops, as well as traditional panel presentations, are encouraged.

To submit your session idea, complete the form below. The deadline for session ideas is March 15, 2018.  Interested entities can submit up to two presentation proposals. Speakers will be required to register at the reduced speaker rate of $50 by August 1, 2018. Questions can be directed to Carrie Staton at

For more information on the WV Brownfields Assistance Centers and the 2018 WV Brownfields Conference, visit

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