FUTURE METRO DENVER ON THE CUTTING EDGE –NEW

COURSE LEADERS: Chuck Shannon
MEETS: 5 Thursdays TIME: 1:15pm - 3:00pm
DATES COURSE MEETS: 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12
PRICE: $65.00
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LOCATION: Calvary Baptist Church, 6500 E. Girard Ave., Denver, CO 80224 Map
TYPE: Lecture,Q&A
CATEGORY: SOCIAL SCIENCE
NOTE:

Note start time 1:15-3 pm

DESCRIPTION:

In recent years, “millennials” have been the defining demographic factor for metro Denver growth. Well, “seniors” have become the defining demographic for the future.  How is population growth, including the impact of “seniors,” going to affect metro living? Learn about metropolitan cooperation, characterized by the Brookings Institution as among the best examples in the country. What will transportation look like? How about housing affordability and choice? How will they affect your lifestyle? Digital technology will be addressed as it is redefining urban planning and service delivery. Denver is rumored to be the preferred site of Google to demonstrate the “City of the Future.”

This course represents the Academy’s first partnership with the Denver Regional Council of Governments, which through Brad Calvert, Regional Planning and Development Director, is coordinating the identification of key organizations and expert speakers to address critical planning needs of the metro Denver area.