Category Archives: Columbus 2050 Breakout Events

Metro Metrics: Urban Competitiveness Redefined

On August 12th, ULI Columbus hosted the “Metro Metrics: Urban Competitiveness Redefined” breakout event for the Columbus 2050 initiative. The event took place at Easton Town Center where the national City in 2050 exhibit was on display until August 25th. Throughout the event, local experts discussed and identified priorities for development in Central Ohio based on regional demographic trends.  The following input gathered during the event will be used to inform a long-term strategic vision for Central Ohio and a publication that will be used to guide regional decision-making. The … Read More

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Click, Learn, Go, Get: Framing the Marketplace

The “Click, Learn, Go, Get: Framing the Marketplace” breakout event for the Columbus 2050 initiative took place on August 5th at The City in 2050 exhibit space in Easton Town Center. Throughout the event, local experts discussed and identified priorities for retail development in Central Ohio.  The following input gathered during the event will be used to inform a long-term strategic vision for Central Ohio and a publication that will be used to guide regional decision-making. The event began with presentations by local experts in retail development. Presenters included Bill … Read More

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Plan it. Build it. Delivering the New Community

ULI Columbus hosted the “Plan it. Build it.: Delivering the New Community” breakout event for the Columbus 2050 initiative on July 22nd at The City in 2050 exhibit space in Easton Town Center. Throughout the event, local experts discussed and identified priorities for community development in Central Ohio.  The following input gathered during the event will be used to inform a long-term strategic vision for Central Ohio and a publication that will be used to guide regional decision-making. The event began with presentations by local experts in community development and … Read More

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The “Whole Buildings: Engaging New Technology” Event

The “Whole Buildings: Engaging New Technology” breakout event at The City in 2050 exhibit space in Easton Town Center was hosted by ULI Columbus on June 24th as part of the Columbus 2050 initiative. Throughout the event, local experts discussed and identified priorities for buildings in Central Ohio.  The following input gathered during the event will be used to inform a long-term strategic vision for Central Ohio and a publication that will be used to guide regional decision-making. The event began with presentations by experts in the design, operation and … Read More

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“Water, Power, Light: The New Infrastructure” Breakout Event

ULI Columbus hosted the “Water, Power, Light: The New Infrastructure” breakout event on June 10th at The City in 2050 exhibit space in Easton Town Center as part of the Columbus 2050 initiative. Throughout the event, local utilities experts discussed and identified priorities for utilities in Central Ohio.  The following input gathered during the event will be used to inform a long-term strategic vision for Central Ohio and a publication that will be used to guide regional decision-making. The event began with presentations by four experts in Central Ohio utilities. … Read More

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Getting Around: Creative Transportation Solutions

  On May 20th at The City in 2050 exhibit space in Easton Town Center, ULI Columbus hosted the “Getting Around: Creative Transportation Solutions” breakout event for the Columbus 2050 initiative. Local experts in transportation worked together during the event to identify priorities for transportation in Central Ohio.  The following input gathered during the event will be used to inform a long-term strategic vision for Central Ohio and a publication that will be used to guide regional decision-making. The event began with presentations by four experts in transportation. Presenters included … Read More

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The “Full Spectrum Housing” Breakout Event

Summary of “Full Spectrum Housing: Shifting Market Preferences” April 27th Columbus 2050 Breakout Event   The “Full Spectrum Housing: Shifting Market Preferences” Columbus 2050 breakout event hosted on April 27th brought together local experts and stakeholders to identify priorities for housing within Central Ohio.  The following input gathered during the event will be used to inform a long-term strategic vision for Central Ohio. The event began with presentations by four experts in Central Ohio housing.  Presenters included Clarence Simmons of SIMCO Construction Ltd, Tim Gribben of Columbus Compact, George Mattei … Read More

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Your Priorities for Central Ohio’s Natural Resources

Whether or not you were able to attend the event for “The City Wild: The Strategic Role of Green”, we would love your input regarding natural resources in Central Ohio. Respond to the following questions by leaving a comment and your feedback could be featured in The City in 2050: Creating Blueprints for Change in Columbus publication, which will be used to help inform local decision-makers. What do we hope to accomplish with our natural assets by 2050? What are potential impediments to reaching those goals? What specifically must we do … Read More

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Columbus 2050 Update: The City Wild

Summary of “The City Wild: The Strategic Role of Green” April 8th Columbus 2050 Breakout Event The April 8th breakout event for Columbus 2050 titled, “The City Wild: The Strategic Role of Green”, was one of eight events aimed at bringing together local experts and stakeholders to co-create a vision of Central Ohio in 2050 that will help inform regional decision-makers.  This particular event focused on identifying priorities for natural resources within Central Ohio. The event began with presentations by four local experts in natural resource management and infrastructure.  Presenters … Read More

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