Agenda

Community Development Director

Becky Wade
bwade@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-2865

400 Main St., Room 532
Knoxville, TN 37902

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AGENDA FOR THE 2019 NCDA TRAINING CONFERENCE

 October 1-4, 2019
Hyatt Place Knoxville / Downtown
530 South Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee

Unless otherwise noted, all sessions and events listed below will be held at the Hyatt Place Knoxville / Downtown located at 530 South Gay Street.

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2019


Conference Registration
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Pre-Conference Event: Sneak Peek Tour of the Tennessee Theatre
Originally opened in 1928, the Theatre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the Official State Theatre of Tennessee
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
604 S. Gay Street


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2019


Conference Registration
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Breakfast
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. in Hotel Lobby


Legislative Update, HUD Update
Vicki Watson, Executive Director
National Community Development Association

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Meeting Place 1


Mayor Rogero's Welcome
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Meeting Place 1


Break
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.


CONCURRENT SESSIONS


CDBG Primer
Wilmur Conyers , Planning & Performance Administrator
Community Development, City of Durham, NC
 
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Meeting Place 2

Opportunity Zones
Angie Hubbard, Director
Economic & Community Development, Greater Nashville Regional Council

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and
Sandra Gober, Manager
Community Development, City of Chattanooga, TN

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10:15 am - 11:30 am
Meeting Place 1


Lunch on Your Own
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Home Underwriting
Tammy Kilgore, Grants Analyst
Office of Housing & Community Development, City of Clarksville, TN
 
and
Janna Cecil, Housing Manager
Community Development, City of Knoxville, TN

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1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Meeting Place 1


Break
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.


Income Verification
Jenny Stuart, Housing Finance Supervisor
Community Development, City of Knoxville, TN

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2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Meeting Place 1


IDIS Financial
Jean Adock, Finance Director
Office of Housing & Community Development, City of Clarksville, TN

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3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Meeting Place 1


Rooftop Reception
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Hyatt Place Roof


Dinner on Your Own


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019


Breakfast
6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. in Hotel Lobby


CONCURRENT SESSION


HEROS Training
Liz Zepeda, Senior Environmental Specialist
HUD's Office of Environment & Energy, Acting Director of HUD's Environmental Review Division

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8:00 a.m. - Noon
Meeting Place 2


Preparing for Monitoring

Calvin R. Whitaker, Senior Community Planning & Development Representative
Knoxville, Tennessee Field Office of HUD

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8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Meeting Place 1


Break
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.


Lead Grant Opportunities
Matthew Ammon, Director
HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes

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10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Meeting Place 1


Hallerin Hilton HillLuncheon
Guest Speaker - Hallerin Hilton Hill
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Meeting Place 1

Hallerin Hilton Hill is a renaissance communicator who moves people with ideas whether over the radio and on TV; through music and words; even live, face to face, in front of thousands each year. His philosophy is to “grow and help others grow,” his mission is to inspire, inform and entertain. Learn more about Hallerin at www.hallerinhill.com.


Projects Tour
Bus Tour of City Projects
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Buses will load on side of hotel at Clinch Avenue


Maple Hall Bowling
Bowling and heavy hors d’oeuvres
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
414 South Gay Street


Dinner on Your Own


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2019


Breakfast
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. in Hotel Lobby


CONCURRENT SESSION


A Part 200 Primer
John Callow, CDBG Trainer
National Community Development Association

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9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Meeting Place 1





CONFERENCE SPONSORS
Bird on the Wire Studios Dewhurst-Logo Dover Properties East TN Foundation Logo Elmington Logo First Bank Logo First Tennessee Graphic Creations Hallerin Hilton Hill Hatcher Hill Home Federal Bank logo Home Source logo Home Source logo HUD KAT Knoxville Leadership Foundation Maple Hall Bowling Native Maps Neighborly Software Pinnacle logo Tennessee Theatre Zoom Grants