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  • Brownfields Behind the Great Wall of China

    Thursday, December 12, 02:15 pm - 03:15 pm
    408 A
    Town Meeting Conversations
    Track 5: State, Tribal and Local Government Programs and Partnerships
    In the Spring of 2018, International City/County Management Association (ICMA) led a diverse group of brownfield practitioners who participated in the 4th Sino-American Land Engineering Cooperation Conference sponsored by the People's Government of Shaanxi province and hosted by the Shaanxi Land Engineering Construction Group (SLECG). Hear from Linda Yang of Terracon, George Naslas of Weston & Sampson, and Trey Hess of PPM Consultants, Inc. as they share their observations of the public policy, cultural, and technical challenges and opportunities behind the Great Wall of China. The team observed a number of projects ranging in scale from small quality of life improvements through land engineering on a massive scale. The speakers will also share their insight into best practices for brownfield redevelopment for both the urban and rural setting, and compare brownfield planning and implementation approaches in USA with the practices observed in China.
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