Allied organizations: Upcoming events and programs

Northern Section strives to deliver events and programs to help you achieve your professional development and networking goals. Our allied professional organizations also offer events and programs in a variety of formats that you may find align well with your professional and continuing education goals.

Below are some notable upcoming event or program opportunities selected by the Northern News team.

TOGETHER 2024 Conference

May 7–10, 2024 | San Francisco
Fee: $299–$350

* Tuesday, May 7: Virtual Kickoff
* Wednesday, May 8: In-person conference at the Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
* Thursday & Friday, May 9 & 10: Field trips co-hosted by TOGETHER Bay Area members

TOGETHER Bay Area will delve into the ways in which regional cooperation can address the pressing demands of both the climate and biodiversity crises while also facilitating lasting change at their 2024 conference.

Centering Relationships in Advocacy

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Thursday May 30, 2024 | Online
Fee: Free

TOGETHER Bay Area practices a different kind of advocacy: one that centers relationships and collaboration. Join the TOGETHER Bay Area team and guests to learn about how we do this! We will share and practice simple ways to build meaningful relationships with legislators, staff, and agencies. You’ll gain insights that will help your advocacy efforts locally and regionally!

Leading or Taking The Back Seat? Climate Risk & The Role of Insurance [In-Person Event]

2:30 to 3:30 p.m. | Wednesday, April 24, 2024 | SPUR Urban Center, San Francisco
Fee: Free

If there’s one industry that should be responding to climate risk, it’s property insurers. What more could insurers be doing? What is the role of technology? This session will address these questions and more, in an interactive, provocative discussion format led by InsurTech founders building climate solutions.

Beyond Gridlock: What SF Can Learn from NYC’s Congestion Pricing Policy

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. | Tuesday, April 30, 2024 | Online
Fee: Free

Could congestion pricing be the key to meeting our mobility and sustainability goals? Most importantly, could it help create a more equitable transportation system? Come find out how New York City designed their policy, the process for moving it through approvals, and how it can serve as a model for the Bay Area.

Partnerships for Equity: A Cross-Sector Approach to Empowering BIPOC Housing Developers

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. | Thursday, May 9, 2024 | Online
Fee: Free

Join SPUR and Partnership for the Bay’s Future to explore the pathways currently being carved out when experts from the public, private and nonprofit sectors illuminate the pioneering initiatives and steadfast support mechanisms championing the inclusion and success of BIPOC developers in shaping the housing landscape.

View from Sacramento: State Housing Legislation Roundup and Budget Update

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. | Thursday, May 16, 2024 | Online
Fee: Free

Join us as we hear from veteran Sacramento lobbyists and senior housing advocates about several of the key state housing bills currently making their way through the legislative process as well as the prospects for affordable housing funding in the state budget.

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