The Iowa Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) has asked Jason to speak at their annual conference this year. The conference, to be held at the Catfish Bend Inn & Spa, will take place between October 19-21, with Jason set to speak on the final day.

The Iowa Chapter of the APA focuses on education that will lead to the improved planning of communities throughout the state. Jason will use his experience on the Board of Economic Development in Rock Hill, SC to give a presentation called “Silos to Synergy.” He will explore the idea of capitalizing locally on the new global economy, drawing a parallel between US towns and Florence during the Renaissance.

Click here for more information about the APA and their upcoming conference.