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Registration Deadline Extended for Oakland County's 15th Annual Heritage Conference

Public Date: 9/13/2012 12:00 AM
Contact: Steve Huber, Marketing and Communications Officer, Economic Development and Community Affairs
Phone Number: 248-858-1848

​Waterford, Michigan -- The registration deadline has been extended to Monday for Oakland County's 15th Annual Heritage Conference, to be held Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Milford Presbyterian Church, 238 N. Main St., in Milford. The theme is "Placemaking."

Registration for the day-long event is $35, which includes continental breakfast, lunch, sessions and tour, is available at

The conference brings together individuals from various backgrounds, who deal with the built and natural environment, to discuss ways to improve their communities. The conference attracts nearly 200 local and regional governmental staff, elected officials, developers, architects, realtors, consultants, and small business owners as well as representatives from environmental and historical interests.

Located in western Oakland County, Milford capitalizes on place-based assets including a historic downtown business district, close-knit walkable neighborhoods and extensive recreational resources including frontage on the Huron River, biking and hiking trails, and regional and state parks. Downtown Milford embodies quality of place.

Professionals seeking credits should note that four American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits have been approved, as well as Master Citizen Planner Continuing Education Credits and American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System.

If you have any questions about the conference, please email the Planning Group at or call Kristen Wiltfang at (248) 975-4267.