Since 2005, CPEX has convened the Southeast's premier event promoting dialogue around innovative planning and exploration of models for creating healthier and more resilient communities.

Taking place November 1-2, the 2016 Louisiana Smart Growth Summit invites design and planning professionals, policy makers and elected officials, non-profit leaders, researchers, and other civically engaged individuals to learn from national and international subject-matter experts. The Summit affords opportunities for networking, workshops, and presentations on topics ranging from housing equity, to environmental health and sustainability, to economic growth and optimized transportation systems.