2018 Small Cities Conference

May 11, 2018 – May 12, 2018

Theme: “Vulnerable Communities: Research, Policy, & Practice”

The 2018 Small Cities Conference at Ball State University examines the economic and social challenges facing vulnerable communities from a variety of perspectives. Join us for conversation and scholarship focusing on economic and policy dimensions of community problems, social and cultural factors that help create resilient communities, planning challenges facing these communities, and capacity of state/local government to address consequences of recent economic shocks.

  • Sponsored by Accelerate Indiana Municipalities and Indiana Philanthropy Alliance
  • Hosted by Ball State University – Center for Middletown Studies, Indiana Communities Institute, RUPRI Center for State Policy, and Center for Business and Economic Research