Welcome to Louisiana’s First All-Inclusive

Housing Conference

April 2-4, 2019 / Baton Rouge / 20 Sessions

What is Connections?

At Connections you will have the unique opportunity to connect with a diverse group of professionals and advocates from all housing sectors in the state. The conference will be divided into 6 tracks that examine and discuss housing from an individual, regional and statewide perspective. Together, we will build stronger connections and communities.  Learn more

1 Housing Development
2 Homeownership
3 Compliance
4 Energy Empowerment
5 Community Connections
6 Solutions to End Homelessness

Who Should Attend

  • Accountants
  • Advocates
  • Attorneys
  • Commercial Lenders
  • Contractors
  • Developers
  • Government Reps.
  • Homebuyer Counselors
  • Housing Providers
  • Investors
  • Lawmakers
  • Mortgage Lenders
  • Non-profit Reps.
  • Property Managers
  • Realtors
  • Service Providers
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Governor of Louisiana

John Bel Edwards

Conference Headliners

The Louisiana Housing Conference is proud to announce two keynote speakers, Governor John Bel Edwards and Aeneas Williams. Join us on April 3, 2019 for a fireside chat with Governor Edwards and a presentation on the Spirit of Community with Mr. Williams.

Immediately following we will present the Community Connections Champion awards, recognizing and honoring individuals for their efforts to advance affordable housing and community development.

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NFL Veteran & Hall of Famer

Aeneas Williams

Hilton Baton Rouge, Conference Center

201 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA 70801

(225) 906-5783 Group: LA Housing Corporation

What You Can Expect

The 2019 Louisiana Housing Conference agenda will be nothing short of educational, inspirational and informative. Register today to see for yourself!

  • LHC Board Meeting

    10:00am - 11:30am

  • Snacks & Refreshments

    11:30am - 1:00pm

  • Opening Remarks

    1:00pm - 1:45pm

  • Understanding Louisiana's Housing Needs:
    How Data Drives Decisions

    1:45pm - 3:00pm

  • Intermission

    3:00pm - 3:30pm

  • Regional Roundtables

    3:30pm - 5:00pm

  • Appreciation Dinner

    5:30pm - 7:00pm

  • Breakfast Buffet

    7:30am - 8:30am

  • Keynote Remarks

    8:30am - 9:00am

  • Breakout Sessions

    9:00am - 10:15am

  • Intermission

    10:15am - 10:30am

  • Breakout Sessions

    10:30am - 11:45am

  • Keynote Luncheon & Community Awards

    12:00pm - 1:45pm

  • Intermission

    1:45pm - 2:00pm

  • Breakout Sessions

    2:00pm - 3:15pm

  • Intermission

    3:15pm - 3:30pm

  • Breakout Sessions

    3:30pm - 4:45pm

  • Networking Reception

    5:30pm - 7:00pm

  • Breakfast Buffet

    7:30am - 8:30am

  • Partner Remarks

    8:30am - 9:00am

  • Are we ready? Enhancing Our Disaster
    Response, Restoration and Resiliency

    9:00am - 10:15am

  • Intermission

    10:15am - 10:30am

  • Community Roundup

    10:30am - 11:45am

  • Closing Remarks

    11:45am - 12:00pm

  • Dutch Lunch

    12:00pm - 1:00pm

  • Louisiana Services Network Data Consortium
    Board Meeting (Members Only)

    1:00pm - 3:00pm

  • Homelessness Working Group and Governor’s
    Council on Homelessness Meeting (Members Only)

    3:00pm - 4:45pm

View the full conference schedule for a more detailed look at the sessions and events.

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Thank you to our sponsors for their support of the inaugural Louisiana Housing Conference.

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