Shape of the Region Conference

Opportunity & Economic Mobility

Shape of the Region Conference
The Community Foundation hosts an annual Shape of the Region Conference each spring. Since its inception in 2018, the event has evolved into a platform that helps organize our collective efforts to co-create a more inclusive, sustainable, and equitable region. Featuring some of Northern Virginia’s liveliest, most incisive thought leaders, the event also showcases national speakers and broader perspectives on our common challenges and themes.

See information about each of our conferences to date below.


2021 Shape of the Region

Co-Creating a New Northern Virginia An Emerging Vision of a More Inclusive, Equitable and Sustainable Region

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2020 Shape of the Region

The Economic Case for Inclusivity

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2019 Shape of the Region

The Business Case for Economic Mobility

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2018 Shape of the Region

Opportunity and Inequality

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