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Notice of Forum on the Role for Planning in the Future of Oregon May 1, 2009—Achieving Abu Dhabi’s Sustainable Vision
Friday, May 1, 2009 - 10:00am to Friday, May 1, 2009 - 11:30am

 

Notice of Forum on the Role for Planning

in the Future of Oregon

 

May 1, 2009—Achieving Abu Dhabi’s

Sustainable Vision

Room 204, Learning Center Wing of the Urban CenterBuilding

10 to 11:30 am

 

Guest Speakers:  David Siegel, FAICP, is a senior planner and project manager for Otak with over 30 years of experience in  public and private sector planning.  Dave recently completed his term as President of the American Planning Association.   Joe Dills, AICP, has more than 29 years of professional experience and is Otak’s principal for public services planning.  He specializes in land use planning, public involvement, transportation and growth management.

They will speak with us about their current work on an eight-month planning process for the Abu Dhabi Metro Area of the United Arab Emirates.  The Otak team is designing a spatial development management program to ensure that current and future growth complies with its sustainable vision for 2030. 

The forum  is moderated by Arnold Cogan, FAICP, Planner-in-Residence in the Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning.

This forum will be webcast live and archived for future viewing.  As in past forums, the event will stimulate spirited conversation, focus our expectations on the role of planning in the future and provide students, faculty and others with new insights.

For more information, please contact Arnold Cogan at:  503-225-0192 or at arnold.cogan@coganowens.com.