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Planner in Residence Forum
Friday, April 4, 2008 - 10:00am to Friday, April 4, 2008 - 11:30am
Presented by Arnold Cogan, FAICP, Planner-in-Residence in the Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning.

This forum will be held in room 303 of the Urban Center from 10 to 11:30 am.

  • April 4How does sustainability complement the practice of planning? Guest speakers: Tim Smith, Director of Urban Design and Planning for SERA Architects, and Bob Wise, Senior Manager at Cogan Owens Cogan, LLC, and Director of sustainability programs for Team Oregon, a multi-disciplinary consulting firm specializing in sustainability services overseas. They will explore how the principles of sustainability can be applied to the field of planning. To be discussed: the triple bottom line of sustainable development of economic opportunity, environmental quality and social equity and its potential for transforming traditional planning into a more effective discipline for the 21st Century.
All forums will be webcast live and archived for future viewing. Our expectation is that each 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