Planning Slam Geeks Unleashed

APA Missouri Chapter


Wednesday, October 24, 2018
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. CDT

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Join us as 5 planners unleash their go-to's for geeking-out on all things planning. Whether it's can't miss podcasts, twitter handles, Instagram accounts or movies, this will be a fun and informative session to broaden your planning resources. - Participants will learn about what planning resources are available in a variety of medium; - Participants will learn about how planning-related issues are being covered by non-planners; - Participants will identify new ways to engage with their local communities around planning issues.


Ricky Sanchez

Confirmed Speaker

Ricky is a planner with the City of Leawood, KS.

Matthew Wetli

Confirmed Speaker

Lauren Driscoll, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Lauren is a public administration professional and AICP Planner with over 15 years of success in the areas of local government, planning, community and economic development, and policy implementation. Highly skilled in complex regulatory, infrastructure, and social initiatives involving diverse stakeholders, complex funding, and a wide array of political circumstances ... Read More

Lisa Koch, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Shannon Jaax, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Shannon Jaax currently serves as the Director of Planning & Real Estate Services for Kansas City Public Schools, where she oversees the district’s planning efforts and manages the Repurposing Initiative, a nationally-recognized community-driven effort to repurpose 30 closed school sites. Shannon’s career has focused on community and economic development ... Read More

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