2018 National Planning Conference

Fast, Funny, and Passionate 1

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:45 a.m. - noon PDT

CM | 1.25

Activity Type: Fast, Funny, and Passionate

Activity ID: NPC198900

Location: 2016

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  • Learn the latest insights into a variety of important planning issues.
  • See examples of how to present in a concise and entertaining manner.
  • Explore the range and diversity of subject matter that can be considered important to planners.


Presentations in this session include:

• 9 Ways: Building Community with Design — Daniel Simons
• Freight Flows in City Ecology — Tom Visee
• Lies, More Lies, & Data! — James Barnes
• Write Better: Life Better — Arin Blair
• Love Your Local Logo — Erkin Ozberk
• The Big Data Halo Effect — Laura Schewel
• Oh Good! Another Email! — James Castaneda
• Stop Talking About Density! — Justin Goodwin
• Stranger Social Media Things — Amy Elmore

These Fast, Funny, and Passionate presentations will be moderated by Misty Staunton.

Session Speakers

Laura Schewel
StreetLight Data
San Francisco, CA

Amy K. Elmore
Pasco County
New Port Richey, FL

Justin M. Goodwin, AICP
City of Dublin Plng & Zng
Columbus, OH

James A. Castaneda, AICP
San Mateo County
San Francisco, CA

Erkin Ozberk, AICP
DC Office of Planning
Washington, DC

Arin Blair, AICP
Columbus, OH

James E. Barnes, AICP CEP
City of Wellington
Wellington, FL

Tom Visee, AICP
New York, NY

Daniel Simons
David Baker Architects
San Francisco, CA

Misty A. Staunton
City of Houston Plng & Dev Dept
Houston, TX