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Research Seminar Series

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning is pleased to announce this semester’s Planning Research Seminar Series. On select Thursdays throughout the semester, faculty and practitioners will be presenting on relevant planning issues and concerns. These seminars are intended to provide you with information about and connections to cutting edge research in our department and related fields. Brunch will be provided. All seminars will be held on Thursday in ARCH 411, from 10:35- 11:35, unless otherwise noted.

Fall 2010

September 2: “Koalas and Regional Environmental Planning” presented by John Minnery, PhD, Program Director of Planning, University of Queensland, Australia
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September 23: “Growth Management and Comprehensive Planning in Florida” presented by Jerry Bell and Scarlet Tenen

092310 Guest Lecture.

September 30: “Rail in Florida: Tampa’s Transit Studies and Statewide High Speed Rail Efforts” presented by George Walton, PE, Vice President, Parsons Brinckerhoff
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October 7: “You Can Feed the Pigeons, But You Can’t Feed the Homeless” presented by Joseph Jackson, Associate Director, Center on Children and Families, UF Levin College of Law

October 28: “USAs, TODs, and Community Plans: Comprehensive Planning in Hillsborough County” presented by Marcie Stenmark, AICP, Senior Planner, Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission

November 4: “Planner’s Toolbox 2.0: The Latest Advances in GIS to Plan for a Better Future” presented by Adam Carnow, Account Executive, ESRI

110410 Guest Lecture.

November 18: “Urban Planning, the Olympics and Rio de Janeiro: Reviewing international experiences and getting ready for 2016” presented by Maria Teresa Correa de Oliveira and Genoveva Maya Fruet

111810 guest lecture.

December 2: “Public Works: Building Sustainable Communities” presented by Deborah Leistner, Transportation Planning Manager, Public Works Department, City of Gainesville
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