Sonoma State University 36th Annual Planning Commissioners Conference
February 1 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Topics at this year’s conference, for commissioners, elected officials, professional staff, and community members, include: Wildfire and land use planning – where do we go from here; Evolving state and local roles in housing – recent legislation and some predictions for the future; and Local planning to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Dan Curtin Land Use law Lecture will cover property rights and planning for natural hazards. Continental breakfast included.
Max Moritz, PhD, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, UC Santa Barbara
Erik de Kok, Senior Planner, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research
Pete Parkinson, Past President, American Planning Association California Chapter;Former Director, Sonoma County Permit and Resource Management Dept.
Tom Jacobson, Professor, Sonoma State University Dept. of Geography, Environment, and Planning and Director, Center for Sustainable Communities
Barbara Kautz, Partner, Goldfarb & Lipman, LLP
Terry Rivasplata, Technical Director, ICF