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January 2019

Webinar: Saving Our Suburbs (Part 2): How to Seize Emerging Opportunities

January 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost: Free
CM Credits: 1.5

Join us to learn about how suburbs can cover the costs of creating walkable urbanism by being Opportunistic and developing innovative public/private partnerships to pay for streets, public spaces, art and culture, and, yes, even parking—in other words, the infrastructure that turns density into a tool for creating community. Sarah Woodworth of W-ZHA and Chris Zimmerman of Smart Growth America will join us. Both are nationally known for their success in helping suburbs create innovative financing strategies. This conversation will

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March 2019

CEQA in Practice – Online Course

March 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Online La Jolla, 92037 + Google Map
Cost: $395
CM Credits: 18

This advanced course focuses on the practical application of CEQA requirements to a real-world scenario. In this simulation style course, students will explore a project from multiple stakeholder perspectives and will engage in hands-on activities designed to prepare them for entrance to professional practice. Students will sharpen their critical thinking and problem solving abilities as they relate to the environmental assessment analysis and strategy and will gain practical knowledge of the various tools used to evaluate environmental impacts such as

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Writing Effective CEQA Documents – Online Course

March 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 11, 2019

Online La Jolla, 92037 + Google Map
Cost: $395
CM Credits: 18

Effective writing is one of the most highly cited and desirable skills in CEQA practice. Learn how to prepare technically compliant, legally defensible, and high quality environmental documents including Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), Initial Studies, Mitigated Negative Declarations (MNDs), and required CEQA findings. Strengthen writing skills needed for professional practice, including skills to enhance document effectiveness, clarity, and accuracy. This advanced course is designed to give students the practical training needed to produce high quality, legally defensible

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California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) – In-Class or Online

March 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 11, 2019

Online La Jolla, 92037 + Google Map
Cost: $395
CM Credits: 17

Potential environmental impact is an important consideration in all planning and development projects. Review the CEQA process in detail, including its 17 key environmental issue areas. Learn how to determine if an action is a project under CEQA and the level of environmental review required (exemption, negative declaration, EIR). Discuss roles and responsibilities of a lead agency, responsible agency and trustee agency. Study the differences between a Negative Declaration and EIR. Learn how to use an initial study to streamline

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Introduction to NEPA – Online Course

March 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 18, 2019

Online La Jolla, 92037 + Google Map
Cost: $495

This course will provide an introduction to The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), one of the first laws establishing a national framework for environment protection. In this course, participants will gain a foundation in the history, purpose, guidelines, documentation and processes of NEPA. Students will learn how NEPA integrates with environmental laws implemented at the state level, and will learn how to effectively approach a joint environmental review process that complies with federal and state requirements.

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Advanced California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) – Online Course

March 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 18, 2019

Online La Jolla, 92037 + Google Map
Cost: $495
CM Credits: 26

CEQA professionals must have a strong understanding of CEQA, as well as the ability to critically assess information during the environmental review process. Students will work through a project, building upon the understanding and knowledge of the CEQA process acquired in the CEQA I course and will leave this course with a solid understanding of CEQA so that they are prepared to move to more advanced work.

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April 2019

Personal Transportation Devices: Present and Future

April 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, Room 225, One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0028 United States
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Cost: Free
Member Cost: $0.00
CM Credits: 4

San Jose State's Urban Planning Coalition proudly presents their 2019 annual spring symposium. This year's topic will focus on personal transportation devices (PTDs). There will be four panel discussions throughout the day, each including professionals and academics involved in this burgeoning field. Admission is free and open to the public (registration required) and breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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June 2019

CEQA Project Management – Online Course

June 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until June 10, 2019

Online La Jolla, 92037 + Google Map
Cost: $495
CM Credits: 27

Many consulting and planning firms require employees who can oversee projects from start to finish and apply tools to minimize time and expense related to the environmental review process. Learn how to manage CEQA projects and multi-disciplinary teams, and develop plans and scopes of work, budgets, and schedules for complex environmental projects.

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CEQA Project Management – Online Course

June 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until June 10, 2019

Online La Jolla, 92037 + Google Map
Cost: $525
CM Credits: 27

Many consulting and planning firms require employees who can oversee projects from start to finish and apply tools to minimize time and expense related to the environmental review process. Learn how to manage CEQA projects and multi-disciplinary teams, and develop plans and scopes of work, budgets, and schedules for complex environmental projects.

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July 2019

Thinking Big in Downtown Oakland

July 10, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Cost: Free
Member Cost: $0
CM Credits: 1.0

Thinking Big in Downtown Oakland Big changes are happening in downtown Oakland. Spurred by the aspirations of the Downtown Specific Plan and the numerous new towers sprouting out of the ground, planners, designers and advocates alike are thinking about Oakland’s next phase of investment in the public good. With an eye to both the renovations of established institutions at the edge of Lake Merritt and massive new construction projects still on the horizon, come discuss how pairing monumental projects with

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