Friday, February 12, 2010
From the student committee at GSU:
Topics to be discussed include: Infrastructure Planning: Challenges and Visions – Focusing on current infrastructure needs, planning trends, and potential solutions to problems many communities are now facing. Future Directions – Dealing with the impact of environmental concerns on the future of planning and how planning professionals can incorporate sustainable technology and smart growth principles into planning practices. Infrastructure and Property Rights – Discussing the legal interests and rights of landowners, zoning officials, and government organizations. Transportation Infrastructure and Control of Sprawl – Addressing transportation issues facing many large metropolitan regions and offering perspectives on controlling sprawl through transportation infrastructure. Social Infrastructure – Focusing on the importance of providing necessary affordable housing for low-income families and addressing how environmental concerns impact affordable housing. Financing Infrastructure – Comparing fee generating methods to cover the rising costs of infrastructure, including a cross-national perspective on the use of developer agreements and exactions. Water Infrastructure – Looking into wastewater management through new directions and changes to the law and policies.
Georgia and Florida attorneys attending the symposium are eligible to receive 9 hours of CLE credit. Planners will receive 9 hours of AICP for CM credit, including 1.5 hours of law credit. Engineers attending will also be eligible for individual application through the Georgia Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. If you have any further questions please contact us at Infrastructure2020@gsu.edu or visit us at http://law.gsu.edu/metrogrowth/index/symposium
Jamie Baker Roskie
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