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Planning for Climate Mitigation and Adaptation
Activity Code: S412
Date: Sunday, April 14
How cool is your town? This session kicks off by explaining how cities of all sizes can perform a “cool planning” audit to assess opportunities and needs for mitigating and adapting to climate change. Learn how to create the climate mitigation and climate adaptation parts of a Climate Action Plan to reduce vehicle miles traveled, retrofit buildings, and minimize waste.
Thomas L. Daniels
Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Phone: (215) 573-8965
Work: Professor, Dept. of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania
Education: B.A. in Economics - Harvard University M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics - University of Newcastle, UK Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics - Oregon State University
Publications: When City and Country Collide: Managing Growth on the Metropolitan Fringe (Island Press, 1998) The Environmental Planning Handbook (APA 2003) The Small Town Planning Handbook, 3rd ed. (APA 2007) The Planners Guide to CommunityViz (APA 2011)
Other Publications: Small Town Design: Getting It Right,Planning, June 2007, pp. 36-39. The Next Big Things, Planning, August-September, 2004.
Past Assignments: "St. Lucie County TDR Ordinance and New Urbanism Design," Congress for the New Urbanism, Philadelphia, PA, May 19, 2007. "Planning in the Rural-Urban Fringe," American Planning Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 15, 2007. “Managing When City and Country Collide,” Leading Edge Conference, Burlington, Ontario, Canada (Keynote address), October 4, 2006.
David M. Siegel, FAICP
Senior Project Manager, Leland Consulting Group
Phone: (503) 222-1600
Work: David Siegel, FAICP David has 36 years of experience as an award-winning professional planner and manager for public and private sector planning and public works agencies working on public and private sector projects locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. He provides innovative, collaborative, and outcomes-based planning and communications expertise on land use, transportation, visioning, strategic planning, community development, and infrastructure projects. He has led or participated in the creation of countless community plans, downtown and town center plans, comprehensive land use plans, and long-range planning and policy studies, each being given its own unique approach. This breadth of experience, in conjunction with his background in visioning, communications, public involvement, and consensus-building provides clients with a deep and diverse understanding of community issues and planning principles. Mr. Siegel’s work has been diverse in nature, ranging from helping the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council to refine a more sustainable vision for the urban form of new development and redevelopment within the metropolitan area and preparing a development management program for achieving it, to the 2012 APA National Planning Award-winning Cool Planning: A Handbook on Local Strategies to Slow Climate Change. Mr. Siegel is a skilled facilitator, enabling individual stakeholders, interest groups community groups, stakeholders, and decision makers to identify and agree upon community and project visions, guiding principles, plan implementation strategies, and approval criteria. He is committed to the building of quality communities, the application of smart growth and sustainable development principles, and enabling community interests to develop and carry out a collaboratively envisioned future. Mr. Siegel is active in the community and in his profession, and is in demand as a facilitator and problem-solver for complex planning issues nationwide. He recently completed his service to the national Board of Directors for the American Planning Association as Board member and President, and is a frequent presenter at the association’s national conference. He is currently Senior Project Manager with Leland Consulting Group, Portland, Oregon-based urban strategists and development advisors specializing in real estate market analysis, economic forecasts and strategies, planning and development strategies, financial analysis, project management and implementation.
Education: Masters of Community and Regional Planning, Ohio State University Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Urban Studies, Wittenberg University
Assistant Professor, University Iuav of Venice
Work: Francesco Musco (1973), architect and urban planner, assistant professor and permanent researcher in Urban and Environmental Planning at the Department of Design and Planning in Complex Environment, University Iuav of Venice. Currently teaches “Environmental Planning”, “Territorial Design for Climate Change” and “Maritime Spatial Planning”. Director of the EU Erasmus Mundus Master on MSP Maritime Spatial Planning, in collaboration with University of the Azores, University of Seville, Unesco (IOC), Corila. Member of the academic boards of the European Master in Planning and policies for the City, Environment and Landscape (www.iuav.it/cap) and of PhD program in “Planning and public policies for the territory”. He is charted urban planner member of the architects, planners and landscapers board of Venice. Francesco has also taught as external professor at the University of Parma (“Urban Policies” at the Faculty of Economics), Bologna (“Environmental Ethics” at the Faculty of Engineer), University of Reading (“Italian Planning System” at the Department of Real Estate and Planning), Barcelona (“Urban regeneration workshop” at the Department of Geography). Supporter of a multidisciplinary approach to city and regional planning, during the last years he finalized his research activity to the relationship between planning and sustainability, with particular attention to the implementation of bottom-up public policies to define sustainable development in local contexts. He is responsible of international agreements of scientific collaboration with Drexel University (Philadelphia, US), John Hopkins University (Baltimore, US), University of Reading (UK), University of Seville (ES), Future University (Khartum, Sudan). Francesco collaborates with several public and private bodies to define environmental and local develoment policies. On behalf of Veneto Region he has been scientific coordinator of projects within the European territorial cooperation, “Naterg - Developing with Nature” (South East Europe Program) (2009-2011) and at the moment coordinates “UHI Development and application of mitigation and adaptation strategies and measures for counteracting the global Urban Heat Islands phenomenon in climate change scenario” (Central Europe Program) (2011-2014); he is also scientific responsible of the internation cooperation program “Sustainable development and new asset of territorial planning in the wetland area Humedal de Mantequilla”, supported by Veneto Region and UNDP Quito. On behalf of Santander Foundation he has been coordinator of the research “City Action Plans in Climate Adaptation: a Global Comparative Analysis” (2011) (www.iuav.it/climatechange) and in collaboration with Elena Lopez Gunn - Universitad Complutense de Madrid, organized the internatioal workshop: “Towards a climate policy for world cities” (Madrid, May 2011). Since 2009 he is responsible of different programs of advanced training on climate change and planning, among these: - Intensive Program Erasmus: Planning and Climate Change - international workshop supported by EU Life Long Learning program in collaboration with the Universities of Barcelona (UAB), Girona (UdG), Lisbona (UtL) and Alghero (UniSS), 3 editions 2010-2011-2012;
Education: University IUAV of Venice, Master Degree in Architecture / University of Venice and Venice International University, PhD in Analysis and Governance of Sustainable Development
Publications: MUSCO F. (with Maryke Van Staden) (editors) (2010), Local Governnments and Climate Change: Sustainable Energy Planning and Implementation in Small and Medium Sized Communities, Springer, New York