APA Federal Planning Division

#9147100

Thursday, April 26, 2018
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. CDT

CM | 1.50
E | 1.50

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Overview

This session will provide a practical, participatory experience for participants to discuss ethical issues facing the federal planning profession.  Using everyday examples, planners will discuss and address key issues, brainstorm solutions, and discover practical approaches to resolving ethical issues. 

Learning Objectives:

1.       Planners understand the importance of the AICP Code of Ethics.

2.       Planners identify key ethics issues, discuss them in small groups, and relate them to the AICP Code of Ethics.

3.       Planners develop appropriate means of addressing ethics issues, in some cases developing various scenarios that achieve resolution. 

Importance to FPD Members:

Federal Planning Division Members are charged with maintaining high ethical standards in their work. In addition to meeting APA requirements, this session will provide a forum for planners to thoughtfully engage each other on a variety of complex, day-to-day ethical issues and discuss how to continue to strengthen ethical approaches to work throughout federal planning.

Program Details:

Planners will work in small groups to address ethics issues, from identification of issues to resolution.  They will base their recommendations on the AICP Code of Ethics as well as their own business and personal experiences in resolving similar issues.  This session is of the utmost importance to FPD members as they will meet their AICP Ethics training requirement if they participate in the entire session. 

Speakers

Jill Schreifer, AICP

Ms. Schreifer is the Chief Executive Officer of the Schreifer Group. She is an experienced instructor with the DOD Master Planning Institute, where she taught similar sessions in Planning Ethics, Planning Law, Sustainable Planning, and other similar topics. Additionally, she has been a frequent presenter at other related conferences. Read More

Andrea Wohlfeld Kuhn, FAICP, LEED Gre

Retired former head of the US Army Corps of Engineers' Master Planning Team at USACE Headquarters. Ms. Kuhn is a highly experienced instructor with the DOD Master Planning Institute, where she taught similar sessions in Planning Ethics, Planning Law, Sustainable Planning, and other similar topics. Additionally, she has been a ... Read More

Contact Info

James Potter, james.m.potter@hud.gov