Living with Global Warming: A View of the Future and the Planner’s Role in Dealing with Climate Change in the San Joaquin Valley

APA California, Central Section


Saturday, August 24, 2013
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. PDT

Fresno, CA, United States

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An AICP Ethics Practicum Presented by the Central Section, APACA Planners Sierra Retreat, YMCA Sequoia Lake/Camp Sequoia August 24, 2013 1.0 Welcome and Introductions (5 minutes) Section Director Raffi Kachadourian 2.0 Summary of the session, introduction of speakers, CM credit administrative comments (10 minutes) David Fey, AICP 3.0 Climate Change and Planning (15 minutes) Barbara Steck, AICP 3.1 AB 32 3.2 SB 375 3.3 How these laws can Influence Planning (Regional to Local) 3.3.1 COG planner City planner 3.3.2 County planner 3.3.3 Consultant 3.3.4 Non-profit/activist planner (distinct from mere activist) 4.0 How Climate Change Can Influence Planning in the San Joaquin Valley (45 minutes) Deborah Kruse, PMP 4.1 Overview of climate change predictions anticipated for California's Central Valley 4.2 Climate Change, sustainability and Resilience 4.3 How this influences land use planning in the SJV 5.0 Planning Ethics presentation and guided discussion (60 minutes) David Fey, AICP 5.1 Overview of APA Code of Conduct and AICP Code of Ethics (15 minutes) 5.2 How CoC/CoE play into planning practice in a changing environment (15 minutes) 5.3 Interaction with citizens, activists and other different points of view(15 minutes) 5.4 Summary of comments and observations (15 minutes) 6.0 Conclusion ATTACHMENTS: 1. APA Mission and Vision 2. AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct Adopted March 19, 2005 / Effective June 1, 2005 / Revised October 3, 2009

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David Fey

Confirmed Speaker

DAVID E. FEY, AICP B.A., Geography, California State University, Fresno, California, 1985. A.S., Forestry (Fire Science), Kings River Community College, Reedley, 1983. Continuing education through UC Davis Extension (Land Use, CEQA), CSU Sacramento (Water Treatment Plant Operations, Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance, and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations ... Read More

Barbara Steck

Confirmed Speaker

Barbara Steck is the Deputy Director for the Fresno Council of Governments. In addition to her administrative duties, she serves as project manager the San Joaquin Valley Blueprint. Barbara also manages the development of the Regional Transportation Plan and the related Overall Work Program for the agency Prior to returning ... Read More

Deborah Kruse

Confirmed Speaker

Deborah Kruse, PMP 1271 West Fremont Avenue ▪ Fresno, CA 93711 ▪ 916-990-1812 ▪ Serving public and private sector clients in Northern California to achieve their project objectives – CEQA/NEPA ▪ Regulatory Compliance ▪ Land Use and Water Resources Planning ▪ Environmental Impact Assessment Successful 20+ year career ... Read More