Art of Planning Connecticut - Workshop 2

APA Connecticut Chapter


Wednesday, October 5, 2016
3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. EDT

Norwich, CT, United States

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The Art of Planning Connecticut Workshop #2 is the second in a series of workshops throughout Connecticut.  This 2nd workshop will feature seven professional Connecticut practicing planners who will cover the methods and practices for implementing innovative planning practices in their community. Specific topic areas for this workshop include: emerging regulations and practices for breweries and farm tourism, advancing infrastructure and leveraging the associated investments to stimulate economic growth, incorporating economic strategies into transportation corridor planning, how local planning can coordinate with regional planning to stimulate tourism, innovations in municipal bicycle-pedestrian planning, small urban area economic strategies,  and smart growth practices for rural communities.  These workshops are designed to highlight, educate, and promote Connecticut advanced planning practices for planners in Connecticut.  The workshop will include a interactive discussion session with attendees. 

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Jason Vincent, AICP

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Michael Piscitelli, AICP

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Michael Piscitelli, AICP, is the Deputy Economic Development Administrator for the City of New Haven and the current President of the Connecticut Chapter of APA. Mr. Piscitelli previously served as New Haven's Comprehensive Planner in the City Plan Department and the first Director of New Haven's Transportation, Traffic ... Read More

Brian Miller

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Mr. Miller has more than 36 years of professional planning experience and holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany and a Masters of Urban Planning from the University of Illinois. In addition, Mr. Miller maintains a professional certification with the American Institute ... Read More

Francisco Gomes

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Mr. Gomes specializes in urban design and multimodal transportation planning. Francisco integrates his technical expertise in the areas of transportation planning, community planning and urban design within the much broader discipline of placemaking for people. His experience includes the creation of bicycle and pedestrian master plans, transit oriented development plans ... Read More

Jeremy DeCarli

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Mr. DeCarli, Town Planner for the town of East Hampton, Connecticut has unique planning expertise in several planning arenas for a new young planner in Connecticut. In his role as East Hampton town planner, he has worked in the comprehensive updates to East Hampton’s Plan of Conservation and Development ... Read More

Deanna Rhodes

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Deanna Rhodes, new City Planner for the city of Norwich works on a variety of planning and development issues for the city. For the past for the past twelve years, Deanna work as assistant planner and ultimately town planner for Portland Connecticut. Her work over the last 15 years has ... Read More

Emily Provonsha

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Emily Provonsha is Transportation planner for the city of Stamford, currently working on two planning processes, Stamford's first ever citywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, and the Bus & Shuttle Study, Streetscape Guidelines, Safe Routes to School, Stamford Street Smart Initiative and small street safety projects. She is an appointee ... Read More