The Next Evolution of Public Hearings

APA Colorado Chapter


Friday, March 22, 2019
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT

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The process and format of public hearings hasn’t changed much in the past century. As technology continues to improve and lives get ever busier, a shift toward more online input in public hearings is inevitable. Learn what Lakewood has done to evolve its Planning Commission meetings to allow for online participation and how their experiences might help your community.

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Jason Sperling

Confirmed Speaker

Jason Sperling is the Co-Founder of People Speak, an experienced technologist and serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of working in digital technology. Jason has consulted on the design, development, and management of numerous communication campaigns, websites, and software applications for fortune 100 companies and early-stage startups. He founded and ... Read More

Travis Parker, AICP

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Mr. Parker has been Planning Director for Lakewood, CO since August 2011. Since that time he has led the updates of the Lakewood zoning code and comprehensive plan as well as developed the City's first sustainability plan and lead major planning efforts surrounding the West Corridor light rail. His ... Read More

Paul Rice, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Paul Rice is the Planning Manager for the Development Assistance Division with the City of Lakewood, Colorado. Paul has over 17 years of planning experience in Colorado, Indiana, and Washington State. Paul is a firm believer in community outreach and stakeholder collaboration, he has been team leader for dozens of ... Read More

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