Planning in the Midst of a Pandemic
While we would like to see all of our fellow planners in person, the 2021 GPA Spring Conference will be a virtual event. This full day of virtual sessions will cover climate disaster, comprehensive planning and transportation. Join us at the end of the day for a virtual social hour.
- GPA Member – $100
- Non-Member – $125
- Planning Official – $100
- Retired/Unemployed – $50
- Student – Free
Deadline to register is Wednesday, April 21st.
For more information about the Spring Conference or Spring Conference Sponsorship, please contact Andrea Foard, GPA Vice President of Programs.
“What We Know (or Don’t Know) About the Impact of COVID-19.”
The presentation will reflect on the economy, jobs, housing, tax impacts, evictions, general COVID information, racial disparities related to COVID and more.
8:30 AM – 9:15 AM: Better Plans, Better Communities: Three Things to Take Your Comprehensive Plan to the Next Level
9:15 AM – 9:30 AM: BREAK
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM: Balancing Multiple Priorities in the Southern Fulton Comprehensive Transportation Plan
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM: Mini Session / Student Presentation: Evacuation with Efficiency: An Inland and Coastal Flood Based Emergency Evacuation Planning Scorecard Proposal
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM: Climate Disaster in the Headlights. Is Georgia Ready?
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM: BREAK
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM: Pandemic Impacts on Transit in the Atlanta Region
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM: BREAK
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Keynote Address: What We Know (or Don’t Know) About the Impact of COVID-19
1:30 PM – 1:45 PM: BREAK
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM: Pandemic Policy Playbook
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM: BREAK
2:45 PM – 4:15 PM: Ethics in Planning – 2021
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Virtual Social / Happy Hour