Conference Session Form Step 1 of 3 - Tell Us About You 0% Thank you for your interest in submitting a session proposal for the 2019 GPA Spring Conference! Conference sessions should be one hour and fifteen minutes long and should include multiple speakers. You should leave at least 10-15 minutes at the end of your session for questions and answers. Please make sure to include all of the requested information in the submittal form. The submittal deadline is 11:59 pm Friday, January 11, 2019. If you have any questions, please email Allison Stewart-Harris, VP of Programs. Have a great presentation idea, but need additional time to finalize it? GPA is pleased to announce that presenters can now begin completion of the online form, save their progress, and access the form within 30 days via a unique URL. Preview the Form Fields (PDF)Session Leader’s Name* First Last Designation*AICPFAICPNot applicableOrganization*Title*Email* Phone* Save and Continue Later Session title*Title to be included in the program.General session category*Professional DevelopmentComprehensive Planning / Quality GrowthEnvironmental Planning & SustainabilityTransportation PlanningSmall Town / Rural Planning TractStudent ProjectsPresenter's name*Generally, this should be the same person as the Session Leader. First Last Presenter's email* Presenter's phone*Please consider this presentation in the following Connected Communities track*TECHNOLOGY – How can communities use new technology to strengthen connectivity, both internally and externally? How will emerging technologies impact our built environment and economy, and how will that impact how we plan? What tools can help us connect better with our community members and engage them in planning in new, interesting ways?TRANSPORTATION – Transportation continues to be a hot button topic across the state, but particularly in the Atlanta region. What is the future of our infrastructure? How does transit fit in with emerging technologies, such as connected automated vehicles? What is our progress towards a multi-modal future?SOCIAL TIES – One common criticism of digital communications is that it has enabled us to grow apart from each other, and it reduces face-to-face interaction. What can we do as planners and designers to create strong social bonds in our communities? What is working in our public spaces, and what isn’t? What sorts of events are successful at bringing out diverse populations, and building ties between groups?PARTNERSHIPS – Combining resources—whether it is time, money, or expertise—is often the difference between projects that get built, and others that stay on the books. What are some unique or unlikely partnerships that formed to get a job done? How are we working better together in a competitive funding environment?Select general topic as it relates to CM eligibility* American Planning Association Career Development Commercial Land Use Community Revitalization Demographics Economic Development Energy Ethics Finance Food Systems Government Hazards Health Historic Preservation Housing Policy Industrial Land Use Infrastructure Institutional Land Use Law Mixed Land Uses Natural Resources and Environment Parks and Recreation Partnerships and Agreements Planning History and Theory Planning Methods and Tools Plans Public Participation Public Service Delivery Residential Land Use Social Justice and Equity Sustainability Transportation Urban Design Zoning and Ordinances Brief description of the session*This description will be used in the conference program.How does the session meet the APA CM criteria?*Each criteria below must be met for session to be approved. Please read all the criteria listed below.APA Certification Maintenance (CM) Criteria: are designed to meet a specific planning-related training objective. are led by one or more experts on the subject. An expert is a professional who has made a contribution to the profession through practice, teaching, research or publications; completed works that proclaim individuality and mastery of the principles of planning taught; and whose work demonstrates outstanding quality and professionalism. are designed to teach subject matter appropriate in depth and scope and at a level beyond a planner with at least two years of professional planning experience. are non promotional in nature. address demonstrated educational needs. communicate a clearly identified educational purpose or objective. use learning methodologies and formats that are appropriate to the activity's educational purpose or objectives. use evaluation mechanisms to assess an activity's quality and relevance. For more information on APA CM criteria, please visit www.planning.org. Description of how the event will meet the Ethics requirement Presenters must demonstrate that the content of the activity focuses on training planners on the standards of ethical behavior according to the AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. While general ethics courses, local ethics laws, and ethic codes from other professions can introduce relevant issues as well, the AICP Code focuses on a system of moral principles specific to professional planners. For more information please reference the CM Provider Handbook located on the APA website at www.planning.org/cm/providers Description of how the event will meet the Law requirement Presenters must demonstrate that the content of the activity is related to existing planning laws or case decisions or trends in existing planning laws or case decisions. Political movements, policy recommendations, and policy initiatives are not "current planning law." Existing planning laws or case decisions must clearly constitute a majority of the content of the activity. For more information please reference the CM Provider Handbook located on the APA website at www.planning.org/cm/providersList restrictions on session date & time (optional) Save and Continue Later Please tell us who will serve as a panelist or additional presenter for your session. Two people are required, with a maximum five names possible. Please note that you must provide biographical information for each person, as this information is required for AICP CM credit. If you have any questions, please email Allison Stewart-Harris, VP of Programs. Show me a sample bio SAMPLE BIO Gary Cornell Senior Associate Jacobs Gary Cornell, FAICP - PDO, GA Chapter – APA • Bachelor of Architecture, with high honor, GA Tech, 1973; • Master of City and Regional Planning, with distinction, Harvard University, 1978. Mr. Cornell is a Senior Associate at JJG. For the past 12 years Gary has been a consultant to local governments in the Atlanta area, specializing in land use planning, and plan implementation. Gary previously served as the Director of Planning for Gwinnett County and also worked at the Atlanta Regional Commission as a regional transportation planner. From 1993-1996 Gary was the Planner in Residence at Florida State University, serving on the faculty as instructor and studio coordinator for students seeking their Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning. On the volunteer side, Gary was also appointed to the DeKalb County Planning Commission, representing District 2. 1) Name First Last DesignationAICPFAICPNot applicableOrganizationTitleEmail PhoneBrief bio2) Name First Last DesignationAICPFAICPNot applicableOrganizationTitleEmail PhoneBrief bio3) Name First Last DesignationAICPFAICPNot applicableOrganizationTitleEmail PhoneBrief bio4) Name First Last DesignationAICPFAICPNot applicableOrganizationTitleEmail PhoneBrief bio5) Name First Last DesignationAICPFAICPNot applicableOrganizationTitleEmail PhoneBrief bioCommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Save and Continue Later This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.