[ApaIllinois] ‘Lunch and Learn’ - for Planners on the Go and in the Know
Paula Freeze, APA-IL Editor
editor at ilapa.org
Mon Jun 9 12:03:40 CDT 2014
The American Planning Association – APA-IL Diversity Committee in conjunction with Moxie: LGBTQA Urban Policy & Planning Professionals invites you to attend the
‘Lunch and Learn’ - for Planners on the Go and in the Know
The APA-IL Diversity Committee and Moxie: LGBTQA Urban Policy & Planning Professionals are pleased to invite you to join us for an interactive, hour long ‘lunch and learn’ event that will showcase two dynamic professionals working in various areas of the profession to discuss social media and online interaction and how these technologies can be leveraged to create meaningful public dialogue and some of the interesting green building and general sustainable development endeavors of the U.S. EPA’s Region 5 office.
Chris Choi is a Community Planner with U.S. EPA's Region 5 Office in Chicago and works on land revitalization, sustainable development, and green building issues. His recent experiences include managing projects under the HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for Sustainable Communities, working on community development finance issues, and managing Region 5's "Removing Market Barriers to Green Development" project. He also serves on the leadership team for EPA's National Green Building Workgroup. Chris has a BA from Columbia University, an MBA from Indiana University Bloomington, and a Masters of Urban Planning from UIC. Chris will focus on green building and general sustainable development strategies
Luke Hogan is an urban planner and software designer and developer. He has worked as an urban planner for two major Chicago urban planning and design firms. After working in planning, Luke moved into technology and founded a software consulting firm called PIXL Group. Luke's PIXL Group team created a web-based community outreach platform called CivicPage, currently in use by the City of Hartford, Connecticut.Luke will talk about social media and online interaction and how these technologies can be leveraged to create meaningful public dialogue. He will assume no prior knowledge of social media or online outreach technologies.Topics covered will include websites, mobile apps, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and more. He will discuss the ways in which municipalities and planning firms are currently using this technology, and talk about some of the ways we might use this technology in the future.
WHEN: WHERE: COST: RSVP:
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm: Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development, DePaul University, CDM Bldg. 243 South Wabash Avenue, Suite 9000 Chicago, IL 60604: The cost is free: To RSVP, please email kcp714 at gmail.com by Thursday, June 19th with ‘Lunch and Learn’ in the subject line. A light lunch will be provided.
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