Urban Planning Conference

Forsyth Park Fountain

The Presenters and the Presentation Titles

Presenters of the conference consist of various planning professionals, public administrators, college professors, design professionals, and historic preservationist.  The presenters and their presentation titles are as follows:

  1. Dr. John F. Crowley, FAICP, FASLA, University of Georgia
  2. Shedrick Coleman, AIA, SHEDDarchitecture, Savannah (Development inclusion: A case of redevelopment of public housing sites in Savannah, GA)
  3. Denise Grabowski, AICP, LEED AP, Symbioscity, Savannah (Creating healthy communities through collaboration)
  4. Dr. Otilia Iancu, Savannah State University (Citizen engagement via Facebook: A study of five state capital cities)
  5. Dr. Otis Johnson, Savannah State University with Dr. LaRhonda Odom, Savannah State University
  6. Sarah Rayfield, Transport Studio, Savannah with Paula Kreissler, CPA, LEED, Green Assoc. and Whitney Shephard, PE, LEED AP, Transport Studio, Savannah (Healthy Savannah: Collaborating to promote public health through active transportation)
  7. Whitney Shephard, PE, LEED AP, Transport Studio, Savannah with Dr. Michael D. Meyer, PE, FASCE, Transport Studio (Adaptation to climate change: National and local perspectives)
  8. Dr. Costas Spirou, Georgia College and State University (Urban planning and tourism development: A global perspective of policy advancement)
  9. Thomas L. Thomson, P.E., AICP, The Chatham-Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission (Implementation: Strategy to funding)
  10. Sarah Ward, Ward Achitecture (Historic preservation as a tool for future adaptation)


Profiles of the Presenters                                                        

(This section is forthcoming)