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Future of Colorado: Major Implications of State, Regional and Local Decisions

By Emerging Planning Professionals: APA-Colorado

Join fellow emerging planners from around the state for a lively panel discussion on the future of Colorado! Three local professionals will be answering questions about issues surrounding major state, regional, and city-wide planning initiatives and decisions. 

Discussion Topics:

  1. Housing (affordability, demographics, amenities)

  2. Transportation (access, integration, traffic)

  3. Economic Development (wages, job diversity, industries)

  4. Sustainability & Climate Change (energy, natural disasters)

University of Colorado-Denver
1250 14th Street
Room 470
Denver, CO 80202

Register now (no cost)

Event Panelists
Ken Schroeppel, Assisstant Professor CCT University of Colorado Denver,
Urban and Regional Planning Program

Ken Schroeppel, AICP, is an Assistant Professor CTT in the College of Architecture and Planning at CU Denver, where he teaches in the Master of Urban and Regional Planning program and focuses on the historical growth and evolution of cities, urban form, planning methodologies, and downtown revitalization. Ken is very active in Denver’s planning and design communities, serving on the board of directors of the Denver Architectural Foundation and Union Station Advocates and in various roles over the years with the Downtown Denver Partnership. Ken is also a member of the Urban Land Institute, the American Planning Association, and the Congress for the New Urbanism.

Doug Anderson, Environmental Planner CH2M
Doug is an Environmental Planner with a passion for conservation and outdoor recreation. He specializes in siting and permitting of energy facilities (e.g., wind and solar energy, power plants) and linear infrastructure (e.g., pipelines, transmission lines, railroads). Doug’s previous professional experience includes: conservation planning and open space management; planning for coastal redevelopment; economic analysis to support fishery conservation programs in California; and business development for UCLA medical education programs.

David "DK" Kemp, Senior Transportation Planner, City of Boulder
DK serves as a Senior Transportation Planner for the City of Boulder where he specializes in multimodal programming and infrastructure design. He has been working to put people on bikes since 1997. Following a short and illustrative marketing career at New Belgium Brewing Company, he served as the Bicycle Coordinator for City of Fort Collins, CO for six years. Prior to coming to Boulder, DK was the Active Transportation Planner for the City of Davis, CA. 

Earlier Event: November 4
2016 Annual Demography Summit