The Master of Science in Urban Studies and Planning (MSUSP) program at Savannah State University (SSU) will host the annual Urban Planning Conference on Friday, April 1, in the Student Union. Sessions will run from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Friday. On Saturday, April 2, there will be a special session from 10 a.m. – noon in downtown Savannah. This year’s conference theme is Planning Across Generations: Deconstructing the Past, Shaping the Future.
The keynote speaker is Kevin J. Krizek, Ph.D., professor and director of the Environmental Design Program at the University of Colorado Boulder. He concurrently serves as the visiting professor of “Cycling in Changing Urban Regions” in the Nijmegen School of Management at Radboud University in the Netherlands.
All sessions are open to the public. All participants must register and pay the conference fees of $50 (presenters and regular participants) or $75 (AICP participants who are seeking CM Credits). Savannah State University, Armstrong State University and SCAD students may attend for free with valid ID. All fees benefit students of the Urban Studies and Planning program at SSU.
For a full conference schedule, information about presenters and to register online, visit http:// www.savannahstate.edu/ misc/urban-planning-conference/
For additional information contact Deden Rukmana, Ph.D., associate professor and coordinator of the MSUSP program, at 912-358-3218 or firstname.lastname@example.org.