The Future of Big Cities: Planning Directors Share Their Perpectives

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 6pm-8pm at City Hall, North Light Court


As global trends continue to reshape our cities, we face a new set of challenges and opportunities: housing a growing population, expanding better and more reliable transportation options, adapting to a changing climate, and keeping up with the ever evolving trends of technology.

Please join Director of San Francisco Planning John Rahaim and other leading voices in urban planning for a discussion on these issues and their roles in the future of America’s cities.

This Forum is organized in conjunction with the Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use, program of the National League of Cities (NLC) in partnership with the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

Opening Remarks

  • Richard Blakeway, Deputy Mayor for Housing, Land and Property, London, UK

Panel (partial list)

  • John Rahaim, Director of San Francisco Planning
  • Eric Shaw, Director, Office of Planning at District of Columbia
  • Michael LoGrande, Director of Los Angeles Department of City Planning
  • Rachel Flynn, Director, Planning and Building Department, City of Oakland

Panel Moderator

  • Gil Kelley, Director of Citywide Planning, Planning Department, City and County of San Francisco

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Location: City Hall, North Light Court
Program: 6:00 p.m.: Arrival and Conversation / 6:30 p.m.: Program begins
Light refreshments provided.

This is a FREE event but RSVPs are appreciated. Please RSVP here.





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