APLA Faculty and Students Participating in Technical Sessions at APA National Planning Conference

Apr 25th, 2014

Several faculty members and graduate students from the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture will be involved in technical sessions at Advance in Atlanta, the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference in Atlanta, GA, April 26-29.


Charlene LeBleu, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Vice President of the Alabama Chapter of the APA, is moderating “Marine Spatial Planning” on Saturday, April 26, where faculty from the graduate Landscape Architecture, Community Planning programs and The Ocean Conservancy are the speakers: Prof. Charlene LeBleu, Dr. Rebecca Retzlaff, and Dr. Sandra Whitehouse, Senior Policy Advisor, The Ocean Conservancy. For more, click here.


Jay Mittal, Assistant Professor of Community Planning, is moderating “Adding Real Estate to the Planner’s Toolkit” on Sunday, April 27. Speakers include Dr. Jay Mittal, Prof. Michael Robinson from the Master of Real Estate Development program and Landscape Architecture, David Hill, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, and Community Planning graduate students Brandon Cummings and Katherine Martin. For more, click here


Tessa Tompkins, a Community Planning graduate student, is presenting a poster on planning in Jerusalem entitled, "Lessons from Jerusalem, Disputed City,” on Monday, April 28. For more information, click here


Rebecca Retzlaff, Associate Professor of Community Planning, is moderating “Revitalizing Historic Montgomery” on Tuesday, April 29, where faculty from the graduate Community Planning and Landscape Architecture programs are the speakers: Dr. Rebecca Retzlaff, Prof. Charlene LeBleu, Dr. Jay Mittal, and Dr. Sweta Byahut. For more, click here.