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Upcoming 2014 Conferences

SCAPA Summer Conference
July 16, 2014
Brakefield at Riverwalk
1111 Brakefield Drive, Rock Hill, SC 29730
Register here: https://www.planning.org/store/product/?ProductCode=EVENT_SC14

SCAPA Fall Conference
October 15-17, 2014
Embassy Suites Kingston Plantation
9800 Queensway Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572


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Previous Conferences

Session presentations are available for some previous SCAPA conferences:

SCAPA Winter Conference
February 21, 2014
College of Charleston, Stern Center Ballroom
66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424

Eco Districts – A New Planning Technique
Tim Keane, Director, Planning, Preservation, and Sustainability, City of Charleston, SC
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Innovative Public Engagement
Christiane Farrell, Director, Department of Planning & Development, Town of Mount Pleasant, SC
Kelly Cousino, AICP, Senior Planner, Department of Planning & Development, Town of Mount Pleasant, SC
Chris Haynes, Planner II, Department of Planning & Development, Town of Mount Pleasant, SC
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Historic Preservation in South Carolina
Moderator: Andrea Harris-Long, Planner, Zoning & Planning Department, Charleston County, SC; Brad Sauls,
Supervisor of Surveys, Registration, and Grants, SC Department of Archives and History; Elizabeth M. Johnson, Director of Historical Services, SC Department of Archives and History; Adam Emrick, Senior Planner, Horry County, SC; Madelyn H. Robinson, AICP, Director of Planning & Economic Development, Zoning Administrator, Town of Summerville, SC; Yvonne Fortenberry, AICP Deputy Director, Department of Planning, Preservation, and Sustainability, City of Charleston, SC
Click here to open the Charleston County presentation
Click here to open the Town of Summerville presentation
Click here to open the SC Department of Archives and History presentation
Click here to open the Horry County presentation

Charleston County Preservation & Sustainability Projects: Housing Needs Assessment and Voluntary
Agricultural and Forestal Areas Ordinance

Moderator: Dan Pennick, AICP, Zoning & Planning Director, Charleston County, SC
Andrea Harris-Long, Planner, Zoning & Planning Department, Charleston County, SC
Andrea N. Pietras, AICP, Planner II, Zoning & Planning Department, Charleston County, SC
Click here to open the Housing Needs Assessment presentation
Click here to open the Voluntary Agricultural and Forest Area Ordinance presentation


SCAPA Fall Conference
October 16-18, 2013
Downtown Marriott, Spartanburg, SC

Past, Present and Future of the Palmetto Trail: Evolution of a Statewide Trail
Bradley Davis, Senior Planner, Alta Planning + Design
Natalie Cappuccio Britt, Executive Director, Palmetto Conservation Foundation
Click here to open Palmetto Trail presentation
Click here to open Palmetto Conservation Foundation presentation

Healthy Comprehensive Planning- From Objective to Outcome in South Carolina
Lauren Mobley Neely, MPH, CHES, Community Coordinator, Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina
Lori Phillips, MPH, MCHES, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Preventions, SC DHEC
Bradley Davis, Senior Planner, Alta Planning + Design
Click here to open Eat Smart, Move More presentation
Click here to open Healthy Comprehensive Planning presentation
Click here to open Alta presentation

Historic Tax Incentives for Redevelopment
Will Johnson, Esq., Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Law Firm
Click here to open presentation

Community Development: Shaping Our Communities
Reginal B. Barner, Sr., President/CEO, Barner Group, LLC
Wayne Leftwich, AICP, Community Planner, City of Greenville, SC
Joe Smith, Operations Manager, Greenville County Redevelopment Authority
Willie Day, Director of Neighborhood and Transit Services, City of Anderson, SC
Click here to open City of Greenville Community Development presentation
Click here to open Greenville County Redevelopment Authority presentation
Click here to open Oakland Mills presentation

Law Plenary – Planning and Land Use Law Update 2013
Tyson Smith, Esq., AICP, Principal, White & Smith, LLC
Leah Youngblood, Esq., AICP, Senior Planner, City of Rock Hill, SC
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Post-Conference Mobile Workshop - Rolling on the Rivers: Blueway/Paddling Trail Development
George Fields, Director of the Military Heritage Program, Palmetto Conservation Foundation
Julian Hankinson, President, Tyger River Foundation Architecture
Alissa Duncan, Wofford College's "Thinking Like a River" Community Fellow
Click here to open presentation
Click here to open Tiger River Foundation presentation

Southeastern Planning Students Conference– Investigations into Transit
Taylor Tyger, MCRP Candidate, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jennifer Folz, MCRP, Clemson University / Planner, City of Clemson, SC
Click here to open Investigating Relationships between Pedestrian Fatalities and Transit Stops presentation
Click here to open Land Use and Rapid Transportation Nexus in the Massachusetts Bay presentation

Southeastern Planning Students Conference– Social Equity Challenges in the 21st Century
Tharunya Balan, MCRP Candidate, Georgia Institute of Technology
John Lattimore, PhD Candidate, Clemson University
Marion Phillips, MCRP Candidate, Georgia Institute of Technology
Click here to open The Right to Education presentation
Click here to open Collective Efficacy in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods presentation
Click here to open Combating America's Food Deserts presentation

Southeastern Planning Students Conference– Preserving, Revitalizing, and Modernizing
Julia Zweifel, MCRP Candidate, Clemson University
David Payne, PhD, Clemson University
Click here to open Shockoe Bottom Revitalization presentation
Click here to open Preserving, Revitalizing and Modernizing presentation

Southeastern Planning Students Conference– Urban Art: The City as Canvas
Kristen Wyche, MCRP, Clemson University
Cate Ryba, Executive Director, HUB-BUB
Click here to open Planning for Public Art presentation
Click here to open What's all the HUB-BUB About? presentation


SCAPA Spring Conference
March 22, 2013
Cannon Centre, Greer, SC

Academic Master Planning - The Bridge Between Strategic Planning and Capital Projects
Brad Smith, AIA, Managing Principal, McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture
K.J. Jacobs, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture
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From China to SC - Urban Challenges of the 21st Century
Mayor Rick Danner, City of Greer
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Manufactured Homes and Affordable Housing in SC
Allen Hutto, General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs, Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina
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Regional Collaboration in Upstate SC
Dean Hybl, Executive Director, Ten at the Top
Alissa Ritzo Duncan, Program Manager, Ten at the Top

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SC Ports Authority - An Economic Driver for SC
Jack Ellenberg, SVP, Economic Development and Projects, South Carolina Ports Authority
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 SCAPA Fall Conference
October 17-19, 2012
Litchfield Beach Resort, Pawleys Island, SC

The State of Agriculture in South Carolina
Thursday, October 18, 2012 9:00 am
Andrea Pietras, AICP, Planner II, Charleston County Zoning and Planning Department
Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner of Agriculture
Larry Byers
Gwen McPhail, Oconee County Planning Commissioner
Click here to open presentation.

Project Management 101
Thursday, October 18, 2012 9:00 am
Ernie Boughman, AICP, Senior Project Manager, URS Corporation
Click here to open presentation.

North Carolina Voluntary Agricultural District Program
Thursday, October 18, 2012 10:30 am
Brandon King, Extension Associate, North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
Click here to open presentation.

Mount Pleasant Local Food & Farm Assessment
Thursday, October 18, 2012 12:45 pm
Michael Robertson, Senior Planner, Town of Mount Pleasant
Kelly Cousino, AICP, Senor Planner, Town of Mount Pleasant
Click here to open presentation.

Building Resilient Communities through Local Food Projects
Thursday, October 18, 2012 2:15 pm
Nikki Seibert, Director of Sustainable Agriculture
Lisa Turansky, Director of Sustainable Agriculture
Click here to open presentation.

So, You Want to be an FAICP?
Thursday, October 18, 2012 2:15 pm
Cheryl Matheny, FAICP, Principal, The Matheny-Burns Group
Phil Lindler, AICP, Director of City/County Planning, Greenwood City/County Planning Department
Ernie Boughman, AICP, Senior Project Manager, URS Corporation
Click here to open presentation.

Urban Ag - A Tool for Cultivating Great Communities
Thursday, October 18, 2012 3:45 pm
Elizabeth Beak, Director, Crop Up
Andrew Strickland, CFM, Planner, Greenwood City/County Planning Department
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The Other Side of Ethics
Friday, October 19, 2012 8:30 am
Ernie Boughman, AICP, Senior Project Manager, URS Corporation
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Award Winners' Presentations
Friday, October 19, 2012 10:15 am

Outstanding Planning Award - Large Jurisdiction
Mount Pleasant - Urban Corridor Zoning Overlay District
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Planning Advocate
Charleston County Council Agricultural Issues Advisory Committee
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 SCAPA Summer Conference
July 25, 2012
Town Conference Center, Lexington, SC

Conference Session Downloads

Jackpot! Why Internet Gaming Matters to You After All
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 4:15 pm
Leah Youngblood, AICP, Senior Planner, City of Rock Hill
Lee Batchelder, AICP, Zoning Administrator, City of Charleston
George McGregor, AICP, Director, Sumter City-County Planning Department
Click here to open presentation.


 SCAPA Winter Conference
March 16, 2012
Municipal Center, North Augusta, SC

Conference Session Downloads Not Available.


 SCAPA Fall Conference - CU in the Upstate
October 20-21, 2011
Hilton Garden Inn Destination Point Event Center, Anderson, SC

Conference Session Downloads Not Available.


 SCAPA Summer Conference
July 29, 2011
Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter, SC

Conference Session Downloads Not Available.


 SCARC/SCAPA Joint Conference
February 23-25, 2011
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, Columbia, SC

Conference Session Downloads

Tech Tips for Planners
Friday, February 25, 2011 10:30 am
Allison Hardin, CFM, Planner, City of Myrtle Beach
Click here to open presentation.


 Planning for Natural Challenges and the Environment
October 27-29, 2010
Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort, Pawley's Island, SC

Conference Session Downloads

Keynote:
Planning for the Unexpected: Integrating Local Emergency Management Knowledge into Planning and Development Practices in South Carolina
Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:00 am
Christopher T. Emrich, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute, University of South Carolina
Click here to open presentation.

Making Planning Documents Sustainable
Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:45 pm
Frank Curti, AICP, Senior Transportation Planner/Project Manager, URS Corporation
Tiaa Rutherford, Neighborhood Planner, Richland County
Wayne Shuler, AICP, Regional Planning Manager, Central Midlands Council of Governments
Ernie Boughman, AICP, Senior Project Manager, BP Barber
Click here to open presentation.

Emergency Management: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery
Thursday, October 28, 2010 3:30 pm
Mario Formisano, Region 5 Manager, South Carolina Emergency Management Division
Click here to open presentation.

Point South Interchange - A Case Study in Sustainable Redevelopment
Friday, October 29, 2010 8:30 am
David M. Jirousek, Director of Planning & Building Services, Jasper County
Carmine Avantini, AICP, Partner, LSL Planning, Inc.
Kevin Smith, PE, LEED AP, Project Manager, Thomas and Hutton
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How Stormwater Planning Relates to Disaster Management
Friday, October 29, 2010 10:15 am
Allison Hardin, CFM, Planner, City of Myrtle Beach
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Context Sensitive Solutions - A Tool for Sustainability
Friday, October 29, 2010 10:15 am
Ernie Boughman, AICP, Senior Project Manager, BP Barber
Carl Gosline, AICP, PTP, Transportation Planner, Richland County
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 Planning Practice - New Technology & Tools
July 16, 2010
Teneleven Galleria, 1011 Broad Street, Camden, SC

Conference Session Downloads

Using Livability as an LRTP Project Ranking Criteria
Friday, July 16, 2010 10:30 am
Skip Grkovic, AICP, Director of Planning and Economic Development, City of North Augusta
Jeff Carroll, Senior Transportation Planner, Wilbur Smith Associates
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 Planning for Rural Communities and Small Towns
March 26, 2010
City Hall, 301 East Poinsett Street, Greer, SC

Conference Session Downloads

The New Ruralism: Promoting Sustainability in Small Towns and Rural Communities
Friday, March 26, 2010 9:00 am
Craig Lewis, Principal, The Lawrence Group
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Planning for historic Buildings and Districts
Friday, March 26, 2010 10:30 am
Jennifer Satterthwaite, Outreach & Local Government Coordinator, SC Archives & History
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Small Town Branding and Image Building
Friday, March 26, 2010 1:00 pm
Tripp Muldrow, AICP, Arnett Muldrow & Associates, Ltd.
Click here to open presentation.

True Sustainability in Small Community Comprehensive Planning
Friday, March 26, 2010 2:30 pm
Scott Dadson, City Manager, Beaufort, SC
Craig Lewis, Principal, The Lawerence Group
Click here to open presentation 1.
Click here to open presentation 2.


 The Evolution and Status of Planning in South Carolina
October 15-16, 2009
Hyatt Regency Downtown, Greenville, SC

Conference Session Downloads

Integrating School and Community Planning - Is it Possible?
Thursday, October 15, 2009 10:30 am
Alex James, AIA, Director of the Office of School Facilities, SC Department of Education
Courtenay Williams, Project Director for Education Policy and Leadership - Riley Institute at Furman University
Click here to open presentation.

SC Sustainable Schools Initiative
Thursday, October 15, 2009 1:45 pm
Richard Sidebottom, Director - South Carolina Sustainable Schools and Communities Initiative
Courtenay Williams, Project Director for Education Policy and Leadership - Riley Institute at Furman University
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Integrating LID into Ordinances and Policy
Friday, October 16, 2009 10:15 am
Dwane L. Jones, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, NC State University
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Transportation Legislation on the Horizon
Friday, October 16, 2009 10:15 am
Michael D. Covington, Director of Administration, SCDOT
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