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conference program:

Monday, July 18

All breakout sessions, plenaries, and mobile tours will be certified for CM credits.

Opening Keynote


Zachary Mannheimer

Alquist 3D and Atlas Community Studios


Breakout Sessions


Shopping Center Redevelopment- Best Practices 

Speakers: Andy Condlin (Roth Jackson, PLC), Mike Poole (Poole & Poole Architecture), Michele Mixner DeWitt (City of Williamsburg)

Enterprise Land Management System Influence in Planning Process 

Speakers: Curel Sundar (Chesterfield County), Steven Haasch (Chesterfield County) 

Real Estate Responses to Covid – Dynamic Trends within the Housing, Retail, and Office Sectors 

Speakers: Melina Duggal (Duggal Real Estate Advisors)

Planning for Implementation: The Broad Creek Refresh Plan

Speakers: Councilwoman Mamie B. Johnson (City of Norfolk), George M. Homewood (City of Norfolk), Chris Whitney (City of Norfolk)




Equity and Open Space 
Moderator: Anne Darby (Summit Design)

Nathan Burrell (Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation)
Jeremy Hoffman (Science Museum of Virginia)
Ryan Rinn (City of Richmond, Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities) 


Mobile Tours


Click here for mobile tour details/descriptions


Tale of the Two Sides of Jackson Ward 

City/Downtown: Walk


Richmond Parks and Greenspaces 

City/Downtown: Private Bus


Richmond Highway: From Manchester to Chesterfield 

Regional: Private Bus

Deep Dives



Ready, Set, Fund: Tapping New Infrastructure Funding for your Community

Speakers: Kelly Coyner (Innovation Mobility), Lisa Nisenson (WGI), Jennifer Atkinson (Leidos)

Equity Is.... Clean Water for All! 

Speakers: Briana Yancey (US EPA), Sarah Stewart (Richmond Regional Commission)


Breakout Sessions


Zoning and Segregation In Virginia

Speakers: James Dyke (McGuireWoods Consulting), Lori Greenlief (McGuireWoods LLP),

Steve Mikulic (McGuireWoods LLP)

From Jetsons to Reality: How AAM Can Impact Land Use and Travel Trends

Speakers: Mary Ashburn Pearson (Delta Airport Consultants, Inc.), Dr. Amber Wilson (DOAV)

Arlandria-Chirilagua's Neighborhood Cultural Diversity Preservation + Resiliency 

Speakers: Helen S. McIlvaine (City of Alexandria), Jeffrey Farner (City of Alexandria), Jose C. Ayala (City of Alexandria) 

Breakout Sessions


20 X 20 - Highlight APA Virginia Award Winners

[Hudson, Stoll, McNamara, Laverty, Coyner, Nowaczyk]


The Importance of Transportation to Virginia State Politics

Speaker: Xavier Harmony, Virginia Tech 

Permanent Supportive Housing and the Planner

Speaker: Sue Armstrong, Virginia Housing


Breakout Sessions


Hearing More Than Crickets: How A Small MPO Drove Robust and Diverse Participation in a Long-Range Plan

Speakers: John Madera (Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission), Amanda Kerns(Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission), Will Cockrell (EPR PC)

Regional Collaboration in Resilience Planning: Watershed Modeling as a Tool for Equitable Implementation

Speakers: Indrani Ghosh (Weston & Sampson), Bella Purdy (Weston & Sampson)


From Death to Life:Transforming Dying Malls to Urban Communities-Landmark Mall Case Study

Speakers: Jeffrey Farner (City of Alexandria), Stephanie Landrum (Alexandria Economic Development Partnership), Julian Gonsalves (City of Alexandria)


Enhancing Multi-Modal Access to Commuter Rail: VRE’s Broad Run Station Expansion 

Speakers: Christine Hoeffner (Virginia Railway Express), Paolo J. Belita (Prince William County), Chloe Delhomme (City of Manassas)


Monday Celebrate Richmond Reception

6:30pm-9:00pm at Main Street Station ​


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