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Using land densities to shape public policy
Date Thursday October 06
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Notable House
189 Ellsworth St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorDavid Giesen
"China falters and Silicon Valley urbanizes: Reshaping land densities as a quest for economic growth"

Drinks in Common hosts SPUR's Regional Planning Director Egon Terplan addressing
Urban Transit Planning, Economic Stimulous, and Public Financing in view of Land Values

Complimentary supper at 7, remarks at 7:30,
Q & A at 8 pm.
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Egon Terplan is SPUR's regional planning director. A regional planner and economic development specialist with more than 14 years of experience, he has authored or co-authored numerous reports and policy studies related to regional planning, economic development, transportation and government reform, including the first-ever report on the Northern California megaregion and a 2011 report on land use planning and high-speed rail in California.

Prior to joining SPUR, Egon spent more than five years with ICF International advising cities and regions throughout the world on economic development and competitiveness. His work included managing and writing collaborative regional strategies throughout California and in Alberta, British Columbia, Connecticut, Louisiana, Ohio, Ontario and South Carolina. His international work included designing and implementing competitiveness programs in Argentina, Bosnia & Herzegovina, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Nigeria.

Prior to ICF, Egon worked with several labor unions, including SEIU and UNITE. He was also a NYC Urban Fellow working on economic development for Mayor Giuliani in New York City and a public school teacher on Rikers Island, Queens.

Egon earned a Masters degree in city and regional planning from UC Berkeleys College of Environmental Design. He received a Bachelors degree, Phi Beta Kappa, from Swarthmore College, where he wrote a thesis comparing street vendor political organizing in Bogot, Colombia, and New York City.
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