SPP: Doug Hooker, "PLAN 2040: the Role of the Regional Commission in Shaping Metro Altanta's Growth and Development"
Mr. Doug Hooker, Executive Director of the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) will be our next speaker in the Policy@Tech Speakers Series. His presentation will take place on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, from 3-4 pm at the Technology Square Research Building (TSRB), at 85 5th Street.
Mr. Hooker serves as the head of the official planning organization for the 10-county, 70-city Atlanta region, and he oversees regional planning programs in the areas of transportation, community development, land use, water and natural resources, aging services and workforce development and more. In his talk, "PLAN 2040: the Role of the Regional Commission in Shaping Metro Atlanta's Growth and Development," he will discuss ARC’s comprehensive blueprint to sustain metro Atlanta’s livability and prosperity through the mid-21st century.
For more information about our upcoming speaker, please visit: http://www.atlantaregional.com/about-us/overview/agency-structure/arc-director-bio. Mr. Hooker is a Georgia Tech alumnus, with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree and a Master of Science in Technology & Science Policy, among his other degrees.
The TSRB Conference Center is located at Technology Square (85 5th Street) next to the Centergy building. Outside visitors may use the attached pay parking deck, which has entrances on both 5th Street and Williams Street. For more information about the venue, please visit http://www.tsrb.gatech.edu/index.html. Parking information is available at http://techonfifth.org/centergy-parking-deck-rates/.