Co-sponsored with Planning, Policy and Design
Web-based Solutions for Effective Planning
Vice President of Community Planning and Design
The Planning Center
Senior Research and Development Specialist
The Planning Center
March 4, 11:30 – 12:20 PM
Social Ecology I, Room 306
In this seminar, our speakers will present and describe the web platform they have created to support the integrated approach to governance and planning that Greg Devereaux (City Manager of Ontario, California) is discussing on February 25th. They will provide a demonstration of the web platform and discuss the differences between the web platform as an outcome and as a process that promotes collaboration.
About the Speakers
Brian Judd, Vice President of Community Planning and Design at The Planning Center, pilots an integrated team of practiced policy planners and innovative designers to create resourceful solutions for the company’s often complex and always challenging projects. Prior to joining The Planning Center in 1999, Brian spent five years as a planner with the County of Orange, where he divided his tenure between the Advance Planning Division and the MCAS El Toro Master Development Program. Brian earned both his B.A. in Social Ecology and his Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of California, Irvine.
Kati Rubinyi, Senior Research & Development Specialist at The Planning Center, played a key role in The Ontario Plan project and was instrumental in the development of its web-based planning program. She has also been involved in a variety of research capacities for both project related and business development programs. Before working with The Planning Center, Kati was an adjunct lecturer and design-studio reviewer at several colleges. She also worked on the creation of a design-based executive education program for the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Kati’s approach to strategic planning and research, and her commitment to improving the built environment, was shaped by her prior practice as an architect working in a broad range of capacities from design to project management.
The Planning Center is a private consulting firm providing multi-disciplinary services to both government agencies and the private sector. Since its founding in 1975, The Planning Center has been devoted to the development of viable planning solutions to the physical, social and environmental problems that arise from urbanization. We provide imaginative solutions to the challenges associated with urban growth and land development. The company’s mission is to create better places, in collaboration with our clients, for people to live, work, learn and enjoy their lives.