Upcoming Webinars

APA-SCD WEBINAR #26: “Award-winning Sustainability 2019 (Part 2)”

Friday, December 6, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET


Part 2 of our award-winning projects webinars will take place on December 6, as part of the Planning Webcast Series.
For this webinar, speakers representing three of the 2019 SCD award winners will demonstrate how their projects used innovative methods to tackle a variety of challenges and needs related to sustainability, across the country.
Speakers will represent Building a Better Norfolk: A Zoning Ordinance for the 21st Century (Winning Category: Sustainable Policy, Law, or Tool), the Los Angeles County Master Plan for Sustainable Parks and Recreation, Phase I (Winning Category: Sustainable Park, Recreation, or Open Space Plan or Project), and the Sustainable Design Assessment Team (SDAT) Program (Winning Category: Leadership in Sustainability).
  • Joel Mills (Senior Director, American Institute of Architects Center for Communities by Design)
  • Erin Simmons (Senior Director of Design Assistance, American Institute of Architects Center for Communities by Design)
  • Clement Lau, AICP (Departmental Facilities Planner, County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation)
  • George M Homewood, FAICP, CFM (Planning Director, City of Norfolk, VA)
  • Jeremy Sharp (Principal Planner, City of Norfolk, VA)

APA-SCD WEBINAR #25: “Award-winning Sustainability 2019 (Part 1)”

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 1:00 – 1:45 PM ET


Presentation Slides: PDF

Presentation Recording: YouTube

The SCD’s annual Awards for Excellence in Sustainability honors projects, plans, policies, individuals, and organizations whose work is dedicated to supporting and growing sustainable communities. This webinar will kick off with an overview of the 2020 awards process. (Stay tuned to the awards page for an awards kick-off announcement in early November!)

Following the introduction, representatives from the 2018 Cleveland Climate Action Plan team (winner in the Community Sustainability or Resilience Plan category) will provide an overview of their project.

  • Matt Gray (Chief of Sustainability, City of Cleveland)
  • Nicholas B. Rajkovich, PhD, AIA (Assistant Professor of Architecture, University at Buffalo)

Recordings and slides from previous webinars can be found in our Webinar Archive.