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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Greater D/FW Chapter: Fall Professional Development Program

10:45 AM - 02:00 PM Central Standard Time

North Central Texas Council of Governments
616 Six Flags Road
Arlington, TX , 76011

Come join us for the Fall WTS Professional Development Event “Low Impact Design for Texas” to explore the principles of Low Impact Development (LID). The event will include an introduction to Low Impact Design, tools for designing by LID principles, and case study projects in Texas.


Low Impact Design for Texas

Ross Gordon, PE, CFM, LEED®AP, is AECOM's North America Technical Practice Leader for Stormwater Management and director of AECOM's water resources practice in Houston, Texas. He has extensive experience in hydrology and hydraulics, urban stormwater management, green infrastructure and low impact development, environmental planning, floodplain mapping, and municipal and civil infrastructure design. Mr. Gordon is also a leader in water quality compliance planning and an innovator in green infrastructure, having won multiple awards for his sustainable stormwater management projects in Texas. 

Brandi Crawford, ASLA, LEED® AP BD+C, is the Department Manager for the Urban Design and Planning group of the Integrated Planning Services Department with HNTB. She has more than 18 years of experience in high profile development projects involving land-use and site planning, parcel layout, amenity and recreation facilities, circulation, transportation, environmental issues, perimeter and building security, planting, signage and physical design of site development facilities.  Her project experience includes intricate transportation related designs, large-scale residential subdivision developments, gated communities, mixed-use commercial, corporate campuses and headquarters and high-rise hotel and condo towers with retail/restaurant components, rooftop gardens, pools and recreation space.  


 Francois de Kock, AICP, ASLA, LEED® AP, is the Director of Planning and Urban Design at Halff Associates.  He is known for passionately promoting visionary and sustainable solutions for projects.  As a Harvard University graduate and certified planner, Francois draws from his design experience to develop comprehensive city-wide plans that are creative and flexible; as a registered landscape architect and urban designer, his planning insights lead to better and more comprehensive urban design solutions.  This resulted in Francois receiving a number of awards for both urban design and planning projects.  


Tricia Hatley, PE, ENV SP, LEED® AP BD+C,is a Vice President for Freese and Nichols, and manages the firm's Urban Planning + Design Group.  She leads teams for major projects involving transportation planning, highway and urban roadway design, structural design, drainage analyses and capital improvements planning, among other components and services.  Her diverse transportation background ranges from cost-effective, context-sensitive downtown redevelopment and hike-and-bike trails to urban roadway expansions and large-scale, regional thoroughfare projects. 


 All attendees will receive professional development credit certificates.


Event Information:

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Registration begins at 10:45 a.m.
Program begins at 11 a.m.

North Central Texas Council of Governments
616 Six Flags Road
Arlington, Texas 76011

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Please note, no shows will be billed. 

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