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Rincon Professionals Featured at Planning Conference

Posted on Wed, Aug 31, 2011
Stephen Svete
Stephen Svete, AICP, LEED AP ND
 Abe Leider
Abe Leider, AICP
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Richard Daulton, MURP
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Joe Power, AICP

Plan on joining with Rincon Consultants at the American Planning Association California Chapter 2011 Annual Conference, happening from September 11th – 14th in beautiful Santa Barbara!  Not only are we a proud sponsor of this annual event, but a number of our professionals are presenting their expertise at symposia and mobile workshops.

Stop by table #3 at the conference headquarters in the Fess Parker Resort Lobby.  You can learn about work we are currently involved in, and might even get a useful souvenir. 

Here is a line-up of our conference session work:

Multi-Purpose Trails and Watershed Planning: The Ojai Valley/Ventura River Trail
Mobile Workshop #1- Sunday, September 11th, 9:00am-1:00pm
Stephen Svete, AICP, LEED AP ND – Principal, and Abe Leider, AICP – Supervising Planner, will be conducting this bicycle tour from the heart of the Ojai Valley to the Ventura River Estuary.  Participants will learn about organizing environmental planning and tourism around watershed planning using a multi-purpose trail as the spine.
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Santa Ynez Sustainable Wine-Making and Tasting Tour
Mobile Workshop #3 - Sunday, September 11th, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Ke Ghiglia - Environmental Planner will help lead a bus tour of different Santa Barbara County wineries that are implementing sustainable agricultural practices. 
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Planning 101: I Have a Degree, What Now? Insights Into Professional Planning
Student Session - Sunday, September 11th, 1:15-2:45pm
Richard Daulton, MURP, will present at this session explaining to student the nuances of environmental consulting and what entering this career path will entail.
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Bag the Plastic Bags: State and Local Efforts to Restrict Plastic Bag Use
Session Block #9 - Wednesday, September 14th 8:00-9:15am
Joe Power, AICP – Principal, and Matt Maddox, MESM – Environmental Planner will lead a discussion on the plastic bag ban movement in California and how cities and counties have and can  move forward with similar CEQA-compliant ordinances.
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Topics: plastic bag, APA Conference, wineries, Ventura River Trail, ordinance, carry-out bags, Rincon Consultants, multi-purpose trail, CEQA