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2014 Speaker/Film Series

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Date: Every 4th Wednesday of the month

Time: 10:30 a.m.—12:00 Noon

Location: Boardroom, 4th Floor, County Administration Building (CAB),
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772.

Contact:  E. Fatimah Hasan, AICP, Planner Coordinator—

Zunilda Rodriguez, AICP, Planner Coordinator—

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November 19

Topic: Sustainable Agricultural Practices: Lessons from Clagett Farm. Read more»

Speaker/Instructor: Carrie Cochran Vaughn, Chesapeake Bay Foundation. View video below.

October 22

Topic: AARP and Livable Communities. Read more»

Speaker/Instructor: Aldea Douglas and Shannon Guzman, AARP

View video of the presentation here.

September 24

Topic: Environmental Justice and Planning: Making a Visible Difference in Communities. Read more»

Speaker/Instructor: Carlton Eley, Environmental Protection Specialist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

View video of the presentation here.

August 27

Film: A collection of historic films that discusses sprawl development patterns in America. Read more»

Speaker/Instructor: M-NCPPC Prince George's County Planning Department Speaker Series Team.

July 23

Topic: Washington, D.C., Vibrant Retail Streets. Read more»

Speaker/Instructor: Sakina Khan, Senior Economic Planner, District of Columbia Office of Planning.

  • View video of the presentation here.

June 25

Topic: Ten Principles for a New Era of Multifamily Rental Housing. Read more»

Speaker/Instructor: Michelle McDonough Winters, Senior Visiting Fellow, ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing, Urban Land Institute.

  •  View video of the presentation here.

May 28

Topic: Montgomery County: By the Numbers and Beyond the Numbers. Read more»

Speaker/Instructor: Gwen Wright, Planning Director, Montgomery County Planning Department.

  •  View video of the presentation here.

April 23

Topic: Creating a Premier 21st Century County with Prince George's County Dept. of Environmental Resources (DER). Read more»

Speaker/Instructor: Adam Ortiz, Director, Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources.

  •  View video of the presentation here.

  • View/download presentation here.

March 26

Topic: 2014 Spring Street Smart Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Campaign. Read more»

Speaker/Instructor: Michael J. Farrell, Senior Transportation Planner

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

  •  View video of the presentation here.


There will be no Speaker Series session for the month of February.

January 29

Topic: “The Story of Sprawl” is a collection of historic films that show how America has changed shape. Read more»

Speaker/Instructor: The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission coordinated by the Speaker Series Team