ASSEMBLY OF PLANNERS’ 2016 SYMPOSIUM AGENDA

Agenda

The Environment, Communities, and Economy: Realizing a Framework for Working Together to Plan our Future

 

March 8, 2016

 

 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration and Light Refreshments

 8:30 a.m. – Welcoming Remarks

Senator Elect William M. Castro, Director, Bureau of Statistics and Plans

 

8:45 a.m. – “GIS-based Screening for Cumulative and Secondary Impacts From Proposed Projects in Northern Guam”

Joseph Rouse, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Water and Resources and Environmental Enginerring, University of Guam

 

9:15 a.m. – “Sustainable Development: Challenges and Opportunities in the Construction Industry”

James Martinez, President, Guam Contractors Association

 

9:45 a.m.  – Plenary Session 1 – Economic Development and Land-Use Planning

Department of Land Management

Marvin Agular, Chief Planner

 

Tricee P. Limtiaco, Special Assistant, Office of the Governor of Guam

 

Guam Economic Development Authority

Matthew Sgro, Business Development Assistant Manager

Brianna Benito, Industry Development Specialist

 

11:00 a.m.  – Plenary Session 2 – Open Spaces and Marine Resources

Bureau of Statistics and Plans

Andrea Hershberger, Biologist II, Coral Reef Initiative Coordinator

 

Department of Parks and Recreation

Jose “Pep” Quinata, Chief Planner

 

State Historic Preservation Office, Department of Parks and Recreation

Jose Garrido, Historic Preservation Specialist

 

12:00 p.m.  – Working Lunch – Guam Coastal Management Program 101

 

1:00 p.m.  – Plenary Session 3 – Forest, Soils and Guam’s Natural Charm

 

2:00 p.m.  – Plenary Session 4-Critical Infrastructure and Disaster: Preparedness Planning

Bureau of Statistics and Plans

Edwin Reyes, Administrator

Guam Coastal Mangement Program

 

Homeland Security

Pilar Carbullido, Program Coordinator III

 

Consolidated Commission on Utilities

Joey T. Duenas, Chairman

 

3:00 p.m.  – Break

 

3:15 p.m.  – Plenary Session 5 – Bridging Fiscal Opportunities

Guam State Clearinghouse

Kate Baltazar, Administrator

 

Imagine Guam Initiative

Troy Torres, Strategic Planning Advisor, Office of the Governor of Guam

 

Bureau of Budget and Management Research

John A.B. Pangelinan, Budget and Management Analyst Supervisor

 

4:00 p.m.  – Closing Remarks

William M. Castro Director, Bureau of Statistics and Plans