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Friday, February 24, 2017

Upcoming Webinar on Drones

Next month, the Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association will host a webinar on drones, a hot topic for planners and land use professionals across the country. One of Ancel Glink's very own, Dan Bolin, will be participating in the webinar. Information about the webinar is below. Don't miss this one!

Webcast— Drone Technology: Implications on 
Policymaking and Design of the Built Environment

March 13, 2017
12:30 – 2:30 PM Eastern (11:30 - 1:30 PM Central)

The Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association is pleased to host the upcoming webcast Drone Technology: Implications on Policymaking and Design of the Built Environment on Monday, March 13, 2017 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. EDT. Registration for individuals is $20 for PLD members and $45 for nonmembers. Registration for two or more people at one computer is $140.

The educational objective of this course is to discuss the implications of emerging drone technology on city and town planning. Featuring specialists in the fields of law, urban design, and policymaking, this webinar will examine federal and local legislation pertaining to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Drone operations raise several concerns for the public given their wide range of recreational and commercial current uses. We will discuss regulations pertaining to these issues and explore how future zoning regulations can best guide the use of drones in our built environment.

Speakers include Dwight Merriam, FAICP, of Robinson & Cole; Jordan Petersen, RLA, LEED AP, of ColeJenest & Stone; Timothy Yin, Director of Data and Privacy at Startup Policy Lab; and Daniel Bolin of Ancel Glink.

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