NCSCPM FALL CONFERENCE
NCSCPM Hosts Its 2013 Annual Fall Conference in Raleigh
(Raleigh, NC) – The North Carolina Society of Certified Public Managers (Society) will hold its annual conference on October 8th at the State Employee Credit Union Building. The State Credit Employee Building is located at 3101 Wake Forest Rd Raleigh NC 27609. This year’s theme is “Realign, Refocus, and Revitalize: Charting the Course in a New Era of Public Management.”
The keynote speaker for the conference is Mitchell Silver, Chief of Planning & Development Officer and Planning Director for the City of Raleigh, North Carolina. Mitchell is also president (2011-2013) of the American Planning Association (APA). As Chief, Mitchell oversees a business enterprise that includes 230 employees, three departments (City Planning, Community Development and Inspections) and four offices (Transportation Planning, Economic Development, Development Services and the Urban Design Center). Mitchell serves on the City's Executive Leadership team with the City Manager, Assistant City Managers, CFO and CIO.
Mitchell is an award-winning planner with over 25 years of experience. He is nationally recognized for his leadership in the planning profession and his contributions to contemporary planning issues. He specializes in comprehensive planning, land use planning and implementation strategies. Before coming to Raleigh in 2005, Mitchell had worked as Policy and Planning Director in New York City, a Principal of a New York City-based planning firm, a Town Manager in New Jersey and Deputy Planning Director in Washington, DC.
As Planning Director in Raleigh, he has led the comprehensive plan update process to create a vibrant 21st century city. He is now overseeing a rewrite of the City's Development Code. Since coming to Raleigh in 2005, Mitchell has been an outspoken advocate to transform Raleigh into a world class city with a modern transit system and great streets, great places and great neighborhoods.
Mitchell received a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture from Pratt Institute and a Master's Degree in Urban Planning from Hunter College. He is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and a licensed Professional Planner (PP) in the State of New Jersey.
This year’s conference features workshop sessions such as Managing Technology, and Legislative Overview - Changes in the 2013 Legislative Session
These topics are timely and sure to provide attendees with valuable information to use in their work life. For more information regarding the conference, refer to the link below http://ncscpm.org/CPM-events.htm
or contact Jack.Mthenjane@ncdps.gov
The North Carolina Society of Certified Public Managers® is a non-profit professional organization to foster leadership and professionalism in the public sector. The Society provides professional development opportunities as one of many benefits for its members.