Schedule

PLR Symposium 2013

Note: Schedule subject to change.

Time Presenters

8:00-8:30 a.m.

Registration

8:30-9:05 a.m.

Keynote Address

Richard D. Baron
Chairman & CEO, McCormack Baron Salazar

Saving Cities
Community Transformation


9:05-10:20 a.m.

First Panel: Framing the Problem

Moderator: Peter Salsich Jr.
McDonnell Professor of Justice in American Society, Saint Louis University School of Law

Colin Gordon
Professor of History, University of Iowa
Author, Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the Fate of the American City 

The Urban Crisis in Historical Perspective

J.S. Onesimo Sandoval
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Saint Louis University

Understanding the Demographic Challenges to Revitalize Saint Louis (Abstract) (Powerpoint)

John Gallagher
Business Reporter, Detroit Free Press
Author, Reimagining Detroit: Opportunities for Redefining an American City

Opportunities for Redefining the American City
Reimagining Detroit


10:20-10:30 a.m.

Break


10:30 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Second Panel: Developing our Nation’s Urban Core

Moderator: Peter Salsich Jr.
McDonnell Professor of Justice in American Society, Saint Louis University School of Law

Sarah Coffin
Associate Professor of Urban Planning & Public Policy Studies, Saint Louis University
Director, Urban Planning & Real Estate Development Program

The Promises and Pitfalls of TIF in the St. Louis Metropolitan Region: A Look at the Economic and Racial Disparities (Abstract) (Powerpoint)

W. Dennis Keating
Levin College Distinguished Professor; Director of the Master of Urban Planning, Design and Development Program, Cleveland State University

Addressing Abandoned Housing in Blighted Urban Neighborhoods: The Role and Impact of Land Banks

James Kelly
Clinical Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School

A Continuum In Remedies: Reconnecting Abandoned Houses to the Market by Linking Code Enforcement and Land Banking

Laura Schwarz
Associate, Reno & Cavanaugh, PLLC, Washington, DC


12:05-1:05 p.m.

Break


1:05-1:50 p.m.

Building A Sustainable City: What Does That Mean? (Powerpoint)

Alan Mallach
Non-resident Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institution  


1:50-3:25 p.m.

Third Panel: Citizen Participation in Development

Moderator: Aaron Taylor
Assistant Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law

Barbara Bezdek
Professor of Law, University of Maryland Carey School of Law

Catherine Werner
Sustainability Director, Office of the Mayor, City of St. Louis

Todd Swanstrom
Des Lee Endowed Professor of Community Collaboration and Public Policy Administration, University of Missouri - St. Louis

Place Matters: Citizen Participation in an Age of Rising Spatial Inequality (Abstract)

Constantino Ochoa Jr.
Associate, Bryan Cave LLP
President, Old North St. Louis Restoration Group

Community Development: Block by Block Approach


3:25-3:35 p.m.

Break


3:35-4:50 p.m.

Fourth Panel: Making Our Cities More Livable

Moderator: Aaron Taylor
Assistant Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law

Sandra Moore
President, Urban Strategies, Inc., St. Louis, Mo.

Bob Fox
Owner & CEO, NewSpace, St. Louis, Mo.

Robbyn Wahby
Deputy Chief of Staff & Executive Assistant to the Mayor-Education, City of St. Louis


4:50-5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Aaron Taylor
Assistant Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law

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