David Bergman will speak at the AIA|LA Design Conference on June 22nd

Last Updated: June 7, 2012

David Bergman will speak at the AIA|LA Design Conference on June 22nd

Who are the design-thinkers transforming public policy and urban planning?

"Being an economist on a design project is a lot like being a knife at a gun fight - this is not as useless as it seems and in fact, a knife can be quite effective in certain situations." - David Bergman

On June 22 & June 23, we invite you to join us at the upcoming AIA|LA Design Conference to hear how leading design professionals are evolving the scope of their professional practice to enhance social, cultural and economic value.

Learn how to develop new tools, strategies and opportunities to achieve success in today's shifting economy.

To register, CLICK HERE.

David Bergman will speak at the AIA|LA Design Conference on June 22nd

David E. Bergman, AICP - Principal
Metropolitan Research + Economics

With over 20 years of experience, Mr. Bergman has participated in a broad range of economic development and planning projects. In particular, he has worked intensively on issues surrounding the formation of urban and regional development strategies. With a strong background in public policy analysis, and the communication of economic development goals to community stakeholders, Mr. Bergman's practice has centered around the following interrelated disciplines:

General Plan Economics
Experienced with a broad variety of land use planning topics related to community revitalization and the economic and fiscal impacts of development proposals. Specialized work has included economic strategies for transit oriented development and structuring public private partnerships for infrastructure development.

Economic and Fiscal Impact Analysis
Notable economic impact studies that Mr. Bergman has undertaken include: an analysis of tidelands operations of the San Diego Unified Port District, an analysis of economic impacts of a new NBA arena in Brooklyn, New York, and a study of the impacts of operations of The J. Paul Getty Trust

Redevelopment and Community Facilities
Working with a broad variety of communities, David Bergman has developed implementation strategies for public improvements and investments for community revitalization. Key clients have included: Centre City Redevelopment Corporation in San Diego, The Santa Ana Redevelopment Agency and projects involving the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency.

In addition to this professional experience, Mr. Bergman has received academic recognition for his work. Presently he serves on the faculty of the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), an internationally recognized independent architecture school, where he is a co-coordinator of post graduate education. He served as faculty at the University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor in the Taubman School of Architecture and Urban Planning where he was the associate director of the real estate development certificate program.

For more information, please contact:
Will Wright, Hon. AIA|LA
Director, Government & Public Affairs
AIA Los Angeles
(213) 639-0764
will[@]aialosangeles.org

Last updated: 10-Dec-2012 07:59 AM
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