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Forecasting Land Use Activities 3 - I-PLACES - Scenario Planning and Visioning



Date: Thursday, April 14, 2011
Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time
Location: Online


The third land use forecasting webinar will focus on I-PLACE3S, an example of scenario planning tools that has been used in community and regional visioning projects, particularly in California. It emphasizes community engagement through highly interactive and visual use of GIS and parcel-level detail. This platform, and other similar platforms, use the concept of 'place types' to provide an intuitive way for stakeholders to interact in the visioning process, by assigning place types to locations in order to generate alternative scenarios. Indicators provide rapid feedback to participants on the potential impacts of alternative scenarios. We will examine the I-PLACE3S platform in detail, looking at its strengths, assumptions, and limitations for use in land use forecasting. This webinar will be followed by similar in-depth examinations of PECAS and UrbanSim on Thursday, May 12.


Paul Waddell, University of California Berkeley

Continuing Education

This webinar is the equivalent of two (2) professional development hours (PDHs). TMIP does not issue certificates of attendance. If you attend the webinar, please save the information on this page for your files.

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