Conferences

Chuck Donley made presentations at the following conferences:

 

The Virtual Staff Report

Tuesday April 29, 2008 1:30 PM-2:45 PM

2008 American Planning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV
So much of planning is about geography, and Google Earth can make GIS accessible to everyone. Planners can illustrate plans and proposals in 3D; allowing stakeholders and decision-makers to view proposals on-line and in hearings. The City of Durango, Colorado is exploring the potential of this new technology.

 

Build-out Modeling to Manage Growth

Friday, March 7, 2008 10:15 AM- 11:45 AM

2008 Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute, Denver, CO
Build-out models that address the impacts of rapid development.   The presentation explores the use of CommunityViz tools including Build-out, Suitability, Allocate, Common Impacts, Visualization and custom impact models built in CommunityViz.  Presented with the Sonoran Institute who partnered with Lincoln Institute of Land Policy for creating their models.

 

Using Google Earth for Typical Land Trust Tasks

Saturday, October 6, 2007 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Rally 2007: Land Trust Alliance, Denver, CO
Using Google Earth for Typical Land Trust Tasks: A user's guide to applying Google Earth technology to land evaluation and stewardship. Free internet software provides place specific visualizations of the land and its resources.
 

Integrating Impact Analysis with 3D: (S203)

Saturday April 14, 2007 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM: 1 CPD Credit

2007 American Planning Association National Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Discover how to combine CommunityViz with Google Earth to perform development impact analysis and 3D visualizations. Planners with typical computers, ArcView 9.x, and a high speed Internet connection can generate 3D visualizations and impact analysis. Learn how an attainable desktop planning support system is nearing reality.

 

Improving Multi-Hazards Planning with Geospatial Technologies (S207)

Sunday April 15, 2007 12:45 PM to 1:45 PM: 1 CPD Credit

2007 American Planning Association National Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Harness advances in geospatial information technologies to improve natural-hazard mitigation and planning. Enhance the quality of community disaster planning and recovery through application of computer-based modeling. Examine the use of 3D computer-based visualization to help communities cope with, respond to, and recover from the impacts of natural disasters.

 

Growth Analysis using CommunityViz (W206)

Tuesday April 17, 2007 8:30AM - 12:00 PM: 3.5 CPD Credits

2007 American Planning Association National Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Explore growth analysis techniques using the Scenario 360 decision-support tool from CommunityViz. Get hands-on experience working with examples of weighted suitability analysis, land-use optimization, time-and-space growth pattern projections, build-out analysis, impact analysis, and 3D project visualization. Prerequisites: Basic Windows skills and basic knowledge of ArcGIS.

 

Visualization and Practices for Corridor Planning

Wednesday October, 2006 7:30 – 9:30AM

5th International Visualization in Transportation Symposium

Visualization tools can be used in planning transportation corridors.  Carter & Burgess employed  techniques during the design-build of the Transportation Expansion (know as T-Rex) Project in Denver.  Design Visualization created engaging, believable imagery, providing a window into the future so the public could actually picture, and help others picture, how this project would unfold.  Skilled users can produce simple, but useful visualizations in just a few minutes as Donley & Associates describes.  Off the shelf software packages include Google Earth, CommunityViz’s SiteBuilder3D, and ESRI’s ArcScene/ArcGlobe.  Each system differs in GIS compatibility, visual quality and ease of use.  The sample project depicts a proposed road alignment located southeast of Durango.  The road connects the proposed 3 Springs development with Ewing Mesa and it provides an alternate route for traffic on US 160 and US 550.  

 

Improving Planning Decisions Through Computer-Based Visualization

Saturday April 22, 2006 9:00 - Noon: 3 AICP Credits

2006 American Planning Association National Conference

Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio

Learn how to enhance the quality of community decisions through application of computer-based GIS, modeling, and visualization. Understand adaptation of Web-based data sources and navigating in 3D. Increase community understanding of multi-faceted planning decisions through tailoring technology-based communications to local needs. This workshop avoids techno-wizardry and stresses the community's foundation for local technology development choices.

 

Growth Analysis using CommunityViz

Sunday April 23, 2006 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM: Cost $25

2006 American Planning Association National Conference

Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio

Explore growth analysis techniques using the Scenario 360 decision-support tool from CommunityViz. Gets hands-on practice working with examples of weighted suitability analysis, land-use optimization, time-and-space growth pattern projections, build-out analysis, impact analysis and project visualization. Prerequisites: Basic Windows skills and basic knowledge of ArcGIS

 

Growth Analysis using CommunityViz

Monday April 24, 2006 8:30 AM - Noon PM: Cost $25

2006 American Planning Association National Conference

Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio

Explore growth analysis techniques using the Scenario 360 decision-support tool from CommunityViz. Gets hands-on practice working with examples of weighted suitability analysis, land-use optimization, time-and-space growth pattern projections, build-out analysis, impact analysis and project visualization. Prerequisites: Basic Windows skills and basic knowledge of ArcGIS

 

Site Analysis and Design Using GIS
Saturday July 23, 2005 1:00 PM Cost: $150

2005 ESRI International User Conference

San Diego Convention Center

CommunityViz software, an extension of ArcGIS, offers a platform for completing site analysis and design.  The build-out wizard creates conceptual site plans, based on varied densities, spatial characteristics and proposed road patterns.  The automated attributes evaluate site impacts using spatial information, dynamic assumptions, land use look-up tables and build-out results.  SiteBuilder3D (part of CommunityViz) visualizes different development scenarios using photo real building and landscape models in a real time environment.  The session explores development alternatives for a 100 acre redevelopment project. 

 

Vector Driven Spatial Analysis

Wednesday, July 27, 2005 2:15 PM, Room 29-B

2005 ESRI International User Conference

San Diego Convention Center

Opportunities for using vector data in spatial modeling are expanding using extensions for ArcGIS.  Vector driven spatial analysis can improve modeling accuracy and create more dynamic analyses.  This paper will offer guidance on when to use vector data, how to organize the model, and techniques for optimizing the analysis.  Sample applications will include impact analysis, site selection, suitability analysis, land use allocation, forecasting, cost estimating and fiscal analysis.  Lessons learned from using the Scenario Constructor and Scenario 360 modules of CommunityViz. 

 

Fiscal, Traffic, and Visualization of Hayden, Colorado for Community Plan

Thursday, July 28, 2005 1:PM, Room 23-C

2005 ESRI International User Conference

San Diego Convention Center

Demonstration of a model that measures the impact of proposed development on the Town of Hayden in northwest Colorado.   Proposed development would triple the size of the community, affecting the budget and existing infrastructure.   The model evaluates the town budget, traffic, potable water, sewer, and storm water, providing real time assessments of the impacts from specific development proposals.  Real time 3D visualization illustrates proposed development within the context of the existing town.  Presentation of the model to the community was integrated with keypad voting. 

 

Other National Conferences:

APA San Francisco: Computer-Based Decision-Support and Visualization Strategies April 2005

APA Washington DC: CommunityViz Hands-on Workshops April 2004

Spatial Odyssey National Park Service Orlando, FL December 2003

TCDDM V - Tools for Community Design and Decision-Making Conferences San Francisco, CA December 2003

ESRI User Conference  Using CommunityViz Build-Out Extension August 2003

APA Denver: SiteBuilder3D Hands-on Workshops April 2003

URISA Vancouver February 2003

ESRI User Conference  CommunityViz: Decision Support Tool for Planning and Natural Resource Management July 2002

Western Planner Santa Fe August 2002

Land Trust Alliance Rally Baltimore MD November 2001

TCDDM IV - Tools for Community Design and Decision-Making Conferences Denver, CO October 2001

Watershed Forum Alexandria, VA June 2001

Alliance for Regional Stewardship, Chattanooga TN, November 2000