The 23rd Annual Land Use Law and Planning Conference
Friday, January 23, 2009

Reg # U6232, $ 400, fee goes up to $450 on January 9, 2009. 
Reg # U7874, $150 for faculty and students

7 hours of MCLE and CM credit available, including Legal Ethics credits.

UCLA Extension's annual Land Use Law and Planning Conference is the leading source of information on California land use legislation, case law, and the emerging issues that frame land use and development practices in the nation's most populous state. Its unique cross-disciplinary approach explores the full range of perspectives drawn from the land use planning, legal, development, and environmental communities—and demonstrates how these factors influence the day-to-day work of planners, developers, environmental regulators, and attorneys.

Join our experts and audience members as they review the important issues of the past year and explore what is on the horizon.

Conference Chairs:
Catherine Showalter, Director, Public Policy Program, UCLA Extension
Steven A. Preston, FAICP, Deputy City Manager and Community Development Director, City of San Gabriel
Margaret Moore Sohagi, President, The Sohagi Law Group, Los Angeles

Conference Advisors:
Peter Detwiler, Staff Director, California State Senate Local Government Committee,Sacramento
Susan K. Hori, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, Costa Mesa

Key Note Speaker:
Darell Steinberg, CA State Senator
SB 375 and Its Implications for Land Use and Transportation Planning

Update Topics:
• CEQA 2008: New Directives from The Court and Legislature
• Litigation and Legislation: Planning, Zoning, Development Law (PZDL) Update
• Quick Hits: Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

o Floods & Wildfires
o Community Benefit Agreements
o SCAQMD Rule 2301
o Stormwater Permit
o Transportation—Goods Movement
o Tribal Gaming

Assessment Topics:
• 100 Years of The Planning Movement: What Has It Gotten Us?
• The Right Stuff: Making Ethical Choices
• Climate Change and Land Use: The Ultimate Compass for Navigating the Storm
• When the Going Gets Tough: Development in a Recession

We look forward to seeing you at the 23rd Annual Land Use Law and Planning Conference!
For more information and to enroll go to or call 310 825 7885.