Ed McMahon, Welcome Keynote Speaker

The Nebraska Planning & Zoning Association and the APA Nebraska Chapter are proud to announce this year’s Welcome Keynote Speaker for the 2023 Nebraska Planning Conference.

Mr. Ed McMahon holds the Charles E. Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in Washington, D.C. He is nationally known as an inspiring and thought-provoking speaker and a leading authority on topics such as the links between health and the built environment, sustainable development, land conservation, smart growth, and historic preservation.
Before joining the Institute in 2004, McMahon spent 14 years as the vice president and director of land use planning for the Conservation Fund in Arlington County, Virginia, where he helped protect more than 5 million acres of land of historic or natural significance. McMahon is also the co-founder and former president of Scenic America, a national nonprofit organization devoted to protecting America’s scenic landscapes. Before that, he taught law and public policy at Georgetown University Law Center for nine years, and served in the U.S. Army, both at home and abroad.
To learn more about Mr. McMahon, visit the ULI’s website: https://americas.uli.org/senior-resident-fellows/ed-mcmahon/.

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