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About W. David Conn

Since 1999, Dr. Conn has served at Cal Poly as Professor of City & Regional Planning. For fourteen years he also held various senior university administrative positions at Cal Poly, including that of Vice Provost for Academic Programs & Undergraduate Education. Dr. Conn previously held tenured faculty appointments in Planning at UCLA and
Virginia Tech. In addition, he served as Special Assistant to the Provost, Head of Environmental Design & Planning, and Associate Director of the University Center for
Environmental & Hazardous Materials Studies at Virginia Tech. During his career to
date, he has directed grants and contracts valued at almost $3 million funded by such
entities as the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, the Virginia Department of Waste
Management, the California Integrated Waste Management Board, and the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services. He has consulted
widely. Dr. Conn has authored, co-authored, or edited two books, seven book chapters,
thirty refereed publications and numerous other articles, reports, reviews, and
conference presentations. He currently directs the Cal Poly Support Team for the California State Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan.


Present Professor Emeritus, City & Regional Planning, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

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