5/8/15 MURP Professional Reports Day

Date:  Friday, May 8, 2015
Time:  9am to 3pm
Location:  Room 112, Social Ecology 1 Building (map)
The planning community is cordially invited to a showcase of new talent as students from Irvine's rising Master of Urban and Regional Planning Class of 2015 deliver presentations on their capstone Professional Reports. Come for several or for all. Snacks and a light lunch will be served.
RSVP for free parking to Kate Hartshorn.

4/15/15 PPD Distinguished Fellows Colloquium Series: Shaheen Sadeghi

Time: 5 - 7pm
Location: SBSG 1517 (map)

Shaheen Sadeghi is a PPD Distinguished Fellow and leader in innovative commercial development in Orange County. He is currently president and CEO of LAB Holding, LLC. Sadeghi holds a B.A. degree from Pratt Institute’s School of Design, Fashion and Architec­ture and has completed the Executive Finance Program at Harvard Business School. After a successful career in the global retail and action sports industry, Sadeghi has taken his international marketing and cultural forecasting experience to an unconventional place. As founder of LAB Holding, LLC, a community development company based in Costa Mesa, CA, Sadeghi envisioned and built the LAB Anti-Mall in 1992. In 2002 the LAB team opened its doors to The CAMP project for environmentalists and outdoor sports enthusiasts as the first “green” shopping campus of its kind. In 2013 the LAB renovated the historic 1919 Packing District in downtown Anaheim, featuring a unique food hall with live entertainment and adjoining Farmers Park with seasonal community-based events.

Please RSVP by April 8th.