Expertise for Communities

Earn your Ethics credits for FREE! Ethics and the Digital World

  • Wednesday, December 07, 2016
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Beverly and Pittsfield, MA

Please join us for the following

live APA webinar:

Ethics and the Digital World

This is a great opportunity to earn CM / Ethics credits

FREE to APA-MA members! 

The APA-MA Chapter is very pleased to offer the following LIVE Webinar at two locations :

Beverly and Pittsfield


Wednesday, December 7, 2016


Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the webinar to sign in and claim your seat.


Wednesday, December 7, 2016 
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. EST

CM | 1.50 
E | 1.50


YOU MUST RSVP to attend the webinars, please reference "2016 APA-MA Webinar" in subject heading.

To register for the Beverly location:

RSVP: Darlene Wynne,

City Hall Chambers, 3rd Fl (CONFIRMED)

191 Cabot Street

Beverly, MA

To register for the Pittsfield location:

RSVP: Tom Matuszko,

Thomas Matuszko, Assistant Director

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission

1 Fenn Street, Suite 201

Pittsfield, MA  01201


Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the webinar to sign in and claim your seat.  


Smart cities, social media, and online data and tools are all reshaping planning. But what are the ethical dimensions to this digital world? Explore issues such as privacy, access, application, and the nature of information and how it is shared. Get insight into the discussions addressing these crucial concepts and learn how the AICP code of ethics provides guidance.


Dwight Merriam, FAICP

confirmed speaker

Dwight H. Merriam founded Robinson & Cole's Land Use Group in 1978. He represents land owners, developers, governments and individuals in land use matters. Dwight is a Fellow and Past President and of the American Institute of Certified Planners, a former Director of the American Planning Association, a former chair of APA's Planning and Law Division, a former chair of the American Bar Association's national Section of State and Local Government Law; the Connecticut member of Owners' Counsel of America, a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a member of the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute National Advisory Board, a Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation, a ... Read More


David Fields, AICP

confirmed speaker



Julie Tappendorf

confirmed speaker

JULIE A. TAPPENDORF is an equity partner with Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer, P.C. in Chicago, practicing in the areas of local government, land use, economic development, and zoning litigation. Julie has published a number of books and articles on land use and government topics, including Handling the ... Read More


Jerry Weitz, FAICP

confirmed speaker

Jerry Weitz earned his bachelor of science degree from Emory University in 1983 in history and political science and a master of city planning degree from Georgia Tech in 1985 (emphasis in land use and environmental planning) Jerry Weitz has been a practicing planner since 1985 and a member of ... Read More

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