ULCT: Daniel Parolek to keynote during Partners in Planning Day

Daniel Parolek is an urban designer and architect, author, and the founding principal of Opticos Design, a B Corporation focused on equitable urban placemaking, innovative housing design and policy, and zoning reform for walkable urbanism.

He has also championed the Missing Middle Housing movement by launching missingmiddlehousing.com.

Daniel and his work have been featured in many high-profile publications including The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Next City, Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal, and Curbed. He has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Urban Design from the University of California at Berkeley.

This year’s Partners in Planning Day will feature:

  • An opportunity for planners to earn 4 hours of APA credit 
  • A mobile tour of Mya and the Shop
  • Networking with attendees, sponsors and exhibitors

Don’t miss this great opportunity to connect

with your counterparts

from around our great state!

Stay up to date on what’s happening at the conference by visiting ulct.org or clicking the “Register Here” button below. A “Thursday only” registration option is available!



  • September 7, 2023
    7:30 am - 4:45 pm