Information Resources Exchange Group

10:00 am
Coffee will be available at 9:45 A.M. and lunch will be served following the meeting.

Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance


1. Call to Order and Introductions 



2. 2045 Forecasts and Rating the Region

As a part of the Commission’s long-range planning activities, DVRPC is required to maintain population and employment forecasts with at least a 20-year horizon, or to the horizon year of the long-range plan. Mary Bell, DVRPC, will present the recently adopted 2045 forecasts, which were developed by the Commission over the past several months working collaboratively with its member county planning staffs. Staff will also briefly discuss DVRPC’s Rating the Region report, which compares Greater Philadelphia to the 25 largest metropolitan areas in the country on a variety of indicators.

3. Carto Platform

Andrew Thompson (Carto) will show us what powerful new features and enhancement have been made to the Carto ( platform , an open source web mapping and data platform for location data.

Information Items

4. DVRPC Work Program Update


5. Member Roundtable

  • Recent Projects;
    Attendees are encouraged to share recent accomplishments and to discuss any ongoing projects that you or your agency is working on that is related to information gathering and sharing.
  • Recent Event Reports;
    Attendees are encouraged to provide a brief summary of any recent meeting or conference they attended.
  • Upcoming Events;
    Attendees are encouraged to announce any upcoming meeting or conference.

6. Adjournment and Lunch