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NPA Annual Conference, October 2-5, 2017 in Palm Springs

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The latest trends and innovations in parking will be the center of discussion at this year's NPA Annual Conference and Expo, and Watry Design will be there! We hope you join us and Clark Pacific as we explore The Future of Parking through a case study on a high profile Silicon Valley client. 

Why is parking a prime corporate consideration? What needs are campus parking operations addressing for today and tomorrow? What innovation? Don't miss this session to find out why parking continues to be an important amenity in form & function.

Watry Design's John Purinton will also host a Think Tank discussion on What it Takes to Reinvent the Parking Space. What role can parking play in the smart-city, connected-car future? Come join the debate! We look forward to seeing you there. 


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About the Authors

John Purinton, SE has been creating parking solutions for over 25 years. John is a licensed engineer in 7 states. He is responsible for the design of over 125 parking projects and leads parking structure design for the firm. Currently the Vice Chair of NPA's Parking Consultant’s Council, John was a contributor to the latest edition of The Dimensions of Parking and has both written and spoken on design build delivery and the cost of parking structures.

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Tapping 35 years of experience and a deep passion for parking, David is responsible for the design of over 300 parking projects for the firm ranging from complex podium parking solutions with towers above to stand-alone office campus or mixed-use solutions. He has contributed to the new edition of The Dimensions of Parking and has both written and spoken on designing efficient parking, parking automation and parking technologies.

As Chair of the Parking Consultant's Council Automated Committee, David is a recognized expert in automated parking solutions and leads Watry Design's automated parking projects. From mechanical parking solutions to semi and fully automatic systems, he investigates the latest and best innovations the industry has to offer and applies them to his clients' projects.

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Michael Johnson has over 30 years of experience in architecture with over 15 years dedicated to the parking industry. He has led or contributed to over 150 parking and design projects. As an Associate Principal for Watry Design, Inc., Michael leads the firm’s Dallas, TX office and champions the firm’s continued growth throughout Texas with projects. Michael is a member of the International Parking Institute, the Texas Parking Association and the American Association of Airport Executives. He has penned and spoken on a number of industry topics, such as Programming for Airports, Medical Centers and Higher Education.

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