The RSES has picked Dr. Alan P. Krasnoff, a chiropractor and mayor of Chesapeake, Va., as keynote speaker for its Nov. 2-5 conference.

Krasnoff  will speak about “Economic challenges and opportunities facing communities in the 21st century” at 8 a.m. Nov. 3.

A member of Chesapeake’s city council since 1990, Krasnoff was elected mayor in 2008.

“We are pleased to have a person of Krasnoff’s caliber kick-off the opening ceremonies with a captivating speech on the economic issues our communities are facing. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear it firsthand,” says RSES International President Robert J. Sherman.