Downtown Development Authority CEO Nathan Norris and Director of Design Geoff Dyer will speak Monday about plans for downtown at the Acadiana Press Club’s Newsmaker Forum.

The event is set for 11:30 a.m. at The Daily Advertiser’s Community Room, 1100 Bertrand Drive.

The forum is open to the public.

Lunch will be available for purchase from the Chef Gregory food truck.

The Press Club hosts public lunch meetings on the third Monday of each month.

Those interested in joining the Acadiana Press Club may obtain a membership form at the meeting or online at