APA Colorado Chapter

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

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Thursday, January 2, 2020, 1:58 p.m. CST

Keynote Address: Mapping the Dollars and Sense of Land Use Patterns

5

Phenomenal presentation of an economist's perspective on land use decisions that are often based on out-dated property assessment formulas that fail to account for infrastructure maintenance requirements when valuing property

Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 6:26 p.m. CST

MOBILE TOUR: Aspen Parks and Public Open Space

5

Excellent Tour!!

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 7:49 p.m. CST

MOBILE TOUR: Nodes of Snowmass Village

4

Snowmass is not a typical urban development but these presenters still imparted some helpful guidance.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 7:46 p.m. CST

Planning and Zoning for Solar: Colorado approaches

4

This panel did a great job and provided a number of follow up resources that have proved valuable.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 7:40 p.m. CST

LAW: 2019 Legislative Update

4

The presenters did a good job with this topic.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 7:36 p.m. CST

Planning for Your Community to be Age-Friendly

4

Really interesting to hear about the AARP program and perspective. Made some good connections for follow up.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 3:52 p.m. CST

Closing Session: Elevated Planning Comes to an End

5

A great format! Wish more sessions took on this approach. Great inclusion / addition to the line up.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 3:49 p.m. CST

Over the Colfax Clover: Catalytic Change Driven by and for Community

5

Loved this one! An exciting look into what could become of this facility. Probably many years out, if at all, but loved the visionary aspect of the session.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 3:47 p.m. CST

LAW: Why Home Rule Matters

4

Not the most exciting content of course but very informative regardless.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 3:45 p.m. CST

MOBILE TOUR: Spectacular Snowmass – Mountain Bike Ride and Tour

5

An incredible ride and an inspiring story of how this attraction was created, as told by an interesting collection of speakers.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 3:40 p.m. CST

Roundtable: Planners Taking Climate Change Action

3

Felt like a somewhat wandering session / discussion w/o clear objectives.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 3:36 p.m. CST

Keynote Address: Mapping the Dollars and Sense of Land Use Patterns

5

Joe is a fantastic speaker!

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 10 a.m. CST

The Small Lot Limbo: How Low Can You Go?

4

very relative conversation regarding small lot considerations.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 9:59 a.m. CST

Sharing the Pain, Sharing the Gain: Regional Transportation Solutions

4

interesting how the state and front range transportation regions are looking at collaboration efforts.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 9:56 a.m. CST

Keynote Address: Mapping the Dollars and Sense of Land Use Patterns

5

Joe is always a great speaker.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 9:54 a.m. CST

Saving Water: Tips and Tools for Integrating Water Conservation and Efficiency into Your Land Use Policies

5

Very relative to a local initiative currently underway.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 9:54 a.m. CST

Opening Plenary: Design Justice - Form Follows Fiction

5

Very heart felt and enthusiastic presentation.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 9:52 a.m. CST

Planning for Your Community to be Age-Friendly

4

very good information on how to accomadate your local aging population.

Thursday, December 26, 2019, 9:50 a.m. CST

Building a Village in a Changing Market

5

Very relative to what our community is facing.

Monday, December 16, 2019, 8:17 p.m. CST

Over the Colfax Clover: Catalytic Change Driven by and for Community

5

Best session of the conference! Included urban design, which is needed more in the planning world. Included a great discussion by well-informed presenters. Excellent content and presentation. The video was inspiring. (showing a pop-up event in an intersection clover using a drone and public engagement tools.

Monday, December 16, 2019, 8:09 p.m. CST

Experience Meets Energy: Cultivating a Successful Multigenerational Office

4

valuable insights into my generation as well as others

Monday, December 16, 2019, 8:06 p.m. CST

Equitable Transit-Oriented Development: Persistent Challenges and Local Best Practices

5

Second best session of the conference. Excellent information for the work I am doing now. Honest discussion by well-informed presenters.

Friday, December 13, 2019, 6:35 a.m. CST

Maintaining Great Places and Community Character During Rapid Growth: Place Types

4

Good explanation of the methodology.

Friday, December 13, 2019, 6:32 a.m. CST

Keynote Address: Mapping the Dollars and Sense of Land Use Patterns

5

The presentation was engaging and insightful. A great example of communicating value to the public and elected officials.

Friday, December 13, 2019, 6:27 a.m. CST

Mobility Zero to Hero: How One Community is Taking Control of its Parking and Mobility Assets

5

Good insight into strategically tackling a tricky topic in communities.

Monday, December 9, 2019, 4:33 p.m. CST

Closing Session: Elevated Planning Comes to an End

5

Always amusing and informative.

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:56 p.m. CST

Small Towns - Big Impacts

4

Great content with amazing speakers. Loved the info about Trinidad!

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:55 p.m. CST

Mobility Zero to Hero: How One Community is Taking Control of its Parking and Mobility Assets

4

Good examples from Loveland

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:54 p.m. CST

Keeping Calm with Contentious Crowds

4

Very good speakers!

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:53 p.m. CST

The Small Lot Limbo: How Low Can You Go?

4

Very practical with great examples

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:51 p.m. CST

Workshop: Tools for Managing Expectations of Growth and Change - Methods for Making Complex Concepts Fun and Intuitive

3

Great examples of outreach tools but didn't talk policy much

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:49 p.m. CST

Partners and Possibilities: Rural Communities Creating Their Future

4

Really enjoyed the real world examples of projects.

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:47 p.m. CST

Building a Village in a Changing Market

4

Great content on how to manage a large redevelopment project over a long period of time

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:30 p.m. CST

Over the Colfax Clover: Catalytic Change Driven by and for Community

4

liked the presentation but and particularly the .29 versus 29 acre math, but was left with the impression that not all projects could have this huge a budget and it certainly looked to me that the redevelopment at Mile high will end up very cut off from the existing neighborhood despite all the talk.

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:17 p.m. CST

LAW: Why Home Rule Matters

4

knew some of this, but it helped to get re-acquainted and I got a good insight relate to annexation requirements

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:14 p.m. CST

Finding the "Opportunity" in Opportunity Zones

4

this was not too exciting but a great and efficient source of information for me= left with a pretty solid contextual and practical understanding of these zones

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:12 p.m. CST

Roundtable: Planners Taking Climate Change Action

3

important topic- but this was a lot of participant and not well moderated- I did not leave many more insights or ideas than I came in with-

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:09 p.m. CST

The Small Lot Limbo: How Low Can You Go?

3

good information- probably too much on example and not enough on issues and solutions

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:06 p.m. CST

Keynote Address: Mapping the Dollars and Sense of Land Use Patterns

4

very impressed with this data and performance- was a little put off by after-session comment that normalizing data for off-site parking was "getting into the weeds" which it clearly is not

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:03 p.m. CST

Census Train Wreck: How state and local government can keep the 2020 census on the rails

4

appreciated insight on short term rentals- and real time response data by tract- know a lot of the rest of if already

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12:57 p.m. CST

Cutting Edge Colorado Comprehensive Plans

4

I was a speaker but rated this a 4 because the other speakers provided value in my view

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 2:49 p.m. CST

50 Ways to Fight Bias

4

Great information.

Friday, November 8, 2019, 6:01 p.m. CST

MOBILE TOUR: Castle Creek Tour

5

a lot of fun- good group!

Friday, November 8, 2019, 5:52 p.m. CST

MOBILE TOUR: Solder Center: Fostering Creativity, Innovation, and Community

5

Great and inspirational!

Thursday, October 31, 2019, 3:07 p.m. CDT

Keynote Address: Mapping the Dollars and Sense of Land Use Patterns

5

One of the best keynotes I have seen. Thought provoking and fascinating.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 12:02 p.m. CDT

Over the Colfax Clover: Catalytic Change Driven by and for Community

5

I was a speaker and it went well!

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, noon CDT

Equitable Transit-Oriented Development: Persistent Challenges and Local Best Practices

5

Obviously I thought it was good. I was a speaker!

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 11:58 a.m. CDT

ETHICS: Climb to Safety - Higher Ground for the Ethical Planner

4

Dry but good speakers

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 11:56 a.m. CDT

The Small Lot Limbo: How Low Can You Go?

4

A little too focused on suburban design but good.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 11:55 a.m. CDT

Keynote Address: Mapping the Dollars and Sense of Land Use Patterns

5

Truly excellent.

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