APA 2018 Policy and Advocacy Conference

Full Program

Planners have the expertise and the skill set to help shape policy around planning to make communities stronger. This year's program continues to focus on planning advocacy and takes new strides into emerging topics like housing, the fiscal health of communities, and state level advocacy. Browse the program below to find the sessions that fit your needs best.

 

 


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  • Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

  • Date:  Sept. 21, 2018 Time:  11:45 AM - 12:45 PM EDT
    Location:  Constitution Room

    This meeting will be held in the Constitution Room.


  • Date:  Sept. 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 4 PM EDT
    Location:  Hamilton Room

    This is a regularly scheduled meeting of the AICP Commission.


  • Date:  Sept. 21, 2018 Time:  4 PM - 5 PM EDT
    Location:  Montpelier Foyer - 2nd Floor

    Montpelier Foyer - 2nd Floor


  • Date:  Sept. 21, 2018 Time:  5 PM - 6:30 PM EDT
    Location:  Constitution Room

    This welcome reception for the Board, Commission, CPC, DC and SRC. Invitation only.


  • Date:  Sept. 21, 2018 Time:  7 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Location:  Logan Tavern, 1423 P Street NW

    Dinner for the members of the Board and Commission will be held at Logan Tavern, 1423 P Street NW, Washington, DC. Invitation only.


  • Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018

  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 9 AM EDT
    Location:  Montpelier Foyer, 2nd Floor

    Registration will be held in the Montpelier Foyer - 2nd Floor.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
    Location:  Dolly Madison Room

    The Leadership Plenary will be held in the Dolly Madison Room.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
    Location:  Dolly Madison Room

    These meetings will be held in the Dolly Madison Room.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
    Location:  Constitution A

    This session will be held in Constitution A Room.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
    Location:  Constitution B

    These meetings will be held in the Constitution B Room.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 1 PM EDT
    Location:  Hamilton Room

    This session will be held in the Hamilton Room. Lunch will be provided.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  11:45 AM - 12:45 PM EDT
    Location:  Dolly Madison Room

    This session will be held in the Dolly Madison Room. Lunch will be provided. Invitation only.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 3 PM EDT
    Location:  Constitution A

    This meeting will be held in the Constitution A Room.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 3:15 PM EDT
    Location:  Mount Vernon Room

    This meeting will be held in the Mount Vernon Room.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  1:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
    Location:  Constitution B

    This meeting will be held in the Constitution B Room.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  3:15 PM - 4:15 PM EDT
    Location:  Constitution A

    This discussion will be held in the Constitution A Room.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  3:30 PM - 5 PM EDT
    Location:  Hamilton Room

    Hamilton Room


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  3:30 PM - 5 PM EDT
    Location:  Adams Room

    This session will be held in the Adams Room.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5 PM EDT
    Location:  Constitution A

    This session will be held in the Constitution A Room.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  5 PM - 6 PM EDT
    Location:  Mount Vernon Room

    This session will be held in the Mount Vernon Room.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 7 PM EDT
    Location:  Hotel restaurant, lobby level

    This reception for the Board, Commission, CPC, DC and SRC will be held in the hotel restaurant, lobby level. Invitation only.


  • Date:  Sept. 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 PM - 10 PM EDT
    Location:  Ghibellina, 1610 14th Street NW

    This dinner for the Board and Commission will be held at Ghibellina, 1610 14th Street NW, Washington, DC. Invitation only.


  • Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018

  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
    Location:  Constitution B

    Part one of this two part training will focus on the connection between health and planning. The participants will learn about Health in All Policies Approach, Health Impact Assessments, and ways to assess plans. The second session will focus on a different way to create comprehensive plans using APA’s Sustaining Places – Comprehensive Plan Standards.

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  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
    Location:  Montpelier Room

    This is a regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors.


  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 10 AM EDT
    Location:  Constitution A

    This training will prepare representatives from 2018 Great Places in America designee communities.


  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  9:15 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
    Location:  Hamilton Room

    Master media interviews with confidence. Learn how to prepare and deliver strong media interviews so what you say gets heard. Eliminate the fear of being misquoted. This session is returning to help you focus on creating and using your messages to rise above the noise.

    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  9:15 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
    Location:  Adams Room

    This training will provide attendees the opportunity to learn more about APA’s state government affairs program and engage attendees in a discussion featuring subject matter experts on best practices and challenges engaging in housing or telecommunications policy at the state and local level.

    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  9:15 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
    Location:  Mount Vernon Room

    The session begins with an opening conversation on how inequity, exclusion, and the lack of diversity are socially created. Participants will be introduced to a systems model of oppression for understanding the various manifestations of social injustice.

    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
    Location:  Constitution A

    Members of APA's Legislative and Policy Committee will meet for their regularly scheduled business meeting.


  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 11:45 AM EDT
    Location:  Hamilton Room

    Telling stories that are grounded in shared interests can be a useful technique for overcoming differences in opinion, particularly as it relates to policy matters. Join APA staff for a training that explores how connecting your local planning story to your advocacy efforts can grow your influence with your elected officials.

    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM EDT
    Location:  Mount Vernon Room

    It will explore specific skills that planners can use to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in planning contexts, including equity impact design, asset-based planning in communities of color, empathetic communication, and conflict resolution.

    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
    Location:  Constitution A

    The APA board-appointed task force will meet for its regularly scheduling business meeting.


  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
    Location:  Dolly Madison Room

    Learn how to effectively communicate to a variety of stakeholders that planning is a part of the solution to the nation's housing affordability crisis.

    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  1:45 PM - 4 PM EDT
    Location:  Mount Vernon Room

    Delegates from across the nation will convene to craft new policy guides addressing some of planning’s most pressing and essential concerns: social equity, transportation, and housing. Attend to contribute to APA’s policy positions and advance efforts to achieve universal access to opportunity.


  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  1:45 PM - 4 PM EDT
    Location:  The Madison Washington Lobby

    The tour will walk up the vibrant 14th Street NW corridor, one of the most expensive housing markets in the city, to see multiple market rate residential developments that include affordable units as part of the District’s Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) program.

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  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
    Location:  Constitution B

    The second part of this two-part training will focus on how equity can be addressed in plans, with special emphasis on addressing health equity in the comprehensive plans.

    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 4:15 PM EDT
    Location:  Constitution A

    Constitution A


  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  4:30 PM - 6 PM EDT
    Location:  Dolly Madison Room

    An expert panel will review land value capture as a tool for municipal infrastructure finance. Learn what land value capture is, understand how states and localities leverage select land value capture instruments, and hear examples of effective use of land value capture tools. Presented in partnership with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 7 PM EDT
    Location:  Montpelier Room

    Network with colleagues, partners, and staff as we celebrate the opening of the 2018 Policy and Advocacy Conference. The reception is open to all conference attendees.


  • Date:  Sept. 23, 2018 Time:  7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
    Location:  Beacon Bar and Grill, Beacon Hotel

    Network with representatives from APA's Student Representative Council Executive Committee and Washington, D.C., area student planning programs.


  • Monday, Sept. 24, 2018

  • Date:  Sept. 24, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 9 AM EDT
    Location:  Mount Vernon Room

    Hear from and network with representatives from the federal agencies whose programs planners rely on locally every day. Breakfast will be provided.

    CM | 1

  • Date:  Sept. 24, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 10 AM EDT
    Location:  Dolly Madison Room

    Housing affordability and other challenges are among the most pressing issues facing planners, policy makers, and local governments. This plenary session will examine the status of housing in the United States, with a close look at housing market trends ten years on from the Great Recession.

    CM | 1

  • Date:  Sept. 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:15 AM EDT
    Location:  Dolly Madison Room

    In late 2017, Congress enacted the most sweeping reform of the federal tax code in a generation. An expert panel will evaluate the tax law’s new Opportunity Zones, examine the impact on existing tools like Low Income Housing Tax Credits, and discuss where tax and tax-credit policy related to community and economic development may be headed.

    CM | 1

  • Date:  Sept. 24, 2018 Time:  11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
    Location:  Mount Vernon Room


    CM | 1

  • Date:  Sept. 24, 2018 Time:  11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
    Location:  Montpelier Room

    From state statutes enabling local planning tools to vital funding and finance programs, states play a critical, and growing, role in housing policy. Increasingly, states are looking at changes to zoning and other local regulations with an eye toward addressing housing issues. This session will examine recent high-profile state legislative campaigns, and how housing will play a role in 2019.

    CM | 1

  • Date:  Sept. 24, 2018 Time:  12:30 PM - 1:45 AM EDT
    Location:  Dolly Madison Room

    The nation is fast approaching a potentially pivotal election season that may bring change to Capitol Hill and communities across the country. This year’s luncheon will feature an in-depth, expert look at the political landscape and the outlook for midterm elections.

    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  Sept. 24, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 3 PM EDT
    Location:  Mount Vernon Room

    Panelists will detail the status of critical federal issues ranging from reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program to the Digital Coast Partnership. Find out how state hazard-planning statutes stack up and where policy innovation is happening. Experts also will discuss advocacy approaches for advancing smarter policies and funding resiliency and hazard planning.

    CM | 1

  • Date:  Sept. 24, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 3 PM EDT
    Location:  Montpelier Room

    Another key component of APA’s Planning Home action agenda is promoting innovations in local planning, codes, and policies. Cities are responding to housing challenges in new and important ways and this session will explore the landscape of local innovation. Attend to hear what communities are doing to make local plans and codes part of the housing solution.

    CM | 1

  • Date:  Sept. 24, 2018 Time:  3:15 PM - 4:15 PM EDT
    Location:  Montpelier Room

    This session will feature in-depth discussion of how state, local, and federal policy makers are approaching housing-program issues that include funding, ensuring universal benefits from new development, and financing incentives and policies that support smart planning in both weak and strong housing markets. Examine the state of federal fair-housing policy and the future of HUD’s AFFH rule.

    CM | 1

  • Date:  Sept. 24, 2018 Time:  3:15 PM - 4:15 PM EDT
    Location:  Mount Vernon Room

    In Washington, recent funding bills have substantially expanded key infrastructure programs. This session will examine what has changed, what might lie ahead in terms of funding and policy, and what states and localities are doing to fund infrastructure initiatives.

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