2019 National Planning Conference

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  • Saturday, April 13, 2019

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2005

    How can communities ensure transit-oriented development that advances equity and prevents displacement? Learn about the process, strategies and early outcomes of Elevated Chicago, a cross-sectoral collaborative effort to advance racial equity, climate resiliency, health outcomes and arts/culture around transit stations.
    NPC198047
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2011

    International case studies of creative placemaking provide tools and inspiration for transforming suburban parking lots and strip malls into exciting social spaces. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LUs (AIA).
    NPC198061
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  Exhibit Hall
    Cost
    $50.00

    This hands-on workshop utilizes web-based tools to analyze demographic, socio-economic, behavioral, and business data to better understand the overall characteristics and needs of the community and make better policy decisions in regard to developing and expanding existing business and efforts to recruit new businesses.
    NPC192007
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2014

    Gateway and natural amenity region communities, which abut national parks and prominent public lands, experience various visitation and growth-related pressures. This session engages participants in facilitated discussion about the unique challenges these communities face, resource needs, and promising solutions.
    NPC198062
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2006

    Climate change adaptation programs in Miami Beach, New Orleans, and El Paso, Texas, have paused due to resident concerns, cost, fears of “climate gentrification,” and discussions of “retreat.” How can communities sustain ambitious adaptation efforts over multiple decades?
    NPC198068
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2003

    Interstate freeways cut through communities and stand as barriers to connectivity, economic development, and social justice. They are also just plain ugly. Learn how to use freeway caps to bring communities together and create new developable land in your downtown. This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH (ASLA).This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU|HSW (AIA).
    NPC198070
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2016

    This is not your typical APA housing session. Hear directly from one generation impacted by the current housing crisis. Getting away from numbers and statistics, this will help us remember who our work ultimately impacts most.
    NPC198077
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2009

    A decade after the Great Recession, the world of public facility finance has not returned to a pre-Recession state of normalcy. This panel reviews the legal, technical, economic, and practical state of affairs for local government impact fee practitioners.
    NPC198079
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2004

    No city is an island, especially when it comes to addressing housing needs. Multi-city partnerships make it easier to adopt new housing policies, remove barriers to implementation, and achieve better results. Learn how to make it happen in your area.
    NPC198111
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2001

    Municipalities across the country recognize the multitudinous benefits of improving the public realm to support pedestrians and foster civic life. This session highlights creative ways that cities have delivered safe, interesting, inclusive, and inviting spaces for pedestrians. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU|HSW (AIA). This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH|HSW (ASLA).
    NPC198124
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2002

    Get current on technology’s impact on the planning profession, especially as it relates to emerging professionals. Learn about current trends, benefits and challenges, ethical and equity considerations, and find out how planners can integrate technology into their career development.
    NPC198177
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2018

    The land development game PLUS provides insight into how land and property markets work. Learn to think strategically about how the operation of markets can either help or hinder the accomplishment of goals.
    NPC199003
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM PDT
    Location:  3014

    The new cannabis industry has resulted in new regulation and actions required by local and state government. Planners must be informed about this new industry including land use impacts, regulatory controls, economic impacts, potential community benefits and political challenges.
    NPC199006
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2022

    In this workshop, develop transportation and land-use plans around four autonomous shuttle use cases: downtown circulator, suburban retrofit, commuter rail station, and town and gown college campus. Explore opportunities, challenges, potential routes and land-use plans.
    NPC199007
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4 PM - 4:15 PM PDT

    NPC191115

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2007

    Passage of a $720 million mobility bond created a need to coordinate potential projects with multiple departments and programs. Learn how Austin’s Sidewalk, Safe Routes to School, Urban Trails, and Bicycle Programs use GIS tools for coordination, analysis, and planning.
    NPC198008
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  3018

    Following 2017 hurricanes, the U.S. Virgin Islands government, FEMA, CDC, and APA partnered to begin the rebuilding process while considering the interconnectedness of the built environment, public health, and disaster risk reduction. Get an overview with a case study on St. Thomas. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU|HSWs (AIA).
    NPC198022
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2002

    Civic technology, or civic tech, is the new field of work that connects planning, technology and citizens -- and it's growing 23 percent a year. Hear from planners in civic tech as they discuss the evolution of this field.
    NPC198027
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2011

    Communities that are in crisis or conflict zones must focus on meeting their immediate needs. Planners can organize programs that address pressing problems while preparing for future development. Learn about the challenges of planning in emergencies and with humanitarian organizations.
    NPC198034
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  Exhibit Hall
    Cost
    $50.00

    This combines analytics, sketching tools, and dashboards to help you immediately visualize designs and scenarios. You will learn how to assess data, define key indicators, and compare scenarios, while engaging the public, to make a data-driven decision, without any GIS knowledge.
    NPC192003
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2009

    While climate change is certain, its local impacts are anything but. This session will offer a wide array of lessons learned and technical guidance for planners looking to integrate climate science into their local planning efforts.
    NPC198223
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2005

    What does Prince have to do with preservation planning? Find out in this engaging session on the Minneapolis Music History Project, a yearlong process to identify the buildings and districts in the city important to locals worth protecting.
    NPC198112
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2014

    Hear one path to success from an experienced panel of planners, engineers and administrators, then identify and address barriers for biking to elementary schools, turning bike policy from no to yes.
    NPC198120
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  3020

    US Presidents--past, and present, and future--are more accessible to planners than you think! Chasing legacy, lobbying Congress, hitting the 2020 campaign trail, and leveraging the national media are all methods planners can use to influence politics at the top.
    NPC198240
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2004

    Learn how planners and associated professionals from across the nation are breaking down barriers to use regional food systems to foster entrepreneurship, generate jobs, develop cross-sector partnerships, address land-use inequities, and revitalize distressed neighborhoods in rural and urban communities. This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH|HSW (ASLA).
    NPC198160
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2008

    Get valuable tools to sharpen your skills while pursuing your dream job. Learn how to take charge of your career path and move forward to the next level as a professional.
    NPC198161
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2016

    Downtown and commercial center revitalization is a slow process. Focused strategic planning with intense stakeholder involvement can serve as a catalyst for action, building momentum, and moving the dial. Examine such efforts in at eight communities.
    NPC198172
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2006

    These are boom times in yesterday’s ”back-of-house” districts. Amid large traffic volumes and dizzying change, can we achieve a sense of place? In San Francisco, the streets of Yerba Buena and Transbay are ground zero for a creative placemaking response. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LUs (AIA). This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDHs (ASLA).
    NPC198189
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2001

    Can working with nature be a faster, greener, cheaper, safer way to respond to sea level rise and intensified storms? What's developing in nature-based "green" alternatives and can they replace or complement traditional "gray" infrastructure? Join us to explore answers! This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH|HSW (ASLA).
    NPC198205
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  5:30 PM - 6:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2001

    Interested in the Sustainable Communities Division? Come join us for an overview of division activities and next steps. We can all be fashionably late for the opening reception!
    NPC194043

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  6 PM - 8 PM PDT
    Location:  3rd Floor Ballroom

    Join your colleagues for the Welcome Reception at Moscone Center West. Lite food and beverage will be served. Music by Plan It Rock band!
    NPC191010

  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  6 PM - 8 PM PDT
    Location:  3rd Floor Ballroom
    Cost
    $50.00

    Join us for the 2019 Welcome Reception. Tickets for the Welcome reception are available for $50 for guest registrants.
    NPC191011

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  7 PM - 9 PM PDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Pacific F

    NPC193002

  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  7 PM - 10 PM PDT
    Location:  MoAD (Museum of African Diaspora) 685 Mission St (at 3rd)
    Cost
    $10.00

    PBCD Business Meeting and Reception will be held at the Museum of the African Diaspora. Participants will have an opportunity to view the Museum's current exhibit: Black Refractions- Highlights from the Studio Museum in Harlem and network with PBCD members and supporters. To gain entry into the museum, you must purchase a ticket to enter the Museum. Reception will immediately follow the Business
    NPC194032

  • Ticket Required
    Food Included
    Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  8 PM - 9:30 PM PDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Pacific A
    Cost
    $10.00

    Please join the GSAPP Urban Planning program for a private cocktail reception at the American Planning Association's 2019 National Planning Conference in San Francisco. During the annual conference, thousands of planning professionals come together to discuss current issues, trends, challenges, and solutions that are shaping planning today. Pre-registration is required. <a href="https://www.eve
    NPC193008

  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  8:30 PM - 10:30 PM PDT
    Location:  Bring this ticket a photo ID (no exceptions) to 678 Green Street beginning at 8:30 p.m. Meet APA coordinator to exchange this ticket for show ticket.
    Cost
    $30.00

    Beach Blanket Babylon, the world’s longest-running musical revue and one of the most popular San Francisco attractions, is a high energy pop culture satire and the perfect night out with friends. The San Francisco Chronicle says Beach Blanket Babylon is a “must-see” and gives the show it's highest rating! Celebrating over 16,000 performances, Beach Blanket Babylon has become a world-renowned reco
    NPC191019

  • Sunday, April 14, 2019

  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  6:30 AM - 10 AM PDT
    Location:  Depart Moscone West at 6:30 a.m. Bring ID and ticket. Breakfast will be provided. Bring own water. 20% discount at venue’s store – bring payment.
    Cost
    $40.00

    Join your APA friends for a morning run along the Bay! Sign-up to take a morning run through the historic Embarcadero before your packed day of education. You don’t have to be a marathon runner to join; everyone is welcome!
    NPC191030

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  7:30 AM - 8:30 AM PDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Pacific B

    NPC193040

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  7:30 AM - 9 AM PDT
    Location:  Mariott Marquis -Laurel

    NPC193018

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  7:30 AM - 4:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2012



  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  7:30 AM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Golden Gate C3
    Cost
    $199.00

    The Planning Leadership Institute provides planning professionals with a full day of intensive training and professional reflection. PLI provides the skillsets and mindsets needed to exercise leadership, influence stakeholders, face challenges, and shape a legacy in your community. It is a once-a-year opportunity to connect with a select group of peers for a dynamic, interactive, creative, worksho
    NPC191013
    CM | 8

  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  7:30 AM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Golden Gate C1
    Cost
    $199.00

    The Planning Management Institute provides an intensive, interactive developmental opportunity for people who manage, or soon will manage, a public- or private-sector planning department. This practical, lively, hands-on workshop is a unique, annual opportunity to network with peers and learn best practices from a team of experts with national reputations. Participants will learn how to take their
    NPC191014
    CM | 8

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8 AM - 9:30 AM PDT
    Location:  654 Mission Street

    Nationally, California has emerged as a leader in disaster risk reduction. The state is one of 10 states that mandate that natural hazards be addressed as a required element of the local general plan and one of four states that require integration of hazards planning across plans. In addition, California is one of three states, including Hawaii, and Oregon, that require that comprehensive plans a
    NPC194052
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8 AM - 11:30 AM PDT
    Location:  Depart from Moscone West - Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Cost
    $40.00

    San Francisco is not the city you thought you knew! See the planning issues the City by the Bay has to grapple with as it balances rapid growth with livability/affordability. A must-see for first-timers and return visitors.
    NPC191004
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required
    Food Included
    Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8 AM - 3:30 PM PDT
    Location:  Depart from Moscone West - Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Cost
    $95.00

    Tour downtown Livermore as it continues to revitalize and learn about innovative community outreach tools, establishing public-private partnerships, re-energizing the commercial streetscape, and implementation lessons learned. Wine country lunch with tasting of South Livermore Valley wines is included.
    NPC190012
    CM | 5

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2007

    Learn how the revolution in variable priced parking that started in San Francisco has reduced congestion, increase parking availability and encourage non-auto travel, and is now spreading to cities across America and positioning cities for a future of curb management for more than just cars.
    NPC198000
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2011

    We are creatures of habit. Changes in how we function require easy access to resources and reliability in the system. Learn how Montgomery Parks and Park Rx America are mapping, prioritizing and encouraging walking access to outdoor experiences, not acres. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU|HSW (AIA). This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH|HSW (ASLA).
    NPC198001
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2006

    Affordable housing is a major challenge for growth management, especially in highly desirable locations. This session presents efforts in the Bay Area and greater Seattle to provide affordable housing while managing growth. Key takeaways: public-private partnerships and flexible regulations.
    NPC198002
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2001

    Participatory budgeting (PB) is an equitable civic engagement innovation that is influencing billions of capital planning dollars. From regional transportation budgets in California to a citywide PB in NYC, you’ll discover scalable models to bring PB to your community.
    NPC198227
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2004

    In smaller, older industrial cities, strong civic infrastructure is a critical component to revitalization. Just as our muscles can become stronger through deliberate training, small cities with limited resources can strengthen their civic infrastructure through small, strategic steps.
    NPC198019
    CM | 1.25

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