2019 National Planning Conference

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  • Saturday, April 13, 2019

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:30 AM - 11:45 AM PDT
    Cost
    $50.00

    In this hands-on workshop, with no programming and no GIS knowledge, you’ll use ready-made templates to tell a story about the assets of your community on the web to convey the message that you want and to foster additional discussion.
    NPC192010
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    Autism’s increasing prevalence calls for planners to plan and design the public realm to improve the quality of life for people with autism. Find out about planning and design standards that create places where people with autism can thrive.
    NPC198009
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    San Francisco Bay Area communities, ripe with the challenges planners face nationwide, have found new opportunities to innovate. Take a virtual trip around the Bay and learn about regional planning strategies, adapting to the shared economy, and planning for diversity.
    NPC198011
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    Hear a frank conversation about gender, race and equity in planning. Listen as planners in the private sector, government affairs, philanthropy and academia share tips for shaping a planning career that addresses LGBTQ issues, racial equity, international, and immigrant justice.
    NPC198017
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    Shared, autonomous, convenient. Mobility companies are promising new technologies with these traits. How do communities create policy that meets their goals and adapts to this changing environment? Learn how San Francisco did by using something these companies espouse: data.
    NPC198029
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    Without a reliable food supply, even the most advanced city would collapse. Climate change and population growth are making our cities and the agricultural systems that support them more vulnerable than ever. Explore how urban agriculture is shifting this trajectory.
    NPC198073
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    Communities around the country struggle to maintain and create housing that is affordable and appealing for households across the income spectrum. Examine results from market-driven strategies that are creating mixed-income housing in the Bay Area, Detroit, and the Northeast.
    NPC198083
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    Reforming the rules of a bureaucracy can seem like an impossible task but when done right, reform can have massive impact. Learn about new methods for bureaucratic reform, utilizing big data and smart policy.
    NPC198114
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    The Port of Los Angeles has massive health, environmental justice, and economic impacts on neighboring San Pedro and Wilmington. Hear from the researcher, an academic, a board member, and a community health organizer about the recent land-use study of off-port impacts.
    NPC198117
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    We are the leaders we have been waiting for. Find out how these passionate planners got political and became influential changemakers who ran for office, councils, and commissions, brought in a planner’s perspective, and made huge impacts to their communities.
    NPC198143
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    San Francisco is witnessing an urban renaissance of epic proportion. Leaders from the planning, economic development, urban advocacy and architecture sectors engage in a conversation on San Francisco’s transformation and reflect on the city’s past, present and future.
    NPC198162
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    Learn about specific capital planning approaches used by the city of New York, the county of Los Angeles, and the District of Columbia to achieve planning objectives, and about the vital role of capital investments in community revitalization.
    NPC198178
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    Montgomery County, Maryland, is paving the way as the first suburban jurisdiction to adopt Vision Zero, a policy to eliminate traffic-related fatalities and severe injuries. Think this is ambitious? Learn how this policy is informing plans for safer suburban streets.
    NPC198207
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT

    Policy experts and practitioners present a novel proposal to facilitate garage to apartment conversions, share the highs and lows of municipal ADU program administration, and highlight the key tensions underlying efforts to reform ADU zoning.
    NPC198217
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM PDT

    What authority do local governments have to regulate increasingly popular short-term rental services such as Airbnb? Policy and compliance professionals discuss effective regulations, legal challenges, and prosecutions affecting short-term rentals.
    NPC198101
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM PDT

    Understanding privilege means awareness of how race, gender, sexuality, religion, and class affect us. Following AICP ethics guidelines to “seek social justice” can lead to discussions about privilege producing feelings of discomfort, defensiveness, or guilt. This session includes activities and strategies for avoiding pitfalls.
    NPC198103
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    An unprecedented Dallas-led consortium of 21 Dallas-Fort Worth cities and housing authorities partnered with a university to respond to HUD’s required Assessment of Fair Housing. What are the lessons and takeaways, especially after HUD suspended the AFFH rule’s mandated assessment?
    NPC198007
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    Planning for climate adaptation is a moving target. With ever evolving data and methods, projects can get bogged down in analyses. Come hear how regional resilience planning initiatives in California and New Jersey are moving beyond assessments to promote action.
    NPC198014
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    Autonomous vehicles will begin to revolutionize mobility in communities across the country by 2020. Learn how the nation’s largest cities are preparing for this transformative new technology.
    NPC198218
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    Achieving future generations of healthy towns will require partnerships between public entities and the private sector. Case studies will be examined that explore UK and American approaches in leveraging public and private collaboration and resources to implement healthy town projects.
    NPC198020
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    Planning and design of capitol campuses demonstrate how state governments address issues of facilities, sustainability, workplace, placemaking, and parking in the context of capital cities and downtowns. Capitol campuses in Richmond, Virginia, and Lincoln, Nebraska, provide two exemplary case studies undertaking revitalization.
    NPC198132
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Strategy builds the first "big tent" for effective wildland fire planning at all levels of government. Ask our experts how planners, regulators, responders and NGO's can develop plans for fire adapted communities, resilience and recovery.
    NPC198024
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    Revitalization programs of all forms rely on three essential factors: engagement, financing, and applying the right tools. Listen and learn as varied perspectives weigh in on the strategy and gravity of microprojects as catalysts of revitalization in communities across the country.
    NPC198031
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    Physical design of our built environment is one of the most dominant influences on quality of life. Comprehensive Plans always include goals and guidelines intended to influence development. Plans that are more visual are increasingly viewed as being more effective.
    NPC198039
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    Most communities are familiar with using flood maps to guide sound floodplain management decisions. FEMA has also developed a suite of ready-made products designed to inform mitigation actions. Learn about the user-friendly Flood Risk Products.
    NPC198041
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    Cultural planning can be an equitable planning approach that sustains community identity and cultures of place. Learn how Boston, Oakland, and Washington, D.C., have taken three different approaches to creating and implementing equity-driven cultural plans. Learn about how cultural planning can stimulate equitable, arts-centered revitalization that engages diverse demographics and shares power in
    NPC198051
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Cost
    $50.00

    In this hands-on workshop, we will examine the changes in expectations of citizens, evolving from traditional public notification to modern demands for information and engagement. You will learn how easy-to-use apps can create a genuine partnership between citizens and their planning department and empower planning professionals to produce buy-in for better, more sustainable plans. Laptops and
    NPC192006
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    Encounter frank discussion among planners at varying stages in their careers on the challenges of both maintaining and managing idealism in professional planning. Topics include the evolution of ideals, disillusionment, and the integrating of ideals into practice.
    NPC198078
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    This panel brings together three examples of historically industrial areas that are transitioning away from industry entirely or are trying to find a balance between traditional, heavy manufacturing and newer uses such as small-scale manufacturing, innovation, or residential.
    NPC198086
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    The session describes and compares how different US and international planning organizations and initiatives integrate sustainable planning at regional and city levels, exploring if one level does or should set the agenda or context for the other.
    NPC198091
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT

    Authors of chapters in the new book "Parking and the City" explain how parking reforms can produce major benefits for cities, the economy, and the environment.
    NPC198121
    CM | 1.25

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

    Successful plan implementation begins before the planning process starts, with clear achievable outcomes that drive the planning process. Learn how to jump-start implementation with lessons from urbanizing suburbs and historic central cities.
    NPC198012
    CM | 1.25

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

    Do you use planning information in communications with fellow planners, supervisors, your clients or the community? If your answer is yes, this session reveals new, efficient, within-your-reach methods to effectively collect, organize, and communicate information.
    NPC198025
    CM | 1.25

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

    Transportation/policy experts from San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Uber discuss pros and cons of the ever-expanding menu of mobility options and management strategies being considered or employed by agencies and providers to safely and sanely accommodate them in cities.
    NPC198036
    CM | 1.25

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

    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

    International case studies of creative placemaking provide tools and inspiration for transforming suburban parking lots and strip malls into exciting social spaces. The audience will design and build a temporary place that will be displayed during the conference.
    NPC198061
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    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 | 1.50

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

    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

    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

    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.
    NPC198070
    CM | 1.25

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

    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

    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

    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

    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.
    NPC198124
    CM | 1.25

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

    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:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT

    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

    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.
    NPC198022
    CM | 1.25

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

    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

    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

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

    Partnerships with community-based organizations can help planning agencies build trust with the communities they serve. Using case studies from Brooklyn, the Bronx and Boston, explore models for outreach and engagement that incorporate meaningful partnerships with local organizations.
    NPC198058
    CM | 1.25

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