2020 National Planning Conference

Full Program


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  • Thursday, April 23, 2020

  • Date:  April 23, 2020 Time:  9:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Fort Bend

    The AICP Commission will meet for its business meeting.
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  • Date:  April 23, 2020 Time:  12 PM - 2 PM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Galveston

    The APA Foundation Board will meet for its business meeting.
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  • Date:  April 23, 2020 Time:  12:30 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Registration Desk

    APA leaders who are attending the Leadership meetings should stop by the registration desk to pick up their name badges.
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  • Date:  April 23, 2020 Time:  2:15 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Houston Ballroom Salon II-III

    A general session for APA leadership will be held along with component group leaders' updates and open dialogue. Group photos will be taken.
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  • Date:  April 23, 2020 Time:  5 PM - 6 PM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Houston Ballroom Foyer

    All APA leaders are invited to attend this Meet and Greet/Regional Reception happy hour and join the discussion with colleagues from across the country.
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  • Date:  April 23, 2020 Time:  6 PM - 8 PM CDT
    Location:  Coming Soon

    This invitation-only dinner includes APA Board members, AICP Commission members, and APA Directors.
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  • Friday, April 24, 2020

  • Date:  April 24, 2020 Time:  8 AM - 8:30 AM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Fort Bend

    The Divisions Council (DC) will meet for breakfast before its business meeting.
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  • Date:  April 24, 2020 Time:  8 AM - 9 AM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Montgomery

    The Chapter Presidents Council (CPC) committees will meet to discuss current and future initiatives.
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  • Date:  April 24, 2020 Time:  8:30 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Fort Bend

    The Divisions Council (DC) will conduct its business meeting and discuss current and future initiatives.
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  • Date:  April 24, 2020 Time:  9 AM - 5 PM CDT

    Join APA's Divisions for a Day of Service in the Northside of Houston for a community beautification event. Paint a mural, paint a basketball court, and replant a community garden.
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  • Date:  April 24, 2020 Time:  9:15 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Houston Ballroom Salon I-II

    The Chapter Presidents Council (CPC) will hold its business meeting to discuss current and future initiatives.
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  • Date:  April 24, 2020 Time:  12 PM - 1 PM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Chambers C

    The Student Representatives Council (SRC) committees will meet to discuss current and future initiatives.
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  • Date:  April 24, 2020 Time:  12:30 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Houston Ballroom Salon V-VI

    The APA Board of Directors will hold its business meeting and strategic session. Lunch is provided for the Board.
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  • Date:  April 24, 2020 Time:  2 PM - 3 PM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Chambers A-B

    The Divisions Council (DC) will meet to discuss specific topics.
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  • Date:  April 24, 2020 Time:  2:30 PM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Montgomery

    The Chapter Presidents Council will meet to exchange ideas about future initiatives.
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  • Date:  April 24, 2020 Time:  4 PM - 6 PM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Chambers C

    The Student Representatives Council (SRC) will conduct its business meeting and discuss current and future initiatives.
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  • Date:  April 24, 2020 Time:  7 PM - 8:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Coming Soon

    The Student Representatives Council (SRC) board will meet for dinner.
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  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 24, 2020 Time:  7:10 PM - 10 PM CDT
    Cost
    $40.00

    Come to Minute Maid Park and watch the Houston Astros play the Oakland A's before the conference kicks off. Since 2009, the Astros have been over the .500 mark in seven of nine seasons, and promise another season of stunning offense and shut-down pitching.
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  • Saturday, April 25, 2020

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT

    NPC20’s opening session features Valerie B. Jarrett, a senior advisor to the Obama Foundation and the media company ATTN:, a senior distinguished fellow at the University of Chicago Law School, and chair of the board of When We All Vote.
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  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10 AM - 11 AM CDT
    Location:  350DE

    The Student Representatives Council (SRC) will hold a town hall meeting open to everyone.
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  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10 AM - 11:45 AM CDT

    Don’t miss the opening of the NPC20 Exhibit Hall! Explore top vendors and organizations in the field, visit the Career Zone and APA Pavilion, connect with your peers, and grab a snack.
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  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10 AM - 3:30 PM CDT

    Dress to impress and get ready to smile! A professional photographer will be on hand to take your portrait — free of charge in the Career Zone.
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  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10 AM - 4 PM CDT

    In partnership with Sequence Staffing, APA offers its annual Resume Clinic for members as part of the Career Zone in the Exhibit Hall.
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  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:15 AM - 10:45 AM CDT

    Double your impact during the Employer Connection by learning some tips on networking. Provided by Sequence Staffing.
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  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Marriott Marquis - Montgomery

    Professional Development Officers (PDOs) will meet to discuss current and future initiatives.
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  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Cost
    $45.00

    Without zoning, planning in Houston may appear to be as complex as the bayou system it is built within. Join us for an engaging tour to learn about the diversity of planning issues and constituents in the fourth-largest city, and how planners are balancing coastal resiliency with livability and affordability for all.
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    CM | 3

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  310

    Learn from the experience of three diverse cities with five-plus years of experience in comprehensive plan implementation. Explore the key partnerships/programs that are making an impact in Austin, Lafayette, and Nashville and how can they be applied in your community.
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    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  351

    Since 2015, the City of Charlotte and its food system stakeholders have coordinated efforts to develop the region's food economy, with a special focus on its farmers' markets. This session will highlight the research and strategies driving these efforts.
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    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  361

    Planning and designing healthier multifamily housing for working-class families through innovation and a focus on the health of residents is important. See how planners, architects and engineers, and property and resident services coordinators can achieve this result.
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    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  342

    Planning commissioners will gain essential skills as they learn the foundational aspects of planning including history, comprehensive plans, zoning, commissioner roles and responsibilities, and ethical principles in planning for application in decision making that expands choice and opportunity for their community.
    NPC208005
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  330

    Zoning shapes the social and economic character of a place, as well as the physical form. Speakers will explore how zoning has contributed to past inequities and how form-based zoning, in particular, can support more equitable development in the future.
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    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  362

    This curated selection of eight bite-size presentations aims to entertain and inform you, capturing the flavor of today's planning from a variety of perspectives. This grouping is ideal for those interested in social justice issues and professional growth.
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    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  320

    How do you make your community resilient in the face of different hazards? This session explores projects that maximize funding, staff bandwidth, and stakeholder participation. Solutions that span district, city, and regional scales take it a step further.
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    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  General Assembly C

    Recent university research combined with interactive workshop elements allows attendees to contemplate how risk and uncertainty impact transportation and community planning, brainstorm strategies for local implementation, and try out tools and methods for incorporating risk into long-range planning efforts.
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    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  360

    In this storytelling session learn strategies for implementing guidelines, sustainable solutions, and designing living shoreline techniques that combat habitat loss and sea-level rise.
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    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  332

    As long as “inclusive community engagement” lacks meaning, discipline, and rigor, we can’t build the equitable and inclusive cities we desire. This panel will explore strategies to empower residents and engage in authentic policy and planning discussions with community members.
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    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Location:  General Assembly B

    This interactive presentation will describe how to write codes that are clear, well-organized, easy to use, and easy to understand. Participants will learn best practices for drafting, illustrating, and organizing codes to provide favorable development outcomes and efficient administration.
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    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Location:  General Assembly A

    The AICP Ethics Committee presents a series of real-life ethical scenarios based on member inquiries and misconduct complaints from the previous year. Attendees respond via an interactive poll. Applicable Rules of Conduct and Principles from the AICP Code of Ethics are discussed.
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    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:45 PM CDT
    Location:  352D
    Cost
    $75.00

    The first of three parts, structured for learning new skills and sharpening existing skills. Enlarge planning support group learning from your peers by sharing stories and challenges to find solutions and spread innovative practices.
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    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required
    Food Included
    Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  10:45 AM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost
    $98.00

    Bike along Brays Bayou Greenway and experience the diversity of parks and people that this linear park connects. Participants will stop at Mason Park (nature), Gragg Park (history), Smither Park (art), MacGregor Park (community), and Hermann Park (signature park).
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    CM | 3

  • Ticket Required
    Food Included
    Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  11 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Cost
    $65.00

    Project Row Houses is a community platform that enriches lives through art with an emphasis on cultural identity and its impact on the urban landscape. We engage neighbors and artists in collective creative action to help sustain opportunities in communities.
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    CM | 2

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  11 AM - 4 PM CDT

    Expand your network and get ready to land your dream job. Employers: Contact APA Career Services if you're interested in meeting highly qualified candidates at this once-a-year event.
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  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  11:45 AM - 1 PM CDT

    Join the Small Town and Rural Planning Division (STaR) for our annual business meeting and awards ceremony.
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  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  12 PM - 1 PM CDT

    Time to grab some grub. Check the General Information section in the conference app for more information on nearby food options. 
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  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  12 PM - 1:30 PM CDT

    Are you an Environment, Natural Resources and Energy (ENRE) Division member? Would you like to be? Come to our annual business meeting to discuss what has occurred since the last conference and brainstorm ideas for next year's work plan and budget.
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  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  12:15 PM - 3 PM CDT
    Cost
    $70.00

    Youth build vibrant communities! Partner with the City of Houston to realize its Texas Children in Nature plan. Participants will learn strategies to engage youth, practical applications through activities with local youth, and actionable steps to inform the strategic plan of the city.
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    CM | 2.75

  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  12:15 PM - 3 PM CDT
    Cost
    $45.00

    Put on your walking shoes (or cleats) as we take a stroll to and through East Downtown and learn about the impact of soccer on local, national, and international development.
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    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  12:30 PM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Cost
    $30.00

    Look inside METRO’s rail system and operations — a service that provides safe, reliable, and convenient ways to travel to Downtown, the Medical Center, and Houston's oldest African-American communities, while connecting to Texas Southern University and the University of Houston.
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    CM | 3

  • Ticket Required
    Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  12:45 PM - 3:15 PM CDT
    Cost
    $25.00

    Opened to the public in 2015, METRO’s Green and Purple light rail on Capitol and Rusk Streets has spurred a conglomeration of development along 17 blocks of downtown Houston. This corridor tour will highlight 18 new or renovated buildings.
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    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 25, 2020 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  330

    Across the country, homelessness and displacement are becoming growing challenges for many communities. Learn how the nation’s largest cities are addressing these social equity crises.
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    CM | 1.25

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