2018 National Planning Conference

NPC18: 2018 National Planning Conference


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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Suburbs are not destined to be defined by strip malls and excessive parking — many are reinventing themselves into walkable communities. Examine case studies and join a group discussion about how best to adapt sprawling areas into walkable mixed-use places.
    NPC188019
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    From urban food production and craft breweries to local manufacturing and artisan workshops, “makerspaces” are resurrecting our cities.Cities should encourage the collocation of small-scale industry with housing and amenities to reinvent the healthy mixed-use districts from prior generations.
    NPC188195
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore how to "wrangle" a complex and dated zoning code by simplifying and aligning it with current planning goals and federal laws. Learn how to start the effort, what tools to use, and how to get it adopted.
    NPC188255
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $60.00

    Maintaining military operational readiness in an urban environment poses challenges and opportunities to local, regional, state, and federal agencies. Explore how a crucial military installation serves as an economic driver and community partner in the New Orleans metropolitan area.
    NPC180006
    CM | 4.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11:15 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $59.00

    Get your hands dirty with Rebuilding Together New Orleans and the Urban Design and Preservation Division while engaging with homeowners on the issues of affordable housing, historic preservation, and gentrification.
    NPC180049
    CM | 5.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Join planners, developers, retail strategists, and place managers as they share new trends, successful case studies, and planning tools needed to sustain brick-and-mortar retail and build market-resilient retail in the face of digital disruption.
    NPC188199
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $44.00

    Explore the post-Hurricane Katrina redevelopment of Gentilly, which provides a model for disaster recovery and community development driven by local government support of housing development, commercial revitalization, and vacant land stewardship.
    NPC180013
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1:30 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    What began as a suburban substitute for Bourbon Street is well on its way to becoming a vibrant, mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood. See and hear about the public engagement, visioning, regulations, infrastructure, financing, and politics that guided this transformation.
    NPC180012
    CM | 3

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $15.00

    Tour the historic U.S. Custom House in the French Quarter and learn about the transformation and adaptive reuse of this National Historic Landmark into a high-performance federal facility and museum that contributes to the vitality and economic health of downtown New Orleans.
    NPC180033
    CM | 2

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about the innovative planning, development, financing, and marketing strategies used to transform a streetscape in beautiful Coral Gables, Fla. Mitigate the negative impacts of construction on merchants; and attract people to a revitalized downtown.
    NPC188002
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Utah’s Silicon Slopes economy has grown rapidly, pressuring infrastructure and affordability. Given geographic constraints and funding limitations, how does the region approach policy and long-range infrastructure, economic development, and land-use planning to ensure “broad and equal access to opportunity”?
    NPC188173
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Jet packs, massive skyscrapers, pod houses...the future city has been imagined in countless ways. Using Atlanta as a case study, we will look at futures of the city — both past and present — to discuss our changing perspectives of the future metropolis.
    NPC188224
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Anchor districts provide many cities with a job center rivaling their central business district. Hear how anchor districts are re-positioning themselves with mixed uses, multi-modal transportation, and services to be their cities' next great places.
    NPC188014
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Scenario planning helps planning professionals prepare for an uncertain future. Learn how to develop a shared vision for the present and future by analyzing forces impacting planning issues such as health, transportation, land use, the economy, and the environment.
    NPC188006
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn from a planner and developer how to integrate urban design, transportation infrastructure, real-estate development and innovative infrastructure finance to create environments that attract talent and employers who collectively seek vibrant, mixed-use, and mobility-rich environments.
    NPC188075
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 3 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    New Orleans is bouncing back, and many of the planning strategies that have revitalized the city can be applied to other communities. Learn how during this tour of the booming biomedical district.
    NPC180029
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Much has recently been written about the innovation district, areas where anchor institutions and companies both locate to connect with start-ups and growth-stage firms. How can the suburbs, which once hosted research parks, be transformed into these job-producing districts?
    NPC188115
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:30 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $70.00

    Urban planning and culture in New Orleans have a troubled history. But recently a group of musicians, traditional culture bearers, and urban planners has been working to create better cultural policy. As New Orleans changes, will it be enough? Explore these changes in this mobile workshop.
    NPC180008
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Big box retail stores have recently suffered from the severe downturn in sales. Although technology and demographic changes exacerbate the crisis, the urbanization of suburbia — converting the stores into new mixed-use centers — can attract young families with children seeking affordable environments.
    NPC187049

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    The state of Georgia developed a program to provide rehabilitation and employment tax credits to communities that have prioritized strategic planning for their historic downtowns. Dubbed "Rural Zones," Georgia designated nine such areas in 2017.
    NPC187010

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Housing stock has become increasingly bifurcated with the majority of units taking the form of single-family homes or apartments and condos. This study analyzes the relationship between the variety of housing types and neighborhood sustainability.
    NPC187012

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    This poster showcases an interactive plan of Spring Creek Town Center and provides solutions for people to manage change in their communities by using open source, in-browser visualization tools. The plan unifies planned and existing communities with various socioeconomic backgrounds.
    NPC187067

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Our toolbox shows ways that planners and local governments can mitigate fiscal stress while keeping social equity in mind. We investigate overriding state-imposed levy limits, land banks and land trusts, payments in lieu of taxes, and community benefits agreements.
    NPC187071

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    How can planners encourage inclusive growth in Hawaii in the face of climate change and economic vulnerability? This University of Hawai'i-Manoa student-designed site plan aims to leverage state-owned land to encourage culturally sensitive transit-oriented development along Honolulu’s new rail corridor.
    NPC187080

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Pan-Arab Highway is under construction in Lebanon, bringing conflict and change. We will delineate threats and opportunities emerging from the marriage of an International highway and towns shaped by historic trade routes in Beqaa, Lebanon.
    NPC187084

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    To create a new economic development plan for Clinton, Iowa, a team from the University of Iowa realized the city needed focus. Subsequently, different techniques and tools were proposed to prioritize the city’s efforts to revitalize the local economy.
    NPC187095

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    The city is a full algorithm coordinator, grounding the flows of virtual services, and commodity according to proximity. It has an in and out, flows on multiple scales across territories. Planning its proximities is critical for managing on demands urbanism.
    NPC187099

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session is a must for anyone interested in the intersection of economic development, smart growth, and regional infrastructure development. Come learn cutting-edge applications of geo-design and ninja policy moves.
    NPC188090
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Community branding is one of the most challenging and misunderstood issues facing civic leadership today. Discover why there are few things more important to building economic prosperity and long-term community viability and health.
    NPC188157
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:15 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $90.00

    Tour the New Orleans Garden City—Lake Vista via the Lafitte Greenway and city park—on two wheels.
    NPC180002
    CM | 4

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Directors of the two departments that were instrumental in the preparation and execution of the City of New Orleans’s highly successful short-term rental regulations will speak about their experience developing and implementing those regulations.
    NPC188211
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $35.00

    Tour the National World War II Museum, among the top attractions in New Orleans. Discover how this project revitalized an old industrial area and learn about the war’s impact on America and New Orleans.
    NPC180040
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $64.00

    Louisiana received a $48.3 million federal grant to conduct the first community-scale, climate-induced resettlement in American history. Tour the current and future locations of the Isle de Jean Charles Resettlement.
    NPC180018
    CM | 5.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Living and playing are more important than just serving as drivers for today’s downtowns. Learn how an urbanizing suburb has created a city center and how a suburban city has redefined its city center as places of community and economic development.
    NPC188071
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Government, developers, and lawyers often dictate the terms defining sites before design even begins, but a new approaches to public-private partnerships can help planners play a greater role. Learn design and presentation skills to influence policy, promote innovation, and improve communities.
    NPC188057
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:30 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $44.00

    Tour brownfield sites in the New Orleans metro area to learn strategies for addressing environmental issues that vacant and underutilized properties pose. Learn how to facilitate their redevelopment with resources from EPA’s Brownfield Program.
    NPC180011
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Public investment and governmental actions, like up-zonings, can increase private-property values. How can local governments capture some of that land value to support new infrastructure, affordable housing, and other amenities that improve quality of life for all residents?
    NPC188125
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about an innovative process to leverage a transformative investment in commuter rail to benefit municipalities along the Hartford Line corridor in Connecticut, including best practices in moving from plan to implementation for suburban transit-oriented development.
    NPC188225
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    You know Tigard from Dolan v. City of Tigard. But this collaborative economic-development success story unlocked a constrained site to create a mixed-use employment and workforce-housing development with infrastructure improvements that spurred economic activity and quality of life.
    NPC188228
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear about the regulatory tools, capital investments, and partnerships that the riverfront city of Beaufort, South Carolina, and the college town of Davidson, North Carolina, employed to create more walkable communities while preserving their waterfronts and protecting their countryside.
    NPC188205
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear the good, the bad, and the ugly about how local and state legislation has affected the growth of the spirits industry in Frederick, Maryland, and what challenges exist statewide.
    NPC188254
    CM | 1.25

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 11 AM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $29.00

    New Orleans’s new world-class airport terminal, now under construction, will showcase state-of-the-art technology and a space-age look. Examine the planning and financing challenges, as well as the economic impact, from the airport director and others.
    NPC180030
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $107.00

    Explore the cultural diversity of Cajun Country, which boasts centuries of cultural history and a dynamic economic background. The tour will explore historical downtowns, unique land-use planning, diverse maritime economic activity, and coastal restoration.
    NPC180043
    CM | 7.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine two groundbreaking programs run by MassDevelopment — the Transformative Development Initiative and Commonwealth Places — that help small cities turn themselves into more vibrant places.
    NPC188233
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 3 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $83.00

    Experience the renaissance of downtown Baton Rouge. Learn about the developments, partnerships, and catalytic projects that changed the landscape of downtown and brought a mostly abandoned district back to life in little more than a decade.
    NPC180009
    CM | 4.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Manufacturing businesses are expanding in urban environments for the first time in decades. Explore the ongoing activation-planning process at the Brooklyn Army Terminal, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Kearny Point in New Jersey, and in New Orleans.
    NPC188244
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 2:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $59.00

    The Bell School anchored New Orleans’s Tremé neighborhood for a century. Abandoned since Hurricane Katrina, the Bell School was transformed in 2017 into 79 units of affordable housing for artists and their families. Learn how housing, art, and historic preservation intersect.
    NPC180016
    CM | 3.50