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:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    In a changing climate, cities have increasing climate mitigation, adaptation, resiliency, and infrastructure needs. How can cities pay for these plans? And how might climate change affect a city’s credit ratings?
    NPC188260
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    More than 10 years after Hurricane Katrina hit, local government officials in coastal Mississippi have been creating a framework for resilient action. Examine multiple tools and resources being employed to help the coast withstand adverse environmental change.
    NPC188180
    CM | 1.25

  • 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:  11:45 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $87.00

    Tour the Water Campus, a collaborative environment located on the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge that houses a variety of research and policy groups as well as a 10,000-square-foot physical model of the Lower Mississippi River Basin. Stop at a local brewery as well.
    NPC180042
    CM | 4.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    We often talk about hazard mitigation, resilience, and adaptation as separate concepts, but they have related goals. In this session, members of FEMA's Resilient Nation Partnership Network will explore the language used around planning for disaster-risk reduction.
    NPC188145
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session will outline the strategies and activities occurring in coastal Louisiana to anticipate and plan for an uncertain future. Learn about a multi-scalar approach to prepare for increasing landscape and climate change.
    NPC188148
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners increasingly rely on place-based information from decision-support tools to better understand impacts of water-related events on communities. Learn from experts in the federal, NGO, and private sectors on using tools to address drought, coastal inundation, and water quality.
    NPC188247
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Dutch Dialogues grew organically out of the tangle of New Orleans post-disaster planning. With a new model of exploration, integration, and collaborative thinking, the dialogues showcased a new future for New Orleans. What was their real impact?
    NPC188072
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners worldwide face a need to increase the resiliency of their communities in the face of increasing coastal hazards. Hear about coastal-resiliency projects from six continents, with challenges and best practices shared.
    NPC188118
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $124.00

    Take a 12.2-mile bicycle ride along the Covington Tammany Trace, a 2017 inductee in the Rail-to-Trails Hall of Fame, from historic downtown Covington to historic lakefront Mandeville. Discuss transportation, historic preservation, and flood mitigation issues en route.
    NPC180038
    CM | 6.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    In the last six months of 2017, hurricanes, floods, and wildfires ravaged communities across America. How does a community recover? This program will present disaster resilience programs and opportunities to address affordable housing and economic development after a disaster.
    NPC188262
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    An emerging planning paradigm — anticipatory governance — is being used address issues of high uncertainty, discarding “predict and plan” in favor of “anticipate and adapt.” Case examples for public policy will be discussed.
    NPC188015
    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:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    How are cities putting their climate-resilience plans into action? Delve into the actions that resilience officers and planners from four communities have taken to address climate change impacts.
    NPC188035
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do you communicate key programmatic information to your constituents following a massive disaster? This session will provide lessons learned about communication in the wake of a disaster or crisis, and how to mitigate the potential challenges.
    NPC188139
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $79.00

    Walk a boardwalk trail through the swamp in Jean Lafitte National Park to learn about Southern Louisiana flora and fauna, as well as issues facing the wetlands.
    NPC180019
    CM | 3.50

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

    Cities across the country have multiple plans that should fit together with the same goals. Although those plans should ideally be consistent with each other, oftentimes comprehensive plans and hazard mitigation plans are inconsistent, potentially reducing resiliency and vulnerability.
    NPC187035

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

    Hazard mitigation plans inform residents and policy makers of risks and vulnerabilities within a community. By examining major components of mitigation planning (risk exposure, policy implementation, community perception), planners can better understand possible disconnects and fallacies that decrease mitigation plan efficacy.
    NPC187047

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

    In the aftermath of the costliest hurricane season on record, impacted communities have turned to New York State for best practices and resiliency strategies in planning for their complex recovery needs. New York shares eight lessons from its Superstorm Sandy recovery.
    NPC187008

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

    Rights-of-way are often managed by different agencies with inconsistent regulations. Inefficiencies in design and governance in New Orleans exacerbate existing issues of equity and climate resiliency. Local stakeholder interviews guide development of criteria for a context-sensitive design of Martin Luther King Boulevard.
    NPC187063

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

    Using the Downtown of Wellman, Iowa, as a case study for urban flood risk management, this project offers a place-based methodology to find out the best management practices for mitigating flood risks by improving permeability of urban surfaces.
    NPC187079

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

    A regenerative-design approach to river restoration offers planners critical, but currently underused, tools to build more resilient rivers, cities, and communities. Regenerative design can help planners understand broader social-ecological systems, and build in mechanisms for future adaptation and social learning.
    NPC187092

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore how lifting the constraints of a traditional solicitation process can make way for ideas that change standard practices. Build momentum and support for improvements while adding exciting new tools to your repertoire.
    NPC188039
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Gain insight into site, community-wide, and regional efforts to help communities adapt to and plan for climate change. Experts will discuss community-engagement processes and how multi-scalar efforts can enhance adaptive capacity.
    NPC188179
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $47.00

    Tour Terrebonne Parish, a Louisiana coastal parish approximately 60 miles southwest of New Orleans. See firsthand how it is adapting to relative sea level rise while providing a layered defensive strategy for hurricane and storm-surge protection.
    NPC180037
    CM | 7

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Collaborative partnerships or “networks” leverage limited resources to advance community resilience and climate-adaptation planning. This session illustrates a diverse group of national and regional examples.
    NPC188045
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about several communities severely impacted by the 2016 South Louisiana Floods and the planning initiatives that propelled post-flood recovery.
    NPC188048
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:15 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    The integrated system of levees, floodwalls, and the West Closure Complex provide the Westbank part of New Orleans with a 100-year storm level of protection. View local drainage canals and pumping stations, a storm-surge barrier, and the world's largest drainage pumping station.
    NPC180051
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Lower-income communities are disproportionately impacted by climate change and will continue to be unless we create new planning tools. Explore an equity-based approach to cost-benefit analyses for flood-risk management for planners, engineers, and decision makers.
    NPC188034
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn from community development corporations advancing climate-resilience projects with Cleveland’s Climate Resilience and Urban Opportunity Plan, and see how the Trust for Public Land’s Climate-Smart Cities tool informs public spaces to meet climate challenges through resident empowerment.
    NPC188078
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore effective strategies to integrate hazard-mitigation planning into the larger community planning processes. Learn how to use selected models and tools to understand inundation risks and strengthen the local planning process to improve community resilience.
    NPC188008
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    With HUD funding through gained from two competitions, a team of engineers, planners, and designers developed a replicable six-layer strategy for resilience to position communities for prosperity, equity, and environmental quality despite shocks and stresses.
    NPC188127
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $55.00

    This mobile workshop will explore the extensive damage New Orleans City Park sustained from Hurricane Katrina as well as efforts to marshal resources to rebuild the park.
    NPC180004
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    In the aftermath of hurricanes and oil spills, St. Bernard Parish has emerged as a leader in climate adaptation. Immerse yourself in this living laboratory, exploring plans and projects while learning about the local cultural heritage of Isleños (Canary Islanders).
    NPC180005
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 6:45 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    Take a walking tour of the City of Mandeville historic district and learn how (and why) requirements for elevation of structures and new zoning practices were adopted to address flood events.
    NPC180024
    CM | 4

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how in times of limited funding but unlimited access to global information, a small budget can be stretched through public-private collaborations to gather, share, and implement strategies for adapting historic communities to climate change.
    NPC188124
    CM | 1.25

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • 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:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Coastal communities are facing severe, increasing, and compounding threats to their long-term sustainability. How are they planning to reduce hazard risks and become more resilient? Explore examples from all four coasts of the continental United States.
    NPC188248
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $50.00

    Learn about New Orleans' approach to green infrastructure and how it supports the city's existing drainage system, explore demonstration projects, and learn about large-scale innovative urban water management projects that support the region's vision of "living with water".
    NPC180003
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $64.00

    Take a guided tour of 100 of the most significant land-use and transportation changes in the New Orleans area since Hurricane Katrina.
    NPC180020
    CM | 5.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Wildfires are on the rise, and planners are learning new roles to help address resiliency. Learn how you can team with emergency professionals to prepare your community through comprehensive plans, development, and building codes.
    NPC188003
    CM | 1.25