2018 National Planning Conference

Full Program


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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Revolutionize the local and regional planning relationship through cutting-edge collaboration efforts and custom-built technical assistance. Explore an individualized, community-focused approach to regional planning, combined with an agile, adaptable response to local needs.
    Activity ID: #9140449
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Digital plans are created to be viewed, explored, and used solely online. Explore strategies for formatting, adopting, and organizing web-based plans in an interactive panel discussion with those who’ve created and implemented award-winning digital plans.
    Activity ID: #9140580
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140600
    CM | 4.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $45.00

    This multimodal tour explores Algiers Point and the West Bank areas of New Orleans. Learn how the Regional Transit Authority moves the city’s workforce beyond the urban core. Discuss growing concerns of gentrification in this ethnically diverse, mixed-income part of New Orleans.
    Activity ID: #9140478
    CM | 3.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Discover how airports are using planning to create opportunities adjacent to airport boundaries for complementary new development, what types of users are attracted to the proximity of international airports, and how that interaction spurs complementary development for airports and community.
    Activity ID: #9140459
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Looking for new tools for your comprehensive planning process? Learn about APA’s Comprehensive Plan Standards for Sustaining Places and take a deep dive into its resource toolkit.
    Activity ID: #9140481
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    The value of traditional planning skills and expertise is being realized in new ways within the arenas of disaster recovery and community resilience. Explore how planners have become invaluable resources to communities recovering from disasters.
    Activity ID: #9140663
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Recreation is essential to community physical, mental and social health yet recreation planning for urban-suburban areas is extremely challenging. Learn about new recreation guidelines, implemented by an interactive web tool, that offer creative solutions for recreation supply and demand.
    Activity ID: #9140612
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140543
    CM | 6.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Courage, persistence, and humor are key to innovation. Learn about Denveright, a citywide planning initiative that engaged Denver's passionate city builders. Hear about project victories and challenges.
    Activity ID: #9140482
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine Ebenezer Howard's "garden city" movement reimagined for the 21st Century as England plans for growth through 20 garden towns and villages. Compare and contrast this effort with America's current approach to planning for strategic development.
    Activity ID: #9140470
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Location:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about common types of ethical scenarios faced by professional planners, based on real-life examples from the past year.
    Activity ID: #9140442
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Art anchors our existence as human beings. Fostering its creation by individuals and industries leads to a vibrant, connected community with a healthy economy. Learn how to integrate a non-traditional element into master planning.
    Activity ID: #9140452
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Sidewalk networks provide access to transit, increase transportation equity, help control air pollution and traffic congestion, and improve quality of life. Learn how Austin’s sidewalk and Safe Routes to School programs use GIS tools for analysis, planning, and project management.
    Activity ID: #9140574
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Location:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Ethical roots are inherent to the planning profession and strengthened with experience and regular discussion. This session provides a fun-filled primer on the importance of the AICP Code of Ethics, with an interactive exploration of potential ethical challenges in planning.
    Activity ID: #9140535
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 3 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140380
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Are you tired of your comprehensive plan sitting on the shelf and gathering dust? This interactive session provides planning case studies and best practices from communities that have taken on the challenge of implementing their plans.
    Activity ID: #9140563
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Truck deliveries are on the rise, but available infrastructure in most cities is limited. Explore strategies for livable cities in design, policy, and technology: off-hour deliveries, redesign of streets and curbs, and parking technology.
    Activity ID: #9140606
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:15 PM - 6 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $55.00

    For many urban hubs, federal lands serve as the only touch point with nature/the community green space. Tour and canoe at the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge to learn how the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working to provide equitable access to these lands.
    Activity ID: #9140454
    CM | 4

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

    This project alleviates trends endemic to aging small towns, including business closures and declining school enrollment. It preserves the county’s future by developing business succession plans, boosting entrepreneurial capacity, increasing housing diversity, overcoming child-care shortages, and marketing to young families.
    Activity ID: #9143824

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

    To be vibrant and competitive, communities must be ready for development. Just like the Choose Your Own Adventure book series, effective community plans and policies are based on a series of choices, getting your community ready, determining direction, and outcomes.
    Activity ID: #9143834

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

    Negotiating zoning on a project-by-project basis can become a valuable plan-implementation tool for local governments. Common pitfalls of negotiating zoning can be avoided under rigorous management of the negotiation process.
    Activity ID: #9143865

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

    Cedar County, Iowa's, Comprehensive Plan, the first since 1980, guides rural development by utilizing APA best practices. Challenges, such as an aging population, agriculture preservation, and housing diversity are quantified and addressed and future prospects put forward.
    Activity ID: #9143904

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

    New parks are great, but how are local jurisdictions managing to keep up with aging, deferred maintenance of facilities while trying to meet the demand for new projects? This research reviews tried and true financing methods and innovative, scalable funding.
    Activity ID: #9143907

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

    Traditional planning practice does not focus on the interrelationship between the built environment and education outcomes. This poster introduces the APA Public Schools Interest Group and reviews the role of planners in support of public education.
    Activity ID: #9143931

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

    Existing data and visualizations of broadband access are either hard to understand, outdated, or inaccurate for realistically assessing issues regarding the digital divide. Using GIS and data sources that accurately communicate the problem brings wider awareness to this overlooked issue.
    Activity ID: #9143942

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    In its most recent comprehensive planning effort, Trenton, New Jersey, moved seamlessly into implementation using Purdue University’s “Strategic Doing” program. Hear Trenton’s story and participate in a fun, immersive simulation called "Strategic Doing: The Game."
    Activity ID: #9140500
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Through the use of lively presentations, hands-on exercises, and walking tours, this session will explore a variety of topics designed to dig deeper into the role of urban design in making our communities more walkable, vibrant, and valuable.
    Activity ID: #9140545
    CM | 2.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  7:45 AM - 11 AM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $19.00

    Tour Gretna, a town near New Orleans, and discover how easy it is to enhance community vitality—a great arts scene, vibrant neighborhoods, and revitalized downtown and sustainable infrastructure—on budget and on schedule.
    Activity ID: #9140373
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    Learn about the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission during a tour of projects in New Orleans City Park.
    Activity ID: #9140674
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:15 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140485
    CM | 4

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Experts from Denver, Miami, and Raleigh (North Carolina) share the daily realities of administering, updating, and occasionally rethinking a form-based zoning code. Topics covered include amending, interpreting, finding flexibility in administering the code, and staff training.
    Activity ID: #9140615
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140495
    CM | 5.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    The newest trend in the hipster revolution of our cities is artisanal food production. Learn how cities around the country are addressing this new use. What does this new use mean for planners, and how can these food producers best be regulated?
    Activity ID: #9140375
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners generally agree that the future land-use map (FLUM) is critical component of any comprehensive plan — but are less in agreement when it comes to the specifics of what the map should look like. Explore the ins and outs of various approaches.
    Activity ID: #9140401
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Sure, they won the award. But when the rubber hit the road, how did these APA Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan winners perform? Learn about continued engagement, public reporting, and implementation approaches of national award-winning comprehensive plans.
    Activity ID: #9140381
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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).
    Activity ID: #9140382
    CM | 4

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    From Boulder and Colorado Springs, Colorado, to the Orlando, Florida, metro region, planners work in differing political environments. Learn techniques to align your communities’ values — and achieve innovative planning results.
    Activity ID: #9140609
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Working with consultants is a reality for many planners. Learn how to work alongside your consultant and how to be a better client. Hear from planning professionals who have worked both in and for the public sector.
    Activity ID: #9140667
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Increasingly, planners are addressing the value of arts and culture as a regional issue. Explore why this is true and examine emerging best practices in the field, using examples of programs in the Boston, Chicago, and Seattle regions.
    Activity ID: #9140383
    CM | 1.25

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 11 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140685
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140565
    CM | 7.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Livable communities programs are busting land-use and transportation silos to advance regional goals with local work. Performance measures, evaluation, and communication programs identify and disseminate the impacts of these programs, and embed principles of livability within broader capital programming.
    Activity ID: #9140579
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Location:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    All practitioners sometimes grapple with the right thing to do in complex and often ambiguous situations that seem inconsistent with their own experiences or the AICP code. Learn how to make ethical decisions more easily.
    Activity ID: #9140619
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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".
    Activity ID: #9144440
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140496
    CM | 5.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore how planning has evolved in the 50 years since Boulder, Colorado, first taxed itself to buy open space and build multimodal transportation and the 40 years since the city-county comprehensive plan was adopted.
    Activity ID: #9140599
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Public Square is the historic center of Cleveland, but roads have made it a place of transportation instead of activity. Learn about the city's extraordinary new park that's been around for years.
    Activity ID: #9140376
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    An innovative multi-municipal streetlight-conversion project demonstrates how planners can work regionally to leverage the collective purchasing and decision-making power of municipalities to access implementation tools, lower costs, and build confidence in decision-making.
    Activity ID: #9140518
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Small Towns with Big Ideas! Attendees will hear how public sector and consultant planners identified practical strategies for successfully managing change in two smaller, amenity rich communities in northern Wisconsin.
    Activity ID: #9144876
    CM | 1.25

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