2018 National Planning Conference

Full Program


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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12:15 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $60.00

    Frances Benjamin Johnston...Tennessee Williams...Truman Capote...Ellen DeGeneres: All these notable citizens of the LGBTQ community shaped NOLA and called it home. Today gay-led/run/owned services, facilities, and businesses abound and continue to shape this diverse, vibrant city. See these places firsthand on this walking tour.
    Activity ID: #9140458
    CM | 4

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners can inspire community building and support economic development while preserving heritage. Hear how this is being done in places with strong cultural roots as well as the role of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
    Activity ID: #9140601
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140603
    CM | 2

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Rediscover the past political and cultural issues associated with the early planning and design programs and accomplishments of planning pioneers — and gain an understanding of the basis for creating great places.
    Activity ID: #9140642
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Open spaces are critical to the success of a downtown with a strong public realm. Learn about strategies for the creation of open spaces in these areas, incentive-based development standards, acquisition strategies, and metrics for success.
    Activity ID: #9140651
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Salt Lake City’s Main and Regent District is the result of a public-private partnership that brought a 2,500-seat Broadway theater, a 25-story office tower, and a redesigned festival street to an area of the city rich with history and opportunity.
    Activity ID: #9140440
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Help define the concept of embodied culture from an urban-planning perspective. Two case studies from revitalizing historic neighborhoods in Salt Lake City are used as examples to illustrate the concept.
    Activity ID: #9140671
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    The school choice debate impacts where schools are located and how students get to school, as well as racial/economic segregation. What lessons can we learn from NOLA's experience?
    Activity ID: #9140544
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Bring light, art, and activity to the public realm! Learn how outdoor media and public-private partnerships can create unique experiences at urban spaces in New York’s Times Square, West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip, the Denver Theater District, and Atlanta’s downtown.
    Activity ID: #9140654
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $60.00

    Public art and civic design reflect the values of our communities and chart our cultural history for generations to come. Tour public-art sites around New Orleans while learning about past and current programming, as well as the process of monument removal.
    Activity ID: #9140699
    CM | 2

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

    The Cedar County, Iowa, Great Places Vision Plan combines community engagement with urban design expertise to develop a vision to enhance the county's historic and cultural assets to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors.
    Activity ID: #9143946

  • 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

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    For our cities to be truly equitable, they must be designed with kids and families in mind - our future generations are depending on us. Learn how infrastructure, planning, and programming can make this happen.
    Activity ID: #9140624
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 2 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $48.00

    Rising to the occasion, the Mississippi Gulf Coast used the opportunities presented in the past decade for community improvement. Tour two cities that have created sustainable vibrant places sensitive to the area’s rich history and community needs.
    Activity ID: #9140684
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140626
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 2 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $59.00

    Join us for lunch, an overview presentation and walking tours of the revitalization of Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, recognized for its progress in 2017 with a Great American Main Street Award.
    Activity ID: #9140645
    CM | 3.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    The historic 1920s “Progressive Era” Lorton prison was closed and sold to Fairfax County (Virginia) in 2001. Learn how this place was then transformed into a community of unique residential and commercial spaces, through master planning and public-private partnerships.
    Activity ID: #9140608
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    The removal of Confederate commemorative memorials has shone a spotlight on the role of public art. We will discuss the establishment of public art “ecosystems” and the importance of artrepreneurs in bridging community gaps.
    Activity ID: #9140507
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session will highlight key findings from original research, focusing on how the design of place can help rebuild trust, revitalize neighborhoods, and support interaction among diverse groups.
    Activity ID: #9140427
    CM | 1.25

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how Seattle and Portland, Oregon, are keeping momentum strong while striving for design quality and community support during a busy development cycle. Hear how each city will transform its design review and balance public engagement and collaboration.
    Activity ID: #9140628
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 3 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140687
    CM | 4.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Differing techniques, language, and cultures can be an obstacle for planners and artists working together to improve their built environments through creative placemaking. Help APA and partners bridge the gap in a fun, interactive session with a local flavor.
    Activity ID: #9140407
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 2:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140473
    CM | 3.50

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