2018 National Planning Conference

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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Creating equitable outcomes requires a commitment to applying different approaches to planning practice. Explore case studies and practical actions that everyday planners can take to plan for more equitable growth and development.
    NPC188166
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Ethnically and racially diverse communities face unique challenges when it comes to commercial-corridor revitalization - investors and retailers can sometimes remain reticent despite market opportunities. Learn policy and regulatory options that planners have in overcoming these obstacles.
    NPC188201
    CM | 1.25

  • 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

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180014
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12:15 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180050
    CM | 4

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how a community-health-focused funder and a civic-crowdfunding platform worked together to deliver funding and training to grassroots groups working across New York State, boosting community health in the short term and building civic leadership over the long term.
    NPC188033
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    One benefit of emerging big data applications is putting multimodal origin-destination and trip-tour data sets at our fingertips. This panel will describe the status of such applications using case studies.
    NPC188147
    CM | 1.25

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

    Ditching classic public engagement helped a Texas team get enhanced engagement results. Doing public engagement differently may get you a better return on your efforts. Learn how you can ditch traditional methods and how offbeat techniques can work for you.
    NPC188184
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    In cities across the country, Latino communities are undergoing gentrification as a result of redevelopment aimed at creating more livable communities. Explore how municipal planners can encourage public-private partnerships and grassroots action to accomplish development without displacement.
    NPC188066
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Are you slammed with applications? Is your economic development team promising expedited plan review and you can’t deliver? Learn how Lean SixSigma principles can help you transform your planning department, deliver results, and elevate the planning profession.
    NPC188114
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    A new form of public engagement ramped up public participation in the Lexington, Kentucky, comprehensive planning process from hundreds to over 11,000 participants. Learn how partnerships with the local community foundation and chamber of commerce made “On the Table” happen.
    NPC188131
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Public toilets can be dirty, smelly, controversial, and costly. They are also absolutely necessary, especially in public parks and tourist areas and for people experiencing homelessness. Advocates, officials, and architects will discuss the challenges and opportunities of providing public toilets.
    NPC188230
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188038
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    We explore the four most important emerging planning technologies and how they are being used by cities large and small. Technologies include personalization, crowdsourcing, the internet of things, and augmented reality. Come learn how your agency can implement these technologies.
    NPC188265
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Can’t find a form or don’t know what step is next? The planning process is not as intimidating as you think. With the Arizona Department of Transportation’s interactive transportation-planning training program, all project-development information is available within three mouse clicks.
    NPC188149
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188215
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Latino communities often take community development into their own hands with active placemaking often referred to as "Latino urbanism." Learn how to tap into this energy to activate and engage Latinos in planning processes.
    NPC188005
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Access, Access, Access. Do residents in your community have access to jobs and essential services? Participate in this interactive session to learn how to evaluate resident mobility as well as identify and fund transportation improvements.
    NPC188051
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188063
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore how the Chicago TREND project uses sophisticated online survey techniques, cutting-edge analytics and modeling, and interactive data visualizations to identify neighborhoods where retail investments can spur improvements in commercial areas and neighborhoods.
    NPC188236
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Dig deep into best practices for designing and evaluating land-use and building-permit forms and applications, a crucial point of contact between public agencies and communities.
    NPC188004
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session will showcase perspectives from a planner, interior designer/architect, and public-health professional on methods to increase diversity in planning processes and policy decisions.
    NPC188067
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do you engage millennials, non-English speakers, and others who don’t typically get involved in the planning process? Hear about strategies — from interactive maps to pop-up events — for reaching the under-represented and encouraging passion for shaping the future of their communities.
    NPC188079
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planning well means planning inclusively! To reach the underrepresented, we must take the plan to the community. Cities as diverse as Greenville, Mississippi, and Dubuque, Iowa, sought these voices. Learn the inspiring results of their inclusive community engagement.
    NPC188113
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188024
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about the showcase program “Green City Design Challenge,” which empowers students to create solutions for environmental challenges within their communities while providing valuable data and insights for planners.
    NPC188047
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    This is an opportunity to learn from a successfully revived committee on a very important and challenging topic. Representation and equity are critical to our work but unfortunately are not topics that are often discussed on the national stage.
    NPC188076
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    All regional planning agencies can (and should) grapple with issues of equity and inclusion. Discover a range of frameworks and tools to do so.
    NPC188083
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session is a first at NPC, offering multi-platform engagement opportunities for participants - before and after the conference - through webinars. Learn how planners can work together to create broad-based, inclusive growth with today's political uncertainties and challenges.
    NPC188264
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:15 PM - 6 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180031
    CM | 4

  • 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

    How can intergenerational learning and greater access to nature be achieved through assisted living and healthcare models? How can a network of sites based on those models engage a town's natural and cultural heritage?
    NPC187038

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

    Bicycle counting is an important planning and evaluation tool. We’ll discuss NYCDOT’s evolving approach to bike counting in a city of 8.5 million people, focusing on how count strategies have changed in response to agency goals and bicycle network expansion.
    NPC187001

  • 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.
    NPC187005

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

    The International Design Studio at the Georgia Institute of Technology developed a community smart-city framework for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The design seeks to bridge the gap between the aging population and the future technological shifts that will occur.
    NPC187052

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

    Our national survey, conducted in partnership with the APA Women and Planning Division, examined experiences unique to American female planners. Findings show how workplace policies, benefits, and communication culture affect female planners’ careers.
    NPC187059

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

    Although sometimes viewed as incompatible with social justice, historic preservation may offer tools and strategies that can empower disadvantaged and historically underrepresented communities. We explore the linkages between historic preservation, community development, and social equity in Buffalo, New York.
    NPC187062

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

    Find effective solutions for your social media plan without sacrificing money, time, or quality. Learn to reach the right people in the right places at the right times. Engage in an interactive demonstration of the power of social media.
    NPC187013

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

    What if we could pinpoint where a student is most likely to encounter free food on campus? Our project provides a composite picture of food convenience and availability on a college campus, revealing both sites of excess and of need.
    NPC187076

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

    Living in specific areas heavily influences education levels, disease, access to healthy foods, and criminal activity. Opportunity Mapping can assist in identifying areas that are discriminated against and how planners and policy makers can intervene to address those challenges.
    NPC187083

  • 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.
    NPC187088

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

    This presentation demonstrates GIS techniques to assess whether school attendance zones in Gwinnett County, Georgia, are gerrymandered to exaggerate socioeconomic disparities. Methods include maps of compactness, density, poverty, and race, showing disparity between adjacent zones. Findings indicate that zones merely reflect underlying demographic/housing patterns.
    NPC187096

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

    Bringing consultation processes online reaches and accommodates a large and varied public. There is a need for making consultation processes more accessible, transparent, and inclusive to counter the public's lack of trust in government.
    NPC187101

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

    Do you know who uses your parks, and why it matters? Planners around the country have turned to counts, surveys, interviews, observations, and studies to find out who park users are, sometimes with surprising results and implications for park planning.
    NPC187030

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

    Using new, large-scale, street-view images to measure urban informality reveals its spatial features. These findings lay the foundation for future research about urban poverty.
    NPC187105

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore effective public-participation strategies. Learn how to identify and respond to key issues related to public input. Presenters will demonstrate techniques, and participants will then test them.
    NPC188084
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Frequently unrecognized as a creative mode of survival, Latino urbanism can conflict with planning policies. Often trivialized, patronized, and tokenized, these “informal” urban practices can help communities thrive and achieve greater equity, positively impacting the built environment. Learn how.
    NPC188240
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    How can planners better integrate evidence into the planning process? Explore three different technologies in transportation and public health that make research accessible to the public. Discussion will include questions about transparency, community engagement, and informed decision-making.
    NPC188023
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Join this hands-on exploration of public engagement when participants may not all agree on the value of government or planning. Practice techniques for addressing challenging issues, and take home new skills you can use in your own community.
    NPC188080
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine how planners can foster equitable communities. Discuss lessons from the past, hear what jurisdictions are doing across our nation, and engage in a facilitated discussion about environmental justice and green communities.
    NPC188091
    CM | 1.25