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:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140581
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140378
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140561
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140371
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140421
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R03
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    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?
    Activity ID: #9140524
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Cornell University research on emergency management in Michigan highlights the need for effective long-term planning under fiscal stress. Emergency management is the state’s intervention for local-level financial crises. It replaces local officials with governor-appointed emergency managers, disproportionately affecting vulnerable communities.
    Activity ID: #9143843

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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.
    Activity ID: #9143867

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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.
    Activity ID: #9143884

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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.
    Activity ID: #9143917

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140390
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140657
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140513
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140403
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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?
    Activity ID: #9140539
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R01
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    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.
    Activity ID: #9140425
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140668
    CM | 1.25

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140415
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140395
    CM | 1.25

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