2018 National Planning Conference

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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11:15 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140468
    CM | 5.50

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    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

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    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11:45 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140641
    CM | 4.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 12:45 PM CDT
    Location:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how to stand up for planning in 2018, by practicing proven techniques for communicating with your congressional representatives in this fast-paced advocacy boot camp.
    Activity ID: #9145695

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    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $75.00

    Explore how to accelerate change and build sustainable communities faster than you thought possible. Join local community leaders to learn about and immediately apply urban planning and design guidance in a New Orleans neighborhood.
    Activity ID: #9140570
    CM | 3

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    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

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    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    In this hands-on session, we will examine the changes in citizen engagement, evolving from traditional public notification to modern demands and expectations. You will learn how easy-to-use apps can create a genuine partnership between citizens and their planning department, and empower planning professionals to produce buy-in for better, more sustainable plans.
    Activity ID: #9140752
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn the results of a planning clinic in which planning directors of the nation’s 30 largest cities helped Baltimore and Seattle address social equity in capital improvement programming and design of an iconic public space.
    Activity ID: #9140469
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140620
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Latinos renovate their homes based on imagination, needs, and know-how — sometimes without proper permits — blurring lines between formal and informal development in the United States. We examine the visual, spatial, regulatory, and resiliency implications of this practice in planning multicultural communities.
    Activity ID: #9140571
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Instead of competing, transit agencies and technology innovators are collaborating to improve first-mile and last-mile connections. Hear how partnerships between transit and technology in four regions are improving transportation options at transit stations.
    Activity ID: #9140450
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Communities today are seeking ways to align and synchronize historic-preservation regulations and guidelines with zoning. Explore different, innovative approaches used in Los Angeles, Fort Worth (Texas), and Roswell (Georgia) to see how they may work for your community.
    Activity ID: #9140531
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Staff from three metropolitan planning organizations will share and discuss implementation tools used to improve health and equity in their regions along with the performance measures used to determine success.
    Activity ID: #9140418
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140519
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    What to do with Confederate (and other) monuments is a timely question, and this session includes an overview of the issue. The focus, however, will be participants discussing hypothetical situations, resulting in a nuanced understanding of this difficult topic.
    Activity ID: #9140582
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140510
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140631
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    What does the anatomy of a low-carbon pathway for a big city actually look like? This story-driven session will contrast the processes, methods, assumptions, and insights used to create leading-edge low-carbon climate action plans for New York City and Toronto.
    Activity ID: #9140611
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140368
    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:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    In response to civil unrest in Batlimore, a citizen and planning firm created a master plan using robust engagement founded on empowering residents to provide comprehensive community input and involving both public and private stakeholders across the city.
    Activity ID: #9140439
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Housing affordability has not always included the series of problems as we identify them today. "Today’s" solutions, however, are frequently based on "yesterday’s" conditions. How do we address these new, immensely more complex challenges and start a policy revolution?
    Activity ID: #9140480
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Solar-energy development is expanding nationwide, requiring municipalities and counties to address how it occurs locally. Learn alternative approaches to integrating rooftop, ground-mounted, and community-scale solar development in local development regulation.
    Activity ID: #9140479
    CM | 1.25

  • 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

  • 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:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140602
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $44.00

    Explore the post-Hurricane Katrina redevelopment of Gentilly, which provides a model for disaster recovery and community development driven by local government support of housing development, commercial revitalization, and vacant land stewardship.
    Activity ID: #9140682
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1:15 PM - 4:45 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    Take a walking tour of the Lafitte Greenway, a 2.6-mile bicycle and pedestrian trail and green corridor connecting neighborhoods from Armstrong Park to City Park.
    Activity ID: #9140683
    CM | 3

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1:30 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    What began as a suburban substitute for Bourbon Street is well on its way to becoming a vibrant, mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood. See and hear about the public engagement, visioning, regulations, infrastructure, financing, and politics that guided this transformation.
    Activity ID: #9140428
    CM | 3

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  Hilton Riverside - Trafalgar
    Cost Included in Registration

    Activity ID: #9140710

  • 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

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $40.00

    New Orleans is a city of great neighborhoods. This three-hour bus tour will highlight the history and unique character of each as well as planning highlights and other points of interest. A must see for first timers and return visitors. Space is limited. Registration is required.
    Activity ID: #9140765
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $55.00

    Tour New Orleans historic districts with representatives of the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission Architectural Review Committee and explore completed projects that highlight the challenges, successes, and failures of the design-review process.
    Activity ID: #9140511
    CM | 1.50

  • 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:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session, which draws from an "Aging and Livable Communities" initiative, will broaden consideration of models, tools, and best practices beyond the United States to planners working internationally.
    Activity ID: #9140369
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140560
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Cities become resilient by design. This session features three award-winning case studies from around the country that have used an internationally recognized framework for measuring project resilience and sustainability.
    Activity ID: #9140370
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140461
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Transportation planners help people and products get from point A to point B, so why all the fuss over connectivity? Meet the planners behind the Jamaica Logistics Hub Initiative as they discuss the benefits of thinking globally and planning locally.
    Activity ID: #9140632
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Washington, D.C., is transforming as aging, auto-dependent suburbs are being revitalized through new suburbanism. Presenting a data-driven approach to transforming sprawl into walkable, sustainable communities, this session will offer insight into and proven methods for suburban design success.
    Activity ID: #9140590
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140521
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do you bring the nation's oldest and most heavily used light-rail network into the 21st century? This session will present challenges and solutions developed by the design team to upgrade Boston's surface Green Line stations.
    Activity ID: #9143883
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Should there be a right to air conditioning? Affordable-housing residents are vulnerable during heat waves, which are increasing with global warming. A study of Elizabeth, New Jersey, shows how housing providers, city services, and social networks help residents imaginatively cope.
    Activity ID: #9140621
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear zoning experts weigh in on some of the key tensions underlying efforts to simplify zoning. It may be time to put zoning on a diet, but is “lean coding” the answer?
    Activity ID: #9140462
    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

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140633
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    This course investigates the effects of automated vehicles on land use, physical city design, urban densification or sprawl, and local vitality and activity. This course addresses future public-policy needs of different urban areas (core and inner and outer suburbs) and the implications for planning, design, and policy for automated vehicles and the built environment.
    Activity ID: #9140604
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    This interactive workshop will provide a hands-on opportunity to learn about the principles of sustainable planning, design, and construction using LEED for Neighborhood Development as a framework.
    Activity ID: #9140460
    CM | 2.25

  • 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

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