2018 National Planning Conference

NPC18 Program: 2018 National Planning Conference


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  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018

  • Date:  April 18, 2018 Time:  3 PM - 6 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Prince of Wales
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184016

  • Date:  April 18, 2018 Time:  7 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Room:  Brennan's, 417 Royal Street
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184024

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018

  • Date:  April 19, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Compass
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184004

  • Date:  April 19, 2018 Time:  12:30 PM - 2 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - St James Ballroom
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184022

  • Date:  April 19, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Fulton
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184038

  • Date:  April 19, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - St James Ballroom
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184015

  • Date:  April 19, 2018 Time:  5 PM - 6 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - The District
    Cost Included in Registration

    The APA Leadership Meet and Greet is a private event for APA Leadership.
    NPC183003

  • Date:  April 19, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Room:  Palace Cafe, 605 Canal Street
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184007

  • Friday, April 20, 2018

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 8:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Camp
    Cost Included in Registration

    Welcome DC
    NPC184028

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Jackson
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184005

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Trafalgar
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184025

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Camp
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184001

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  Tulane ByWater Institute
    Cost Included in Registration

    NOT INCLUDED WITH REGISTRATION - REGISTER VIA LINK BELOW The course is hosted by EcoDistricts and APA’s Sustainable Communities Division as a shoulder program for NPC18. The course is open to APA members in addition to the New Orleans community, but requires separate registration and payment.
    NPC184034

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Jefferson Ballroom
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184027

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Camp
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184030

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  12:30 PM - 1:45 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Jackson
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184021

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  12:30 PM - 2 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Canal
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184029

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  12:30 PM - 2 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Warwick
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184031

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  12:30 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Fulton
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184023

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 3 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Commerce
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184003

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  5 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
    Room:  New Orleans Board of Trade, 316 Magazine Street
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183004

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall A
    Cost Included in Registration

    Please join us for an opening session featuring Derreck Kayongo, Business Visionar and Global Soap Project Founder.
    NPC186000
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  224
    Cost Included in Registration

    Take advantage of one-on-one feedback, insights, and tips from private- and public-sector hiring managers, AICP Fellows, division officers, and other APA volunteers. APA's partner, Sequence Staffing, will also be there with professional resume and career branding experts.
    NPC186027

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC181002

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    The USDOT is developing emerging technology to support independent travel for all, including people with disabilities. Hear about six projects to accelerate the development of technologies that improve “complete-trip” accessibility.
    NPC188007
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Suburbs are not destined to be defined by strip malls and excessive parking — many are reinventing themselves into walkable communities. Examine case studies and join a group discussion about how best to adapt sprawling areas into walkable mixed-use places.
    NPC188019
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    In a changing climate, cities have increasing climate mitigation, adaptation, resiliency, and infrastructure needs. How can cities pay for these plans? And how might climate change affect a city’s credit ratings?
    NPC188260
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188073
    CM | 1.25

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

    These seven bite-sized presentations will both entertain and inform you, capturing the flavor of today's planning by making you laugh — and think. This grouping is ideal for those interested in public engagement and planning for inclusiveness and social justice.
    NPC188901
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Unleash the strengths and support the growth of emerging and mid-career planners. A panel of three professionals from academia, the public sector, and the private sector explore the skills and opportunities that junior and mid-level planners bring to our profession.
    NPC188096
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    With more than 800 golf-course closures in the last 10 years, communities are struggling with the loss of recreational open space. Learn how three communities have dealt with failed courses, while retaining green space and allowing for new uses.
    NPC188100
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about the Wasatch Front Central Corridor Study, which provides a leading example of regional collaboration towards shared goals of community mobility and economic growth while establishing creative new performance measures focused on the efficiency of the overall transportation system.
    NPC188141
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188153
    CM | 1.25

  • 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:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear from the authors of a recently released PAS report on the topic about best practices and innovations in water and planning, and get advice about water and planning in your city or county.
    NPC188170
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    More than 10 years after Hurricane Katrina hit, local government officials in coastal Mississippi have been creating a framework for resilient action. Examine multiple tools and resources being employed to help the coast withstand adverse environmental change.
    NPC188180
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Many communities have taken a fresh look at how well buses serve their needs, with some cities redesigning their entire networks. Hear from four areas undertaking or considering redesigns: New Orleans; Houston; King County, Washington (Seattle); and New York City.
    NPC188194
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188195
    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

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Pittman Plan is a catalyst for reinvestment and redevelopment in one of Nevada's most vulnerable neighborhoods. Learn how this plan has helped Henderson address important health and socioeconomic issues through planning, leveraging partnerships, and finding creative funding sources.
    NPC188202
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  227
    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 deep into the role of urban design in making our communities more walkable, vibrant, and valuable.
    NPC188242
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about the ethical responsibilities in writing and responding to RFPs for both public agencies and consultants. This session will highlight how the AICP Code of Ethics informs a transparent and ethical path to a successful project.
    NPC188086
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    Maps have always been a way to tell a story about data but often benefit from additional content, such as videos, images, and text. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll show how to take that story to the next level. With no programming and no GIS knowledge, we’ll show how ready-made templates can be used to tell a story about the assets of your community on the web, so that your map and media convey
    NPC182990
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore how to "wrangle" a complex and dated zoning code by simplifying and aligning it with current planning goals and federal laws. Learn how to start the effort, what tools to use, and how to get it adopted.
    NPC188255
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180006
    CM | 4.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Parish
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184008

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $25.00

    Housing and equity is the focus of this year’s workshop. Attendees will contribute to the beginning stage of a neighborhood housing plan for the Claiborne Avenue Corridor amid a shifting economic landscape and demographic change in New Orleans.
    NPC182308
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $108.00

    Visit innovative farms throughout New Orleans—from a rooftop oasis to edible green spaces—and learn about unique programs and techniques for growing healthy food in urban spaces. Enjoy a true farm-to-table lunch and experience how local farms can shape healthy (and resilient) cities.
    NPC180047
    CM | 5.50

  • 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:  11:45 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180042
    CM | 4.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 12:45 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC184036

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180007
    CM | 3

  • 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

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC182991
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188025
    CM | 1.25

  • 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:  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.
    NPC188054
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188088
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188094
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188103
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188145
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188146
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188148
    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:  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.
    NPC188151
    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:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188199
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188200
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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?
    NPC188210
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188216
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188001
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188232
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188247
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180013
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1:15 PM - 4:45 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180048
    CM | 3

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1:30 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180012
    CM | 3

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

    NPC184017

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180033
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC181001

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180017
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188056
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188058
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188065
    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:  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.
    NPC188082
    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:  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.
    NPC188122
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188130
    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:  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.
    NPC188268
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188138
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  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?
    NPC188212
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188219
    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:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    This deep-dive charrette will highlight presentations from experts and in-depth conversations about how automated vehicles impact land use, physical city design, urban densification or sprawl, and local vitality and activity.
    NPC189001
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC189002
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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. Apply the toolkit’s standards and scoring system to a sample comprehensive plan.
    NPC189004
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    Considering a sign-code update? Explore case law, research, and analysis on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Reed v. Gilbert, as well as two successful Louisiana case studies of comprehensive, content-neutral sign-code amendments.
    NPC189006
    CM | 2.25
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do we accelerate the pace of implementing climate solutions to match the intensification of climate disruptions and their impacts on communities? Take part in a training on racially equitable, community-driven, climate-resilience planning principles, practices, and models.
    NPC189008
    CM | 2.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    Many planning organizations are overwhelmed with ever increasing amounts of data. Applying location analytics to that data will provide the context needed to give it meaning, which used to be limited to those that had desktop GIS software. This hands-on session will show how simpler web-based apps enable planning professionals to easily find patterns, gain situational awareness, explore what-if s
    NPC182992
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall Foyer
    Cost Included in Registration

    Talk about APA publications with the editors of Planning magazine, PAS reports, PAS memos, Zoning Practice, and JAPA at these informal meetups. Learn about the submissions process, review contributor guidelines, and pitch your ideas.

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188002
    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:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Dutch Dialogues grew organically out of the tangle of New Orleans post-disaster planning. With a new model of exploration, integration, and collaborative thinking, the dialogues showcased a new future for New Orleans. What was their real impact?
    NPC188072
    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:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Urban climate-action plans can benefit local public health, but the magnitude and population distribution benefits will vary among strategies. Explore methods, case studies, and lessons learned in assessing public-health benefits to shape climate-action plans.
    NPC188117
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners worldwide face a need to increase the resiliency of their communities in the face of increasing coastal hazards. Hear about coastal-resiliency projects from six continents, with challenges and best practices shared.
    NPC188118
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Welcome to Pico Union/Westlake - Hollywood's low-budget neighbor. There is a harassment scandal occurring here, too, but you probably haven't heard about it. Dive deep into this critical issue of health equity and help craft solutions for safer public spaces.
    NPC188267
    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:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    We have seen the blossoming of Texas's and Louisiana's downtowns; however, downtowns currently face challenges due to changes in living, working, and moving. Examine downtown development with the planning directors of New Orleans and three Texas cities (Houston, Austin, and Dallas).
    NPC188171
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Utah’s Silicon Slopes economy has grown rapidly, pressuring infrastructure and affordability. Given geographic constraints and funding limitations, how does the region approach policy and long-range infrastructure, economic development, and land-use planning to ensure “broad and equal access to opportunity”?
    NPC188173
    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

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Jet packs, massive skyscrapers, pod houses...the future city has been imagined in countless ways. Using Atlanta as a case study, we will look at futures of the city — both past and present — to discuss our changing perspectives of the future metropolis.
    NPC188224
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Reaching out to different sectors beyond your own can be daunting. However, you may be surprised to find that other sectors are thirsty for meaningful partnerships too! Learn how different sectors in San Bernardino County, California, found each other.
    NPC188235
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Renowned experts in the fields of transit planning, economics, development, design, history, and vehicle technology will engage in debate questions raised by the autonomous vehicle in this century, while reflecting on the impact that the car had on the last.
    NPC188251
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  5:30 PM - 7 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Durham
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183015

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  6:30 PM - 8 PM CDT
    Room:  World War II Museum
    Regular
    $50.00

    Join us at the National WWII Museum featuring a rich collection of artifacts that bring history to life. Tickets for the Welcome Reception are available for $50 for guests of registrants. Space is limited. Once capacity is reached, tickets will be unavailable.
    NPC182307

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  6:30 PM - 8 PM CDT
    Room:  World War II Museum
    Regular
    $0.00

    All registrants are invited to the 2018 Welcome Reception. The National WWII Museum features a rich collection of artifacts that bring history to life. Tickets are free, but are required to attend the event as space is limited. You must add this activity to your schedule to guarantee your ticket to the reception. Once capacity is reached, tickets will be unavailable. Additional tickets may be
    NPC182301

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  8 PM - 9:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Ascot/Newberry
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183025

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7 AM - 8 AM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Trafalgar
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183049

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7 AM - 8:15 AM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183036

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:15 AM - 8:15 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183045

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 9 AM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Windward
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184039

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $70.00

    Tour NOLA on bike and explore exciting planning projects that promote sustainability in the Crescent City. See the city like it is meant to be seen (on two wheels!) and learn from local planners along the way.
    NPC180036
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Ascot/Newberry
    Regular
    $199.00

    The Planning Leadership Institute (PLI) provides planning professionals with a full day of intensive training and professional reflection. PLI is designed to provide the skillsets and mindsets needed for planning professionals to exercise leadership, influence stakeholders, face challenges, and shape a legacy in your community. It is a once-a-year opportunity to connect with a select group of your
    NPC182303
    CM | 8

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Windsor
    Regular
    $199.00

    The Planning Management Institute (PMI) provides an intensive, interactive developmental opportunity for people who manage, or will soon manage a public or private-sector planning department. This practical, lively, hands-on workshop has become a unique, once-a-year opportunity to network with peers and learn best practices from a team of experts with national reputations. Participants will learn
    NPC182306
    CM | 8

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:45 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $18.00

    Tour the site of a new riverfront park, located on former wharves with connections to two of the city’s older historic neighborhoods. Explore how the project has spurred development interest in the adjacent, formerly industrial squares while also raising concerns of neighborhood character change and gentrification.
    NPC180034
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 2 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $71.00

    Volunteer with the nation’s largest oyster bed restoration program by bagging shells for use in a new oyster reef, south of New Orleans. Coastal scientists and local planners will highlight challenges facing the coast and the benefits of habitat restoration.
    NPC180052
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180038
    CM | 6.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:15 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    Many times, economic development decisions are made exclusively by EDOs putting planners in a reactive mode. This hands-on session utilizes web-based tools to analyze demographic, socio-economic, and business data to better understand the overall characteristics and needs of the community and make better policy decisions in regards to developing and expanding existing business and efforts to recru
    NPC182993
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Parish
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183043

  • 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:  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.
    NPC188014
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Climate shock disrupts life for residents of low-income communities. By providing a framework that cities can use to work across sectors and showcasing successful examples, the session will prompt discussion about what is urgently needed and what is possible.
    NPC188258
    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 AM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    In the last six months of 2017, hurricanes, floods, and wildfires ravaged communities across America. How does a community recover? This program will present disaster resilience programs and opportunities to address affordable housing and economic development after a disaster.
    NPC188262
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188077
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    The State of Louisiana received a $40 million federal grant for Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments (LA SAFE), a planning framework designed to use future land-loss and flood-risk data to encourage better land-use and development strategies.
    NPC188135
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore trends in millennial preferences and their effect on communities. Examine interventions within the built environment and planning processes that appeal to millennials, thereby empowering you to build inclusive, vibrant cities.
    NPC188142
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how San Francisco leveraged the efforts of multiple city agencies, community groups, and nonprofit organizations to increase parks in already-dense parts of the city through site selection and financing opportunities while focusing on community support.
    NPC188150
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Dockless bike-share is on a roll, but is it an advance for ubiquitous, on-demand travel or "mobility spam"? This session looks at planning and policy techniques to integrate dockless bike-share into your campus or city’s transportation system.
    NPC188162
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188163
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    This lively discussion will allow new grads and young professionals to learn from 6 seasoned private/public planning professionals with more than 15 years of experience. Participants will have the chance to ask all their burning questions about community planning.
    NPC188259
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Our aging population demands our attention. Is your community ready? Explore new pathways that include a future with “mobility as a service,” innovative tools to finance aging, and smart initiatives for cost-effective service delivery for successful aging-in-community.
    NPC188193
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  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?
    NPC188207
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    After more than 50 years as the industry standard, auto-oriented level of service is falling out of favor across the transportation community. Learn about innovations in multimodal transportation-performance evaluation from those leading the charge to change this outdated paradigm.
    NPC188229
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Legal cases, regulations, and policies across many states are raising new liability for those involved in climate-adaptation planning. Explore these newly evolving issues and examine their legal implications through real-life case studies.
    NPC188126
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188085
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $20.00

    Explore local transit with the advocacy organization Ride New Orleans. See firsthand how public engagement and community action have impacted transit investments, including the Algiers Ferry terminal, downtown transit hub, Cemeteries Transit Center, and the RTA strategic mobility plan.
    NPC180001
    CM | 2.50

  • 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:  9 AM - 10:15 AM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - St James Ballroom
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184032

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC181003

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 7 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration


  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  224
    Cost Included in Registration

    Take advantage of one-on-one feedback, insights, and tips from private- and public-sector hiring managers, AICP Fellows, division officers, and other APA volunteers. APA's partner, Sequence Staffing, will also be there with professional resume and career branding experts.
    NPC186013

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10 AM - 10:15 AM CDT
    Room:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    Join us for a preview of APA Learn, our new online education platform, launching late summer 2018. Discover the evolution of APA planning education that includes enhanced learning experiences with more interactivity at reduced member prices. Experience feature highlights such as custom learning portfolios, seamless CM logging, and bookmarking. NPC18 session recordings will be available on APA Le
    NPC185002

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Understanding the overall imperative of mitigation for planners as part of a community’s long-term resilience.
    NPC186036

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    As with many planning issues in the U.S. and abroad, jurisdictional boundaries for water and climate change planning do not align with the scope and scale of regional issues. A new Policy Handbook under development by APA’s Regional and Intergovernmental Planning Division will illustrate best practices in integrated water resource management to address climate change at the regional scale.
    NPC185015

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 10:45 AM CDT
    Room:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    CPAT is APA’s pro bono technical assistance program, it offers a tremendous amount of work and expertise, but projects must be focused enough to accomplish the objectives. The timing must also be right. Is your community ready to address the issues or goals of the project? How will a CPAT build on any previous efforts? What do you intend to change as a result of a CPAT project?
    NPC185004

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Career Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Drop in to learn more about the AICP Candidate Pilot Program.
    NPC186015

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    This hands-on session utilizes the latest 3D web-based GIS technology to support long range planning with examples from around the world. You will learn how to effectively introduce 3D into your planning workflows and how to easily share major elements of your strategic plan and ongoing development projects with decision makers and the public for comment.
    NPC182994
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - St James Ballroom
    Cost Included in Registration

    This annual convening brings together delegates from APA chapters to shape the organization’s positions on issues central to building communities of lasting value. This session is an open listening opportunity for all conference attendees.
    NPC184002

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 11:15 AM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Plan your AV pilot in 4D with a simulation and visualization tool that fits your city budget.
    NPC186039

  • 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:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Scenario planning helps planning professionals prepare for an uncertain future. Learn how to develop a shared vision for the present and future by analyzing forces impacting planning issues such as health, transportation, land use, the economy, and the environment.
    NPC188006
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine the extraordinary housing affordability barriers in seasonal-vacation communities: from fair housing for seasonal employees to jobs-housing balance for year-round workers. Case studies focus on New England resort areas, placed in the context of national trends and innovations.
    NPC188009
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Philadelphia and Detroit are working to balance the need for stormwater investments with affordability for ratepayers. Learn how planners are leveraging green stormwater-infrastructure practices and incentives to help property owners reduce their bills, enhance neighborhoods, and meet environmental mandates.
    NPC188012
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    An emerging planning paradigm — anticipatory governance — is being used address issues of high uncertainty, discarding “predict and plan” in favor of “anticipate and adapt.” Case examples for public policy will be discussed.
    NPC188015
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188016
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188018
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Metro-Orlando area of Florida consistently ranks at or near the top of the “Dangerous by Design” list for pedestrian safety. Learn how Central Florida is working to reverse dangerous trends by planning for and implementing complete streets.
    NPC188049
    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:  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.
    NPC188075
    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:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    These seven bite-sized presentations capture the flavor of today's planning by making you laugh — and think. This grouping is ideal for those interested in learning about the different types of people and places that make planning such a dynamic and interesting profession.
    NPC188902
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    How can planners identify best practices to inform their work from beyond international borders? This session provides examples of climate-resiliency-related information exchange and project implementation based on relationships between German and American planners and officials.
    NPC188092
    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:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Have planning programs been able to adapt, evolve, and innovate? Has accreditation been a motivator or barrier to this effort? Share your ideas with the Planning Accreditation Board on how accreditation can foster innovation in education and the profession.
    NPC188116
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Got water? Need to guide growth and ensure resilient supply? States are passing innovative legislation, and local jurisdictions are acting to ensure their supplies are reliable and resilient. Learn about innovative approaches to integrating water and land-use planning.
    NPC188133
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Is your community ready to respond to the opioid and heroin crisis? Please join us to share and learn more about how to respond to this epidemic from the planning and public health perspectives.
    NPC188270
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    “Local control," the newfound religion among progressive cities, has roots in strategies once used to combat reconstruction and civil rights. Is local control the antidote to state interference with laws aimed at achieving affordable housing and health equity? Find out.
    NPC188106
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188060
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Career Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hosted by Sequence Staffing. Double your impact during the Employer Connection by learning some tips on networking that will help you build relationships that lead to career results.
    NPC186016

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Antoine's Restaurant, 713 St Louis Street
    Regular
    $42.00

    Join us for Sunday brunch at historic Antoine's Restaurant, 714 St. Louis Street. Limited space available! Enjoy a 3-course, prix fixe brunch menu that includes ice tea, tax and gratuity for $42 per person. There will be a cash bar for all other beverages.
    NPC183028

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Room:  Arnaud's Restaurant, 813 Rue Bienville
    Regular
    $98.00

    You can't be in New Orleans on a Sunday and skip Jazz Brunch! Enjoy fine cuisine at Arnaud's in the French Quarter, an unlimited Bloody Mary/Mimosa bar, along with relaxing jazz. Tickets are $98 each (while supplies last), includes a pre-determined plated brunch, brunch bar package and jazz. Not included in your Conference Registration. Location: Arnaud's Restaurant, 813 Rue Bienville
    NPC182310

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  11:15 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Smart cities use technology to provide a higher level of service to their residents, contractors and business by letting them submit their own service requests and applications online. </p> Speaker: Matt Harman
    NPC186022

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    CPAT is APA’s pro bono technical assistance program, it offers a tremendous amount of work and expertise, but projects must be focused enough to accomplish the objectives. The timing must also be right. Is your community ready to address the issues or goals of the project? How will a CPAT build on any previous efforts? What do you intend to change as a result of a CPAT project?
    NPC185006

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 12:45 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planning professionals are asking themselves if there are ways to design resiliency and navigation of future unknowns intentionally into planning practices to increase effectiveness. Scenario planning is a method providing precisely that, and the Consortium for Scenario Planning is the hub of this activity for the planning profession.
    NPC188278

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

    NPC183053

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

    This meeting will allow the division’s Executive Board to discuss successes and challenges over the last year and plan for next year’s activities. Member participation is encouraged and helpful in ensuring that the programs and events are useful to our membership.
    NPC183052

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

    NPC184035

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

    NPC183050

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 1 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Warwick
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183051

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Career Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Job-seekers — discuss open positions with employers in small-group information sessions. Employers — Take advantage of this no-cost opportunity to meet talented candidates for your open positions. Contact Bobbie Albrecht to reserve your space.
    NPC186017

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    When creating designs for development, often one scenario is not enough. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll utilize a web-based app to design, analyze, and report on planning alternatives and scenarios. This combines web-based analytics, sketching tools, and dashboards to help you visualize design impacts in real time. Without being a GIS expert, you will learn how to assess data, define key perform
    NPC182995
    CM | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 3 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180029
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    This is the finale of the second annual APA Student Design Competition sponsored by the Divisions Council and the Student Representatives Council. Three student teams selected as finalists prior to NPC18 will give their presentations; APA will announce the winner and award the $1,000 prize on Tuesday, April 24.
    NPC186025

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    New Orleans and New York City are working to harness grassroots policy activism and mandatory inclusionary zoning to chip away at affordable-housing shortages. Explore how governments have interfaced with community-led affordability plans in each city.
    NPC188010
    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:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planning for farms and food is a bread-and-butter issue. Forecast impacts of climate change and development, discover if your community is farm-friendly, and learn how an Iowa county preserved farmland and protected farms.
    NPC188029
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Legare Bridge in Charleston, S.C., provides a critical link to the city's downtown — but only if you're driving. After years of effort, what will finally change that? Hear from four perspectives: city leadership, local advocate, neighboring suburbia, and regional planning.
    NPC188031
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    How are cities putting their climate-resilience plans into action? Delve into the actions that resilience officers and planners from four communities have taken to address climate change impacts.
    NPC188035
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188036
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Violence is preventable, yet it is pervasive in too many communities. Explore how planners and people working in violence prevention, public health, and related fields can proactively collaborate to create safer neighborhoods for all.
    NPC188037
    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:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    These six bite-sized presentations will both entertain and inform you, capturing the flavor of today's planning by making you laugh — and think. This grouping is ideal for those interested in learning about how transportation, mobility, and technology impact the world we live in.
    NPC188903
    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

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188093
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    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?
    NPC188115
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn what the "Journal of the American Planning Association" has to say on topics like informal housing, networks of local plans, AirBNBs, declining auto traffic, "makers" in the local economy, mega-event planning, and urban agriculture and food justice.
    NPC188123
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Microgrids aren't just for campuses any more. Learn how cities and utilities are paving the way to make community (multi-facility) microgrids and other energy-resilience solutions a reality in dense urban areas.
    NPC188137
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do you communicate key programmatic information to your constituents following a massive disaster? This session will provide lessons learned about communication in the wake of a disaster or crisis, and how to mitigate the potential challenges.
    NPC188139
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Are you meeting your career ambitions or expectations? Do you need some insight or suggestions for improvement? This session will feature small facilitated group discussions designed to help participants provide structure to and achieve their professional development goals.
    NPC188155
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Autonomous vehicles will begin to revolutionize mobility in communities across the nation by 2020. This session will present the latest research from APA, along with examples of places that are introducing shared autonomous vehicles to reshape development.
    NPC188165
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 3 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Career Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Richard Willson, author of the APA blog series, Launching Your Planning Career: A Guide for Idealists will be available to answer questions about launching and navigating your planning career.
    NPC186018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC181004

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $79.00

    Walk a boardwalk trail through the swamp in Jean Lafitte National Park to learn about Southern Louisiana flora and fauna, as well as issues facing the wetlands.
    NPC180019
    CM | 3.50

  • 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

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180032
    CM | 2

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Career Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Dress for the job you want and smile for the camera. A professional photographer will do the rest! First come, first served.
    NPC186014

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    Distinguish yourself from your peers through the AICP Candidate Pilot Program. Demonstrate to potential employers a commitment to mastering planning skills and maintaining the highest standard of ethical practice. Join APA staff member Eric Roach for a brief overview of the Pilot Program. Learn about the requirements, enrollment process and much more.
    NPC185009

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

    In response to a recent upsurge of development, the "hot-spots" project promotes the urban ecologies of Newark, New Jersey, and advocates for environmental justice related to critical vulnerabilities in the floodplain and within concentrated areas of environmental contamination.
    NPC187103

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

    The 8Twelve Coalition, formed in 2015 to address disinvestment and blight within Muncie, Indiana's south-east neighborhoods, developed a plan that was used to successfully raise over $1 million in support of grassroots efforts to revitalize the 8Twelve target area.
    NPC187000

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

    Our research will improve existing transit service in rural areas in Georgia. Over 80 individual, disconnected sub-recipients serve its rural communities. New routes in underserved areas can link employment centers, health services, and regional urban areas to those in need. ,
    NPC187032

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

    Strategic placement of workforce housing can be used as poverty-fighting and economic development tools. Placement near opportunity areas and transit corridors stand to improve metropolitan areas and help disperse concentrated areas of poverty. Poster includes a case study of metropolitan Milwaukee.
    NPC187033

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

    Using network distances and drive times, we examined the accessibility of 72 American Indian reservations to the nearest health services facilities equipped with screening and other preventive tools that treat heart diseases, diabetes-related diseases, and malignant neoplasm.
    NPC187034

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

    Cities across the country have multiple plans that should fit together with the same goals. Although those plans should ideally be consistent with each other, oftentimes comprehensive plans and hazard mitigation plans are inconsistent, potentially reducing resiliency and vulnerability.
    NPC187035

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

    Despite their contribution to transport inclusiveness, market supply of smartphone transport apps specifically developed for persons with disabilities is limited. My study asks why. Findings show that existing business models of the app industry are nonviable for such specialty apps.
    NPC187036

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

    While bicycling as a form of active transportation offers numerous benefits, opportunities are often inequitable across communities and assessment tools are not geared towards equity. This poster pilots an equity-minded tool and assesses bicycling opportunities in Chicago neighborhoods.
    NPC187037

  • 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

    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.
    NPC187039

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

    Cities can leverage connected automated vehicles to improve transit operations and rider experiences through cost reductions, improved safety, and more effective service. We look at specific applications of these technologies, using Atlanta as a case study.
    NPC187040

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

    Four streets in Eugene, Oregon, are reimagined to promote active transportation in an autonomous-vehicle future. The design ideas aim to enhance safety and accessibility through complete-street principles and the potential opportunities provided by autonomous vehicles.
    NPC187041

  • 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

    By systematically comparing the safety impacts of various types of bicycle infrastructure, we can make better-informed decisions about where to allocate financial and human capital to ensure the greatest return on investment in terms of collisions reduced.
    NPC187042

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

    Transportation networks can encourage active living and promote the movement of people regardless of age, ability, or method of transportation. Learn the tools and philosophies necessary for successful multi-modal transportation in the United States by examining Denmark and Amsterdam.
    NPC187043

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

    This study will evaluate the performance of different types of bikeways in Chicago vis-à-vis safety. This study will combine Chicago bike routes and crash data to analyze bicycle-related crash locations and how different types of bikeways affect bicycle-related crashes.
    NPC187044

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

    Honolulu is building America’s first driverless light-rail system, and the transit agency is working with the community to identify Hawaiian-language station names and undertake other efforts to sustainably integrate the project into the community.
    NPC187003

  • 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

    A discussion of how 25,700 people living in the vibrant West End neighborhood of Kenyon-Barr were forcefully removed from their community and why the preservation of their story is important to the story of Cincinnati itself.
    NPC187045

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

    The City Health Dashboard is an innovative, free web resource for city leaders and community members. Viewing and comparing data from multiple sources on health and the factors that shape health help them devise local solutions.
    NPC187006

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

    What tools are available for cities that want to address Vision Zero goals? This poster displays a High-Injury Network to help Atlanta identify where to target infrastructure investments in order to reduce traffic-related fatalities and severe injuries.
    NPC187046

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

    Hazard mitigation plans inform residents and policy makers of risks and vulnerabilities within a community. By examining major components of mitigation planning (risk exposure, policy implementation, community perception), planners can better understand possible disconnects and fallacies that decrease mitigation plan efficacy.
    NPC187047

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

    This presentation will propose design strategies to prepare for various climate factors, using as examples two commercial pedestrian streets in China: one in the northern city of Tianjin, the other in the southern city of Guangzhou
    NPC187048

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

    Big box retail stores have recently suffered from the severe downturn in sales. Although technology and demographic changes exacerbate the crisis, the urbanization of suburbia — converting the stores into new mixed-use centers — can attract young families with children seeking affordable environments.
    NPC187049

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

    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.
    NPC187050

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    What role does strategy play in the demolition of Baltimore’s historic but undervalued alley houses? University of Maryland Planning and Preservation students present a methodology for identifying alley houses and decision making based on physical condition and objective and subjective significance.
    NPC187051

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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
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    Tribal Traffic Safety for Native American Nations
    NPC187053

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    We project individual and combined effects of local and global changes to rooftop solar photovoltaic electricity potential by parcel in a representative developing megacity. We find effects of similar magnitude by the 2050s that synergistically reduce resource potential.
    NPC187054

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory works with a wide range of local stakeholders to plan for and deploy distributed energy systems to enhance climate resilience. This poster summarizes best practices.
    NPC187007

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Food Based Dietary Guidelines are one of food systems planning’s most-utilized tools, but few studies from a planning perspective have attempted to measure their effectiveness. Are FBDGs effective? How can we make them more so?
    NPC187055

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    In the aftermath of the costliest hurricane season on record, impacted communities have turned to New York State for best practices and resiliency strategies in planning for their complex recovery needs. New York shares eight lessons from its Superstorm Sandy recovery.
    NPC187008

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Getting neighborhood activists behind projects that prioritize moving people instead of cars can be challenging. In Boston, a series of Mobility Action Plans are using new techniques to enlarge the tent and build support for big changes.
    NPC187009

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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.
    NPC187056

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Growing cities can learn from Water Sensitive Urban Design, the leading approach to urban water resource management. A case study of London’s Metropolitan Green Belt will demonstrate a multi-scalar approach to water-resilient regional planning, that protects human and ecosystem health.
    NPC187057

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    We use GSI features to create creative, community-scale green spaces — that also reduce stormwater runoff — in vulnerable Pittsburgh communities. We build awareness around stormwater issues and prepare residents to effectively advocate for equitable infrastructure investments.
    NPC187011

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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.
    NPC187058

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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
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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.
    NPC187010

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This Better Philadelphia Challenge entry was a corridor enhancement in a minority community. Public health was approached through active transportation modes and green infrastructure. The repurposing of auto-oriented properties lowers environmental impact and stimulates the local economy.
    NPC187060

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    In Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, the cycling movement has turned into a phenomenon of local transformation. The cycling community's achievements include women's empowerment, road safety, citizen participation, and public space appropriation. The proposed Plan for Urban Cycling pushes Hermosillo's cycling movement forward.
    NPC187061

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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
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    Rights-of-way are often managed by different agencies with inconsistent regulations. Inefficiencies in design and governance in New Orleans exacerbate existing issues of equity and climate resiliency. Local stakeholder interviews guide development of criteria for a context-sensitive design of Martin Luther King Boulevard.
    NPC187063

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Many mountain resort communities like Ketchum, Idaho, lack sufficient workforce housing. There are several policies and planning tools to grow the workforce housing supply and capture the economic benefits of vacation homes and short-term rentals while minimizing negative impacts.
    NPC187064

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Housing stock has become increasingly bifurcated with the majority of units taking the form of single-family homes or apartments and condos. This study analyzes the relationship between the variety of housing types and neighborhood sustainability.
    NPC187012

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    My study examines accessibility of transit apps to persons with disabilities by asking, "What role do transit authorities, as data providers to developers, play in the accessibility of apps?" Preliminary survey findings show accessibility is not a requirement for developers.
    NPC187065

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This poster focuses on Inequalities in accessibility to food outlets in the metro Atlanta area. The authors analyzed the balance of healthy and unhealthy food outlets and found supporting evidence of disparities in food accessibility among communities.
    NPC187066

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Alternative freight delivery modes such as drones, central delivery lockers, and electric vehicles soon will be commonplace, especially in cities. This study aims to estimate ways to optimize the use of these modes and determine energy savings in Columbus, Ohio.
    NPC187014

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This poster showcases an interactive plan of Spring Creek Town Center and provides solutions for people to manage change in their communities by using open source, in-browser visualization tools. The plan unifies planned and existing communities with various socioeconomic backgrounds.
    NPC187067

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This poster highlights a planning studio experience at the University of Georgia's Master of Environmental Planning and Design program in fall 2017. This project mimicked a client-professional experience within the context of a transit-oriented development proposal for Gwinnett County, Georgia.
    NPC187068

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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
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    For the first time in more than 60 years, the United States could become a net exporter of energy. What do the U.S. shale revolution and increased production of liquified natural gas imply for U.S. port, maritime, road, and intermodal infrastructure and planning?
    NPC187072

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    By engaging cultural and religious leaders, government officials, visitors, users, and preservationists, a team of students formulated strategies to balance the stresses of rapid urbanization and increased tourism with the conservation of “New Jerusalem” at the Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia.
    NPC187070

  • 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.
    NPC187071

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Like many other cities, Kansas City is experiencing significant revitalization and renewed interest in the urban core. With the proposed expansion of the Kansas City Streetcar, urban design principles that enhance the public realm should guide transit-oriented development investment.
    NPC187073

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Silver Spring Connect, an interactive online map created by University of Maryland planning students, identifies community assets to reaffirm, preserve, and strengthen community character in the changing areas around nine future Purple Line light rail stations in Silver Spring, Maryland.
    NPC187075

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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
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    This study develops a robust metric to quantify urban-wildland juxtapositions. The outcome of the study includes the metric, indexes, and maps of 36 urban-wildland juxtapositions for multi-city comparisons, which will be linked to various studies on human health and well-being.
    NPC187074

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The presented model facilitates the Green Stormwater Infrastructure planning process by: 1. Empowering the planner to perform hydrologic and economic analysis; 2. Allowing the fast and easy generation of planning strategies; and 3. Improving chances of plan adoption by maximizing net benefits and reducing outcomes uncertainty.
    NPC187077

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Missing-middle housing units add choice to housing markets that have little of it. This study identifies specific development code regulations that limit housing diversity and have caused an overall shortage of affordable residential units in Eugene, Oregon.
    NPC187078

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Using the Downtown of Wellman, Iowa, as a case study for urban flood risk management, this project offers a place-based methodology to find out the best management practices for mitigating flood risks by improving permeability of urban surfaces.
    NPC187079

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    How can planners encourage inclusive growth in Hawaii in the face of climate change and economic vulnerability? This University of Hawai'i-Manoa student-designed site plan aims to leverage state-owned land to encourage culturally sensitive transit-oriented development along Honolulu’s new rail corridor.
    NPC187080

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Providing National Parks visitors with access to exceptional experiences—while protecting our nation’s most valuable natural and cultural resources—presents unique transportation challenges as well as opportunities for planning innovation. Learn about the National Park Service’s first-ever National Long Range Transportation Plan.
    NPC187017

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    What’s changed for bicycling and walking in New Orleans since APA’s last visit in 2010? Hint: LOTS! This count-program data provides key insights into the who, how, when, and where of the city’s rise as an active transportation destination.
    NPC187015

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    An evaluation of options to implement transit circulators in a suburban community, including the use of self-driving vehicles.
    NPC187016

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The goal of this neighborhood plan is to revitalize a struggling urban neighborhood in a small Iowa city and spur community engagement by focusing on the connections between physical health and the built environment.
    NPC187082

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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
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    The Pan-Arab Highway is under construction in Lebanon, bringing conflict and change. We will delineate threats and opportunities emerging from the marriage of an International highway and towns shaped by historic trade routes in Beqaa, Lebanon.
    NPC187084

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This project draws conclusions about equity, purposefulness, and accessibility distributions of public park lands in Charlotte, North Carolina. Using GIS, we can evaluate project implementation both on a local scale and within a regional system and question who benefits from planning efforts.
    NPC187086

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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.
    NPC187085

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Seaports anchor shorelines and economies for some of the nation’s largest metro areas. What is involved in mapping out a port’s future? Explore port master planning, the primary tool used to shape land use decisions, development policy, and vision.
    NPC187018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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
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    Explore the institutional evolution of urban regeneration in Beijing's inner city from the 1990s to the present, revealing the general principles and present dilemmas of community-level regeneration.
    NPC187089

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Learn how a parks commission created a plan for future natural and agricultural land protection by using a county-wide GIS assessment, analyzing priorities, engaging local partners, and performing selective outreach.
    NPC187019

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Learn how planners are leveraging the power of historic preservation and cultural identity to build social capital and promote inclusive revitalization in four rural towns in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana.
    NPC187020

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    A railroad that passes through the heart of its campus offers the University of Georgia a unique opportunity to initiate a light-rail transit system.
    NPC187090

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Evidence shows how an urban lifestyle greatly impacts individual development and emotional intelligence. This research poster discusses urban psychology as it relates to achieving community well-being and social justice through effective collaboration among psychologists, urban planners and policy makers.
    NPC187021

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Cities are partnering with private developers to create “workforce” housing for low- and moderate-income households in areas of California characterized by high amenities and high housing costs. Learn design, regulation, and finance takeaways from public/private partnerships that could work in your community.
    NPC187004

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Socially vulnerable populations are often concentrated in flood-vulnerable urban areas, resulting in multiple cultural, economic, and ecological issues. This project uses urban regeneration to enhance community revitalization and resilience that can be replicated in similarly distressed neighborhoods.
    NPC187091

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    A regenerative-design approach to river restoration offers planners critical, but currently underused, tools to build more resilient rivers, cities, and communities. Regenerative design can help planners understand broader social-ecological systems, and build in mechanisms for future adaptation and social learning.
    NPC187092

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Auburn University’s hydrologically dynamic campus supports rich riparian vegetation. However, it has lost elements of heritage and culture to poor construction practices. This plan reveals and reimagines the lost cultural experiences through incorporation of green infrastructure and efficient water resource management.
    NPC187093

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Safe Routes to School is a national program that both educates the public on the value of walkable, cyclist-friendly communities and funds infrastructure projects surrounding local schools. My research develops an algorithm to calculate the walkability of neighborhoods surrounding schools.
    NPC187094

  • 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.
    NPC187095

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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
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    Communities are racing to ensure that their communications infrastructure will support reliable transportation and mobility services. This poster explains the shared communication infrastructure model and systems (cell tower, small cell, and fiber) and explores planning for future mobility needs.
    NPC187022

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Transit agency partnerships with shared-mobility services to supplement gaps in fixed-route coverage, frequency, and service span are proliferating. Nelson\Nygaard has developed a unique geospatial methodology to identify places best suited for these partnerships, using demographic and transit performance factors.
    NPC187023

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Learn about a planning process — proven to attract outside funding — that develops, prioritizes, and creates a funding and implementation strategy for projects using a performance-based process, with guidance and leadership from local stakeholders.
    NPC187024

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    We find that small changes in street connectivity result in big gains for student walking. Advanced network-optimization techniques designed to identify new street connections can increase the number of residences within the walking distance of schools.
    NPC187097

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Does street design impact mode choice differently among genders? This cross-sectional study in New Orleans, where fewer than one-third of bicyclists are women, finds evidence of strong relationships between six streetscape factors and the presence or absence of female bicyclists.
    NPC187098

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Learn how the Cobb County Greenways & Trails Master Plan combines multiple shared-use trail typologies to enhance connectivity and ensure comfort for all users across a spectrum of settings. See sample graphics, strategies for growing the network, and examples of community input.
    NPC187025

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The public health department and local transit authority are working together to infuse public health considerations into transportation planning. Steps are being taken to increase health equity by making food, social, and health services more easily accessible by public transportation.
    NPC187027

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The Brownfields to Brightfields Project analyzes and evaluates solar potentials for brownfields in Delaware County, Indiana. This project showcases a community’s dedication to sustainability as well as economic development.
    NPC187100

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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
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    The Center for Sustainable Development at the University of Texas at Austin has identified economically viable and beneficial opportunities for offsetting and reducing greenhouse gas emissions that are compatible with current practices on University Lands' oil and gas drilling lands in West Texas.
    NPC187102

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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.
    NPC187028

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The city is a full algorithm coordinator, grounding the flows of virtual services, and commodity according to proximity. It has an in and out, flows on multiple scales across territories. Planning its proximities is critical for managing on demands urbanism.
    NPC187099

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Flat fares are easy to understand and implement and thus are commonly used. However, is a flat-fare structure equitable? Will a differentiated fare structure help the captive riders more? Come see what evidence from Atlanta's MARTA system shows.
    NPC187104

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    New York City is committed to reducing its transportation related greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050. Underpinned by sophisticated technical modeling, an action plan shows how a combination of policy changes, mode shift, and technological change is required.
    NPC187029

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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
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    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:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Do you ever wonder how university students get to campus or what factors influence transportation choices at universities? This poster presentation will outline findings from my University of Oregon Masters of Community and Regional Planning professional project analyzing campus commutes.
    NPC187106

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Urban heat is the most insidious natural hazard facing American cities. This hazard particularly affects environmental justice communities. This poster examines the urban heat island effect and its impact on environmental justice communities in Eugene, Oregon.
    NPC187107

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Paid parking can mitigate single-occupant commuting. However, owners of automated and electric vehicles may increase their vehicle miles traveled to avoid parking fees. This research analyzes the relative costs of automated-vehicle operations and parking to propose future parking strategies.
    NPC187108

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Rails-to-Trails Conservancy used its BikeAble tool to assess low-stress biking connectivity throughout Milwaukee. The analysis found that historic auto-centric and race-based planning had left disadvantaged neighborhoods most disconnected from opportunities — including trails — and that a trail network could reconnect communities.
    NPC187031

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    We evaluate the number of eligible participants and program costs for an anti-displacement property tax fund. We find that using household-level data and machine-learning techniques result in more accurate and considerably higher projections than the original proposal.
    NPC187109

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    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.
    NPC187110

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    How is suburban development playing out in northwest Houston? See how increased development in the Katy Prairie is encroaching on a critical ecosystem.
    NPC187111

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Communities are moving from demonstrations and testing to pilot of AV shuttles. Leading planners and designers will discuss how to launch a successful pilot.
    NPC186040

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    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:30 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    Maps have always been a way to tell a story about data but often benefit from additional content, such as videos, images, and text. In this hands-on session, we’ll show how to take that story to the next level. With no programming and no GIS knowledge, we’ll show how ready-made templates can be used to tell a story about the assets of your community on the web, so that your map and media convey
    NPC182996
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:30 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Kabacoff
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184014

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    This is an interactive opportunity to pick the brain of individuals who recently became AICP- since they just took the exam, they will share what they may have done differently to prepare for the exam and what the exam experience is really like.
    NPC188020

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Is your downtown empty and dull after 5 p.m. and on the weekends? Learn how planners and business-district pros in Boston, New Orleans, and Washington, D.C. are working to transform their central business districts into vibrant mixed-use hubs.
    NPC188022
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore how lifting the constraints of a traditional solicitation process can make way for ideas that change standard practices. Build momentum and support for improvements while adding exciting new tools to your repertoire.
    NPC188039
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Unlike recent auto/tech industry-dominated discussions of autonomous vehicles — focused on technology, traffic, safety, adoption rates, or economic impact — this panel addresses public space and how cities, designers, engineers, and others can build a civic agenda, create tools, and set priorities.
    NPC188040
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    “The Right of Way” tells the story of a fallen cyclist’s impact on the loved ones he left behind, intertwined with the history of the car's rise and role in daily life. Learn how to engage your community through artistic interpretation.
    NPC188069
    CM | 1.25

  • 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:  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.
    NPC188090
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    America’s cities are undergoing a resurgence after decades of decline. But poor families, often swept up in gentrification’s wake, grapple with issues of housing insecurity/displacement. Learn how Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Oakland (California), and Atlanta are harnessing gentrification’s momentum towards social-impact projects/policies.
    NPC188102
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Honolulu has committed to an ambitious goal of 100 percent-clean ground transportation by 2045. This will require massive coordination by federal, state, municipal, and private-sector stakeholders. Honolulu’s new automated rail transit system will help this transformation.
    NPC188266
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Often food planning focuses on access to fresh food provided by national grocers. This session expands this purview to include food incubators, carryout restaurants, and local grocers as critical factors in food equity and community development.
    NPC188112
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    The State of Louisiana received a $48.3 million federal grant to conduct the first community-scale, climate-induced resettlement project in American history. Discuss site selection and the planning work done for the resettlement of Isle de Jean Charles.
    NPC188120
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Communities and companies share space and common interests in creating places that are attractive, enjoyable, and accessible. Hear how global businesses are pushing for transportation investments in response to dynamic shifts in company culture and building community relationships.
    NPC188222
    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:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Whilst parks have an intrinsic importance defined by their experiential qualities of openness, landscape, and opportunities for play, they more importantly provide shared space for community cohesion, sustainability, improved physical and mental health, and neighborhood revitalization.
    NPC188249
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners, designers, regulators, and policy makers: Join this charrette-style deep-dive session to debate and anticipate the potential impacts of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs)within the cities in which we live and work.
    NPC189005
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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."
    NPC189010
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    This deep-dive session uses the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's new Sea Grant interactive guide to solve specific and challenging technical, engineering, and "people" issues that often limit wider, more consistent use of green infrastructure techniques in private and public projects.
    NPC189011
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC189014
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learning how to work with consultants by trial and error is frustrating and can lead to problems, disappointments, and failures. If you hire and manage the work of consultants, this session will help you ensure success.
    NPC189015
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  3 PM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    Legislative liaisons will have an opportunity to share challenges and successes of chapter advocacy in a “speed dating” format. This meet & greet will lay the foundation for future collaboration via various platforms, one of which being APA Engage. Director of Leadership, Mike Welch, will provide a brief tutorial of APA Engage to wrap up the session.
    NPC185010

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  3 PM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Cook County Land Bank Authority (Chicago, IL) and its technology partner STR will illustrate how the CCLBA leveraged STR’s ePropertyPlus software system and ESRI GIS to interrupt cycles of investment and disinvestment in the county tax sale process.
    NPC186035

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  3:30 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Urban International Design Competition brings communities, students, and local stakeholders together to design and visualize shared AV systems with 4Dialog.
    NPC186041

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Career Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Work with experienced recruiters in a conversational exercise to learn and test methods that will prepare you to ace a job interview. Please bring a sample job posting. Provided by Sequence Staffing.
    NPC186006

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Royal
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183047

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 4:45 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Next generation IT technology can connect vehicles, infrastructure, and even pedestrians.
    NPC186038

  • 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

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    The withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement has strengthened the resolve of local governments to combat climate change. Representatives of Cambridge (Mass.), New Orleans, and New York will share how they are advancing deep-carbon reductions.
    NPC188042
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how a team of planners, landscape architects, and public health professionals collaborated with stakeholders to design a vibrant park that reduced health inequities for vulnerable populations and actively engaged youth in a dynamic community-engagement process.
    NPC188046
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    How does a rapidly growing city with rising housing costs plan for an equitable future? Learn from Denver planners about innovative policies to preserve affordability, mitigate displacement, and advance the vision for an inclusive city.
    NPC188062
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Discover trends in e-commerce and their potential impacts on land-use planning. Learn how e-commerce is changing the requirements for commercial/industrial real-estate developments. This panel will explore future urban spatial form, land uses, and zoning requirements in the digital age.
    NPC188263
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear the fascinating story of how Ohio’s Rideshare Agencies collaborated to advance shared mobility technology and incentivize travelers to not drive alone. Engage with entrepreneurial planners and transportation managers determined to help residents carpool, bike, walk, and ride transit.
    NPC188098
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners everywhere are grappling with an affordable-housing crisis. Inclusionary housing, which requires private development to provide affordable units, is becoming an increasingly popular tool to address this crisis. Explore the latest trends from cities on the front lines.
    NPC188111
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    How can planners and policymakers think beyond development of affordable housing to incorporate people- and place-based solutions that create opportunity for social and economic mobility? This panel will explore emerging strategies to promote inclusive growth and concrete metrics for evaluation.
    NPC188275
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear leaders of Louisiana's St. John the Baptist Parish and St. Bernard Parish — and their coastal staff — discuss how they have navigated the political and physical challenges of flooding and coastal land loss.
    NPC188128
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Mining cell phone data is exciting, powerful, and tricky but accessing the data is expensive. Explore the robust nature of cell phone information for transportation master planning and other types of planning projects as well as useful ArcGIS tools for analytics.
    NPC188143
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    New Ruralism is the small-town answer to new urbanism. What are the keys to sustainable, locally grown initiatives that are helping certain small towns to thrive? How can we enhance, proliferate, and preserve those characteristics? Join the discussion.
    NPC188269
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188157
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188168
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Gain insight into site, community-wide, and regional efforts to help communities adapt to and plan for climate change. Experts will discuss community-engagement processes and how multi-scalar efforts can enhance adaptive capacity.
    NPC188179
    CM | 1.25

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

    Calling all APA students and young planners! Come meet four young professionals who will share their experiences with APA as leaders at the Planning Student Organization, Student Representatives Council and Young Planners Group levels and beyond. Hear about how their APA involvement has benefited their varied careers across different disciplines and geographies. And take away some tools and tips
    NPC184020

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:45 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall A
    Cost Included in Registration

    Please join us for the induction of the Class of 2018 Fellows at NPC. The Ceremony is a free event for all to attend.
    NPC184009

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:45 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC182997
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:30 PM - 4:45 PM CDT
    Room:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC185012

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    The intelligent integration of on-demand technology with public transit has the potential to improve access to mobility and reduce dependence on private vehicles. How can planners work with new mobility companies to scope, deploy, and manage flexible transportation systems?
    NPC186034

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  5 PM - 6 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Norwich
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183044

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  5 PM - 7 PM CDT
    Room:  DBA, 618 Frenchmen Street
    Cost Included in Registration

    Join the APA Arts & Planning Interest Group (APIG) and the Music & Culture Coalition of New Orleans for this exciting joint event! The first hour will include a short APIG business meeting and networking time. The Palmetto Bug Stompers will perform at 6:00 pm.
    NPC183012

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  5:15 PM - 6:45 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    Enjoy a drink on APA and mingle with fellow attendees and exhibitors.
    NPC183001

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  5:30 PM - 6:10 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    APA and FEMA will co-present on how they create, foster, and promote practical application of risk education and hazard mitigation resources, both independently and through a strategic partnership. Attendees will learn how to leverage guidance, training, and tools available to planners, as well as receive an introduction to best practices.
    NPC186021

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  5:30 PM - 7 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Magazine
    Cost Included in Registration

    Joining forces with the Student Representatives Council and Young Planners Group, this mixer is a networking event for APA-matched mentors and proteges, including the new AICP Candidate Pilot Program participants. If you’re interested in being a mentor or looking for someone to mentor, this is the place at NPC to make the connection. <a href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id
    NPC183013

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
    Room:  The District Lounge, 711 Tchoupitoulas Street
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183014

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  5:45 PM - 6 PM CDT
    Room:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    Join us for a preview of APA Learn, our new online education platform, launching late summer 2018. Discover the evolution of APA planning education that includes enhanced learning experiences with more interactivity at reduced member prices. Experience feature highlights such as custom learning portfolios, seamless CM logging, and bookmarking. NPC18 session recordings will be available on APA Le
    NPC185001

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  5:45 PM - 7:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Acme Oyster House, 724 Iberville Street
    Cost Included in Registration

    Network with PLD members and enjoy great conversation. Appetizers and your first drink are on us! Location is in the French Quarter.
    NPC183008

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 7 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Camp
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183055

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 8 PM CDT
    Room:  Flamingo-a-go-go, 896 Magazine Street
    Cost Included in Registration

    Reception with appentizers and cash bar
    NPC183016

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 8 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Jackson
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183041

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 8 PM CDT
    Room:  NOSH - 752 Tchoupitoulas Street
    Cost Included in Registration

    NOSH - New Orleans Social House is located at 752 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans. Please RSVP here: knowlton.osu.edu/ReuniteNOLA
    NPC183056

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 8 PM CDT
    Room:  Tomas Bistro, 746 Tchoupitoulas Street
    Cost Included in Registration

    Location: Tomas Bistro, 746 Tchoupitoulas Street
    NPC183057

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 8 PM CDT
    Room:  St James Cheese Company, 641 Tchoupitoulas Street
    Cost Included in Registration

    Join Dean and Paley Professor Frederick Steiner (MRP’77, MA’86, PhD’86), Lisa Servon, Professor and Chair of City Planning, and your fellow alumni for a festive reception during the APA Conference in New Orleans.
    NPC183026

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Room:  Depart From Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office
    Cost Included in Registration

    TICKETS NOT INCLUDED WITH REGISTRATION - MUST REGISTER VIA LINK BELOW Join your colleagues and friends on a Dinner Jazz Cruise on the authentic Steamboat Natchez. Dinner included. Cash Bar available from 6 - 9 p.m. Depart From Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office
    NPC186012

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Purchase tickets at the door $20/pp; $10/students (includes two drink tickets and plated hors d’oeuvres). For more information, please contact Marc Lewis-DeGrace (marc.lewisdegrace@gmail.com).

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Room:  Departs from 1 Poydras Street
    Regular
    $55.00

    If you are NOT a member of the Women and Planning Division, please register here. If you are a member - use the MEMBER registration item. Book early! Prices increase April 12.
    NPC182001

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Room:  Departs from 1 Poydras Street
    Regular
    $40.00

    APA Women and Planning Division invited you to enjoy a quintessential New Orleans experience with your fellow planners aboard the Creole Queen, an authentic and luxurious paddlewheeler. Book early! Prices increase April 12.
    NPC182000

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Room:  Departs from 1 Poydras Street
    Regular
    $60.00

    APA Women and Planning Division invited you to enjoy a quintessential New Orleans experience with your fellow planners aboard the Creole Queen, an authentic and luxurious paddlewheeler. Book early! Prices increase April 12.
    NPC183063

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6:15 PM - 7:15 PM CDT
    Room:  The Chicory – Lafayette Room, 610 South Peters Street
    Regular
    $75.00

    Please join us for a reception to honor the Class of 2018 Fellows. New inductees are complimentary - all others are $75 per person.
    NPC183005

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7 PM - 8:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - River Room
    Cost Included in Registration

    Join representatives from AARP’s Livable Communities team to learn about how towns, cities, counties and states across the country are using an age-friendly lens to create great places for all people of all ages. Representatives of places already enrolled in – or those interested to join – the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities are welcome.
    NPC183059

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Room:  Greater New Orleans Foundation, 919 Saint Charles Avenue
    Cost Included in Registration

    Join the Consortium for Scenario Planning for a reception on Sunday, April 22 from 7-9 pm at the offices of the Greater New Orleans Foundation celebrating the Consortium’s first year during the National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association in New Orleans, Louisiana. The event is free, but registration is required.

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Canal
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183037

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 PM - 10 PM CDT
    Room:  Galatoire's, 209 Bourbon Street
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183007

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  9 PM - 11 PM CDT
    Room:  The District Lounge, 711 Tchoupitoulas Street
    Regular
    $5.00

    NPC183054

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 2 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180025
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  7:45 AM - 11 AM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180035
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 9:15 AM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Fulton
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183040

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Magazine
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183061

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $47.00

    Tour Terrebonne Parish, a Louisiana coastal parish approximately 60 miles southwest of New Orleans. See firsthand how it is adapting to relative sea level rise while providing a layered defensive strategy for hurricane and storm-surge protection.
    NPC180037
    CM | 7

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180028
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:15 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180002
    CM | 4

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear from transit agency development staff on how new policies are creating diverse communities, where agencies have successfully partnered with local cities — and discuss where more collaboration and progress can be made.
    NPC188013
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    As Capital Region Water and Seattle Public Utilities seek to solve stormwater issues, parks that have suffered as a result of shrinking budgets are getting much-needed upgrades to keep stormwater out of sewers while activating underused spaces.
    NPC188030
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Collaborative partnerships or “networks” leverage limited resources to advance community resilience and climate-adaptation planning. This session illustrates a diverse group of national and regional examples.
    NPC188045
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about successes, challenges, approaches, and real-world applications of inclusive and grassroots planning for food-systems change. Participants will explore challenges faced in the Carolinas to maintaining a grassroots-driven approach.
    NPC188044
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about several communities severely impacted by the 2016 South Louisiana Floods and the planning initiatives that propelled post-flood recovery.
    NPC188048
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Development density is an instrumental factor in shaping more livable, transit-supportive, sustainable communities. However, not all density is created equal. This panel discussion focuses on specific design tools and strategies to achieve dense development that advances community goals and aspirations.
    NPC188261
    CM | 1.25

  • 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

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore conservation easements, historic tax credits, and programmatic strategies that engender stewardship and protection as strategies to balance the maintenance of character and heritage with limited financial resources.
    NPC188129
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188134
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Transportation/development corridors spanning jurisdictional boundaries need not lead to inter-municipal competition. Learn how two governments and one developer are collaborating to transform Virginia’s Crystal City/Potomac Yard Corridor, one of the fastest-growing and most concentrated development corridors in the country.
    NPC188152
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    The climate-readiness dialogue in cities is evolving. Discuss how cities and developers are addressing the future impacts of climate change through planning and zoning strategies designed to implement resilient solutions at the district and project levels.
    NPC188175
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Whether you’re in the public, private, or nonprofit sector – or looking to transition between them – this interactive conversation will focus on the skills and resources you need to take the next step in your planning career.
    NPC188181
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Get practical, firsthand ideas for putting tangible greenhouse-gas (GHG)emissions reduction numbers to your transportation policies and programs as well as determining which mobility investments most cost-effectively reduce GHGs while meeting your economic, equity, and other goals.
    NPC188197
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188211
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Denver is rethinking how to best utilize limited right-of-way as the number of people moving through the city skyrockets. A new set of innovative plans is setting the course for complete networks with modal priorities and context-sensitive solutions.
    NPC188239
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    Review disparate-impact housing discrimination cases and federal courts interpretation of them following the U.S. Supreme Court's Inclusive Communities decision. Learn how to draft regulations to avoid disparate-impact violations of the Fair Housing Act.
    NPC188011
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Have you considered leaving your agency, firm or company to start your own planning business? This program presents two different paths to success for planners with an entrepreneurial streak, including the gratification, pitfalls and ethical issues in following that dream.
    NPC188099
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Zoning to protect water resources can lead to takings claims. Learn how a community applied zoning regulations to protect its shoreline and won a Supreme Court takings case — and how you can build those principles into your zoning regulations.
    NPC188272
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $55.00

    Take a fireboat tour of the Port of New Orleans's facilities while learning about the port's ongoing strategic master plan and its coordination with the City of New Orleans to develop a unified tourism district along the waterfront.
    NPC180026
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 10:15 AM CDT
    Room:  Hilton Riverside - Royal
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184010

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180040
    CM | 4

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:15 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Too often, planners create beautiful and important new plans that end up on dusty shelves or as PDFs that no one uses. Don’t fall prey to outdated ways of publishing your plan.
    NPC186029

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:15 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    The integrated system of levees, floodwalls, and the West Closure Complex provide the Westbank part of New Orleans with a 100-year storm level of protection. View local drainage canals and pumping stations, a storm-surge barrier, and the world's largest drainage pumping station.
    NPC180051
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180018
    CM | 5.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    Join us for a preview of APA Learn, our new online education platform, launching late summer 2018. Discover the evolution of APA planning education that includes enhanced learning experiences with more interactivity at reduced member prices. Experience feature highlights such as custom learning portfolios, seamless CM logging, and bookmarking. NPC18 session recordings will be available on APA Le
    NPC185000

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 10:15 AM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Where to find tools and resources; how to use and leverage tools and resources.
    NPC186037

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 2 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC180044
    CM | 3.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 3 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration


  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 3 PM CDT
    Room:  224
    Cost Included in Registration

    Take advantage of one-on-one feedback, insights, and tips from private- and public-sector hiring managers, AICP Fellows, division officers, and other APA volunteers. APA's partner, Sequence Staffing, will also be there with professional resume and career branding experts.
    NPC186010

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10 AM - 10:15 AM CDT
    Room:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    Distinguish yourself from your peers through the AICP Candidate Pilot Program. Demonstrate to potential employers a commitment to mastering planning skills and maintaining the highest standard of ethical practice. Join APA staff member Eric Roach for a brief overview of the Pilot Program. Learn about the requirements, enrollment process and much more.
    NPC185011

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall Foyer
    Cost Included in Registration

    Talk about APA publications with the editors of Planning magazine, PAS reports, PAS memos, Zoning Practice, and JAPA at these informal meetups. Learn about the submissions process, review contributor guidelines, and pitch your ideas.

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Career Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    My APA provides an uncomplicated way to connect with APA members. Take advantage of this under the radar power tool for networking by updating your member profile with your personal value proposition. Provided by Sequence Staffing.
    NPC186004

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 10:45 AM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    UrbanFootprint is a revolutionary new urban planning tool that brings powerful data science, scenario planning, and advanced analytics to every practitioner. See UrbanFootprint live and experience how private and public sector planners are using the system to improve planning outcomes.
    NPC186024

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  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?
    NPC188021
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Lower-income communities are disproportionately impacted by climate change and will continue to be unless we create new planning tools. Explore an equity-based approach to cost-benefit analyses for flood-risk management for planners, engineers, and decision makers.
    NPC188034
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Don't be confined to one approach when making street-design decisions! Learn about new approaches that consider urban form, health, equity, and transit-station access when making decisions about how to design our streets.
    NPC188064
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Natchez, Mississippi, has an international reputation for antebellum architecture that draws thousands annually, yet the community struggles with many economic and racially based challenges. Learn how a recent downtown master plan funded by over 300 citizen donations is addressing this issue.
    NPC188070
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Living and playing are more important than just serving as drivers for today’s downtowns. Learn how an urbanizing suburb has created a city center and how a suburban city has redefined its city center as places of community and economic development.
    NPC188071
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn from community development corporations advancing climate-resilience projects with Cleveland’s Climate Resilience and Urban Opportunity Plan, and see how the Trust for Public Land’s Climate-Smart Cities tool informs public spaces to meet climate challenges through resident empowerment.
    NPC188078
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    These seven bite-sized presentations will both entertain and inform you, capturing the flavor of today's planning by making you laugh — and think. This grouping is ideal for those interested in learning about how communities engage with our natural and built environment.
    NPC188904
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188089
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Placemaking, revitalization, active transportation — sounds great, right? Unfortunately, these terms are often synonymous with gentrification — both real and perceived. Join the dialogue to explore this issue in more depth and to develop and share solutions.
    NPC188121
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners are increasingly called upon to partner with public health professionals and coalitions to create active and healthy communities. This session will explore new approaches for planners to become a key partner in healthy-community efforts.
    NPC188154
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    The traditional "areas of stability and change" approach is aging in the face of unprecedented growth in Denver. Learn about a new change-management tool that integrates equity, access, and placemaking to respond to changing demographics and preferences.
    NPC188161
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188189
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners and engineers have new resources available to them to create solutions for equitable and safe mobility in small towns, suburbs, and urban centers. Review groundbreaking work in active transportation and complete streets programs.
    NPC188204
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    What does equity look like in the neighborhoods, communities, and spaces that we plan? How can we promote collective visioning and equitable public-planning processes? Discover how four practitioners are supporting equity in their work, and the challenges they face.
    NPC188231
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    So much information — big data, smart cities. Learn from actual ongoing projects and expert testimony from strategy developers and implementation officials on how to succeed in developing an innovation platform to launch your community into the digital age.
    NPC188237
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Though there are interrelationship between water demand and land use, our knowledge about these relationships is limited. Learn about recent research that has begun to better define this relationship and challenge preconceived beliefs.
    NPC188246
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Small- and medium-sized communities on highways are often faced with the prospects of a bypass. Examine myths and facts of bypasses and learn an innovative, multidimensional approach to bypass policy and planning practice for better long-term results.
    NPC188253
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn what the law requires in regard to accessibility for people with disabilities, as well as strategies for planning for and implementing full and fair accessibility, both physical and participatory.
    NPC188140
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Consider ethical responsibilities in reducing homophobia, transphobia, and heterosexism; learn to create safer, freer environments for all community members; and practice being mindful of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
    NPC188187
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Breaking down data silos within government and adding unconventional data sources from the private sector and Internet of Things offers transformative opportunities in planning, if risks are addressed and proper frameworks put in place.

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 11 AM CDT
    Room:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    Come learn more about the APA Ambassador Program - a volunteer activity led by members with the goal of increasing awareness and understanding of the power and value that the planning profession brings to communities.
    NPC185013

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 2 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Career Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Dress for the job you want and smile for the camera. A professional photographer will do the rest! First come, first served.
    NPC186019

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 11:15 AM CDT
    Room:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    CPAT is APA’s pro bono technical assistance program, it offers a tremendous amount of work and expertise, but projects must be focused enough to accomplish the objectives. The timing must also be right. Is your community ready to address the issues or goals of the project? How will a CPAT build on any previous efforts? What do you intend to change as a result of a CPAT project?
    NPC185008

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  11:15 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Tech Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Smart cities use technology to provide a higher level of service to their residents, contractors and business by letting them submit their own service requests and applications online.
    NPC186023

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Room:  Exhibit Hall - Career Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Get tips from professional recruiters and industry experts on your digital or physical portfolio. Provided by Sequence Staffing.
    NPC186009

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  11:45 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall A
    Regular
    $0.00

    All full registrants are invited to the 2018 Awards Luncheon. Tickets are free, but are required to attend the event as capacity is limited. You must add this activity to your schedule to guarantee a slot in the luncheon. Once capacity is reached, tickets will be unavailable. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Arrive early to ensure a seat. Additional tickets may be purchased for $60.
    NPC182304

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  11:45 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall A
    Regular
    $60.00

    Tickets for the awards luncheon are available for $60 to discounted attendees and guests of full registrants. Once capacity is reached, tickets will be unavailable. Doors open at 11:45 a.m.
    NPC182305

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore effective strategies to integrate hazard-mitigation planning into the larger community planning processes. Learn how to use selected models and tools to understand inundation risks and strengthen the local planning process to improve community resilience.
    NPC188008
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    California’s decades-old systems were not built to withstand the effects of devastating fires, sea level rise, extreme storms, urban flooding, and seismic events; leaving Californians at significant risk and vulnerable to catastrophic physical and economic damage across the State.
    NPC188274
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    What to do with Confederate (and other) monuments is a timely question. Can we reuse symbols of oppression in dialogue with current (improved?) attitudes? Hear from individuals involved in this discussion, in New Orleans and elsewhere.
    NPC188052
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188057
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how designers, affordable-housing advocates, and public health professionals can collaborate to evaluate community-health considerations; prioritize strategies to promote health through design and construction; and determine how to track outcomes to measure impact.
    NPC188055
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  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.
    NPC188059
    CM | 1.25