NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Advanced Workshops & Institutes
Looking for in-depth information and advanced skills? NPC17 features many full- and half-day training workshops and three full-day institutes for planners at important points in their careers.

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 10:45 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9120860
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

Maps have always been a way to tell a story about data. 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 conveys the story that you want.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 11 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 2
#9116509

Join fellow planners on a one-day Community Planning Workshop in Howard Beach, Queens. Work with the Institute for Building Technology and Safety to help design a sustainable water management strategy to plan for reduced environmental impacts and increase neighborhood resiliency.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $50.00
#9109157
Saturday, May 6 | 11 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E17 (Javits Convention Center)

APA's Emerging Professionals Institute is designed for students and recent graduates entering the job market. Top professionals in the field answer your most pressing career questions.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 12:45 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9120861
Saturday, May 6 | 12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

In this hands-on workshop, we will examine how easy-to-use apps, on a number of different devices from laptops to smart phones, can lead to genuine, productive interaction with citizens.  We will also show how to make the most of crowd sourced feedback and present it to administrators in a clear and concise manner in order to generate a feasible plan of action.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9120865
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

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. This hands-on workshop will show how Insights for ArcGIS will enable you to easily find patterns, gain situational awareness, and explore what-if scenarios.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 7:30 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $199.00
CM | 8
#9109375
Sunday, May 7 | 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: O'Neill (Marriott Marquis Times Square)

The Planning Leadership Institute (PLI) provides planning directors and others in leadership roles with a full day of intensive training and professional reflection to explore the nature of leadership, address challenges, and shape your legacy in your community.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $199.00
CM | 8
#9109376
Sunday, May 7 | 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Odets (Marriott Marquis Times Square)

The Planning Management Institute (PMI) provides planners in management positions with a full day of intensive training and professional reflection to explore the nature of management and refine and improve management skills.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 7:45 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9120868
Sunday, May 7 | 7:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

This hands-on workshop utilizes web-based tools to analyze demographic, public, and third-party sources of 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 versus efforts to recruit new businesses.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 8
#9104143

Room Change Alert- This workshop is on the 5th floor of the Marriott Marquis room Salon 4.

CM | 8
#9108973

With rapidly changing demographics, economic trends, and development velocity, the timeless techniques of great urban design are needed now more than ever. Through the use of lively presentations, hands-on exercises and walking tours, this workshop will explore a variety of topics designed to dig deeper into the role of urban design in the future of our communities.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9120869
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

This hands-on workshop 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 the public for comment.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 12:30 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9120870
Sunday, May 7 | 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

In this hands-on workshop, we’ll utilize GeoPlanner 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. This entry-level workshop presents a geodesign-based workflow that includes assessing data, defining key performance indicators, and comparing scenarios.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9121053
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

Maps have always been a way to tell a story about data. 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 conveys the story that you want.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4:30 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
CM | 1.50
#9120907
Sunday, May 7 | 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

In this hands-on workshop, we’ll utilize GeoPlanner to design and evaluate green infrastructure options for sustainable, resilient development. This combines web-based analytics, sketching tools, and dashboards to help you visualize green infrastructure design impacts in real time. This entry-level workshop presents a geodesign-based workflow for integrative green infrastructure planning.