2019 National Planning Conference

NPC19: 2019 National Planning Conference



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  • Data Jam Interactive Discussions: Get SF Transit Moving!

    Join the NPC19 Data Jam’s opening conversations with other planners, transit advocates, and civic tech thinkers at the Code for America headquarters. Connect with the civic tech community through collaborative, interactive, round-table discussions focusing on transportation issues in the Bay Area. Learn about the “civic hacking” community and how similar events could be organized in your own commu
    April 13, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $0.00
    #9174831
  • Orientation Tour - Sat. 10:30 AM

    San Francisco is not the city you thought you knew! See the planning issues the City by the Bay has to grapple with as it balances rapid growth with livability/affordability. A must-see for first-timers and return visitors
    April 13, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $40.00
    #9165473
    CM | 2
  • Jack London Square's Urban Wine Trail

    Oakland’s urban wineries are housed in renovated warehouse spaces, but the wine quality is second to none. The Urban Wine Trail is walkable, houses a number of wineries and is in the waterfront/produce historical district.
    April 13, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $95.00
    #9165382
  • AICP Community Planning Workshop

    The Community Planning Workshop is an opportunity to get involved in an active planning project during the conference. This year’s workshop will focus on key organizational strategies necessary to establish, finance, and sustain a community benefits district in one of the last urban-infill neighborhoods in Downtown Oakland.
    April 13, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to April 13, 5:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $25.00
    • Ryan Scherzinger, AICP
    #9165341
    CM | 2
  • Conducting a Cultural Landscape Assessment

    This session aims to provide planners with a comprehensive overview of cultural landscapes as important places within our built environment, introduce a methodology for identifying and understanding a place's character-defining features, and develop treatment options that respect a place's historic character.
    April 13, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to April 13, 5:45 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $128.00
    • Gretchen Boyce
    • Laurie Matthews
    • Aaron Tuley, AICP
    #9165342
    CM | 6
  • California’s First Form-based Codes: Hercules and Petaluma

    This tour explores the built results of California’s first adopted form-based codes, the 400-acre Central Petaluma SmartCode, which stimulated urban revitalization in a historic downtown, and the Central Hercules Form-Based Code, which envisioned 700 acres of new walkable neighborhoods.
    April 13, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to April 13, 7:45 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $125.00
    • Lois Fisher
    #9165371
    CM | 4
  • Orientation Tour - Sat. 11:00 AM

    San Francisco is not the city you thought you knew! See the planning issues the City by the Bay has to grapple with as it balances rapid growth with livability/affordability. A must-see for first-timers and return visitors.
    April 13, 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $40.00
    #9165474
    CM | 2
  • Mission District — Displacement and Stabilization

    In the midst of the housing crisis in the San Francisco Bay Area, learn about stabilization efforts and successes to address displacement in the Mission District — one of the neighborhoods with the most evictions.
    April 13, 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $55.00
    • Claudia Flores
    • Diana Ponce De Leon
    #9165392
    CM | 3.75
  • The Market Street Hub Mobile Workshop

    City planners, developers, and environmental consultants lead a mobile workshop in the Market Street Hub Plan area (Market Street and South Van Ness Avenue) to discuss and explore this dynamic and rapidly changing part of San Francisco.
    April 13, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $45.00
    • Eryn Brennan, AICP
    #9165361
    CM | 3.50
  • San Francisco's Evolving Central Waterfront

    Ten years after adoption, San Francisco’s Central Waterfront Plan is reshaping the city’s industrial core. Tour new infill projects, public spaces, emerging mega-projects at Pier 70 and Potrero Power Station, and the creative/industrial businesses that make this district unique.
    April 13, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $80.00
    • Robin Abad Ocubillo
    • John Francis
    • Seung Yen Hong
    #9165383
    CM | 4.50
  • Maintaining Tenderloin an Affordable Refuge

    An affordable refuge for vulnerable populations, the Tenderloin recently became an attractive place to move given the city’s affordability crisis. The city, community, and developers are working in the neighborhood, sometimes in support and sometimes in opposition, to balance priorities.
    April 13, 2019, 11:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $45.00
    • Andrea Nelson
    • Reanna Tong, AICP Candidate
    #9165384
    CM | 5
  • Designing Downtown SF: Behind the Scenes

    Led by the urban planners and architects behind the policies and design of downtown San Francisco, this indulging tour uncovers the secrets and rich history, plans and guidelines that literally shape the buildings and public spaces of downtown SF.
    April 13, 2019, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $35.00
    • Saki Mizuguchi, AICP
    • Kenichiro Suzuki
    #9165351
    CM | 2
  • Tenderloin Neon: A to Z

    Discover the Tenderloin through its historic neon signs and learn about the efforts to preserve, restore, and illuminate these glowing works of art. Guides include experts in typography, the history and culture of the Tenderloin, and San Francisco's neon collection.
    April 13, 2019, 12:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $45.00
    • Randall Ann Homan
    • Darcy Bender
    #9165352
    CM | 2.50
  • Orientation Tour - Sat. 12:30 PM

    San Francisco is not the city you thought you knew! See the planning issues the City by the Bay has to grapple with as it balances rapid growth with livability/affordability. A must-see for first-timers and return visitors.
    April 13, 2019, 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $40.00
    #9172390
    CM | 2
  • BBQingWhileBlack: Planners' Role in Changing Communities

    Poor and working-class communities of color are experiencing cultural clashes with new, wealthier residents as development returns to cities. How can planners respond to conflicts such as Oakland’s Lake Merritt BBQ incident using public space to address the dynamics of privilege?
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $75.00
    • Christy Leffall
    • Frank Wheeler, AICP
    #9165385
    CM | 2.50
  • Bringing Back Broadway

    Broadway was once a thriving hub of public life and commerce in Oakland, but fell into decline during the era of suburbanization. See how the Uptown redevelopment and Broadway Valdez District Specific Plan are bringing Broadway back to life.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to April 13, 6:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $40.00
    • Catherine Payne
    • Laura Kaminski, AICP
    #9165362
    CM | 4.50
  • Bringing Burning Man Off-Playa

    Burning Man has evolved beyond a single event to a social movement and an organization that fosters participatory art and civic engagement in urban contexts worldwide. Tour spectacular art, meet the artists, and visit the headquarters of this global phenomenon.
    April 13, 2019, 1:15 p.m. to April 13, 5:15 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $55.00
    • Beth Altshuler
    • Joanna Winter, AICP
    #9165372
    CM | 4
  • Old Oakland: Reimagined Shopping Place

    What is retail? What role does retail activity have in placemaking? What can owners, landlords and city government achieve working together? Visit eight successful retailers in historic Old Oakland in a tour for planners, property owners, developers, and economic developers.
    April 13, 2019, 1:15 p.m. to April 13, 5:45 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $30.00
    • Devan Reiff, AICP
    • Keira Williams
    #9165363
    CM | 4
  • SF Urbanism, Urban Hiking, and Drinks!

    See and hear about innovative changes around and along Market Street, San Francisco’s central hub. Discover some hidden gems, critical development sites, important and interesting historic structures, streetscape plans, and end with happy hour!
    April 13, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to April 13, 5:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $20.00
    • Jessica Viramontes
    • Kimberly Avila, AICP
    • Erin Efner
    #9165353
    CM | 2.75
  • Kayak the Bay Area Water Trail

    Experience the Bay Area's newest regional trail, the Water Trail, while exploring the San Francisco Bay shoreline by kayak. This three-hour scenic tour offers lessons-learned planning and partnering to expand public access along this iconic shoreline.
    April 13, 2019, 2:15 p.m. to April 13, 5:45 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $119.00
    • Ben Botkin
    #9165394
    CM | 3.50
  • Fruitvale Station: Community Based TOD

    This mobile workshop will allow attendees to experience firsthand the past, present and future of Fruitvale Station. The tour will help attendees better understand what was planned for the station and how the community banded together to make something unique.
    April 13, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to April 13, 6:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $30.00
    • Marc Lewis-Degrace, AICP
    • Chris Iglesias
    #9165354
    CM | 2.75
  • Orientation Tour - Sat. 2:30 PM

    San Francisco is not the city you thought you knew! See the planning issues the City by the Bay has to grapple with as it balances rapid growth with livability/affordability. A must-see for first-timers and return visitors.
    April 13, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to April 13, 6:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $40.00
    #9165485
    CM | 2
  • Orientation Tour - Sun. 8:00 AM

    San Francisco is not the city you thought you knew! See the planning issues the City by the Bay has to grapple with as it balances rapid growth with livability/affordability. A must-see for first-timers and return visitors.
    April 14, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PDT
    Cost
    $40.00
    #9165487
    CM | 2
  • Downtown Revitalization: Implementation Lessons Learned

    Tour downtown Livermore as it continues to revitalize and learn about innovative community outreach tools, establishing public-private partnerships, re-energizing the commercial streetscape, and implementation lessons learned. Wine country lunch with tasting of South Livermore Valley wines is included.
    April 14, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $95.00
    • Steve Stewart, AICP
    • Marc Roberts
    • Paul Spence
    #9165375
    CM | 5
  • Orientation Tour - Sun. 8:30 AM

    San Francisco is not the city you thought you knew! See the planning issues the City by the Bay has to grapple with as it balances rapid growth with livability/affordability. A must-see for first-timers and return visitors.
    April 14, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $40.00
    #9165488
    CM | 2
  • Community-led Placemaking in Oakland

    Street murals designed and painted by the community instill a sense of pride in a neighborhood. A bicycle tour visits several street murals that were painted as part of Paint the Town pilot program in Oakland.
    April 14, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $55.00
    • Lily Brown
    • Samah Itani
    #9165364
    CM | 5.50
  • Transbay Transformation: San Francisco's New Downtown

    San Francisco's lead planners who are responsible for the planning and implementation of San Francisco's Transbay and Rincon Hill, from the soaring towers redefining the city's famous skyline to the new neighborhood forging new ground in high-density livability.
    April 14, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $25.00
    • Joshua Switzky
    #9165396
    CM | 3
  • San Francisco: Old and New TDM

    On this mobile workshop, learn about new and old TDM policies and see where they have been implemented, while riding a historic motorized cable car through one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
    April 14, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $70.00
    • Paul Bignardi, AICP
    • Charles Rivasplata
    #9165355
    CM | 2.50
  • Tour the Concord Naval Weapons Station

    Tour the 5,000-acre former Concord Naval Weapons Station military base converting to civilian use. Hear from city staff, the master developer, and urban designers about community land-use planning and opportunities to add economic growth and much-needed affordable, transit-oriented housing in the Bay Area.
    April 14, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $85.00
    • Audrey Shiramizu
    #9165570
    CM | 5
  • Wildfire Recovery and Resilience in Action

    In October 2017, Sonoma County was hit hard by the most destructive wildfire in California's history. See the scope of the fires’ destruction, learn about ongoing fire hazards, and witness the community’s recovery and resilience efforts.
    April 14, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $85.00
    • Pete Parkinson, AICP
    #9165356
    CM | 5
  • Walking Tour: SF Accessory Dwelling Units

    Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are a vital tool that municipalities can leverage to increase density within an existing housing stock. Visit ADUs constructed in existing buildings in San Francisco’s unique neighborhoods.
    April 14, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $30.00
    • Dori Ganetsos
    • Marcelle Boudreaux, AICP
    #9165397
    CM | 3.50
  • Modular Housing Factory Tour

    Factory OS is meeting the need for affordable housing through modular construction. This mobile workshop includes a tour of the factory and Lennar’s Mare Island base reuse project, and a stop in Emeryville, where a modular apartment is being assembled.
    April 14, 2019, 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $70.00
    • Afshan Hamid
    • Charles Bryant, AICP
    #9165365
    CM | 4
  • The SMART Way to Transit

    Ride the ferry across the Bay, travel on the new SMART train linking Marin and Sonoma, bus back to the City across the Golden Gate, while learning and experiencing a part of the complex transportation network within the Bay Area.
    April 14, 2019, 12:15 p.m. to April 14, 5:15 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $85.00
    • Jonathan Schuppert, AICP
    • Kristine Bickell Gaspar
    #9165386
    CM | 4
  • Ever Upward: Outer San Francisco

    This multimodal mobile workshop leaves the core of San Francisco to explore the working-class, multigenerational households, and the multicultural neighborhoods on the city’s southern border.
    April 14, 2019, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $25.00
    • Seung Yen Hong
    • Reanna Tong, AICP Candidate
    #9165398
    CM | 3
  • Orientation Tour - Sun. 12:30 PM

    San Francisco is not the city you thought you knew! See the planning issues the City by the Bay has to grapple with as it balances rapid growth with livability/affordability. A must-see for first-timers and return visitors.
    April 14, 2019, 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $40.00
    #9165489
    CM | 2
  • Wine in Livermore, Black Vintners Tour

    California produces 90% of the wine made in the United States. Napa and Sonoma are best known and largest areas for wine making. The Livermore Valley is lesser known and probably the oldest wine region in California. Even a lesser known fact is that there are over 15 wine makers in California, who are African American. This tour and panel discussion will visit a Black owned tasting room and hear
    April 14, 2019, 12:30 p.m. to April 14, 6:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $80.00
    • Derek Hull
    • Jeanette Dinwiddie-Moore, FAICP
    #9165376
    CM | 4.50
  • Land Trusts: Affordable, Cooperative and Restorative

    Visit the Bay Area Consortium of Community Land Trusts's housing cooperatives, commercial nonprofit spaces, and affordable homes — all made affordable long-term using the land trust model.
    April 14, 2019, 12:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $70.00
    • Ian Winters
    • Joanna Winter, AICP
    #9165377
    CM | 4
  • Bike the Bay Trail!

    Bicycle along the beautiful San Francisco waterfront, ride across the Golden Gate Bridge, and learn about planning for a world-class long-distance trail. Planners with the San Francisco Bay Trail guide this informative bike tour.
    April 14, 2019, 12:45 p.m. to April 14, 5:45 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $90.00
    • Laura Thompson
    • Maureen Gaffney
    #9165387
    CM | 4.50
  • Planning, Zoning, and Missing Middle Housing

    This walking tour explores Oakland’s Rockridge and Berkeley’s Elmwood neighborhoods and their diversity of missing middle housing types such as duplexes, fourplexes, and cottage courts. Explore how to encourage these types through planning and zoning that addresses today's housing challenges.
    April 14, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to April 14, 5:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $40.00
    • Daniel Parolek
    #9165357
    CM | 3.50
  • Peninsula Bikeway Mobile Workshop

    The Peninsula Bikeway is a coordinated effort of Redwood City, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, and Mountain View. Ride the interim bikeway and learn about planning for a high-quality route to increase bicycle commuting and access on the Peninsula.
    April 14, 2019, 1:45 p.m. to April 14, 6:45 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $65.00
    • Hugh Louch
    #9165400
    CM | 3
  • Iconic Public Buildings in the Tenderloin

    Tour three architectural civic icons to experience how the federal government manages our nation’s public buildings, transforms historic assets into high-performance, modern workplaces, and develops new facilities according to the highest standards of design and sustainability.
    April 14, 2019, 2:15 p.m. to April 14, 5:15 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $20.00
    • Ruth Kroeger, AICP
    #9165344
    CM | 3
  • Nature in the City Biodiversity Planning

    Join this mobile workshop to learn about San Francisco's pioneering biodiversity program on the fly and in the field. We will visit many sites of natural area restoration and pilot studies integration of nature in the city, including ecological services.
    April 14, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to April 14, 5:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $65.00
    • Scott Edmondson, AICP
    #9165401
    CM | 4
  • Orientation Tour - Sun. 2:30 PM

    San Francisco is not the city you thought you knew! See the planning issues the City by the Bay has to grapple with as it balances rapid growth with livability/affordability. A must-see for first-timers and return visitors.
    April 14, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to April 14, 6:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $40.00
    #9165490
    CM | 2
  • San Francisco's Castro Street

    City of San Francisco planners and designers lead an urban design and history-focused tour of San Francisco's famous Castro Street, a historic center of LBGTQ community life and activism, and the evolving commercial heart of a vibrant neighborhood.
    April 14, 2019, 3:00 p.m. to April 14, 5:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $25.00
    • Nicholas Perry
    • Robin Abad Ocubillo
    #9165402
    CM | 2.50
  • Discover East Bay

    Learn about the planning issues redefining San Francisco's neighbors across the bay — Oakland, Berkeley, and Emeryville — as well as San Francisco’s up-and-coming (literally) neighborhood of Treasure Island in the middle of the bay!
    April 15, 2019, 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $70.00
    • Barry Miller, FAICP
    • Robert Zimmerer, AICP
    #9165451
    CM | 4
  • Ferries, Bikes, and Last-Mile-Connections

    Richmond’s recently opened ferry terminal capped more than 10 years of planning for the Water Emergency Transportation Authority and the city of Richmond. Hear from these agencies on implementing the Regional Ferry Plan and Richmond General Plan Update focused on connecting these communities.
    April 15, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $55.00
    • Kimberly Avila, AICP
    #9165358
    CM | 3.50
  • Emeryville: Rotten City Transformed

    Emeryville, California, once was dubbed “the rottenest city on the Pacific Coast.” Come witness its amazing transformation into a vibrant hub of art and innovation, home of numerous cutting edge companies such as Pixar, Novartis, and the Joint BioEnergy Institute.
    April 15, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $75.00
    • Chadrick Smalley
    • Miroo Desai, AICP
    • Diana Keena, AICP
    • Charles Bryant, AICP
    #9165345
    CM | 5
  • Exploring the Cannabis Industry

    Take a trip to into California's cannabis industry! Learn about land-use and other regulatory issues facing the industry by visiting a grow facility, manufacturing facility, and retail store. This is your opportunity to speak with industry and regulatory experts.
    April 15, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $59.00
    • Aaron Starr
    • Daniel Sider, AICP
    #9165388
    CM | 3
  • BART TOD Planning: The East Bay

    This best-of tour briefly hits the latest TOD planning and development near BART Stations in the East Bay, ranging from planned but undeveloped station areas in suburban locations, to transitioning TOD districts and high-intensity urban infill in downtown Oakland. The tour is led by a representative from BART and by a local planner who has completed station area plans for many of BART's East Bay s
    April 15, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $35.00
    • Aaron Welch
    #9165374
    CM | 2
  • Mission Bay: From Biohazard to Biotech

    Walk around the booming Mission Bay and Dogpatch districts, San Francisco’s newest communities. Learn about the new developments, partnerships and catalytic projects that transformed mostly industrial land into the city’s most desirable biotech hub and mixed-use communities in two decades.
    April 15, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. PDT
    Cost
    $48.00
    • Joo Im
    • Lingyue Chen, AICP
    • Athina Loumou, AICP
    #9165359
    CM | 3.50

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