2019 National Planning Conference

NPC19: 2019 National Planning Conference

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  • New Methods for Reforming Bureaucracy

    Reforming the rules of a bureaucracy can seem like an impossible task but when done right, reform can have massive impact. Learn about new methods for bureaucratic reform, utilizing big data and smart policy.
    April 13, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    • Henry Pontarelli
    • Linda McIntyre, AICP
    • Olivia Jovine
    • Veronica Chuah, AICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Off-port Land Use Environmental Justice Impacts

    The Port of Los Angeles has massive health, environmental justice, and economic impacts on neighboring San Pedro and Wilmington. Hear from the researcher, an academic, a board member, and a community health organizer about the recent land-use study of off-port impacts.
    April 13, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    • Sylvia Betancourt
    • Jesse Marquez
    • David Sloane
    CM | 1.25
  • Politics and Power: Planners Influencing Change

    We are the leaders we have been waiting for. Find out how these passionate planners got political and became influential changemakers who ran for office, councils, and commissions, brought in a planner’s perspective, and made huge impacts to their communities.
    April 13, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    • Lilly Shoup, AICP
    • Lisa Fisher
    • Jenny Brekhus, AICP
    • Debra March
    CM | 1.25
  • Preserving Affordable Housing Through Big Data

    Explore how big data and machine learning streamline the preservation of affordable housing! This session will present innovative methods to improve coordination between funders and properties in need of preservation using new open-source tools on publicly available databases.
    April 13, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    • Anthony Orlando
    • Brian An
    CM | 1.25
  • San Francisco Urban Transformations

    San Francisco is witnessing an urban renaissance of epic proportion. Leaders from the planning, economic development, urban advocacy and architecture sectors engage in a conversation on San Francisco’s transformation and reflect on the city’s past, present and future. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LUs (AIA).
    April 13, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    • Leo Chow
    • Nadia Sesay
    • John Rahaim
    • Allison Albericci, AICP
    • Kristen Wang
    • Mark Schwettmann
    CM | 1.25
  • The ‘P’ in Planning is CAPITAL

    Learn about specific capital planning approaches used by the city of New York, the county of Los Angeles, and the District of Columbia to achieve planning objectives, and about the vital role of capital investments in community revitalization.
    April 13, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    • Sarah Goldwyn
    • Kelly Quinn
    • Vikram Viswanathan
    CM | 1.25
  • Vision Zero: Suburban Challenges, Suburban Solutions

    Montgomery County, Maryland, is paving the way as the first suburban jurisdiction to adopt Vision Zero, a policy to eliminate traffic-related fatalities and severe injuries. Think this is ambitious? Learn how this policy is informing plans for safer suburban streets.
    April 13, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    • Elizabeth Gordon
    • David Anspacher
    • Andrew Tsai
    CM | 1.25
  • Zoning Reforms to Boost ADU Development

    Policy experts and practitioners present a novel proposal to facilitate garage to apartment conversions, share the highs and lows of municipal ADU program administration, and highlight the key tensions underlying efforts to reform ADU zoning.
    April 13, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT
    • Donald Shoup, FAICP
    • Vinit Mukhija
    • Marcelle Boudreaux, AICP
    • Vicki Vandegrift, AICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Legal Issues with Short-Term Rentals

    What authority do local governments have to regulate increasingly popular short-term rental services such as Airbnb? Policy and compliance professionals discuss effective regulations, legal challenges, and prosecutions affecting short-term rentals.
    April 13, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. PDT
    • Christopher Smith
    • Teresa Ou
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50
  • 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
    • Gretchen Boyce
    • Laurie Matthews
    • Aaron Tuley, AICP
    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
    • Lois Fisher
    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
    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
    • Claudia Flores
    • Diana Ponce De Leon
    CM | 3.75
  • Career Services: Employer Connection Job Fair

    Job seekers — discuss open positions with employers in small-group information sessions.
    April 13, 2019, 11:00 a.m. to April 13, 5:00 p.m. PDT
  • 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
    • Eryn Brennan, AICP
    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
    • Robin Abad Ocubillo
    • John Francis
    • Seung Yen Hong
    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
    • Andrea Nelson
    • Reanna Tong, AICP Candidate
    CM | 5
  • New Urbanism Division Business Meeting

    April 13, 2019, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. PDT
  • 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
    • Saki Mizuguchi, AICP
    • Kenichiro Suzuki
    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
    • Randall Ann Homan
    • Darcy Bender
    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
    CM | 2
  • Assessing Affirmative Fair Housing: North Texas

    An unprecedented Dallas-led consortium of 21 Dallas-Fort Worth cities and housing authorities partnered with a university to respond to HUD’s required Assessment of Fair Housing. What are the lessons and takeaways, especially after HUD suspended the AFFH rule’s mandated assessment?
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Beverly Davis
    • Stephen Mattingly
    • flora brewer
    • Lorin Carter
    CM | 1.25
  • Beyond Vulnerability: Innovative Adaptation Planning

    Planning for climate adaptation is a moving target. With ever evolving data and methods, projects can get bogged down in analyses. Come hear how regional resilience planning initiatives in California and New Jersey are moving beyond assessments to promote action.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Nik Steinberg
    • Amanda Brown-Stevens
    CM | 1.25
  • Big City Planning Directors on Autonomous Vehicles

    Autonomous vehicles will begin to revolutionize mobility in communities across the country by 2020. Learn how the nation’s largest cities are preparing for this transformative new technology.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Andres Seutsuk
    • Vincent Bertoni, AICP
    • David Dixon
    • Anita Laremont
    • Armando Carbonell, FAICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Business Case for Planning Healthy Towns

    Achieving future generations of healthy towns will require partnerships between public entities and the private sector. Case studies will be examined that explore UK and American approaches in leveraging public and private collaboration and resources to implement healthy town projects.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Eleanor Eaton
    • Kelly Porter, AICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Capitol Campuses

    Planning and design of capitol campuses demonstrate how state governments address issues of facilities, sustainability, workplace, placemaking, and parking in the context of capital cities and downtowns. A capitol campus in Richmond, Virginia provides an exemplary case study in undertaking revitalization. This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH|HSW (ASLA).
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Holly Law Eve
    CM | 1.25
  • Cohesive Wildfire Strategies: A Big Tent

    The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Strategy builds the first "big tent" for effective wildland fire planning at all levels of government. Ask our experts how planners, regulators, responders and NGO's can develop plans for fire adapted communities, resilience and recovery.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Bob Roper
    • Dave Driscoll
    • James Schwab, FAICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Creative Community Revitalization and Strategic Financing

    Revitalization programs of all forms rely on three essential factors: engagement, financing, and applying the right tools. Listen and learn as varied perspectives weigh in on the strategy and gravity of microprojects as catalysts of revitalization in communities across the country.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Jim Miller
    • Robert Barber, FAICP
    • Sue Schwartz, FAICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Design-based Comprehensive Plans

    Physical design of our built environment is one of the most dominant influences on quality of life. Comprehensive Plans always include goals and guidelines intended to influence development. Plans that are more visual are increasingly viewed as being more effective.This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH (ASLA). This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU (AIA).
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Rodger Lentz, AICP
    • Philip Walker, FAICP
    • Leigh Anne King, AICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Discovering FEMA's Flood Risk Products

    Most communities are familiar with using flood maps to guide sound floodplain management decisions. FEMA has also developed a suite of ready-made products designed to inform mitigation actions. Learn about the user-friendly Flood Risk Products.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Bradley Dean
    • Christine Caggiano, AICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Equity-driven Cultural Planning in Three Cities

    Cultural planning can be an equitable planning approach that sustains community identity and cultures of place. Learn how Boston, Oakland, and Washington, D.C., have taken three different approaches to creating and implementing equity-driven cultural plans. Learn about how cultural planning can stimulate equitable, arts-centered revitalization that engages diverse demographics and shares power in
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Kara Elliott-Ortega
    • Roberto Bedoya
    • Sakina Khan
    • Ryan Hand
    CM | 1.25
  • GIS Workshop: 4/13 @ 1:00 PM -Empowering an Informed Public: Generating and Analyzing Genuine Citizen Engagement

    In this hands-on workshop, we will examine the changes in expectations of citizens, evolving from traditional public notification to modern demands for information and engagement. 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. Laptops and
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Keith Cooke
    CM | 1.25
  • Idealism in Professional Planning

    Encounter frank discussion among planners at varying stages in their careers on the challenges of both maintaining and managing idealism in professional planning. Topics include the evolution of ideals, disillusionment, and the integrating of ideals into practice.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Cade Hobbick, AICP
    • Christopher Gomez, AICP
    • Catherine Chao
    • Sahra Mirbabaee
    CM | 1.25
  • Industrial Areas in Transition

    This panel brings together three examples of historically industrial areas that are transitioning away from industry entirely or are trying to find a balance between traditional, heavy manufacturing and newer uses such as small-scale manufacturing, innovation, or residential. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LUs (AIA).
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Eleanor Gorski
    • Shani Leibowitz, AICP
    • Adam Lubinsky, AICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Integrating Urban and Regional Sustainability Planning

    The session describes and compares how different US and international planning organizations and initiatives integrate sustainable planning at regional and city levels, exploring if one level does or should set the agenda or context for the other.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Scott Edmondson, AICP
    • Vincent Riscica, AICP
    • Sharon Rooney, AICP
    • Bruce Stiftel, FAICP
    CM | 1.25
  • NYC Rent-Regulation: 75-years

    The housing affordability crisis is prompting many communities to (re)consider rent control. Government researchers will share insights from decades of rent regulation experience in New York. Planners interested in affordability will gain understanding of benefits and challenges of rent regulation.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Elyzabeth Gaumer
    • Caitlin Waickman
    CM | 1.25
  • Parking and the City

    Authors of chapters in the new book "Parking and the City" explain how parking reforms can produce major benefits for cities, the economy, and the environment. This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH (ASLA). This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU (AIA).
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Leah Bojo
    • Hank Willson
    • William Chapin
    • Elizabeth Deakin
    • Daniel Hess
    • Richard Willson, FAICP
    • Jay Primus
    • Daniel Chatman
    CM | 1.25
  • Tribal Planning 101: Power to Plan

    How do legislative and planning-zoning regulations on Native lands differ? Attendees will hear educators and tribal and non-tribal planning practitioners’ discuss historical and contemporary information on tribal government planning structures and help familiarize non-tribal planners with issues of Indian country.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Margo Hill
    • Michelle Wade, AICP
    • John Tovey, AICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Career Services: Planning Supervisors Group Discussion

    Aimee Nassif, AICP, and Matt Brandmeyer, AICP, hosts of the six-part Planning Supervisor’s Playbook series available from APA Learn, welcome your questions in a small-group discussion in the Career Zone. Discuss the unique challenges, expectations, and situations faced by planners in supervisory roles. Join this discussion to share your supervisory issues and best practices. Help generate solution
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT
  • Right-of-way Management: Small Cells to Scooters

    Learn how to address emerging issues in public right-of-way management, including: small wireless facilities, federal preemption, the FCC's new rules, shared mobility services (scooters, car-sharing, etc.) and First Amendment challenges to regulation of panhandling, charitable solicitation, and signs.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT
    • Alan Weinstein
    • Gail Karish
    • Alicia Giudice
    • Brandon Bordenkircher
    • Isidro Jimenez
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50
  • 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
    • Christy Leffall
    • Frank Wheeler, AICP
    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
    • Catherine Payne
    • Laura Kaminski, AICP
    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
    • Beth Altshuler
    • Joanna Winter, AICP
    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
    • Devan Reiff, AICP
    • Keira Williams
    CM | 4
  • Meet the Editors & Meet the Authors

    April 13, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PDT
  • 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
    • Jessica Viramontes
    • Kimberly Avila, AICP
    • Erin Efner
    CM | 2.75
  • Chapter Administrators Meeting

    April 13, 2019, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT
  • Networking Break

    April 13, 2019, 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. PDT
  • 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
    • Ben Botkin
    CM | 3.50
  • APA Foundation

    Learn more about the APA Foundation and its impact on the planning profession by assisting disaster stricken communities, creating the first peer-vetted planning research agenda, and diversifying the profession.
    April 13, 2019, 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. PDT

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