NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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16 results for 2017 Conference Program : Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
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Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 10:45 a.m.
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#9109012
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Ethics

This year's Case of the Year includes real-life case studies. Following a brief introduction of recent news regarding planning ethics, the panelists will review up to eight distinctive ethical scenarios, posing questions for the audience to answer, and discussing the issues that are raised.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109604
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore three comprehensive plans developed in large and small communities and how they were incorporated into their Land Use Codes. Discover challenges and opportunities and lessons learned for implementation of aspirational plans into zoning codes and city policies that reflect the community’s will and vision for the future.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110395
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore the evolution of streets and how transportation planning and design is changing to meet 21st-century user needs. Learn about the benefits of interdisciplinary approaches and the importance of using new technologies to engage stakeholders in decision-making processes.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9118319
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

These brisk, 7-minute presentations can be serious, funny, and creative. When planners start musing, you may be surprised by what they say.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 7:45 a.m.
CM | 1.50
L | 1.50
#9109029
Sunday, May 7 | 7:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

Drones offer great opportunities for the development of geographic information in support of planning, but they also endanger public safety, and raise grave issues about the invasion of civil rights, including illegal searches and privacy.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
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#9107926
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

This session is a multi-state perspective on good drafting techniques, the common pitfalls that lead to unclear ordinances, and legal and judicial perspectives on the results.   This session will examine why drafting individual ordinances, “simplifying” or “streamlining” ordinances, or combining them into a unified code, all need to be done with care.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 12:45 p.m.
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#9109087
Sunday, May 7 | 12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

Lower federal courts have overwhelmingly held that cities can continue to regulate off-premise signs and commercial signs following Reed vs. Town of Gilbert. But there are significant new challenges to sign and other local regulations of First Amendment-protected speech. Explore strategies and tactics for defensible and practical sign regulation in the post-Reed era.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107964
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

How can you set up local government policies for people to initiate and test their own ideas for interventions for walking and biking? What are the issues and challenges of creating a path and crosswalk on existing asphalt, and how do you address them? This session covers these topics and more.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9118437
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

These brisk, 7-minute presentations can be serious, funny, and creative. When planners start musing, you may be surprised by what they say.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7:15 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110168
Monday, May 8 | 7:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

Tiny houses are all the rage among Millennials and affordable housing advocates. But theses homes raise big legal questions about where and how they can and should be installed and what kind of infrastructure they need. Learn how zoning and subdivision regulations, building codes, and restrictive covenants affect tiny homes.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9120402
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9108795
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

Put P3s to work for your community! Four experts from diverse backgrounds explore how to create public-private partnerships that preserve housing and stimulate neighborhood revitalization.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9108931
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

There's no debating that the built environment directly impacts community health. But how can we better understand exactly how planning affects health in order to build healthier communities? This session introduces APA’s Healthy Planning Metrics, a new tool to integrate health objectives into everyday planning practice.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:15 p.m.
CM | 1.50
E | 1.50
#9108459
Monday, May 8 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Ethics

Planners often work for city/county managers who have different approaches and ethical standards.  Learn how to meet the standards of the AICP Code of Ethics while balancing the complementary and competing ethical standards that bind city managers.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 7:45 a.m.
CM | 1.50
L | 1.50
#9110022
Tuesday, May 9 | 7:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

Parks, sidewalks, and streets: these are spaces for which planners plan, but also places that carry special legal protections for free speech and religious exercise. This session will discuss legal and planning principles that public space planners should know.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 2.50
L | 2.50
#9107794
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
NPC Topic: Law

Is it an easement or a fee interest? Dedication or conveyance? Planners’ work is closely intertwined with interests in land. This session offers an overview of everything a planner wants to know about real estate law.