NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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17 results for 2017 Conference Program : Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)
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Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 10:45 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109870
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

This session presents a planning process that uses future flood risk as the framework for forward-looking coastal protection regulations. Speakers will describe strategies local officials can implement to reshape coastal development to reduce exposure and minimize repetitive harm and losses.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9104318
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Zoning ordinances often prevent the built form that makes great urban neighborhoods. Learn how two cities employed different approaches—one tactical, the other comprehensive—to fix this problem..

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109751
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

In this 'doctor is in' type session, planners working in diverse communities can get advice from their peers. Topics available for discussion include affordable housing, arts and culture, economic development, gentrification, public health, public transportation and zoning.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109900
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

The session introduces opportunity analysis and its roots in neighborhood effects. It then describes how opportunity analysis has been used to meet HUD’s fair housing regulations and develop sustainable development plans. Finally, it introduces new opportunity mapping tools.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109977
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Climate change is providing for an uncertain future. A key challenge is translating the uncertainty of climate science into planning policies for resilient communities. The panel will discuss how Cambridge, MA and Washington D.C. preparedness plans as case studies.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107863
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Attendees will learn about three supply chain studies (Food, Fuel and General Supply Chain Infrastructure) that have been recently completed, giving NYC government officials a comprehensive look at how goods move in and around the city.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110094
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Jersey City has come a long way from its days as the railhead of the nation. With almost 400 years of history, this place boasts many layers and stories and will soon be New Jersey's largest city. Hear this fascinating urban success story, as told by its planning director of more than a quarter of a century, and learn how to apply its lessons to your community.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9108971
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Environment

Learn from an ecologist, a county planner, and planning consultants how a science-based, community-guided planning effort led to the creation of an ecological network map and practical tools to support community resilience along the rural-to-urban transect.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9108995
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Climate change is anticipated to have profound effects in Hawaii. Hawaii state and county governments recognize that mitigating and adapting to the negative economic, political, environmental, health, and social effects will require immediate and unprecedented levels of inter-governmental cooperation.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110176
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Population, industry and recreation adjacent to urban waterways have dramatically shifted over the last decade. Chicago, New York City and Spokane are grappling with these trends and developed action plans to collaboratively address perceptions and tensions while redefining their riverfronts.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110086
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Many cities regularly give out various tax incentives, credits, and rebates to induce additional (and much needed) development within the community. But are these incentives really needed? And how much incentive is too much?

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110326
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Over the last 50 years the New York City Economic Development Corporation has helped stabilize and transform the City’s economy. Featuring three NYCEDC presidents including its first and its current leader, this panel will reflect on major projects of the past as well as NYCEDC’s vision for the future.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110268
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Hurricane Sandy underscored the region's need to advance coastal resiliency planning which is magnified by the potential threat of more frequent and intensive coastal storm events. Explore the six award winning design approaches, created as a result of HUD's Rebuild by Design competition.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:15 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107950
Monday, May 8 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Washington is a hub of innovative stormwater management approaches, from ground-level green infrastructure and landscape design to top-level policy like stormwater retention credit trading. Session will discuss implementation of these cutting-edge approaches at the water utility, local, and federal levels.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9118239
Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Explore an overview of opportunities to leverage big data in various aspects of planning. Learn how advances in technology and the democratization of technical knowledge opens up new modes of creating technical solutions.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109344
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Non-traditional economic models — from creative and sharing economies to urban design and quality of life amenities — are increasingly vital considerations for developing robust economic strategies. Explore the opportunities presented by proactive and multi-faceted approaches to planning for tomorrow’s economy.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 11 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109859
Tuesday, May 9 | 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Gain an overview of the Together North Jersey initiative, its vision, and its plan for implementing the many strategies delineated in the plan.  It will showcase 3 key success stories of diverse local initiatives around the region, all of which are well on their way towards implementing real change in their communities.