NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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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.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109919
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Environment

The promise of ecological design and planning in cities everywhere has never been greater. Four contributors to "Nature and Cities" share the monumental work being done today in the ecologically informed and inspired planning and design of cities and metropolitan regions.

CM | 1.25
#9110006
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Environment

The water issues face by communities—whether cities, suburbs, or rural areas—are quite similar despite scale. New York, Seattle, and San Francisco (all of which have unfiltered water supplies) have a tradition of collaborating in the field of watershed planning. Learn about the synergy achieved by this collaboration.

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 | 3 p.m.
#9122139
Sunday, May 7 | 3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Stop by the APA Pavilion for an interactive demonstration of NRCSolutions.org, a new website that guides elected officials and local decision makers through 30 cost-effective, nature-based solutions to reducing flood risk.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109684
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

Examine the criticisms of NEPA environmental reviews, changes to process, and items that can be improved. Does NEPA kill projects? Does it force good planning? Discuss the controversies surrounding NEPA and its adaptations over the years.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107920
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Environment

This session will show how to implement a process to protect a community’s water, without adversely affecting private property rights. In addition, an ASA will be discussed for waterbodies that are already impaired.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 12:30 p.m.
#9122140
Monday, May 8 | 12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Stop by the APA Pavilion for an interactive demonstration of NRCSolutions.org, a new website that guides elected officials and local decision makers through 30 cost-effective, nature-based solutions to reducing flood risk.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
#9113463
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Environment

Rural communities often lack staff and technical resources to identify brownfield sites for redevelopment. This poster details a regional inventory process developed in Iowa that enables staff and volunteers to assess and prioritize sites through a flexible, quantitative scoring system.

#9110137
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Environment

This poster will highlight best practices and lessons learned from The Trust for Public Land's Climate-Smart Cities program deployment of their 'Smart Cities Framwork.' In 20 cities we are conducting a deep organizational look at how cities need to operationalize a new multi-benefit approach that permanently overcomes silo walls and sectoral and policy barriers.

#9113766
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Environment

Unregulated productive areas of a city may contribute to the economy but the price being paid for it far outweighs in terms of overall quality of life and other social indicators.

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 | 10 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9107923
Tuesday, May 9 | 10 a.m. - noon

Successful parks have always contributed to their surrounding communities, but they are also shaped, in turn, by local organizations and and design (including zoning) initiatives. Visit 4 parks, snap a "selfie," and listen to a podcast narrated by an expert on how local planning affects that park.