#e.24782 Sunday 1:00PM to Tuesday 3:00PM
September 29 - October 1, 2013
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Federal Policy & Program Briefing

American Planning Association
Washington , DC

The public policies forged in Congress become the framework for your planning decisions. This event will expose planners to a wide range of policy issues that affect planning and connect planners to leaders.

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#a.178135 Tuesday October 1, 8:00AM to 9:30AM

Advocacy Day Training and Issue Briefing

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What can you expect on Capitol Hill? Find out from "advocacy guru" Stephanie Vance. She'll give a complete briefing on the issues and asks for Planners' Day on ... more

#a.178128 Monday September 30, 7:00AM to 8:00AM

Breakfast Workshop: Working With Reporters

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As a planner, the benefits of working with the news media are many, and vital to your planning office. The news media can help build support for and understand ... more

#a.178136 Monday September 30, 5:00PM to 6:00PM

Closing Plenary: Fighting and Winning for Planning at the State House

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For many planners, the state legislature has become the focal point in major policy debates. Last year planning opponents scored no big wins on the state level ... more

#a.178131 Monday September 30, 10:45AM to 12:00PM

Concurrent Session: Federal Agency Support for Resilient Communities

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Federal agencies are working to provide communities with critical data and planning tools to help them prepare for changing economic and environmental conditio ... more

#a.178132 Monday September 30, 10:45AM to 12:00PM

Concurrent Session: Federal Policies Promoting Economic Development and Innovation

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The Obama administration has focused its economic development strategies on bundling infrastructure, community development, and job creation for regional impac ... more

#a.178137 Monday September 30, 2:00PM to 3:15PM

Concurrent Session: Implementation of MAP-21 and the Next Re-authorization

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MAP-21 expires in less than a year. It's time to evaluate the changes the legislation has produced and look for opportunities for improvements. Beyond the issu ... more

#a.178126 Sunday September 29, 3:45PM to 5:00PM

Concurrent Session: Planning and Policies for an Aging Population

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As the U.S. population ages, policy makers need fresh approaches to mobility, housing, livability, public services, and fiscal stability. Every community faces ... more

#a.178139 Monday September 30, 3:30PM to 5:00PM

Concurrent Session: Planning and Tax Reform — Bonds, Tax Credits, and Trust Funds

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Probe the fiscal and political realities that are pushing national policy makers toward tax reform. Given the political dynamics, what's likely to happen to mu ... more

#a.178127 Sunday September 29, 3:45PM to 5:00PM

Concurrent Session: The New Landscape of Poverty and Inequality

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More than a third of Americans in poverty now live in the suburbs, and the number has increased sharply over the past two decades. The spike in economic inequa ... more

#a.178138 Monday September 30, 2:00PM to 3:15PM

Concurrent Session: The New Policy Framework for Capitalizing on Green Infrastructure

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Policy makers see green infrastructure a cost-effective way to manage stormwater and meet Clean Water Act goals. That's not to mention the benefits of improvin ... more