APA North Carolina Chapter

Gastonia, NC, United States

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Monday, June 24, 2019, 9:21 p.m. CDT

B3: Tactical Urbanism

5

Inspiring session

Friday, June 21, 2019, 9:34 a.m. CDT

Opening Plenary

5

nice plenary

Monday, June 17, 2019, 2:49 p.m. CDT

NCDOT Updates

5

I particularly enjoyed the information about the NC Moves 2050 Plan.

Monday, June 17, 2019, 2:47 p.m. CDT

D5: Regional planning

5

Very informative, especially with regards to the use of CommunityViz in carrying out scenario planning.

Monday, June 17, 2019, 2:44 p.m. CDT

D4: GIS for reporting and screening

5

This was the best session of the conference. I'm excited for the data library in ATLAS!

Monday, June 17, 2019, 2:40 p.m. CDT

D1: Staffing, social media and communication

4

discussion on staffing an MPO was especially interesting

Monday, June 17, 2019, 2:35 p.m. CDT

Opening Plenary

5

Loved the lecture by John Englander on the impacts of the King tide.

Monday, June 17, 2019, 2:27 p.m. CDT

Mobile: Lynx Blue Line Tour (NoDa)

5

Great tour of the land use impact of fixed rail in a quickly growing city.

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 8:06 p.m. CDT

Moving the Needle: An Interactive Discussion on Local and Regional Trail Advocacy and Funding

4

Survey tool was hard to use but content was good.

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 8:05 p.m. CDT

Collaboration Is Key: Where History And Recreation Come Together – Advancing The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail

5

Excellent group of experts from various aspects.

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 8:04 p.m. CDT

Connecting Our Future: Trails that Transform

4

Good case studies.

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 8:03 p.m. CDT

Yadkin River Park: Bridging the Past, Present, and Future

4

Good panel of experts

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 8:01 p.m. CDT

Durham Once + Future Beltline

4

Interesting case study

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 8 p.m. CDT

Engaging Volunteers: A Panel of Successful Grassroots Volunteer Trail Organizations

4

Good panel of experts

Monday, June 10, 2019, 7:01 a.m. CDT

Opening Keynote Session

5

Kofi is an exceptional speaker and always brings interest to the topic using his knowledge and experience.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 12:37 p.m. CDT

NCDOT Updates

5

Great parade of the relevant state planning efforts across all modes in NC.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 12:36 p.m. CDT

E4: Performance Measures and Performance Management

5

Very informative and innovative presentations.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 12:35 p.m. CDT

D5: Regional planning

5

Good array of speakers and topics.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 12:33 p.m. CDT

E3: Corridor Planning in Action

5

Highly engaging speakers and good educational value!

Friday, May 3, 2019, 12:51 p.m. CDT

E3: Corridor Planning in Action

4

Good session overall.

Friday, May 3, 2019, 12:49 p.m. CDT

B1: Transit and Public Engagement

3

Presenters focused too much on outcome--what they learned, rather than how they did it--their engagement strategies.

Friday, May 3, 2019, 12:48 p.m. CDT

Opening Plenary

4

Important topic.

Friday, May 3, 2019, 12:47 p.m. CDT

Mobile: Lynx Blue Line Tour (south end)

5

Excellent tour. Very informative. Extremely well organized. Great maps.

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 2:38 p.m. CDT

Lightning Round Session 1 - Rural Works! Community - University Partnerships

3

This session actually was conducted by Matt Hayes due to speaker not showing up. He cover bicycle and pedestrian design concepts and wayfinding

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 9:28 p.m. CDT

E3: Corridor Planning in Action

5

I very much enjoyed my copresenters' presentations!

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 9:30 a.m. CDT

A1: Mobility Futures

4

Learning the BRT system in downtown Raleigh was insightful. Hopefully Greensboro will develop a BRT corridor along Gate City Blvd & West Market Street

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 9:25 a.m. CDT

Opening Plenary

4

It was a great kickoff event. Highly enjoyed the Session Group 1 - (A1) Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning. However, I do wish there was equal representation of pedestrian planning. The session focus mainly on bike routes and BRT systems.

Monday, April 29, 2019, 10:03 a.m. CDT

B3: Tactical Urbanism

5

I enjoyed the discussion around fast and cheap interventions that have been shown to spur major infrastructure and planning projects.

Monday, April 29, 2019, 9:59 a.m. CDT

A1: Mobility Futures

5

Excellent discussion of specific mobility project implementation actions.

Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:11 a.m. CDT

NCDOT Updates

4

Needs a break in between topics for restroom and coffee!

Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:09 a.m. CDT

D5: Regional planning

4

Great examples from CRTPO, and valuable website links

Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:06 a.m. CDT

A4: Safe Routes to Schools and Complete Streets

4

Valuable case study examples from Apex

Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:05 a.m. CDT

B3: Tactical Urbanism

4

Balance of time per topic could have been improved

Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:02 a.m. CDT

Mobile: Walking Tour of Uptown Charlotte and the South End Neighborhood

5

Tremendous value from tour leaders, who gave quality background info.

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 10:02 a.m. CDT

Abandoned Houses: Changing Approaches to Strengthen Communities

4

Interesting approaches described

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 9:42 a.m. CDT

We Bought a Village: Redevelopment of Downtown Kannapolis

5

Very unique situation

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 8:58 a.m. CDT

Transportation Planning Session 5: Local and Regional

5

Classic mic drop from Mark

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 1:51 p.m. CDT

Redevelopment Success Stories

5

Very inspirational and informative.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 3:39 p.m. CDT

Essential Stories for Effective Communication

5

Great speaker/story-teller!

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 3:37 p.m. CDT

Peter Kageyama

5

Peter Kageyama is an inspiring speaker. Great place-making message for any field of planning.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 12:48 p.m. CDT

Essential Stories for Effective Communication

5

I have been to a lot of conferences but I have never seen a story teller like Tim. He provided a unique and compelling "story" that was riveting. I applaud the COG for offering such an outside the box speaker for this session. Well done!

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 12:44 p.m. CDT

Local and Regional Transit 101

5

Panelists did a great job explaining how transit is shaping Charlotte's future, the challenges and path forward. Well done!

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 12:41 p.m. CDT

Peter Kageyama

5

Peter is a dynamic speaker who helped get the creative juices flowing for the conference.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 10:54 a.m. CDT

Essential Stories for Effective Communication

5

Very engaging speaker with great information!

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 10:18 a.m. CDT

Lighting Round - Regional 'Chatter' on Quality of Life

3

Scott Boone stood out above the other presenters using pictures and little text to share thoughts.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 10:16 a.m. CDT

Essential Stories for Effective Communication

5

Very talented storyteller.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 10:29 a.m. CDT

Let’s not waste time counting cars: an IoT and TensorFlow solution

4

Great in house development of hardware and implementation of TensorFlow

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 10:19 a.m. CDT

InVision Raleigh: An Innovative 3D Public Engagement Tool for Next Generation Planning

5

Great application for Site Plan and mixed use zoning/land use analysis

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 10:15 a.m. CDT

Burke County Quality of Life Explorer

3

Good attempt from a mountain/rural community at doing health oriented planning

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 10:13 a.m. CDT

Advanced Techniques for Implementing Field GIS Data Collection

4

Great presentation on AGOL collection applications

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