APA Idaho

Boise, ID, United States

4.09

(1570 reviews)

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Thursday, February 20, 2020, 10:08 a.m. CST

Facilitated Panel-Group Exercise

4

Great opportunity to hear from the many agencies and departments that are involved in groundwater protection.

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 10:05 a.m. CST

Source Water Protection using well construction rules

5

Best technical presentation of the day. I have a completely new understanding of wells and what can be done at the local level.

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 10:01 a.m. CST

How Urbanization and Climate Change May Alter the Treasure Valley Water Budget and Impact Surface and Groundwater Quality Issues

5

Very interesting insight into the potential effects of urbanization on our water budget.

Friday, November 1, 2019, 5:47 p.m. CDT

Building Population Health Through Community Design.

5

Mr. Fenton is an excellent speaker. While he presented information that many of us have heard before, he delivered it in a way that was very compelling. He had good real life examples as well as appropriate data to back up his theories. His slides were amusing as well as informative, he delivered clear action items for each of us to take away and he was entertaining!

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 1:58 p.m. CDT

Building Population Health Through Community Design.

3

Great speaker, but information was not new to me.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:10 a.m. CDT

Zoning for Wireless Communication

5

Up to date info on FCC rulings, siting, small cells, stealth tech, etc. Very knowledgeable speaker and an engaged class. Bravo.

Thursday, October 10, 2019, 5:32 p.m. CDT

Ethics Cases of the Year

4

Appreciate the small group engagement and use of case studies. Great way to apply the principles and meet our fellow Idaho planners!

Thursday, October 10, 2019, 5:30 p.m. CDT

Twilight Zoning: Slow Fade to Housing Diversity

4

Excellent array of examples from various Idaho communities. Good use of panel format.

Thursday, October 10, 2019, 5:27 p.m. CDT

Using the Whole Bag of Tricks

5

This could have been a longer session. A lot of good, relevant information and the speaker was engaging and interesting

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 10 a.m. CDT

Urban Renewal in Idaho: Magic vs. Reality

5

The session was a little slow and we stood too long, but the information made up for it.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 9:55 a.m. CDT

Twin Falls Healthy Conditions Assessment: How Public Health and Urban Planning Collide

5

Great presentation on a different approach to incorporate health into planning.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 9:50 a.m. CDT

Ethics Cases of the Year

5

One of the best ethics sessions I have been to in a while.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 9:48 a.m. CDT

Using the Whole Bag of Tricks

4

Great review of what motivates developers and how to get the type of development your community wants

Sunday, October 6, 2019, 3:54 p.m. CDT

Using the Whole Bag of Tricks

4

Well prepared and relevant to Idaho topics presented

Sunday, October 6, 2019, 3:52 p.m. CDT

Complete Streets Corridors Don’t Have to be Expensive!

2

Not well prepared.

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:10 p.m. CDT

Cultural Planning as a Community and Economic Development Tool

5

This was the best session of the entire conference.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:56 p.m. CDT

River to Ridge Jogging Tour: Is 8th Street the Next Boise Greenbelt?

5

fun way to see and discuss an urban transect

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:53 p.m. CDT

Keynote Address: Changing Community Boundaries

5

inspiring!

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:52 p.m. CDT

What Every Planner Should Know about Public Finance

5

super knowledgeable and handy info

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:52 p.m. CDT

Accelerate Outreach

5

Great to collaborate with Jen!

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:50 p.m. CDT

New technologies that can Make a Planner's Life Easier

4

cool new technology and demonstrations

Thursday, January 3, 2019, 2:01 p.m. CST

Taking the Show on the Road

5

I presented with Michelle Groenvelt on the McCall in Motion Comp Plan.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 4:59 p.m. CST

What Every Planner Should Know about Public Finance

5

Excellent Presentation

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 3:54 p.m. CST

Accelerate Outreach

4

I enjoyed it. But it was a bit scattered in terms of a presentation.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:40 a.m. CST

New technologies that can Make a Planner's Life Easier

5

Exceptional workshop on fabulous digital participation software. I was delighted and left with a powerful new tool for my practice.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:37 a.m. CST

Keynote Address: Changing Community Boundaries

5

Lively speaker with practical insights that can be applied in practice.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:35 a.m. CST

Planning Ethics

5

With case studies and lively audience engagement, Diane made this difficult subject fresh and exceptionally interesting!

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:23 a.m. CST

Riverfront Renewal: New Housing, Entertainment, Cuisine and Recreation Cultivate a Fresh Boise River Waterfront Experience

5

Excellent tour, great add-on speakers. Useful insights for riverfront renewal elsewhere

Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 12:16 p.m. CDT

Will I survive my commute today? The daily adventures of a bicycle commuter.

1

I appreciate that where he is from, they have much better infrastructure, and more bicycle riders. Out west, bicycle communters probably comprise no more than 5% of all trips. We do not have the infrastructure in place, as we do not have the ridership. Once those numbers increase, so will infrastructure investment.

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 9:03 a.m. CDT

Mega Corridor Planning for an Uncertain Future

5

Maria rocked it, great presentation, great project.

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 10:37 a.m. CDT

COMPASS Freight Study: Using Readily-Available Data to Understand the Freight Mobility and Land Use Needs in a Growing Region

4

Very informative presentation. Liisa did a good job of engaging the audience in the presentation, too.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 1:51 p.m. CDT

Planning Ethics

5

Really fun, informative event!

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 11:07 a.m. CDT

Lesson Learned from a 100-Year Flood

5

Well attended, good information.

Monday, October 16, 2017, 11:29 a.m. CDT

Active Mobility Data | Session: Pathways, Trails, and Roads

4

Don Kostelec, Vitruvian Planning; Sara Arkle, City of Boise Foothills/Open Space Manager; Tom Laws, City of Boise Associate Planner; and Delta James, City of McCall Economic Development Planner were also presenters at this session, and were all very knowledgeable and informative.

Monday, October 16, 2017, 9:51 a.m. CDT

Increasing Planning Capacity in Small Towns through the Virtual Class room and Community Vistas

3

This was not what I expected. It seemed more like a poster session for Idaho Smart Growth, Idaho Rural Partnerships and University of Idaho planning program

Monday, October 16, 2017, 9:49 a.m. CDT

Hear My Voice, Too! Methods to Maximize Public Participation in the Planning Process

4

This is an important topic and was nicely addressed by this speaker. He provided good examples outside of Idaho and enabled a good participatory opportunity at the end of the session.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:27 p.m. CDT

Leadership Roundtable

5

Great information and advice from colleagues. Tequila was a nice addition.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:26 p.m. CDT

Accessibility vs. Predictability: A Small-Town Conundrum

5

Excellent examples from Teton County, Idaho.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:24 p.m. CDT

Balancing Nature and Commerce in Mountain Resort Communities

3

Informative data.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:23 p.m. CDT

Wildlife & Natural Resource Preservation Roundtable

5

Learned a lot from cities and counties that are implementing new regulations.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:21 p.m. CDT

Housing Roundtable

4

Excellent, productive discussion.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:20 p.m. CDT

Mountain Resort Communities: A Profile and a Challenge

3

There were technology issues but overall was a very informative presentation.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:18 p.m. CDT

Overplatted? Tools to Reduce or Eliminate Entitlements

5

Anna did an excellent job.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 10:42 p.m. CDT

Walking Tour of Coeur d’Alene’s Sherman Ave. & Innovation Collective Spaces

5

Most informative on city history development

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 10:39 p.m. CDT

Planning in the Sharing Economy: Vacation Rentals

5

Very informative on an issue which is increasing in use and the potential conflicts in neighborhoods is growing. This is an issue which needs policies standardized and addressed.

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:33 p.m. CDT

Land Use & Coding/Bylaws Roundtable

4

Good group discussion on zoning codes. I was able to gain insight on issues that my jurisdiction is currently facing.

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:17 p.m. CDT

Mountain Resort Communities: A Profile and a Challenge

5

Great Data!

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:14 p.m. CDT

Balancing Nature and Commerce in Mountain Resort Communities

5

Loved the keypad polling.

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:10 p.m. CDT

Economic Development Roundtable

5

Great discussion!

Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:09 p.m. CDT

Overplatted? Tools to Reduce or Eliminate Entitlements

5

Engaging and knowledgeable presenter

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