APA Texas Chapter

Dallas, TX, United States

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 3:07 p.m. CDT

Plenary Session: What does Amazon have to do with Planning?

5

I was added as a panelist three weeks prior to the conference due to my experience with high tech companies coming to Austin, Texas.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 3:18 p.m. CDT

Flood Safe Texas Workshop: Collaborative & Modern Approaches for Flood Resilience

4

Great hands on conversation.

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 12:11 p.m. CDT

E. Real World Ethics

5

I always enjoy this speaker!

Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 11:49 a.m. CDT

Thursday Luncheon

3

Need to count for CM credit!

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 11:33 a.m. CST

Planning for Innovative Transportation Technologies

5

Very inspiring presentation!

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 11:20 a.m. CST

Austin Sidewalks: Planning, Assessment and Execution

5

Great info and GIS tools showcased!

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 11:19 a.m. CST

Thursday Morning Plenary Session - Recovery and Resiliency: Lessons from Hurricane Harvey

5

An inspiring morning session to kick off the day!

Sunday, December 9, 2018, 8:17 p.m. CST

Resilient City Systems: Rethinking Parks and Trails

3

Mostly examples though there were lessons to be learned. Wished the presenters had teased those out for the audience to apply in their situations.

Sunday, December 9, 2018, 8:14 p.m. CST

Engaging the Community in Drafting a Development Code

5

Great speakers. Great lessons learned from a relatable community.

Sunday, December 9, 2018, 8:12 p.m. CST

Disruptive Technology and the AICP Code of Ethics

5

Great session, looked breaking us out into working groups to look at the ethics of a bike-bar ordinance. Ann Bagley is always great with ethics.

Sunday, December 9, 2018, 8:10 p.m. CST

Harris County’s Approach to Incorporating Health in Planning

5

really great session and I wish all county health departments were looking at these social and environmental determinants of health to help elected and appointed officials with development and land use decisions.

Sunday, December 9, 2018, 8:06 p.m. CST

Austin Sidewalks: Planning, Assessment and Execution

5

Great information and strategies, just wish all cities had the staff resources to make it happen.

Monday, December 3, 2018, 4:10 p.m. CST

Meeting the Requirements for National Performance Measures

5

Excellent session covering the required USDOT performance measures and target setting.

Monday, December 3, 2018, 3:51 p.m. CST

Thursday Morning Plenary Session - Recovery and Resiliency: Lessons from Hurricane Harvey

1

Too many speakers; too much overlap in what they said.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 9:46 a.m. CST

Equity in Emerging Transportation Technologies

5

I was the speaker so I cannot really rate myself.

Friday, November 16, 2018, 10:33 a.m. CST

EEP ECO18.7 West Pecos, a New Town, Opportunity for Renewability in the Heart of the Oil Patch

4

Speaker was a bit off because of sleepless night due to travel glitches, but the topic was interesting, if not new concept. I wish he could've addressed the project's intent to help out "old" Pecos, instead of just a great new town right next to the old one.

Friday, November 9, 2018, 2:21 p.m. CST

Short Term Rentals: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

5

Fun to hear how different cities deal with short-term rentals and how the policies have adapted.

Friday, November 9, 2018, 2:19 p.m. CST

Austin Sidewalks: Planning, Assessment and Execution

5

Great speakers and enthusiasm.

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 10:59 a.m. CST

Disruptive Technology and the AICP Code of Ethics

4

Educational & Practical Lessons Discussed.

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 10:52 a.m. CST

Planning, Budgets and Capacity: Legislative Impact

5

Informative

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 10:40 a.m. CST

A Place to Live: Residential Planning Panel

5

Insightful & Informative

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 10:35 a.m. CST

MW1-Historic Galveston Boat Tour

3

Insightful

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 5:01 p.m. CST

Disruptive Technology and the AICP Code of Ethics

5

Great interactive exercise and discussion!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 6:07 a.m. CST

Thursday Luncheon Keynote Speaker

5

I really enjoyed the speaker.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 6:04 a.m. CST

Understanding the Brave New World of Floodplains Post Harvey

5

Great interaction between planners and engineers!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 6:03 a.m. CST

Public vs. Private - Is the Grass Greener on the Other Side

5

Excellent panel! A lot of great information about the differences between public and private sector planning!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 6:01 a.m. CST

After the Comp Plan – Best Practices in Making It Work!

5

Great panel! Great information! A lot of great lessons learned relevant to all cities who want to improve implementation of their comprehensive plan.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 5:59 a.m. CST

Flood Safe Texas Workshop: Collaborative & Modern Approaches for Flood Resilience

5

One of the best conference workshops I have been involved with!

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 3:27 p.m. CST

Short Term Rentals: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

4

This is a topic currently discussed in our city. This course was helpful in reviewing all avenues and considerations of short term rentals.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 3:09 p.m. CST

Plenary Session: What does Amazon have to do with Planning?

4

appreciate the detailed information

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 3:03 p.m. CST

Thursday Morning Plenary Session - Recovery and Resiliency: Lessons from Hurricane Harvey

4

Good to remember that recovery is a marathon and all cities can work toward resiliency.

Monday, November 5, 2018, 9:31 a.m. CST

Harris County’s Approach to Incorporating Health in Planning

5

This was a great session. Speakers were highly prepared. Slides were well done and informative.

Monday, November 5, 2018, 9:26 a.m. CST

Leadership Forum

5

The speakers were highly informative. The panel included an AICP who was also an elected official. It was helpful to learn from her. The facilitation component was very informative.

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 1:42 p.m. CDT

Fair Housing Considerations for Communities and Planners

3

The speaker on Fair Housing was good but the speaker on Fair Employment didn't get to speak. The session was interesting and educational though.

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 1:41 p.m. CDT

From Kingwood to Greatwood: the New Territory of Annexation

5

This was an excellent session. It was very informative hearing the experience of Sugar Land in annexing Greatwood. The attorney was very knowledgeable and entertaining, too.

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 1:39 p.m. CDT

Thursday Luncheon Keynote Speaker

2

For me, the presentation did not tie in well to the planning practice.

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 1:37 p.m. CDT

Equity in Emerging Transportation Technologies

3

They could have done a better job working in ethics into the presentation.

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 1:36 p.m. CDT

Thursday Morning Plenary Session - Recovery and Resiliency: Lessons from Hurricane Harvey

3

Not a big fan of this format.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 4:24 p.m. CDT

Regional and Local Scenario Planning Strategies

3

Sort of an odd topic, comparing scenario planning versus traditional alternative planning

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 4:22 p.m. CDT

Lessons to be Learned: How the Courts Handle Planning Issues

3

Speakers changed, but session still OK and informative

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 4:21 p.m. CDT

Leveraging Resources to Implement Priority Infrastructure

4

Robert Heineman of the Woodlands was the most informative

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 4:18 p.m. CDT

Plenary Session: What does Amazon have to do with Planning?

4

Good panel & moderator, City of Fort Worth City Councilwoman Ann Zadeh AICP was a good addition to the panel

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 4:14 p.m. CDT

Tools for Successful Streetscape Planning and Projects

4

Speakers were changed, but good session

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 4:12 p.m. CDT

From Kingwood to Greatwood: the New Territory of Annexation

5

Interesting session

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 4:10 p.m. CDT

Thursday Luncheon Keynote Speaker

4

Interesting

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 4:08 p.m. CDT

Austin Sidewalks: Planning, Assessment and Execution

4

Interesting session

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 4:07 p.m. CDT

Thursday Morning Plenary Session - Recovery and Resiliency: Lessons from Hurricane Harvey

4

Very good plenary session

Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 11:30 a.m. CDT

Planning, Budgets and Capacity: Legislative Impact

5

I always enjoy Craig's sessions at the APA conferences. Typically a not-to-miss session. Very informative and the speakers were all engaging (a tough gig right after lunch!).

Monday, October 29, 2018, 4:54 p.m. CDT

Disruptive Technology and the AICP Code of Ethics

5

This session was informational and fun. Great panelists.

Monday, October 29, 2018, 4:53 p.m. CDT

Plenary Session: What does Amazon have to do with Planning?

5

Excellent!

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