APA Federal Planning Division

Chicago, IL, United States

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Thursday, July 5, 2018, 6:08 p.m. CDT

Session 2.7: Breezy Point Home Elevation Design Guidelines: Merging Architecture and Urbanism

5

Excellent well illustrated innovative approach to creating development standards for flood resilience

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 6:04 p.m. CDT

Session 2.10: A Planning Handbook on Climate Change Adaptation & Reslience

5

Excellent step by step methodology for multiple types of facilities

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 5:54 p.m. CDT

Track 2 - Afternoon: Resilience Through Collaboration & New Lenses; Assessing the Impacts of Gates Serving Fed Facilities; Design Guidelines

5

Excellent and diverse overview on a range of topics

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 2:10 p.m. CDT

Planning Ethics

5

I really appreciated that this was designed specifically for federal planners. Great job Andrea and Jill!

Friday, June 22, 2018, 7:13 a.m. CDT

Session 3.4 Federal Planning – Past, Current + Future Perspective

5

Very well done

Friday, June 22, 2018, 7:10 a.m. CDT

Session 1.3a & b Planning Certification: What You Need to Know about AICP & FACIP Application Process

5

Very well done

Friday, June 22, 2018, 7:06 a.m. CDT

Mobile Workshop 1: Restoring & Managing a Unique Federal Property: NOLA’s US Custom House

5

Excellent tour of New Orleans Custom House.

Friday, June 22, 2018, 7:03 a.m. CDT

Opening Plenary

4

Very good

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 12:33 p.m. CDT

Planning Ethics

4

Good role playing sessions and group discussions at the tables

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 12:20 p.m. CDT

Opening Plenary

4

Good overview of current APA initiatives. Was great to learn about access to image libraries and PAS publications on line

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 8:22 a.m. CDT

Planning Ethics

5

Outstanding approach. Reemphasized principles better than if we listened in recipient mode. Very good!

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 12:21 p.m. CDT

Planning Ethics

3

Great group exercise

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 12:17 p.m. CDT

Session 1.4 Master Planning and the Army’s Military Decision-Making Process

3

Why MDMP, why not JOPP, operational design, the Marine planning model? Not sure why incorporating a military planning model of conducting operations should be "the" way. If truely joint - JOPP should be used

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 12:13 p.m. CDT

Session 1.1 From Fairy Dust to Fruition: Using Customer Concept Documents to Link the Master Plan to the 1391

3

Creating new processes and lexicon is not always helpful.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 7:02 a.m. CDT

Awards Dinner Keynote Address

2

A good idea, but missed the mark - a different type of planning. Still somewhat interesting.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6:58 a.m. CDT

Session 1.6c High Cost of BX Parking: Using Satellite Imagery and Artificial Intelligence to Assess Minimum Parking Requirements

4

Great example of the use of data analysis and alternative methods to determine utilization.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6:56 a.m. CDT

Session 3.5 Planning Considerations for Munitions Related Infrastructure

4

A different type of subject, but critical to understand and address.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6:51 a.m. CDT

Planning Ethics

5

A great event - better than most Ethics classes. Very interactive.

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 3:10 p.m. CDT

Session 3.10 That’s Not My Job, Or Is It? Making Your Plans Come to Life

4

Well done!

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 3:09 p.m. CDT

Planning Ethics

4

Energetic and well-tuned to FPD participants.

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 3:08 p.m. CDT

Session 2.5 NEPA Planning vs Master Planning: A Shotgun Marriage

4

Thoughtful.

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 3:04 p.m. CDT

Session 3.4 Federal Planning – Past, Current + Future Perspective

3

A good summary of events to date; not much on the future...

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 3:02 p.m. CDT

Session 1.1 From Fairy Dust to Fruition: Using Customer Concept Documents to Link the Master Plan to the 1391

4

Fine speakers, well-coordinated.

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 7:48 a.m. CDT

Session 1.6c High Cost of BX Parking: Using Satellite Imagery and Artificial Intelligence to Assess Minimum Parking Requirements

5

Great presentations. I would love to see if it results in any criteria changes or decision-making changes.

Monday, April 30, 2018, 2:59 p.m. CDT

Session 3.11 Harnessing the potential of the millennial generation through effective management, engagement, and mentoring

5

Lots of fun.

Monday, April 30, 2018, 2:52 p.m. CDT

Planning Ethics

5

Fun.

Monday, April 30, 2018, 11:57 a.m. CDT

Session 3.4 Federal Planning – Past, Current + Future Perspective

5

Very good.

Monday, April 30, 2018, 11:14 a.m. CDT

Planning Ethics

5

This interactive group exercise was very effective.

Monday, April 30, 2018, 10:56 a.m. CDT

Opening Plenary

5

I was glad to see Mr. Drinan take the time to address our division and share with us the various innovations that APA is developing to communicate more effectively with membership and support us.

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 9:45 p.m. CDT

Session 1.11 UFC Planning in a NON-UFC World, comparing methods from DoD, Commercial and other Institutions

5

Good knowledge on DoD planning and comparable Federal and private sector efforts.

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 9:42 p.m. CDT

Session 3.10 That’s Not My Job, Or Is It? Making Your Plans Come to Life

5

Good presentation with plenty of humor!

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 9:38 p.m. CDT

Common Ground: Finding Opportunities for Partnership between Federal Lands and their Gateway Communities

5

Very good presentations.

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 9:36 p.m. CDT

Session 1.7 Air Force Comprehensive Planning Platform – Digital Installation Development Planning for the 21st Centruy

4

Impressive application of technology to the field of planning.

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 9:32 p.m. CDT

Session 2.5 NEPA Planning vs Master Planning: A Shotgun Marriage

5

Outstanding presentation overall

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 9:31 p.m. CDT

Session 2.4b Challenges, Opportunities, and Best Practices in Implementing the Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings

3

Unfortunate degree of distraction from the large, noisy crowd outside the meeting room. I felt badly for the presenters, as they had compiled a good presentation, but it was an impossible situation for them.

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 9:25 p.m. CDT

Mobile Workshop 1: Restoring & Managing a Unique Federal Property: NOLA’s US Custom House

5

Outstanding tour guides from the GSA! Very knowledgeable.

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 8:39 a.m. CDT

Session 3.4 Federal Planning – Past, Current + Future Perspective

2

Felt like a session for reminiscing, rather than giving ways forward.

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 8:49 p.m. CDT

Session 1.10a The Future of Asset Management

1

A ramble at best.

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 6:05 p.m. CDT

Planning Ethics

5

Enjoyed the interaction.

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 5:56 p.m. CDT

Session 1.1 From Fairy Dust to Fruition: Using Customer Concept Documents to Link the Master Plan to the 1391

3

Great presentation but needed to highlight the importance of component plans and the impact they had to developing the ADPs

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 11:46 a.m. CDT

Session 1.8 The Rolodex – an AFCEC consolidated data gathering and analysis tool informs basing and beddown, NEPA documentation, project validation, and installation development plans.

4

Very informative presentation that successfully explained subject tool and its value within strategic basing processes. Speaker Sarah Wagner AFCEC SME has very effective communication skills that facilitated active group participation in discussion.

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 11:37 a.m. CDT

Session 1.7 Air Force Comprehensive Planning Platform – Digital Installation Development Planning for the 21st Centruy

4

Concise overview of the development of AF CPP tool and application objectives. Presentation included authentic insight of organizational drivers that shaped IT platform acquisition strategy and tool development to accomplish execution capability in relatively expedited timeline. Effective collaboration between government and contractor team recognized with presentation and outcomes achieved.

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 11:24 a.m. CDT

Session 3.6 An Overview of Planning for Protective Construction Requirements Associated with Explosives Safety Projects

4

Great session on very important subject for military master planners. Rare cross-service collaboration with NAVFAC and USACE SMEs to present practical examples, respective organization tools and resources, and best practices. Presentation of complex subject was effectively tailored to benefit planners understanding and offered authentic outreach resources for supporting military project planning efforts.

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 11:08 a.m. CDT

Session 2.5 NEPA Planning vs Master Planning: A Shotgun Marriage

5

Excellent Topic and Speakers. Very relevant overview of NEPA process impacts on military planning. Speakers offered great experience that were basis for recommendations to integrate environmental planners early in master planning to facilitate NEPA considerations.

Friday, April 27, 2018, 11:27 a.m. CDT

Session 1.7 Air Force Comprehensive Planning Platform – Digital Installation Development Planning for the 21st Centruy

5

Excellent overview presenting a revolutionary new approach to a planning enterprise system for the USAF.

Friday, April 27, 2018, 11:25 a.m. CDT

Session 1.6c High Cost of BX Parking: Using Satellite Imagery and Artificial Intelligence to Assess Minimum Parking Requirements

5

Great research relating to overconstruction of parking!

Friday, April 27, 2018, 11:23 a.m. CDT

Session 3.6 An Overview of Planning for Protective Construction Requirements Associated with Explosives Safety Projects

4

Nice tag-teamed event.

Friday, April 27, 2018, 11:21 a.m. CDT

Session 3.5 Planning Considerations for Munitions Related Infrastructure

4

Excellent visual aids!

Friday, April 27, 2018, 11:15 a.m. CDT

Session 1.1 From Fairy Dust to Fruition: Using Customer Concept Documents to Link the Master Plan to the 1391

4

Though provoking and very well organized.

Friday, April 27, 2018, 11:11 a.m. CDT

Opening Plenary

5

Excellent planning overview with some interesting stories peppered in!

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