APA Federal Planning Division

Chicago, IL, United States

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 9:38 a.m. CDT

Session 2.8: New York Region Climate Change Adaptation Projects

3

presentation was difficult to see due to the small graphics and accompanying text.

Friday, June 23, 2017, 8:13 a.m. CDT

Session 1.3: Targeting Compatible Land Use with the Power of GIS

5

fyi.....I was one of the speakers at this event although I am not listed here for some reason. One of the speakers listed (Kristina Carroll) organized this session and invited me to speak. you can contact her if you need verification or I can get you her contact information.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 2:10 p.m. CDT

Opening Keynote Plenary

5

Great overview of progress and importance of parks and recreation in NYC

Friday, June 2, 2017, 3:41 p.m. CDT

Session 2.1: Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Challenges & Opportunities for States and Local Governments

5

Great example of what municipalities can do to address the security/operational impacts of private drones

Friday, June 2, 2017, 3:40 p.m. CDT

Opening Keynote Plenary

5

Awesome keynote message and progress regarding people spaces in NYC

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 1:10 p.m. CDT

Session 2.9: Visualizing Development Concepts to Imagine the Possibilities

5

Loved it!

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 1:07 p.m. CDT

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

3

Great information. Needed more time in my opinion.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 1:04 p.m. CDT

Mobile Workshop 5: Brooklyn Bridge Park Walking Tour

4

I thought is a great story of adaptive reuse and resilient planning. unfortunately it got rained out halfway through. Sill a great opportunity to experience an extensive park planning project in Brooklyn.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 12:50 p.m. CDT

Session 1.5a: Master Plans as a Living Document

4

Well done and informative. I would like to see more like this in future events.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 12:44 p.m. CDT

Mobile Workshop 2: Exploring the Heart of Olde New York

4

This was a pleasant surprise in downtown NYC.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 12:35 p.m. CDT

Session 1.2: IDPs: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

5

This was a very thorough and engaging presentation and following discussion. Would like to see more like this for federal/DOD planners in the future

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 12:31 p.m. CDT

Session 1.1: NexGen Eglin - Recapitalizing the Largest DoD Installation

3

There was a lot of information presented. Thought it could have been more interactive and related to other similar projects.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 12:28 p.m. CDT

Opening Keynote Plenary

4

This was a very enlightening story of success for the NYC parks. It was a good overview of local efforts underway to bring acceptable parks and recreation resources to everyone. I would like to learn more about their initiative.

Monday, May 22, 2017, 4:28 p.m. CDT

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

4

A fine product, well presented.

Monday, May 22, 2017, 4:25 p.m. CDT

2nd Plenary: Update on Legislative/Agency Changes

4

Lively talk by competent experts on a drab subject. Well done.

Monday, May 22, 2017, 4:21 p.m. CDT

Session3.2: Los Alamos on the Move: Nuclear Changes Ahead

3

Folksy but not well paced and not very penetrating.

Monday, May 22, 2017, 4:20 p.m. CDT

Session 3.1: Franklin Park Vision Plan: Successful Interagency Collaborative Planning

2

Speakers showed little prior coordination. Not one of three speakers bothered to include a single image of the plan. They were similarly ill-prepared to answer thoughtful audience questions. Disappointing. Speaking as a Washingtonian, it's sessions like this that earn DC it's "pointy=headed bureaucrats" moniker...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 2:31 p.m. CDT

Session 2.1: Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Challenges & Opportunities for States and Local Governments

4

Brings up great points about encroachment and dangers of small issues that can become large issues.

Friday, May 12, 2017, 12:24 p.m. CDT

Air Force Day, Presentation 1: Compatible Use Planning and Stakeholder Engagement

4

Well done and nicely organized talk.

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 10:47 a.m. CDT

Session 3.8: Mobility Planning in Support of Net-Zero Initiatives - Clay Transportation Plan

4

Great job!

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 10:46 a.m. CDT

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

4

Great, award-winning project!

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 10:37 a.m. CDT

Session 1.1: NexGen Eglin - Recapitalizing the Largest DoD Installation

5

Excellent panel presenation!!!

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 10:35 a.m. CDT

Opening Keynote Plenary

4

Very good approach to green space for inhabitants!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 8:55 a.m. CDT

Session 1.7: What You Can Learn From Courthouses about Long-Range Facilities Planning and Asset Management Planning for Your Highly Secure Buildings

4

The information on how the justice system prioritized its projects will be helpful in revamping our priority system.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 8:53 a.m. CDT

Session 1.6b: The Regulating Plan and Beyond; Direction, Implementation and Capital Investment

5

Thanks for pulling together this information on how to put together a master plan. It will be useful in working with my non-planner counterparts who question the reasoning for using a master plan.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 8:28 a.m. CDT

Mobile Workshop 4: Downtown Brooklyn Rising

3

It POURED rain.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 8:25 a.m. CDT

Opening Keynote Plenary

5

Engaging, informative speaker.

Monday, May 8, 2017, 10 a.m. CDT

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

4

Very thoughtful presentation, moving through the steps of the handbook.

Monday, May 8, 2017, 9:59 a.m. CDT

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

5

Really interesting, unique, and detail-oriented approach to climate change factors in communities.

Monday, May 8, 2017, 9:53 a.m. CDT

2nd Plenary: Update on Legislative/Agency Changes

5

Great policy overview from folks that know.

Friday, May 5, 2017, 1:35 p.m. CDT

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

5

Great visuals to demonstrate alternatives.

Friday, May 5, 2017, 1:32 p.m. CDT

2nd Plenary: Update on Legislative/Agency Changes

5

Stephanie had good sense of humor and provided a good overview of the budget year ahead.

Friday, May 5, 2017, 1:31 p.m. CDT

Session 3.5: Plannin Future Transportation Systems on Federally-owned Land

5

Really liked learning more about the capabilities at VOLPE.

Friday, May 5, 2017, 1:30 p.m. CDT

Session 1.4b: Choosing Smart Locations, A New Tool for Siting Workplaces

5

A good audience with good discussion. Wish we had had more time for discussion.

Friday, May 5, 2017, 1:28 p.m. CDT

Session 1.4a: Planning Toolkit in Support of Stationing Actions

3

This was pretty full of jargon. It was combined with the presentation I delivered, so I attended, but it was DoD heavy, so not well-paired with a civilian presentation.

Friday, May 5, 2017, 1:25 p.m. CDT

Session 3.1: Franklin Park Vision Plan: Successful Interagency Collaborative Planning

5

A great overview of an innovative way to partner with NPS, which has a less than stellar record as stewards of urban parks. This will be useful to me in my work.

Friday, May 5, 2017, 1:13 p.m. CDT

Session 2.1: Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Challenges & Opportunities for States and Local Governments

5

Great information!

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 12:12 p.m. CDT

Track 1 - Afternoon: Mission Requirements, Vulnerability Assessments & Optimization; ASA Fort Dix

5

Great look at how mission requirements affect planning.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 12:10 p.m. CDT

Sea Level Rise Preparedness: An Interagency Blueprint for CommunityResilience

5

Wonderful class. Improved my understanding of how communities and agencies could work together.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 11:39 a.m. CDT

Track 3: Increasing Resilience with New Master Planning Technologies; Choosing Smart Locations

5

I enjoyed hearing about how to use technology to select places for expansion and on the flip-side how to use technology to decide where not to invest.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 11:35 a.m. CDT

Planning for Resilient Installations, Centers & Stations

5

This evening talked about how the Coast Guard us incorporating planning for resiliency into its strategic planning.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 11:33 a.m. CDT

OPENING WELCOME

5

Thank for a very nice kick-off to this event. It was enlightening to hear from senior persons their vision for planning in the future. A big thanks to Dr Robyn for attending.

Thursday, December 22, 2016, 10:24 a.m. CST

Track 3: Increasing Resilience with New Master Planning Technologies; Choosing Smart Locations

5

Wonderful range of really informative speakers.

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 1:50 p.m. CST

Track 3: Increasing Resilience with New Master Planning Technologies; Choosing Smart Locations

5

Really cool use of technologies across the world. I really like the neighborhood technology tool and display of data in an easy-to-read, accessible format.

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 1:49 p.m. CST

Planning for Federal Lands: Managing the Planning Process with Changing Rules and Expectations

4

As someone working in this field, I learned a lot about each agency's timeline and history.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 11:11 a.m. CST

Smart Shore: The Power of Building

3

Informative, but I wish there was a handout literature.

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