Monday, February 13, 2017, 12:21 p.m. CST
Incredible, hands-on tour of KC.
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 7:01 a.m. CST
insightful! engaging! well-organized
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:59 a.m. CST
love these guys! innovative!
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:57 a.m. CST
i think we provided a good variety of examples and engaging material
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:55 a.m. CST
great presenter! relevant case study for KC! impressed
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:53 a.m. CST
Great tools but still not creating a completely integrated approach to sustainable community planning - we need the hard sciences in this conversation!
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:50 a.m. CST
Loved this! Please come talk every year!
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:49 a.m. CST
This group made a dry subject engaging. Thanks team!
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:45 a.m. CST
fantastic line up of community doers!
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:44 a.m. CST
i enjoyed the variety of perspectives!
Monday, November 21, 2016, 1:48 p.m. CST
This was one of the best law presentations I have seen. The presenter was very knowledgeable about the topic and was a great storyteller! It opened my eyes to the legal implications of site specific art and the need to document everything in contracts!!
Monday, November 14, 2016, 9:54 a.m. CST
I was afraid this session might be a little boring, but I like to venture into areas I'm not familiar with at conferences. I was very pleasantly surprised! The presenter was very knowledgeable and made the topic very interesting. There was considerable discussion back and forth, as many attendees (like myself) knew little about the topic originally.
Friday, November 4, 2016, 11:36 a.m. CDT
One of the best law sessions I have attended!
Thursday, October 20, 2016, 9:02 a.m. CDT
Well, well done presentation. Excellent points and insight provided in the event by the speaker.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 5:04 p.m. CDT
Very interesting approach to determine the equitable collection of tax dollars to finance street maintenance.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 5 p.m. CDT
Excellent case study of land division practices of two different counties.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 4:59 p.m. CDT
Very interesting presentation regarding the ethical obligation of planners to facilitate the education of planning students as well as understanding what to expect with contracting for student project teams.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 4:54 p.m. CDT
It was interesting and demonstrated that you had to tailor your public engagement plan to the type of project and to your constituency.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 4:45 p.m. CDT
Highly relevant to floodplain management work in my county.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 4:44 p.m. CDT
Interesting study of climate change patterns and implications for planning.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 4:42 p.m. CDT
Although interesting, dealing with population change affecting western Kansas counties was not necessarily relevant to me. It did demonstrate that working with state and local elected officials regarding community change fosters partnerships and can direct resources to address those changes.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 11:10 a.m. CDT
From a firm that advertises itself as "futurists" a session that over simplified demographic challenges in Kansas communities simply as rural-urban migration was disappointing. Even more disappointing were the state officials absolving themselves of the need to direct resources and provide informed leadership for this state-level problem.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 10:52 a.m. CDT
This was so applicable to working as a planner in a university town.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 9:34 a.m. CDT
Interesting topic! It was good to break up into groups and really discuss the City's approach and how they could perhaps better addressed the driveway tax issue.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 9:32 a.m. CDT
Great discussion and presentation about the role of the LGBTQ community and how planners can be more inclusive. I believe our Code of Ethics needs to include more explicit language regarding this topic.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 9:30 a.m. CDT
Academic presentation followed by a couple of student presentations. Interesting discussion that occurred on the day that another Hurricane was making landfall.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 9:28 a.m. CDT
Very interesting topic about the role of public art, especially as more and more communities include public art in their infrastructure.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 9:27 a.m. CDT
Great presentation and conversation about climate change and it's impacts. It's good to see folks who aren't afraid to take this sensitive topic on in our area!!
Monday, October 10, 2016, 11:52 a.m. CDT
Very important and useful discussion - the poor speakers almost couldn't get a word in edgewise with all the engaged planners! What a great way to end the conference. I really think the Kansas Chapter should think about creating some materials to guide these discussions in neighborhoods, cities, townships, etc. so that we can all think about what makes an inclusive community. A good model for materials come from the "resilience circles" (http://localcircles.org/) to help community leaders stimulate these conversations.
Monday, October 10, 2016, 11:48 a.m. CDT
This was one of the best speakers I have ever heard - she made law approachable and interesting. She's obviously very intelligent and knowledgeable, but she is entertaining and says it like it is.
Monday, October 10, 2016, 11:42 a.m. CDT
Wow what an experience! Was good to be able to navigate the bike trails and public infrastructure connections myself to see the world from a bicyclist's view. It's a sometimes stressful experience with fast-moving traffic and walnuts on the pavement! But this is why dedicated infrastructure is so important - for safety, reliability, and being inclusive of people of all ages, talents, experience and interests. Now I'll be able to better address that public official that suggested that planners need to educate officials about why they should invest in more bike trails when there are so many other needs.
Saturday, October 8, 2016, 9:33 a.m. CDT
A truly outstanding presentation and thought provoking conversation. This was the best ethics session I have ever attended. Appreciate the coordination and conversation.
Thursday, October 6, 2016, 7:59 p.m. CDT
One speaker did not have a backup plan for her presentation or I would have given this one 5 stars.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 2:11 p.m. CDT
Loved doing this event. Attendees were very engaging.
Sunday, June 12, 2016, 11:43 p.m. CDT
An intriguing and controversial subject, especially for agricultural communities. Gained a better understanding of the science, available data or lack thereof, and potential impacts of oil extraction efforts on hydrology - very critical in light of recent demand for energy production on productive ag lands.
Sunday, June 12, 2016, 11:33 p.m. CDT
Good to see regional successes in use of historic tax credits, especially Casey Woods' advice for rural communities to have a solid economic narrative to tie together the small victories in building support among a skeptical property owners. The identified lack of good data in rural communities also rang very true.
Sunday, June 12, 2016, 11:22 p.m. CDT
It was great to see that professionals in the area were attempting to quantify ecosystem services and use GIS as a tool for analysis and presentation for development project scenarios.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 3:13 p.m. CDT
Was a good discussion about speech and signs in a political environment.
Monday, May 9, 2016, 8:12 a.m. CDT
Great speaker. I appreciated the tips and insight into working with multi-departments and the importance of public engagement.
Monday, May 9, 2016, 8:11 a.m. CDT
Great tour of on-street and bike paths in an urban community. I learned a lot practically from the tour.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 9:47 a.m. CDT
One can see so much more when walking on a downtown tour with two very knowledgeable planners and community development specialists. A lot to see in downtown Wichita and extremely interesting to see how they have developed strategies to encourage development.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 9:45 a.m. CDT
Enjoyed the presenter's experiences with this planning project from the highest level of developing community support to the details necessary to make things work as they should.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 9:43 a.m. CDT
Enjoyed learning about the overall planning effort and the details that pulled it together to make for an ongoing but successful project.
Monday, May 2, 2016, 8:42 a.m. CDT
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 12:14 p.m. CDT
Scott is passionate, enthusiastic, and what every community needs!
Friday, April 15, 2016, 5:01 p.m. CDT
Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 11:36 a.m. CDT
Fun comparison, City Manager to Planning
Monday, March 7, 2016, 12:18 p.m. CST
Best one of the conference.
Friday, February 5, 2016, 2:25 p.m. CST
Mark White was very knowledgeable and informational.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015, 11:55 a.m. CST
Nice to hear from Scott Allen about walkable communities work I helped advance in Blue Springs, MO.
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