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September 28-30, 2014
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APA Policy and Advocacy Conference | Planners' Day on Capitol Hill

American Planning Association
Washington, DC

With MAP-21 set to expire September 30, tough calls are in play for transportation and infrastructure programs and funding.

Join APA for a timely look at the issues. Get to know the people and the politics driving the decisions. See the planning policies taking shape on the state and federal level. Look at the implications for local economic development from APA's recent opinion poll.

Get the lay of the land and learn what the latest policy shifts mean for your home turf.

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Email: confregistration@planning.org
Phone: 312-334-1250

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#a.188636 Tuesday September 30, 8:30AM to 9:30AM

Advocacy Training

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What can you expect on Capitol Hill? Find out from "advocacy guru" Stephanie Vance. She'll give a complete briefing on the issues and asks for Planners' Day o ... more

#a.188628 Monday September 29, 7:30AM to 8:30AM

Breakfast Workshop: Catch a TIGER (and a TIFIA): Navigating Competitive U.S. DOT Programs

CM | 1.00

The U.S. Department of Transportation's TIGER grant program has become a vital tool for project funding; however, the grants are intensely competitive. The last ... more

#a.188635 Monday September 29, 3:45PM to 5:00PM

Closing Plenary: Business and Planning Partnerships for Economic Development

CM | 1.25

Planners can forge powerful partnerships with the business community to boost local economic development. Across the country, business leaders play a critical ... more

#a.188633 Monday September 29, 2:15PM to 3:30PM

Concurrent Session: Addressing the New Housing Economy

CM | 1.25

APA's recent public opinion poll highlighted housing affordability as a key driver of personal and economic mobility. Other studies have detailed housing trend ... more

#a.188632 Monday September 29, 11:15AM to 12:30PM

Concurrent Session: Legal Trends for Planners

CM | 1.25

Important new legal developments have occurred in areas as diverse as takings, telecommunications, and fracking. A panel of planning and land-use law experts w ... more

#a.188631 Monday September 29, 11:15AM to 12:30PM

Concurrent Session: New Policy Tools for Community Development and Infrastructure Investment

CM | 1.25

Years of budget battles and austerity politics have left their mark on funding and finance policies for community development and infrastructure investment. Th ... more

#a.188634 Monday September 29, 2:15PM to 3:30PM

Concurrent Session: State House Roundup

CM | 1.25

State legislation sets the context for local planning. Policies set by states can hold promise or peril for planners. This session will check up on the state o ... more

#a.188627 Sunday September 28, 5:30PM to 7:00PM

Daniel Burnham Forum on Big Ideas: Private Capital, Public Good

CM | 1.50

Today's fiscal and political realities make private and philanthropic investments ever more important to building communities. New tools like social impact bon ... more

#a.188626 Sunday September 28, 3:00PM to 5:00PM

Law Talk and Social: Responses to Sea-Level Rise

CM | 2.00

How are local, state, and federal jurisdictions navigating the rise in sea levels and storm risks? Lawyers and law students are invited to a briefing by attorn ... more

#a.188625 Sunday September 28, 3:00PM to 5:00PM

Legislative Liaison Training: Building a Playbook for State Legislative Advocacy

CM | 2.00

The November elections will bring new leaders to State Houses across the country. Legislators and advocates alike will need to gear up for the new sessions. Th ... more