General Information

NPC17: The Basics

Where and When

May 6–9, 2017
Javits Convention Center
New York, New York

Register On Site, Purchase Tickets, or Reprint Your Badge

Javits Convention Center, Level 2 Concourse
Friday, May 5 | 1–7 p.m.
Saturday, May 6 | 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday, May 7 | 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Monday, May 8 | 7 a.m.–4 p.m.
Tuesday, May 9 | 7 a.m.–noon


You need this! Get the app and carry the conference in your pocket or bag. Download it now from the App Store  or Google Play.

What you can do with the app:

  • Log in to My APA.
    User Tip: Do this first!
  • Browse the entire NPC17 program.
  • Add don't-miss activities to "My Schedule" and see at a glance what you want to do next.
  • Link to the Planners' Guide to New York City, hand-picked by planners for planners.
  • If you're an AICP member, find CM-eligible activities and log CM credits.
  • Evaluate sessions with ease. Open the session description. Choose "Log CM/Evaluate." Complete the evaluation. Done!
    User tip: Put sessions on "My Schedule" to make evaluations faster and easier.
  • Search the list of NPC17 attendees and see their contact info (if provided).
    User tip: You can email a colleague directly from the list!

Attire, Video Recording, and Photography

Typical conference attire is business casual.

APA will record and photograph portions of the conference. Conference photographs and video recordings may be used on APA's website, YouTube channel, Twitter feed, and other social media; in APA publications; and elsewhere.

Medical Needs/First Aid

Javits Convention Center, Level One between halls 1D and 1E

Medical Emergencies

The nearest medical facility is:
Mount Sinai West
1000 Tenth Ave.
New York, NY 10019


The nearest pharmacy is:
500 W. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036

Speaker Ready Room — Room1A03

Speakers meet up with your fellow speakers, grab a beverage, network, and relax.  As in prior years, this is also the location where you can load and view your final presentation. 

Friday, May 5 | 1–5 p.m.
Saturday, May 6 | 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 7 | 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Monday, May 8 | 7:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
Tuesday, May 9 | 7:30 a.m.– 11:30 a.m.