2019 National Planning Conference

Fast, Funny, and Passionate 1

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:45 a.m. - noon PDT

CM | 1.25

Activity Type: Fast, Funny, and Passionate

Activity ID: NPC198900


  • Learn the latest insights into a variety of important planning issues.
  • See examples of how to present in a concise and entertaining manner.
  • Explore the range and diversity of subject matter that can be considered important to planners.


Topics covered in this session include: • 9 Ways: Building Community with Design — Daniel Simons
• Freight Flows in City Ecology — Tom Visee
• Lies, More Lies, & Data! — James Barnes
• Write Better: Life Better — Arin Blair
• Love Your Local Logo — Erkin Ozberk
• Lyfts, EScooters & Buses (Oh My!) — Catherine Manzo
• Oh Good! Another Email! — James Castaneda
• Stop Talking About Density! — Justin Goodwin
• Stranger Social Media Things — Amy Elmore
• The Big Data Halo Effect — Laura Schewel

Session Speakers

Daniel Simons
David Baker Architects
San Francisco, CA

Tom Visee, AICP
New York, NY

James E. Barnes, AICP CEP
Village of Wellington
Wellington, FL

Arin Blair, AICP
Columbus, OH

Erkin Ozberk, AICP
DC Office of Planning
Washington, DC

Catherine Manzo
StreetLight Data
Boulder, CO

James A. Castaneda, AICP
San Mateo County
San Francisco, CA

Justin M. Goodwin, AICP
Columbus, OH

Amy K. Elmore
Pasco County
New Port Richey, FL

Laura Schewel
StreetLight Data
San Francisco, CA