2018 National Planning Conference

Full Program


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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $60.00

    Maintaining military operational readiness in an urban environment poses challenges and opportunities to local, regional, state, and federal agencies. Explore how a crucial military installation serves as an economic driver and community partner in the New Orleans metropolitan area.
    Activity ID: #9140600
    CM | 4.50

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    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $25.00

    Housing and equity is the focus of this year’s workshop. Attendees will contribute to the beginning stage of a neighborhood housing plan for the Claiborne Avenue Corridor amid a shifting economic landscape and demographic change in New Orleans.
    Activity ID: #9140780
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $108.00

    Visit innovative farms throughout New Orleans—from a rooftop oasis to edible green spaces—and learn about unique programs and techniques for growing healthy food in urban spaces. Enjoy a true farm-to-table lunch and experience how local farms can shape healthy (and resilient) cities.
    Activity ID: #9140681
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11:15 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $59.00

    Get your hands dirty with Rebuilding Together New Orleans and the Urban Design and Preservation Division while engaging with homeowners on the issues of affordable housing, historic preservation, and gentrification.
    Activity ID: #9140468
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $45.00

    This multimodal tour explores Algiers Point and the West Bank areas of New Orleans. Learn how the Regional Transit Authority moves the city’s workforce beyond the urban core. Discuss growing concerns of gentrification in this ethnically diverse, mixed-income part of New Orleans.
    Activity ID: #9140478
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11:45 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $87.00

    Tour the Water Campus, a collaborative environment located on the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge that houses a variety of research and policy groups as well as a 10,000-square-foot physical model of the Lower Mississippi River Basin. Stop at a local brewery as well.
    Activity ID: #9140641
    CM | 4.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $75.00

    Explore how to accelerate change and build sustainable communities faster than you thought possible. Join local community leaders to learn about and immediately apply urban planning and design guidance in a New Orleans neighborhood.
    Activity ID: #9140570
    CM | 3

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12:15 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $60.00

    Frances Benjamin Johnston...Tennessee Williams...Truman Capote...Ellen DeGeneres: All these notable citizens of the LGBTQ community shaped NOLA and called it home. Today gay-led/run/owned services, facilities, and businesses abound and continue to shape this diverse, vibrant city. See these places firsthand on this walking tour.
    Activity ID: #9140458
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $44.00

    Explore the post-Hurricane Katrina redevelopment of Gentilly, which provides a model for disaster recovery and community development driven by local government support of housing development, commercial revitalization, and vacant land stewardship.
    Activity ID: #9140682
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1:15 PM - 4:45 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    Take a walking tour of the Lafitte Greenway, a 2.6-mile bicycle and pedestrian trail and green corridor connecting neighborhoods from Armstrong Park to City Park.
    Activity ID: #9140683
    CM | 3

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1:30 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    What began as a suburban substitute for Bourbon Street is well on its way to becoming a vibrant, mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood. See and hear about the public engagement, visioning, regulations, infrastructure, financing, and politics that guided this transformation.
    Activity ID: #9140428
    CM | 3

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $15.00

    Tour the historic U.S. Custom House in the French Quarter and learn about the transformation and adaptive reuse of this National Historic Landmark into a high-performance federal facility and museum that contributes to the vitality and economic health of downtown New Orleans.
    Activity ID: #9140603
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $55.00

    Tour New Orleans historic districts with representatives of the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission Architectural Review Committee and explore completed projects that highlight the challenges, successes, and failures of the design-review process.
    Activity ID: #9140511
    CM | 1.50

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $70.00

    Tour NOLA on bike and explore exciting planning projects that promote sustainability in the Crescent City. See the city like it is meant to be seen (on two wheels!) and learn from local planners along the way.
    Activity ID: #9140664
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:45 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $18.00

    Tour the site of a new riverfront park, located on former wharves with connections to two of the city’s older historic neighborhoods. Explore how the project has spurred development interest in the adjacent, formerly industrial squares while also raising concerns of neighborhood character change and gentrification.
    Activity ID: #9140533
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 2 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $71.00

    Volunteer with the nation’s largest oyster bed restoration program by bagging shells for use in a new oyster reef, south of New Orleans. Coastal scientists and local planners will highlight challenges facing the coast and the benefits of habitat restoration.
    Activity ID: #9141690
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $124.00

    Take a 12.2-mile bicycle ride along the Covington Tammany Trace, a 2017 inductee in the Rail-to-Trails Hall of Fame, from historic downtown Covington to historic lakefront Mandeville. Discuss transportation, historic preservation, and flood mitigation issues en route.
    Activity ID: #9140543
    CM | 6.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $20.00

    Explore local transit with the advocacy organization Ride New Orleans. See firsthand how public engagement and community action have impacted transit investments, including the Algiers Ferry terminal, downtown transit hub, Cemeteries Transit Center, and the RTA strategic mobility plan.
    Activity ID: #9140653
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 3 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    New Orleans is bouncing back, and many of the planning strategies that have revitalized the city can be applied to other communities. Learn how during this tour of the booming biomedical district.
    Activity ID: #9140380
    CM | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $79.00

    Walk a boardwalk trail through the swamp in Jean Lafitte National Park to learn about Southern Louisiana flora and fauna, as well as issues facing the wetlands.
    Activity ID: #9140672
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:15 PM - 6 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $55.00

    For many urban hubs, federal lands serve as the only touch point with nature/the community green space. Tour and canoe at the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge to learn how the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working to provide equitable access to these lands.
    Activity ID: #9140454
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:30 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $70.00

    Urban planning and culture in New Orleans have a troubled history. But recently a group of musicians, traditional culture bearers, and urban planners has been working to create better cultural policy. As New Orleans changes, will it be enough? Explore these changes in this mobile workshop.
    Activity ID: #9140593
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $60.00

    Public art and civic design reflect the values of our communities and chart our cultural history for generations to come. Tour public-art sites around New Orleans while learning about past and current programming, as well as the process of monument removal.
    Activity ID: #9140699
    CM | 2

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 2 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $48.00

    Rising to the occasion, the Mississippi Gulf Coast used the opportunities presented in the past decade for community improvement. Tour two cities that have created sustainable vibrant places sensitive to the area’s rich history and community needs.
    Activity ID: #9140684
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  7:45 AM - 11 AM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $19.00

    Tour Gretna, a town near New Orleans, and discover how easy it is to enhance community vitality—a great arts scene, vibrant neighborhoods, and revitalized downtown and sustainable infrastructure—on budget and on schedule.
    Activity ID: #9140373
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $47.00

    Tour Terrebonne Parish, a Louisiana coastal parish approximately 60 miles southwest of New Orleans. See firsthand how it is adapting to relative sea level rise while providing a layered defensive strategy for hurricane and storm-surge protection.
    Activity ID: #9140502
    CM | 7

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    Learn about the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission during a tour of projects in New Orleans City Park.
    Activity ID: #9140674
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:15 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $90.00

    Tour the New Orleans Garden City—Lake Vista via the Lafitte Greenway and city park—on two wheels.
    Activity ID: #9140485
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Cost Included in Registration

    Take a fireboat tour of the Port of New Orleans's facilities while learning about the port's ongoing strategic master plan and its coordination with the City of New Orleans to develop a unified tourism district along the waterfront.
    Activity ID: #9140675
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $35.00

    Tour the National World War II Museum, among the top attractions in New Orleans. Discover how this project revitalized an old industrial area and learn about the war’s impact on America and New Orleans.
    Activity ID: #9140626
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:15 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    The integrated system of levees, floodwalls, and the West Closure Complex provide the Westbank part of New Orleans with a 100-year storm level of protection. View local drainage canals and pumping stations, a storm-surge barrier, and the world's largest drainage pumping station.
    Activity ID: #9140526
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $64.00

    Louisiana received a $48.3 million federal grant to conduct the first community-scale, climate-induced resettlement in American history. Tour the current and future locations of the Isle de Jean Charles Resettlement.
    Activity ID: #9140495
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 2 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $59.00

    Join us for lunch, an overview presentation and walking tours of the revitalization of Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, recognized for its progress in 2017 with a Great American Main Street Award.
    Activity ID: #9140645
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 6 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $25.00

    Young leaders build strong communities! Help teach urban planning to over 100 students at the Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Louisiana during this interactive workshop that will: emphasize the importance of youth engagement, provide hands-on activities, focus on involvement and education; and put these skills into action through volunteerism and an amazing opportunity to inspire young people of
    Activity ID: #9144055
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $55.00

    This mobile workshop will explore the extensive damage New Orleans City Park sustained from Hurricane Katrina as well as efforts to marshal resources to rebuild the park.
    Activity ID: #9140446
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    In the aftermath of hurricanes and oil spills, St. Bernard Parish has emerged as a leader in climate adaptation. Immerse yourself in this living laboratory, exploring plans and projects while learning about the local cultural heritage of Isleños (Canary Islanders).
    Activity ID: #9140382
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 6:45 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    Take a walking tour of the City of Mandeville historic district and learn how (and why) requirements for elevation of structures and new zoning practices were adopted to address flood events.
    Activity ID: #9140677
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:30 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $44.00

    Tour brownfield sites in the New Orleans metro area to learn strategies for addressing environmental issues that vacant and underutilized properties pose. Learn how to facilitate their redevelopment with resources from EPA’s Brownfield Program.
    Activity ID: #9140618
    CM | 2.50

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 11 AM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $29.00

    New Orleans’s new world-class airport terminal, now under construction, will showcase state-of-the-art technology and a space-age look. Examine the planning and financing challenges, as well as the economic impact, from the airport director and others.
    Activity ID: #9140685
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $107.00

    Explore the cultural diversity of Cajun Country, which boasts centuries of cultural history and a dynamic economic background. The tour will explore historical downtowns, unique land-use planning, diverse maritime economic activity, and coastal restoration.
    Activity ID: #9140565
    CM | 7.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $50.00

    Learn about New Orleans' approach to green infrastructure and how it supports the city's existing drainage system, explore demonstration projects, and learn about large-scale innovative urban water management projects that support the region's vision of "living with water".
    Activity ID: #9144440
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $65.00

    Join the New Orleans Redevelopment Agency (NORA) on a tour of its major initiatives in the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood.
    Activity ID: #9140690
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $61.00

    Take a walking tour of the Lower Garden District and explore the history and architecture of this 200-year-old neighborhood as well as major changes to it in the last 40 years.
    Activity ID: #9140686
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $64.00

    Take a guided tour of 100 of the most significant land-use and transportation changes in the New Orleans area since Hurricane Katrina.
    Activity ID: #9140496
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 3 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $83.00

    Experience the renaissance of downtown Baton Rouge. Learn about the developments, partnerships, and catalytic projects that changed the landscape of downtown and brought a mostly abandoned district back to life in little more than a decade.
    Activity ID: #9140687
    CM | 4.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $55.00

    Tour the Broadmoor neighborhood and learn about new features that help mitigate stormwater in its environs.
    Activity ID: #9140646
    CM | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 2:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $59.00

    The Bell School anchored New Orleans’s Tremé neighborhood for a century. Abandoned since Hurricane Katrina, the Bell School was transformed in 2017 into 79 units of affordable housing for artists and their families. Learn how housing, art, and historic preservation intersect.
    Activity ID: #9140473
    CM | 3.50