2018 National Planning Conference

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  • Friday, April 20, 2018

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Great Hall Foyer
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    Activity ID: #9140703

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  7 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Great Hall Foyer
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    Activity ID: #9140711

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  210
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    The USDOT is developing emerging technology to support independent travel for all, including people with disabilities. Hear about six projects to accelerate the development of technologies that improve “complete-trip” accessibility.
    Activity ID: #9140661
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R09
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    Suburbs are not destined to be defined by strip malls and excessive parking — many are reinventing themselves into walkable communities. Examine case studies and join a group discussion about how best to adapt sprawling areas into walkable mixed-use places.
    Activity ID: #9140438
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  206
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    In a changing climate, cities have increasing climate mitigation, adaptation, resiliency, and infrastructure needs. How can cities pay for these plans? And how might climate change affect a city’s credit ratings?
    Activity ID: #9143838
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R08
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    Revolutionize the local and regional planning relationship through cutting-edge collaboration efforts and custom-built technical assistance. Explore an individualized, community-focused approach to regional planning, combined with an agile, adaptable response to local needs.
    Activity ID: #9140449
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  223
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    Unleash the strengths and support the growth of emerging and mid-career planners. A panel of three professionals from academia, the public sector, and the private sector explore the skills and opportunities that junior and mid-level planners bring to our profession.
    Activity ID: #9140551
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  207
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    With more than 800 golf-course closures in the last 10 years, communities are struggling with the loss of recreational open space. Learn how three communities have dealt with failed courses, while retaining green space and allowing for new uses.
    Activity ID: #9140387
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R03
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    Learn about the Wasatch Front Central Corridor Study, which provides a leading example of regional collaboration towards shared goals of community mobility and economic growth while establishing creative new performance measures focused on the efficiency of the overall transportation system.
    Activity ID: #9140540
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  216
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    Digital plans are created to be viewed, explored, and used solely online. Explore strategies for formatting, adopting, and organizing web-based plans in an interactive panel discussion with those who’ve created and implemented award-winning digital plans.
    Activity ID: #9140580
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R07
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    Creating equitable outcomes requires a commitment to applying different approaches to planning practice. Explore case studies and practical actions that everyday planners can take to plan for more equitable growth and development.
    Activity ID: #9140550
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  219
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    Hear from the authors of a recently released PAS report on the topic about best practices and innovations in water and planning, and get advice about water and planning in your city or county.
    Activity ID: #9140541
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R06
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    More than 10 years after Hurricane Katrina hit, local government officials in coastal Mississippi have been creating a framework for resilient action. Examine multiple tools and resources being employed to help the coast withstand adverse environmental change.
    Activity ID: #9140509
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R02
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    Many communities have taken a fresh look at how well buses serve their needs, with some cities redesigning their entire networks. Hear from four areas undertaking or considering redesigns: New Orleans; Houston; King County, Washington (Seattle); and New York City.
    Activity ID: #9140610
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R01
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    From urban food production and craft breweries to local manufacturing and artisan workshops, “makerspaces” are resurrecting our cities.Cities should encourage the collocation of small-scale industry with housing and amenities to reinvent the healthy mixed-use districts from prior generations.
    Activity ID: #9140581
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  230
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    Ethnically and racially diverse communities face unique challenges when it comes to commercial-corridor revitalization - investors and retailers can sometimes remain reticent despite market opportunities. Learn policy and regulatory options that planners have in overcoming these obstacles.
    Activity ID: #9140408
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  222
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    The Pittman Plan is a catalyst for reinvestment and redevelopment in one of Nevada's most vulnerable neighborhoods. Learn how this plan has helped Henderson address important health and socioeconomic issues through planning, leveraging partnerships, and finding creative funding sources.
    Activity ID: #9140530
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  227
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    Through the use of lively presentations, hands-on exercises, and walking tours, this session will explore a variety of topics designed to dig deep into the role of urban design in making our communities more walkable, vibrant, and valuable.
    Activity ID: #9140542
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R05
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    Learn about the ethical responsibilities in writing and responding to RFPs for both public agencies and consultants. This session will highlight how the AICP Code of Ethics informs a transparent and ethical path to a successful project.
    Activity ID: #9140377
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Location:  213
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    Explore how to "wrangle" a complex and dated zoning code by simplifying and aligning it with current planning goals and federal laws. Learn how to start the effort, what tools to use, and how to get it adopted.
    Activity ID: #9140448
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R07
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    Learn the results of a planning clinic in which planning directors of the nation’s 30 largest cities helped Baltimore and Seattle address social equity in capital improvement programming and design of an iconic public space.
    Activity ID: #9140469
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R03
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    Learn how a community-health-focused funder and a civic-crowdfunding platform worked together to deliver funding and training to grassroots groups working across New York State, boosting community health in the short term and building civic leadership over the long term.
    Activity ID: #9140620
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R02
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    Latinos renovate their homes based on imagination, needs, and know-how — sometimes without proper permits — blurring lines between formal and informal development in the United States. We examine the visual, spatial, regulatory, and resiliency implications of this practice in planning multicultural communities.
    Activity ID: #9140571
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  213
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    Instead of competing, transit agencies and technology innovators are collaborating to improve first-mile and last-mile connections. Hear how partnerships between transit and technology in four regions are improving transportation options at transit stations.
    Activity ID: #9140450
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  219
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    Communities today are seeking ways to align and synchronize historic-preservation regulations and guidelines with zoning. Explore different, innovative approaches used in Los Angeles, Fort Worth (Texas), and Roswell (Georgia) to see how they may work for your community.
    Activity ID: #9140531
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R01
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    Staff from three metropolitan planning organizations will share and discuss implementation tools used to improve health and equity in their regions along with the performance measures used to determine success.
    Activity ID: #9140418
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  216
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    We often talk about hazard mitigation, resilience, and adaptation as separate concepts, but they have related goals. In this session, members of FEMA's Resilient Nation Partnership Network will explore the language used around planning for disaster-risk reduction.
    Activity ID: #9140519
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  222
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    What to do with Confederate (and other) monuments is a timely question, and this session includes an overview of the issue. The focus, however, will be participants discussing hypothetical situations, resulting in a nuanced understanding of this difficult topic.
    Activity ID: #9140582
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  230
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    This session will outline the strategies and activities occurring in coastal Louisiana to anticipate and plan for an uncertain future. Learn about a multi-scalar approach to prepare for increasing landscape and climate change.
    Activity ID: #9140510
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  207
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    One benefit of emerging big data applications is putting multimodal origin-destination and trip-tour data sets at our fingertips. This panel will describe the status of such applications using case studies.
    Activity ID: #9140631
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R05
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    What does the anatomy of a low-carbon pathway for a big city actually look like? This story-driven session will contrast the processes, methods, assumptions, and insights used to create leading-edge low-carbon climate action plans for New York City and Toronto.
    Activity ID: #9140611
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  Great Hall B
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    Ditching classic public engagement helped a Texas team get enhanced engagement results. Doing public engagement differently may get you a better return on your efforts. Learn how you can ditch traditional methods and how offbeat techniques can work for you.
    Activity ID: #9140368
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  210
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    Join planners, developers, retail strategists, and place managers as they share new trends, successful case studies, and planning tools needed to sustain brick-and-mortar retail and build market-resilient retail in the face of digital disruption.
    Activity ID: #9140378
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  206
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    In response to civil unrest in Batlimore, a citizen and planning firm created a master plan using robust engagement founded on empowering residents to provide comprehensive community input and involving both public and private stakeholders across the city.
    Activity ID: #9140439
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R08
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    Housing affordability has not always included the series of problems as we identify them today. "Today’s" solutions, however, are frequently based on "yesterday’s" conditions. How do we address these new, immensely more complex challenges and start a policy revolution?
    Activity ID: #9140480
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R09
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    Solar-energy development is expanding nationwide, requiring municipalities and counties to address how it occurs locally. Learn alternative approaches to integrating rooftop, ground-mounted, and community-scale solar development in local development regulation.
    Activity ID: #9140479
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  223
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    Planners can inspire community building and support economic development while preserving heritage. Hear how this is being done in places with strong cultural roots as well as the role of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
    Activity ID: #9140601
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  227
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    Discover how airports are using planning to create opportunities adjacent to airport boundaries for complementary new development, what types of users are attracted to the proximity of international airports, and how that interaction spurs complementary development for airports and community.
    Activity ID: #9140459
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R06
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    Planners increasingly rely on place-based information from decision-support tools to better understand impacts of water-related events on communities. Learn from experts in the federal, NGO, and private sectors on using tools to address drought, coastal inundation, and water quality.
    Activity ID: #9140602
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R09
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    Rediscover the past political and cultural issues associated with the early planning and design programs and accomplishments of planning pioneers — and gain an understanding of the basis for creating great places.
    Activity ID: #9140642
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R02
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    Open spaces are critical to the success of a downtown with a strong public realm. Learn about strategies for the creation of open spaces in these areas, incentive-based development standards, acquisition strategies, and metrics for success.
    Activity ID: #9140651
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  223
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    This session, which draws from an "Aging and Livable Communities" initiative, will broaden consideration of models, tools, and best practices beyond the United States to planners working internationally.
    Activity ID: #9140369
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R05
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    In cities across the country, Latino communities are undergoing gentrification as a result of redevelopment aimed at creating more livable communities. Explore how municipal planners can encourage public-private partnerships and grassroots action to accomplish development without displacement.
    Activity ID: #9140560
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  213
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    Cities become resilient by design. This session features three award-winning case studies from around the country that have used an internationally recognized framework for measuring project resilience and sustainability.
    Activity ID: #9140370
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  216
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    Are you slammed with applications? Is your economic development team promising expedited plan review and you can’t deliver? Learn how Lean SixSigma principles can help you transform your planning department, deliver results, and elevate the planning profession.
    Activity ID: #9140461
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  206
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    Transportation planners help people and products get from point A to point B, so why all the fuss over connectivity? Meet the planners behind the Jamaica Logistics Hub Initiative as they discuss the benefits of thinking globally and planning locally.
    Activity ID: #9140632
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  207
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    Washington, D.C., is transforming as aging, auto-dependent suburbs are being revitalized through new suburbanism. Presenting a data-driven approach to transforming sprawl into walkable, sustainable communities, this session will offer insight into and proven methods for suburban design success.
    Activity ID: #9140590
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R03
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    A new form of public engagement ramped up public participation in the Lexington, Kentucky, comprehensive planning process from hundreds to over 11,000 participants. Learn how partnerships with the local community foundation and chamber of commerce made “On the Table” happen.
    Activity ID: #9140521
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R01
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    How do you bring the nation's oldest and most heavily used light-rail network into the 21st century? This session will present challenges and solutions developed by the design team to upgrade Boston's surface Green Line stations.
    Activity ID: #9143883
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R07
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    Should there be a right to air conditioning? Affordable-housing residents are vulnerable during heat waves, which are increasing with global warming. A study of Elizabeth, New Jersey, shows how housing providers, city services, and social networks help residents imaginatively cope.
    Activity ID: #9140621
    CM | 1.25