2019 National Planning Conference

Full Program


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  • Saturday, April 13, 2019

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  3014

    Autism’s increasing prevalence calls for planners to plan and design the public realm to improve the quality of life for people with autism. Find out about planning and design standards that create places where people with autism can thrive. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU|HSW (AIA). This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH (ASLA).
    NPC198009
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  2008

    San Francisco Bay Area communities, ripe with the challenges planners face nationwide, have found new opportunities to innovate. Take a virtual trip around the Bay and learn about regional planning strategies, adapting to the shared economy, and planning for diversity.
    NPC198011
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  2009

    Hear a frank conversation about gender, race and equity in planning. Listen as planners in the private sector, government affairs, philanthropy and academia share tips for shaping a planning career that addresses LGBTQ issues, racial equity, international, and immigrant justice.
    NPC198017
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  2003

    Without a reliable food supply, even the most advanced city would collapse. Climate change and population growth are making our cities and the agricultural systems that support them more vulnerable than ever. Explore how urban agriculture is shifting this trajectory. This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH|HSW (ASLA).
    NPC198073
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  2001

    Communities around the country struggle to maintain and create housing that is affordable and appealing for households across the income spectrum. Examine results from market-driven strategies that are creating mixed-income housing in the Bay Area, Detroit, and the Northeast.
    NPC198083
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  2011

    In session, planners will learn about the informal economy within Latina/o communities, e.g., street vending and rural ranching informal economy. Planners will learn strategies to engage informal Latina/o entrepreneurs to further equity and justice in our cities and rural towns.
    NPC198235
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  2006

    The Port of Los Angeles has massive health, environmental justice, and economic impacts on neighboring San Pedro and Wilmington. Hear from the researcher, an academic, a board member, and a community health organizer about the recent land-use study of off-port impacts.
    NPC198117
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  2002

    We are the leaders we have been waiting for. Find out how these passionate planners got political and became influential changemakers who ran for office, councils, and commissions, brought in a planner’s perspective, and made huge impacts to their communities.
    NPC198143
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  3020

    Explore how big data and machine learning streamline the preservation of affordable housing! This session will present innovative methods to improve coordination between funders and properties in need of preservation using new open-source tools on publicly available databases.
    NPC198241
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  2022

    San Francisco is witnessing an urban renaissance of epic proportion. Leaders from the planning, economic development, urban advocacy and architecture sectors engage in a conversation on San Francisco’s transformation and reflect on the city’s past, present and future. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LUs (AIA).
    NPC198162
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  2018

    Learn about specific capital planning approaches used by the city of New York, the county of Los Angeles, and the District of Columbia to achieve planning objectives, and about the vital role of capital investments in community revitalization.
    NPC198178
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  2004

    Policy experts and practitioners present a novel proposal to facilitate garage to apartment conversions, share the highs and lows of municipal ADU program administration, and highlight the key tensions underlying efforts to reform ADU zoning.
    NPC198217
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2006

    An unprecedented Dallas-led consortium of 21 Dallas-Fort Worth cities and housing authorities partnered with a university to respond to HUD’s required Assessment of Fair Housing. What are the lessons and takeaways, especially after HUD suspended the AFFH rule’s mandated assessment?
    NPC198007
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2005

    Planning for climate adaptation is a moving target. With ever evolving data and methods, projects can get bogged down in analyses. Come hear how regional resilience planning initiatives in California and New Jersey are moving beyond assessments to promote action.
    NPC198014
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2009

    Autonomous vehicles will begin to revolutionize mobility in communities across the country by 2020. Learn how the nation’s largest cities are preparing for this transformative new technology.
    NPC198218
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2002

    The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Strategy builds the first "big tent" for effective wildland fire planning at all levels of government. Ask our experts how planners, regulators, responders and NGO's can develop plans for fire adapted communities, resilience and recovery.
    NPC198024
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2018

    Revitalization programs of all forms rely on three essential factors: engagement, financing, and applying the right tools. Listen and learn as varied perspectives weigh in on the strategy and gravity of microprojects as catalysts of revitalization in communities across the country.
    NPC198031
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2016

    Cultural planning can be an equitable planning approach that sustains community identity and cultures of place. Learn how Boston, Oakland, and Washington, D.C., have taken three different approaches to creating and implementing equity-driven cultural plans. Learn about how cultural planning can stimulate equitable, arts-centered revitalization that engages diverse demographics and shares power in
    NPC198051
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2008

    This panel brings together three examples of historically industrial areas that are transitioning away from industry entirely or are trying to find a balance between traditional, heavy manufacturing and newer uses such as small-scale manufacturing, innovation, or residential. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LUs (AIA).
    NPC198086
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2001

    Authors of chapters in the new book "Parking and the City" explain how parking reforms can produce major benefits for cities, the economy, and the environment. This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH (ASLA). This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU (AIA).
    NPC198121
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2003

    How do legislative and planning-zoning regulations on Native lands differ? Attendees will hear educators and tribal and non-tribal planning practitioners’ discuss historical and contemporary information on tribal government planning structures and help familiarize non-tribal planners with issues of Indian country.
    NPC198225
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:30 PM PDT
    Location:  3020

    Learn how to address emerging issues in public right-of-way management, including: small wireless facilities, federal preemption, the FCC's new rules, shared mobility services (scooters, car-sharing, etc.) and First Amendment challenges to regulation of panhandling, charitable solicitation, and signs.
    NPC198244
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  3020

    Census 2020 is one year away. The session speakers will present an update (Timothy Olson, Associate Director of Field Operations), discuss issues (Marybel Batjer, CA Complete Count Committee) , and provide some historic context (Dr. Margo Anderson). Dr Chris Williamson will moderate.
    NPC198229
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2008

    Do you use planning information in communications with fellow planners, supervisors, your clients or the community? If your answer is yes, this session reveals new, efficient, within-your-reach methods to effectively collect, organize, and communicate information.
    NPC198025
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2005

    How can communities ensure transit-oriented development that advances equity and prevents displacement? Learn about the process, strategies and early outcomes of Elevated Chicago, a cross-sectoral collaborative effort to advance racial equity, climate resiliency, health outcomes and arts/culture around transit stations.
    NPC198047
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2011

    International case studies of creative placemaking provide tools and inspiration for transforming suburban parking lots and strip malls into exciting social spaces. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LUs (AIA).
    NPC198061
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2006

    Climate change adaptation programs in Miami Beach, New Orleans, and El Paso, Texas, have paused due to resident concerns, cost, fears of “climate gentrification,” and discussions of “retreat.” How can communities sustain ambitious adaptation efforts over multiple decades?
    NPC198068
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2003

    Interstate freeways cut through communities and stand as barriers to connectivity, economic development, and social justice. They are also just plain ugly. Learn how to use freeway caps to bring communities together and create new developable land in your downtown. This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH (ASLA).This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU|HSW (AIA).
    NPC198070
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2016

    This is not your typical APA housing session. Hear directly from one generation impacted by the current housing crisis. Getting away from numbers and statistics, this will help us remember who our work ultimately impacts most.
    NPC198077
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2004

    No city is an island, especially when it comes to addressing housing needs. Multi-city partnerships make it easier to adopt new housing policies, remove barriers to implementation, and achieve better results. Learn how to make it happen in your area.
    NPC198111
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2001

    Municipalities across the country recognize the multitudinous benefits of improving the public realm to support pedestrians and foster civic life. This session highlights creative ways that cities have delivered safe, interesting, inclusive, and inviting spaces for pedestrians. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU|HSW (AIA). This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH|HSW (ASLA).
    NPC198124
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2022

    In this workshop, develop transportation and land-use plans around four autonomous shuttle use cases: downtown circulator, suburban retrofit, commuter rail station, and town and gown college campus. Explore opportunities, challenges, potential routes and land-use plans.
    NPC199007
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2007

    Passage of a $720 million mobility bond created a need to coordinate potential projects with multiple departments and programs. Learn how Austin’s Sidewalk, Safe Routes to School, Urban Trails, and Bicycle Programs use GIS tools for coordination, analysis, and planning.
    NPC198008
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  3018

    Following 2017 hurricanes, the U.S. Virgin Islands government, FEMA, CDC, and APA partnered to begin the rebuilding process while considering the interconnectedness of the built environment, public health, and disaster risk reduction. Get an overview with a case study on St. Thomas. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU|HSWs (AIA).
    NPC198022
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2002

    Civic technology, or civic tech, is the new field of work that connects planning, technology and citizens -- and it's growing 23 percent a year. Hear from planners in civic tech as they discuss the evolution of this field.
    NPC198027
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2011

    Communities that are in crisis or conflict zones must focus on meeting their immediate needs. Planners can organize programs that address pressing problems while preparing for future development. Learn about the challenges of planning in emergencies and with humanitarian organizations.
    NPC198034
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2005

    What does Prince have to do with preservation planning? Find out in this engaging session on the Minneapolis Music History Project, a yearlong process to identify the buildings and districts in the city important to locals worth protecting.
    NPC198112
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  3020

    US Presidents--past, and present, and future--are more accessible to planners than you think! Chasing legacy, lobbying Congress, hitting the 2020 campaign trail, and leveraging the national media are all methods planners can use to influence politics at the top.
    NPC198240
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2004

    Learn how planners and associated professionals from across the nation are breaking down barriers to use regional food systems to foster entrepreneurship, generate jobs, develop cross-sector partnerships, address land-use inequities, and revitalize distressed neighborhoods in rural and urban communities. This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH|HSW (ASLA).
    NPC198160
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2016

    Downtown and commercial center revitalization is a slow process. Focused strategic planning with intense stakeholder involvement can serve as a catalyst for action, building momentum, and moving the dial. Examine such efforts in at eight communities.
    NPC198172
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2001

    Can working with nature be a faster, greener, cheaper, safer way to respond to sea level rise and intensified storms? What's developing in nature-based "green" alternatives and can they replace or complement traditional "gray" infrastructure? Join us to explore answers! This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH|HSW (ASLA).
    NPC198205
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 14, 2019

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2011

    We are creatures of habit. Changes in how we function require easy access to resources and reliability in the system. Learn how Montgomery Parks and Park Rx America are mapping, prioritizing and encouraging walking access to outdoor experiences, not acres. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU|HSW (AIA). This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH|HSW (ASLA).
    NPC198001
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2006

    Affordable housing is a major challenge for growth management, especially in highly desirable locations. This session presents efforts in the Bay Area and greater Seattle to provide affordable housing while managing growth. Key takeaways: public-private partnerships and flexible regulations.
    NPC198002
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2001

    Participatory budgeting (PB) is an equitable civic engagement innovation that is influencing billions of capital planning dollars. From regional transportation budgets in California to a citywide PB in NYC, you’ll discover scalable models to bring PB to your community.
    NPC198227
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2004

    In smaller, older industrial cities, strong civic infrastructure is a critical component to revitalization. Just as our muscles can become stronger through deliberate training, small cities with limited resources can strengthen their civic infrastructure through small, strategic steps.
    NPC198019
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2008

    What are the components of an effective affordable housing density bonus program? Why don’t more developers take the bonus option? This session provides in-depth guide to developing and adapting a bonus program suitable for your community.
    NPC198037
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  3014

    Highlight the barriers faced by African American and Latinx planning professionals, faculty, and students in planning education and practice. Four recent studies explore perceptions and personal experiences of racism in the workplace and in institutions.
    NPC198055
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2009

    See how members of the Global Planners Network are using the Sustainable Development Goals to improve their planning. Practical examples from the U.S. and other cities show how the SDG metrics can elevate planning in places of all sizes.
    NPC198080
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2014

    NYCDOT’s Plaza Equity Program demonstrates how private-public partnerships are leveraged to ensure community stewardship of public space in underserved neighborhoods. Stories from neighborhood plazas offer insights into the benefits and challenges of creating and maintaining a truly equitable public realm.
    NPC198119
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  10:30 AM - 11:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2009

    Curious about how to harness ecosystem services as a tool in environmental planning? Using the Great Lakes basin as a case study, hear a cooperative dialogue on a timely topic for our generation. This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH|HSW (ASLA).
    NPC198016
    CM | 1.25

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