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:  2014

    Shared, autonomous, convenient. Mobility companies are promising new technologies with these traits. How do communities create policy that meets their goals and adapts to this changing environment? Learn how San Francisco did by using something these companies espouse: data.
    NPC198029
    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:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2014

    Achieving future generations of healthy towns will require partnerships between public entities and the private sector. Case studies will be examined that explore UK and American approaches in leveraging public and private collaboration and resources to implement healthy town projects.
    NPC198020
    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:  2022

    Most communities are familiar with using flood maps to guide sound floodplain management decisions. FEMA has also developed a suite of ready-made products designed to inform mitigation actions. Learn about the user-friendly Flood Risk Products.
    NPC198041
    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:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2014

    Gateway and natural amenity region communities, which abut national parks and prominent public lands, experience various visitation and growth-related pressures. This session engages participants in facilitated discussion about the unique challenges these communities face, resource needs, and promising solutions.
    NPC198062
    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 - 5:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2018

    The land development game PLUS provides insight into how land and property markets work. Learn to think strategically about how the operation of markets can either help or hinder the accomplishment of goals.
    NPC199003
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 13, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM PDT
    Location:  3014

    The new cannabis industry has resulted in new regulation and actions required by local and state government. Planners must be informed about this new industry including land use impacts, regulatory controls, economic impacts, potential community benefits and political challenges.
    NPC199006
    CM | 2.50

  • 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:  2014

    Hear one path to success from an experienced panel of planners, engineers and administrators, then identify and address barriers for biking to elementary schools, turning bike policy from no to yes.
    NPC198120
    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

  • Sunday, April 14, 2019

  • 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:  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:  8:30 AM - 10 AM PDT
    Location:  2016

    This session explores current planning ethics topics, based on seven real-life misconduct cases and informal inquiries reviewed during the previous year by the AICP ethics officer and the AICP Ethics Committee.
    NPC198053
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  10:30 AM - 12 PM PDT
    Location:  2014

    Recent news stories have made us aware that FBI agents can have political opinions, can share political opinions, but cannot allow political opinions to influence their investigations. We couldn’t help but wonder: Do urban planners have the same latitude?
    NPC198142
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2014

    Developments with reduced parking provisions are less likely to be approved by financial institutions. Through an open debate between planners and lenders, this session aims to reach common ground and arm planners with key policies/financial tools to pursue these projects.
    NPC198122
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2016

    Understanding privilege means awareness of how race, gender, sexuality, religion, and class affect us. Following AICP ethics guidelines to “seek social justice” can lead to discussions about privilege producing feelings of discomfort, defensiveness, or guilt. This session includes activities and strategies for avoiding pitfalls.
    NPC198103
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2014

    Santa Cruz is in the midst of a housing and homelessness crisis. This session provides an overview of the city’s practical, implementable, and measurable solutions to these crises based on local context, extensive community outreach, and organization-wide commitment.
    NPC198164
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 14, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2016

    Preserving community identity is crucial to the future of cities. The ArtPlace America Community Developments Investments initiative has innovated an equity-centered approach to placemaking, centering community voice in the midst of neighborhood change. Learn how in this roundtable.
    NPC199004
    CM | 2.50

  • Monday, April 15, 2019

  • Date:  April 15, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2016

    The latest special UN report on climate change found that unprecedented changes must be made by 2030 to avoid warming above 1.5°C. How are planners taking sea level rise into account from San Francisco to New York City?
    NPC198245
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 15, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2014

    A cross-sector group of San Francisco Bay Area practitioners share best practices, strategies, barriers, and opportunities for advancing racial and ethnic equity in planning. Apply those lessons to your own contexts in real time through a number of breakout sessions, and leave with immediate next steps.
    NPC198174
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 15, 2019 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2016

    Doing the right thing is not always easy. This session provides a refresher on the AICP Code of Ethics, using humorous, plausible planning scenarios.
    NPC198081
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 15, 2019 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2014

    Learn how the establishment of the African American Arts & Cultural District aims to help a community shape its future by building from a place of strength, despite an exodus of the African Americans from the Bay Area.
    NPC198003
    CM | 1.25

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

    Get a personal sense of how inequities are created and how much it can cost jurisdictions for the additional public infrastructure and services to address symptoms of inequity. Learn about data sources that can bolster your argument for equitable development.
    NPC198224
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 15, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2014

    The planning commission is the board planners work with most closely. We are responsible for their training, updating bylaws, and conducting public hearings before them. Explore best practices for strengthening this relationship, training tips, and preparing them for controversial meetings.
    NPC198129
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 15, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM PDT
    Location:  2016

    Learn targeted and tested hacks for your zoning that will effectively remove barriers for missing middle housing types such as duplexes, fourplexes, cottage courts, and mansion apartments to provide attainable and compatible housing.
    NPC198216
    CM | 1.25

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

    Talking about hazards in a way that connects with people’s diverse values and concerns is hard. Get risk communication skills that help you better connect with a variety of people (including elected officials) to motivate action.
    NPC199000
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 15, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM PDT
    Location:  3014

    With automated bus rapid transit on the horizon, suburban corridors will be the next frontier for redevelopment. In this workshop, develop a new plan for a commercial corridor using sustainable design, and smart city and transportation technology. This course is approved to offer 2.5 LUs (AIA).
    NPC199001
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 15, 2019 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM PDT
    Location:  2018

    How do you put an equity lens into action as a planner? Explore the answers to this question with leaders from Chicago; Detroit; Long Beach, California; and New York. Learn how APA’s new policy guidance on equity can help.
    NPC199008
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 15, 2019 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM PDT
    Location:  2014

    What is missing from your climate resilience planning? It could be the people of your community! Learn how two very different communities leveraged equitable engagement as the cornerstone of their climate resilience planning efforts.
    NPC198018
    CM | 1.25

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

    Panelists knowledgeable about the challenges that fast-paced, transformative, and surprising change creates for communities reveal how to take a leadership role in making planning more adaptive through good use of technology, adaptive policy, and public engagement.
    NPC198138
    CM | 1.25

  • Tuesday, April 16, 2019

  • Date:  April 16, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM PDT
    Location:  2014

    How can intensifying cities be friendly places for children? A city's vitality relies on its ability to support all generations. Experts discuss design for children through a presentation of Growing Up – Planning for Children in New Vertical Communities urban design guidelines. This course is approved to offer 1.25 LUs (AIA).
    NPC198066
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 16, 2019 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM PDT
    Location:  2016

    Play the game “Who does it better?” at this interactive session. Encounter ethical scenarios including conflicts of interest, new technology, claiming credit, and public/private/nonprofit work. Learn what other professional codes advise. How does AICP fare? You decide.
    NPC198209
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 16, 2019 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM PDT
    Location:  2016

    Find out how online GIS tools can help improve collaboration and build consensus. The session explores emerging interactive GIS technologies land-use planners can use in projects today. Bring your Wi-Fi laptop and follow along!
    NPC198015
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 16, 2019 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM PDT
    Location:  2014

    Explore the small-town or rural area planner's role and get realistic tips on addressing ethical issues resulting from the planner's unique relationship with the applicant and public where everyone knows everyone else's business.
    NPC198054
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

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