2018 National Planning Conference

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  • Thursday, April 19, 2018

  • Date:  April 19, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Hilton Riverside - Compass
    Cost Included in Registration

    Activity ID: #9140692

  • Friday, April 20, 2018

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 8:30 AM CDT
    Location:  Hilton Riverside - Camp
    Cost Included in Registration

    Welcome DC
    Activity ID: #9140773

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Location:  Hilton Riverside - Jefferson Ballroom
    Cost Included in Registration

    Activity ID: #9140775

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Location:  Great Hall A
    Cost Included in Registration

    Please join us for an opening session featuring Derreck Kayongo, Business Visionary and Global Soap Project Founder.
    Activity ID: #9140706
    CM | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $40.00

    New Orleans is a city of great neighborhoods. This three-hour bus tour will highlight the history and unique character of each as well as planning highlights and other points of interest. A must see for first timers and return visitors. Space is limited. Registration is required.
    Activity ID: #9140764
    CM | 2

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    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:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    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:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    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
    Cost Included in Registration

    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:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    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 - 12:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    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

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Location:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    Maps have always been a way to tell a story about data but often benefit from additional content, such as videos, images, and text. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll show how to take that story to the next level. With no programming and no GIS knowledge, we’ll show how ready-made templates can be used to tell a story about the assets of your community on the web, so that your map and media convey
    Activity ID: #9140751
    CM | 1.50

  • 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

  • Ticket Required

    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:  12:45 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    In this hands-on session, we will examine the changes in citizen engagement, evolving from traditional public notification to modern demands and expectations. You will learn how easy-to-use apps can create a genuine partnership between citizens and their planning department, and empower planning professionals to produce buy-in for better, more sustainable plans.
    Activity ID: #9140752
    CM | 1.50

  • 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 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $40.00

    New Orleans is a city of great neighborhoods. This three-hour bus tour will highlight the history and unique character of each as well as planning highlights and other points of interest. A must see for first timers and return visitors. Space is limited. Registration is required.
    Activity ID: #9140765
    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

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    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

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    Many planning organizations are overwhelmed with ever increasing amounts of data. Applying location analytics to that data will provide the context needed to give it meaning, which used to be limited to those that had desktop GIS software. This hands-on session will show how simpler web-based apps enable planning professionals to easily find patterns, gain situational awareness, explore what-if s
    Activity ID: #9140753
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Dutch Dialogues grew organically out of the tangle of New Orleans post-disaster planning. With a new model of exploration, integration, and collaborative thinking, the dialogues showcased a new future for New Orleans. What was their real impact?
    Activity ID: #9140552
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  6:30 PM - 8 PM CDT
    Location:  World War II Museum
    Regular
    $50.00

    Join us at the National WWII Museum featuring a rich collection of artifacts that bring history to life. Tickets for the Welcome Reception are available for $50 for guests of registrants. Space is limited. Once capacity is reached, tickets will be unavailable.
    Activity ID: #9140741

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  6:30 PM - 8 PM CDT
    Location:  World War II Museum
    Regular
    $0.00

    All registrants are invited to the 2018 Welcome Reception. The National WWII Museum features a rich collection of artifacts that bring history to life. Tickets are free, but are required to attend the event as space is limited. You must add this activity to your schedule to guarantee your ticket to the reception. Once capacity is reached, tickets will be unavailable. Additional tickets may be
    Activity ID: #9140714

  • 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:  7:30 AM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Hilton Riverside - Ascot/Newberry
    Regular
    $199.00

    The Planning Leadership Institute (PLI) provides planning professionals with a full day of intensive training and professional reflection. PLI is designed to provide the skillsets and mindsets needed for planning professionals to exercise leadership, influence stakeholders, face challenges, and shape a legacy in your community. It is a once-a-year opportunity to connect with a select group of your
    Activity ID: #9140754
    CM | 8

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Hilton Riverside - Windsor
    Regular
    $199.00

    The Planning Management Institute (PMI) provides an intensive, interactive developmental opportunity for people who manage, or will soon manage a public or private-sector planning department. This practical, lively, hands-on workshop has become a unique, once-a-year opportunity to network with peers and learn best practices from a team of experts with national reputations. Participants will learn
    Activity ID: #9140760
    CM | 8

  • 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:  8:15 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    Many times, economic development decisions are made exclusively by EDOs putting planners in a reactive mode. This hands-on session utilizes web-based tools to analyze demographic, socio-economic, and business data to better understand the overall characteristics and needs of the community and make better policy decisions in regards to developing and expanding existing business and efforts to recru
    Activity ID: #9140755
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Our aging population demands our attention. Is your community ready? Explore new pathways that include a future with “mobility as a service,” innovative tools to finance aging, and smart initiatives for cost-effective service delivery for successful aging-in-community.
    Activity ID: #9140490
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Location:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Legal cases, regulations, and policies across many states are raising new liability for those involved in climate-adaptation planning. Explore these newly evolving issues and examine their legal implications through real-life case studies.
    Activity ID: #9140534
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • 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:  9 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $40.00

    New Orleans is a city of great neighborhoods. This three-hour bus tour will highlight the history and unique character of each as well as planning highlights and other points of interest. A must see for first timers and return visitors. Space is limited. Registration is required.
    Activity ID: #9140766
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    This hands-on session utilizes the latest 3D web-based GIS technology to support long range planning with examples from around the world. You will learn how to effectively introduce 3D into your planning workflows and how to easily share major elements of your strategic plan and ongoing development projects with decision makers and the public for comment.
    Activity ID: #9140756
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn from a planner and developer how to integrate urban design, transportation infrastructure, real-estate development and innovative infrastructure finance to create environments that attract talent and employers who collectively seek vibrant, mixed-use, and mobility-rich environments.
    Activity ID: #9140421
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Antoine's Restaurant, 713 St Louis Street
    Regular
    $42.00

    Join us for Sunday brunch at historic Antoine's Restaurant, 714 St. Louis Street. Limited space available! Enjoy a 3-course, prix fixe brunch menu that includes ice tea, tax and gratuity for $42 per person. There will be a cash bar for all other beverages.
    Activity ID: #9143462

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Location:  Arnaud's Restaurant, 813 Rue Bienville
    Regular
    $98.00

    You can't be in New Orleans on a Sunday and skip Jazz Brunch! Enjoy fine cuisine at Arnaud's in the French Quarter, an unlimited Bloody Mary/Mimosa bar, along with relaxing jazz. Tickets are $98 each (while supplies last), includes a pre-determined plated brunch, brunch bar package and jazz. Not included in your Conference Registration. Location: Arnaud's Restaurant, 813 Rue Bienville
    Activity ID: #9144832

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Location:  Presentation Space in the APA Pavilion
    Cost Included in Registration

    CPAT is APA’s pro bono technical assistance program, it offers a tremendous amount of work and expertise, but projects must be focused enough to accomplish the objectives. The timing must also be right. Is your community ready to address the issues or goals of the project? How will a CPAT build on any previous efforts? What do you intend to change as a result of a CPAT project?
    Activity ID: #9146871

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  Exhibit Hall - Career Zone
    Cost Included in Registration

    Job-seekers — discuss open positions with employers in small-group information sessions. Employers — Take advantage of this no-cost opportunity to meet talented candidates for your open positions. Contact Bobbie Albrecht to reserve your space.
    Activity ID: #9145789

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  214
    Regular
    $25.00

    When creating designs for development, often one scenario is not enough. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll utilize a web-based app to design, analyze, and report on planning alternatives and scenarios. This combines web-based analytics, sketching tools, and dashboards to help you visualize design impacts in real time. Without being a GIS expert, you will learn how to assess data, define key perform
    Activity ID: #9140757
    CM | 1.50