NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 10:45 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110264
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Arts and Culture

Explore creative placemaking from the community up, grounded in values fostering belonging, equity, racial justice, and inclusion. We will share local case studies from diverse urban and rural contexts, tools and resources, and creative participatory planning and community engagement practices.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109751
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

In this 'doctor is in' type session, planners working in diverse communities can get advice from their peers. Topics available for discussion include affordable housing, arts and culture, economic development, gentrification, public health, public transportation and zoning.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107964
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

How can you set up local government policies for people to initiate and test their own ideas for interventions for walking and biking? What are the issues and challenges of creating a path and crosswalk on existing asphalt, and how do you address them? This session covers these topics and more.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 3:15 p.m.
#9122142
Sunday, May 7 | 3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1C, APA Pavilion (Javits Convention Center)

APA and Forecast Public Art are partnering to develop a public art and placemaking learning tool for planners serving small and mid-sized cities. Learn about what we are doing to serve communities seeking to improve the health of their cities via the inclusion of artists and art, and consider if you would like to serve as a national advisor on this project.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 5 p.m.
#9122722
Sunday, May 7 | 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
NPC Topic: Arts and Culture

Join fellow planners, artists, and placemakers for an engaging discussion on arts, culture, and community with experts based in New York City and beyond. The American Planning Association’s Arts and Planning Interest Group (APIG) is pleased to be partnering with ArtPlace America on this collaborative off-site event.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110287
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Arts and Culture

Arts and culture are essential to healthy, connected, vibrant communities. Cultural plans create roadmaps to engage creative and cultural assets as partners in meeting various municipal goals. Discover how cultural plans become key components at city, neighborhood, and district-levels.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 11 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110153
Monday, May 8 | 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

In recent years the planning profession has seen a shift from planning for the arts to planning with the arts. This session will explore how these newly emerging roles for artists expand the boundaries of traditional planning practices.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1 p.m.
#9122143

APA and Forecast Public Art are partnering to develop a public art and placemaking learning tool for planners serving small and mid-sized cities. Learn about what we are doing to serve communities seeking to improve the health of their cities via the inclusion of artists and art, and consider if you would like to serve as a national advisor on this project.

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Regular $65.00
CM | 5.50
#9114720

The Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn has gentrified more than any other New York neighborhood in the last decade. Take a guided walking tour of this unique area, learn how it is handling gentrification efforts, and engage in meaningful conversations about the social impacts of planning initiatives in this community.

Ramon Peguero | Sarita Safarty-Steel | Christopher Allen

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
#9109743
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Arts and Culture

The poster presents the background leading to the study, including the funding source the socio- cultural, historic, geographic and recreational features and the predetermined trail termini that were used to shape the planning process.

#9109345
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Arts and Culture

The poster will display Gainesville, Georgia’s whimsical chicken-themed public arts and placemaking concepts included in the 2015 Downtown Gainesville Master Plan. The artistically designed poster will show arts-based design solutions derived from Gainesville’s public input process.

Kaitlin McShea Messich | Jessica Dempsey Tullar, AICP | Danny Bivins

#9113491
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Arts and Culture

Nighttime economies are more than just bars and discotheques; restaurants, transit, and activated public spaces also fuel the new economies emerging at night. Come explore planning and policy tools that have successfully helped planners navigate cities after dark.