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
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

The physical environment of our communities contribute to and benefits from economic and fiscal health. This introduction to the track covers ways in which planners can make a difference by seeking opportunities.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

A new tool, the fiscally standardized cities (FiSC) database, can be used by cities to benchmark their fiscal data to comparable cities and thereby explore new measures for local fiscal health in U.S. cities.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

Panelists cover different approaches to financing infrastructure, including bonds, earmarked taxes, public-private partnerships, and value capture, using examples of projects financed by each instrument.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore Hudson Yards—one of the largest projects in the United States to combine a range of infrastructure-financing tools, such as debt, PILOTs, and land-value capture. Learn how this project gained traction from a financial perspective and how it may influence other large urban investment.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

State and MPOs are moving to a performance driven approach to making decisions about to align transportation spending with goals, criteria and performance measures. This session highlights exemplars, offering communities best practices for moving towards a new approach.

CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

A spatial approach to fiscal impact analysis is superior to existing methods. Nearly all revenues and expenditures in a city are spatial. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can be used to comprehensively estimate fiscal impact and create a detailed planning database.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:15 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

Capital improvement plans are a powerful way to meet planning goals. What are the best practices in linking long range, service, and area plans to the CIP to better manage financial resources and achieve planning goals?

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E14 (Javits Convention Center)

This facilitated discussion will critically examine assumptions, established approaches, results, and criticisms of FIA. The aim is to share experience in application and methodological improvement on how to better estimate development impacts.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 11 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Tuesday, May 9 | 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)

Learn about feasibility analysis needed to develop successful affordable housing. Panelists with experience in both finance and development show how to navigate public-private partnerships.