NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

There are two types of activities at NPC17 and you sign up in different ways. Learn More

15 results for 2017 Conference Program
CM Filter: Topics: Tracks: Types:
Friday, May 5, 2017
Friday, May 5, 2017 | 6:30 a.m.
Regular $100.00
CM | 10
Friday, May 5 | 6:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Discover the Hudson River Valley during a scenic train ride along the Hudson River followed by a bus tour showcasing the region’s local agricultural renaissance and efforts to preserve the "foodshed."

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)

The modern food hall as a redevelopment tool allows municipalities to re- use underutilized spaces to benefit the public realm. The session examines the transformative nature of food halls through case studies from Atlanta and New York at three scales; micro (under 10,000 SF), neighborhood (20,000 SF- 35,000 SF), and destination (over 45,000 SF).

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Food Systems

Learn how local governments can develop and implement policies, programs, and projects to make fresh, healthy, and local food both accessible and affordable to all community members, including those most in need.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)

City food policy is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. Seven city food policy advisors from across the nation share their organizational structure, planning tools and lessons learned. Find out how your city can incorporate food policy into planning. Session includes Q&A.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Food Systems

Many communities across the country – both urban and rural – struggle with challenging social, economic and health related issues like poverty, racial inequities, chronic disease, and economic disinvestment. Examine two projects championed by APA’s Planning and Community Health Center, which support communities strengthening local food systems planning: Growing Food Connections and Plan4Health.

CM | 1.25
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Attendees will learn about three supply chain studies (Food, Fuel and General Supply Chain Infrastructure) that have been recently completed, giving NYC government officials a comprehensive look at how goods move in and around the city.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore multi-scalar and multi-disciplinary food-system planning. Learn about Vermont’s statewide food system plan, a three-county regional food system plan, and the way planners are coordinating implementation of these plans at the community level with diverse stakeholders.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

While advocates, planners, and public health professionals may readily self-identify as interested in either food access or in active transportation, local communities don’t always see the distinction between these issues. Communities rightly see the issues as interconnected, suggesting that our approach to solving it should be as well.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The poster illustrates food as a catalyst for re-establishing the local economy and building wealth. Local entrepreneurship can be developed through the food and value-adding practices that will create local business opportunities and celebrate the cultural richness of each neighborhood.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)

Big city planners tackle one of the most challenging issues facing cities. Hear how larger cities take on this issue and succeed. This session is presented by the partnership of the American Planning Association, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:15 p.m.
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 6 p.m.
Monday, May 8 | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Activity Type: Meetings
NPC Topic: Food Systems

Meeting to be held at Porchlight (Game Room), 271 11th Avenue, New York, NY

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.
Regular $5.00
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Networking Receptions
NPC Topic: Food Systems Health

Join members and friends of APA's Food Systems Planning interest group and the Healthy Communities Collaborative and for a joint reception at a nearby restaurant. Snacks provided, cash bar. Location: Porchlight is located at 271 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10001. We will be in the Game Room.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 2.50
Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

Join us in exploring how communities along the rural to urban transect are developing partnerships and implementing creative strategies to promote physical activity and access to healthy foods. Participate in evaluating the role of contextual factors in health planning work.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 11 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Tuesday, May 9 | 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Food Systems Health

In a region known for fried food, gentrification, racism, and obesity, Plan4Health grantees in Charlotte and Savannah are combining the skills of public health professionals and planners to empower communities, improve access to healthy food, and increase physical activity opportunities.