NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9108885
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)

This session explores pathways for cooperation and leveraging for projects focused on building community resilience to natural and climate-related hazards. Sea Grant College Programs are recipients/partners of 6 of 12 projects awarded through NOAA’s Regional Coastal Resilience Grant Program.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109613
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

Over 4 years after Hurricane Sandy, practitioners are working hand in hand with municipal leaders to enhance community resilience. This session describes several groups’ efforts to apply tools and data, and the lessons learned working with over 40 coastal municipalities.

CM | 1.25
#9109976
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)

Land conservation is an effective strategy for achieving multi-objective outcomes, such as flood risk reduction and enhanced recreation in communities. This session spotlights resources that can be used to leverage these same concepts and potentially save their residents’ money.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110007
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

Planning relates to management, especially after disasters. Fixing disaster damage is about finding how to pay for it. Key players are in offices of “management and budget.” Gain extraordinary insight into the biggest recovery program ever, New York's post-Superstorm Sandy.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 3 p.m.
#9122139
Sunday, May 7 | 3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Stop by the APA Pavilion for an interactive demonstration of NRCSolutions.org, a new website that guides elected officials and local decision makers through 30 cost-effective, nature-based solutions to reducing flood risk.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 4
#9107422
Monday, May 8 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

As climate changes, urban communities with combined sewers must build adaptive capacity to adjust to increasing flood risk. Explore innovative adaptation and mitigation planning tools in the City of Hoboken, New Jersey on a bicycle tour of resilient infrastructure improvements.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 12:30 p.m.
#9122140
Monday, May 8 | 12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Stop by the APA Pavilion for an interactive demonstration of NRCSolutions.org, a new website that guides elected officials and local decision makers through 30 cost-effective, nature-based solutions to reducing flood risk.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 4
#9107426
Monday, May 8 | 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

As climate changes, urban coastal communities must build adaptive capacity to adjust to increasing flood risk. Explore innovative climate adaptation and pre-disaster mitigation planning tools in the City of Hoboken, New Jersey on a bicycle tour of resilient infrastructure improvements.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
#9112903
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Hazards

As climate changes, cities are increasingly called on to use their limited resources to adapt to intensified and varied hazards. However, different social groups’ diverse needs are not always accounted for in standard hazard mitigation planning processes. Learn how students at Yale University, and the City of New Haven, CT created a comprehensive and inclusive hazard mitigation planning approach.

Marisa Rodriguez-McGill | Laura Hammett, AICP

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110340
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)

Congress appropriated large sums for Sandy recovery. Planning requirements for recipient communities were significant, involving a series of consultant-aided steps over many months, including mitigation strategies. Planning was managed by state government, guided by committees in each community.