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
#9109671
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

Popular sound bites announce that "our zip code matters more than our genetic code" or "workplace stress is the new secondhand smoke," but what does that mean for planners? Collaboration is key – hear from partners from other design professions and health who work alongside planners in creating healthy communities.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9106501
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

Planners from three Sunbelt Metropolitan Planning Organizations will share how their organizations incorporate health outcomes into the regional planning and decision making process. The presentations will highlight programs, strategies, performance measures, methods for technical analysis, and other best practices.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9108160
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

Creating Healthy Neighborhoods: Evidence-based Planning and Design Strategies has been published by APA Planners Press in 2017. Planners will learn about the process and substance of making healthier places.

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 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109972
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)

Outside of traditional park space, how can the design of public spaces promote health? Exploring examples from New York City, this session will illustrate how innovative, inclusive design interventions can foster healthier, more engaged communities.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 3.50
#9114725

Tour two historic Staten Island sites undergoing major change, thanks to the proactive efforts of the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Learn how a former city tuberculosis hospital is being reshaped into a healthy community to confront new epidemics, and how a historic poor farm is being rehabilitated to house a rapidly aging population.

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 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109433
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

Moving toward more equitable communities is a priority for both planning and public health. But it can often feel like a daunting task.  What are effective ways to incorporate equity into proposed projects or approaches? How can you leverage planning and public health data to strengthen your approach to equity?

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109409
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

Showcasing lessons learned from the second Plan4Health cohort, this session will demonstrate the impact of shared use to increase opportunities for physical activity and to strengthen a community's sense of place.

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.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
#9113563
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Health

A visually appealing research poster which will include the result outcomes of an experimental research to identify the factors of pedestrian’s stress level from subjective and objective measurements through walking on different sidewalks based on the amount of greenery.

#9113760
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Health

Accessibility of primary care can attribute to prevention and management of chronic diseases. This study aims to address the possible presence of spatial primary care access disparities within the Seattle-Tacoma metro area.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9108931
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

There's no debating that the built environment directly impacts community health. But how can we better understand exactly how planning affects health in order to build healthier communities? This session introduces APA’s Healthy Planning Metrics, a new tool to integrate health objectives into everyday planning practice.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:15 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109392
Monday, May 8 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

Whether transforming a city street from a virtual speedway into a kid-friendly promenade or identifying when and where to park a mobile farmers market, planners must increasingly consider public health in their daily work. This session highlights the Plan4Health project and the cutting-edge tools and strategies it has developed for planning healthy communities.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $5.00
#9116911
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
#9109618
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
#9109939
Tuesday, May 9 | 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

“Health-in-All-Policies” and “Health Impact Assessments” are emerging approaches to address public health challenges. Practitioners will share how to apply these methods, and how they may complement one another in facilitating cross-sectoral collaborations, community empowerment, and healthy community planning.

CM | 1.25
#9109531
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.