NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109786
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: International

The UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to guide development and promote good planning. Explore these SDGs, including how they fit into the New Urban Agenda, how they help with disaster-resilience planning, and how their metrics can improve local planning.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
#9113759
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: International

Explore the unseen opportunities of the interplay between blue and grey transport in a water-dependent city. Invent a toolkit to help planners to identify the breach between land and water transportation and take steps towards the revival and integration of waterways into current street network.

#9113489
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: International

Explore how to support refugees populations in your community through planning but reviewing an analysis of 50+ studies regarding refugee resettlement in the United States.

#9112644
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: International

This qualitative study investigates how social capital influences adoption of soil and water conservation practices in a Kenyan community. The effect of a public-private partnership on the level of social capital in the community is assessed.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107906
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore the role of urban planning within the United Nations, especially the UN–Habitat program. Learn how UN–Habitat uses urban planning principles to improve urban settlements worldwide. Find out how the recent Habitat III conference will impact UN–Habitat goals.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:15 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107924
Monday, May 8 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: International

Cities in the developing world are struggling to address rapid population growth and major challenges from climate change. Explore how American non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have helped these cities upgrade infrastructure, improve housing, and protect the environment.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 11 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9120403
Tuesday, May 9 | 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: International

The United States and the United Kingdom confront similar challenges whether managing political changes, addressing equity, advancing affordable housing or pursuing new economic strategies.  This session will bring together a conversation of planning leaders in four cities with similar issues and dynamics to talk about what’s working and what each country can learn from the other.