NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110393
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)

Neighborhood-scale approaches to strategic and long-term planning enhance efficiency and cultivate resilience and sustainability amidst today’s complex challenges. Explore how three San Francisco neighborhoods are using thoughtful, bold, and innovative strategies to help ensure they continue to thrive in the years ahead.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109619
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E14 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Planning Methods

APA conducts applied, policy-relevant research to identify, evaluate, develop, and disseminate best practices that address key issues for the planning profession. Join members of its Research Agenda Task Force to discuss what APA's research priorities should be.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109985
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore improved methodology to estimate demographic multipliers in light of changing demographic trends. Case studies show that impact analysts should adopt multipliers that are timely, geographically targeted, and specific to the housing configuration.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109701
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

Big data from mobile devices can be a powerful tool for transportation planners who don’t have the resources for intensive travel studies. Learn how to gather and deploy big data by studying successful projects in California and Virginia and hearing from the key players involved in them.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9108116
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

Scenario planning integrates the consideration of key uncertainties with advanced analytical tools. This session introduces four new tools planners can use to map social vulnerability, analyze gentrification, identify neighborhoods vulnerable to heatwaves, and prioritize affordable rental housing for preservation.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107877
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E14 (Javits Convention Center)

As technology changes, so too does the local planning department. This session examines technological and other ways planning departments will need to adapt to meet community needs in the future.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109492
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

Planners write thousands of staff reports every year, yet there is little disccusion about what makes a truly effective report. This session breaks the silence with two nationwide studies that indicate staff reports can be better and even help planners lead. It also looks at what the next generaion of staff reports might look like.

CM | 1.25
#9109446
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

As the professionals tasked with finding solutions to our cities' greatest challenges, planners must keep up with innovations in the field. This session explores promising advances in tackling pressing urban issues, from housing affordability and cost-effective resilient design to transportation demand management and urban infrastructure funding.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
#9113751
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Planning Methods

Business improvement districts (or BIDs) remain popular tools for revitalizing urban cores, existing across the United States and spreading worldwide. Fresno, California, adopted a BID in 2011 to return life to its core. Has it achieved expectations? This poster explores that question.

#9110162
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Planning Methods

This poster will present recent changes in demographic multipliers, new methodological improvement and the potential of using PUMS records for other planning ratios.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m.
CM | 2.50
#9110068
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

Learn scenario analysis skills and tools to engage stakeholders and analyze planning decisions. Gain hands-on experience in both simulated scenario planning activities and common scenario analysis tools.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107305
Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

The aging Northeast Corridor is the rail backbone of the Northeast region and the nation’s busiest passenger rail corridor. Learn how eight states, the District of Columbia, Amtrak, and the US DOT are collaborating to plan its sustainable future.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110002
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

This session explores equity issues in regional transportation planning, reviews current practices, and presents methods for evaluating transportation equity in long range transportation planning, using Hillsborough County (Tampa), FL and the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area as case studies.