NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
Regular $95.00
CM | 8

The APA NY Metro Chapter includes rural Sullivan County, where the Woodstock Festival took place in 1969. This tour will explore the relationships of NYC to these outer reaches from water to special interest groups to extreme commuters. The relationships are complex and the issues are ones that will be faced by more and more communities.

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 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)

Can “New Ruralism” become a counterpoint to New Urbanism? Hear how about the strategies rural communities in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont have used to engineer a renaissance across the region.

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

Alabama was once the leading state in agricultural education. Today industry is far more prevalent statewide. How have Alabama's land-use trends over the past six decades impacted its longstanding (and proud) agricultural traditions? This poster examines that question.

La' Kesha Stewart

Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

The efficacy of the Housing Choice Voucher Program (commonly referred to as Section 8 Housing) is negatively impacted by its limitations in making necessary distinctions between participants who have access to urban amenities and those who do not.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)

Join fellow small town and rural planners to discuss economic development strategies. Explore the small town or rural area planner’s role and share realistic tips on establishing effective economic development for America’s diverse small towns and rural areas.