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
#9110111
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)

Making a single city more resilient is hard enough work. And then we start over with the next community. It doesn't have to be that way. Explore how states are scaling transformation to turn single steps into a completed journey, moving from 100 resilient cities to 10,000.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110293
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)

What tools and strategies should you be using to integrate land-use planning and urban water management in your community? This session will present the results of two recent groundbreaking studies on this topic. Case examples from both studies will showcase project-specific best practices.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109918
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

Waste management plays an increasingly critical role in achieving urban sustainability. What is planning’s role in the process? Review smart technologies and creative models to promote landfill diversion while achieving cost-saving and social equity goals in managing urban waste.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 2.50
#9110315
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A06 (Javits Convention Center)

This interactive session with audience/attendee real-time input that will be integrated with curriculum, describes the latest best practices in parking management, sustainable green design and the coincident role of next gen mobility technology and services has in achieving sustainability and travel benefits in cities and regions.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
#9110373
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Everyday new sustainability and resiliency-focused jobs are created by both public agencies and private corporations. But what are employers looking for in candidates? Where are these jobs advertised? What should interested candidates do to prepare for these positions? Learn from several sustainability experts on how to craft careers focused on sustainable development.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110040
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E14 (Javits Convention Center)

The United Nations recently achieved landmark agreements on development (Sustainable Development Goals), climate change (Paris Agreement), and urbanization (New Urban Agenda/Habitat III). How are U.S. cities doing their part to implement these agreements? Learn how and why Baltimore, New York, and San Jose have taken on this formidable challenge.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109689
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)

An innovative city-university partnership, Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities (EPIC), helps cities address projects at an impactful scale. Discover how EPIC programs are advancing leadership in planning and putting knowledge into practice.

CM | 1.25
#9109986
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)

How do you implement brownfield redevelopment, transit-oriented design and resiliency planning? By implementing complex planning strategies to address a variety of planning issues with input from key stakeholders and experts throughout all phases of the planning process. Learn about project goals and implementation strategies of the Crescent Park redevelopment project in Jersey City.

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 | 7:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107946
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

Four Northeastern states have taken the lead in supporting sustainability initiatives pursued by local governments. While the initiatives vary by state, common elements have emerged. This session examines state and regional data sources and planning tools that have helped local governments work toward a more sustainable future.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109611
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)

New Jersey is at the vanguard of stormwater management. This session explores how government and private sector entities across the state are generating innovative green infrastructure strategies for stormwater management as well as creative policies and partnerships to facilitate their use and adoption.

CM | 1.25
#9107862
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

Planners are playing an increasingly important role in the development of sustainable places and smart cities. Gain a better understanding of the implications of new technology such as ride sharing, smart utilities, and net-zero design on our built environment.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109993
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

The Great Urban Parks Campaign equips communities to improve social and environmental outcomes while applying green infrastructure principles and practices in parks. Learn about four pilot projects that are showcasing how green infrastructure can be leveraged to improve multiple outcomes.

CM | 1.25
#9107908
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E14 (Javits Convention Center)

How does sustainability look in your community or in other places? What motivates or stalls sustainability action? Using a recent survey of sustainability, this session will compare policymaking both in various municipalities and with national trends.

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.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
#9109088
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Sustainability

Adaptive planning process for Great Barrier Reef incorporating 3 levels of government, scientists, conservationists and traditional owners with farming, fishing, tourism and ports operators. A comprehensive strategic environmental assessment (SEA) underpinned development of the integrated Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan.

#9113663
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Sustainability

Learn how the S.A.V.E. Farm organization transitions marginalized populations into living a sustainable lifestyle and contributing to a sustainable society. This poster will present lessons from the organization's work to help planners empower and engage marginalized populations in sustainable agriculture and design.

#9113667
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Sustainability

Learn about sustainability efforts in a small Midwestern community that serves as a regional health care and retail hub. These proactive efforts integrate iconic architecture and musical heritage, as well as strategies to support aging-in-place.

#9113656
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Sustainability

Our research examines the waste management structures of Detroit, Minneapolis, and Baltimore through local history, policy research, and interviews with community stakeholders. We identified challenges and opportunities by which other post-industrial cities can achieve more sustainable waste management systems.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107992
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

Equitable development is sustainable development. Learn how to calibrate your place-based planning efforts to meet the needs of underserved communities more effectively and enhance other planning outcomes.

CM | 1.25
#9110268
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Hurricane Sandy underscored the region's need to advance coastal resiliency planning which is magnified by the potential threat of more frequent and intensive coastal storm events. Explore the six award winning design approaches, created as a result of HUD's Rebuild by Design competition.

#9109525
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

Co-sponsored by APA’s Divisions Council (DC) and Student Representatives Council (SRC), this event will showcase the work of student finalists in this inaugural competition. A panel of judges will choose the final winner of a $1,000 cash prize.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:15 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109871
Monday, May 8 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Sustainability

What is environmental psychology? And why is it important when planning for sustainable cities? Examine the disconnect between environmental knowledge and action. Explore why people tend to choose unsustainable options over sustainable alternatives. And discuss what you can do to change that behavior.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9108910
Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

More than ever before, metropolitan planning organizations are adopting regional plans focused on sustainability. Come learn about financial incentives, web-based tools, and resources that MPOs are increasingly providing local member agencies to help implement regional plans from the bottom up.

CM | 1.25
#9110202
Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

This year, 533 global cities disclosed climate change-related data through CDP’s cities program. This session will share the analysis from this data to see where and how cities are collaborating on climate action with non-state actors (such as state governments and businesses), and where the potential exists to deepen and broaden this collaboration.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 3
#9123991

See how NYC is increasing biking with its protected bike lane network. Discuss macro issues like ridership demand, phasing strategy as well engineering principles of including mixing zones and split phase signals. See different designs in various contexts, including favoring pedestrian flow, plaza space, and bicycle level of service.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110088
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)

Do you have minimal staff and a limited budget? No worries! Learn how the City of Nashua, N.H., employed a sustainability dashboard to share the data that framed its sustainability profile and engage community members in the effort to improve that data.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 11 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109859
Tuesday, May 9 | 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Gain an overview of the Together North Jersey initiative, its vision, and its plan for implementing the many strategies delineated in the plan.  It will showcase 3 key success stories of diverse local initiatives around the region, all of which are well on their way towards implementing real change in their communities.