NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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From Climate Change to Resilience
Several themes will be pursued in this track. First: Sea-level rise and coastal cities and infrastructure. The enormity of the issue will be examined in terms of the vulnerability of major coastal cities. Second: Extreme weather and changing weather cycles that require planners and their communities to be prepared to deal with hazards. Third: How resilience can mean not only withstanding natural hazards but also adapting to economic and other changes — whether sudden or gradual. Managing and planning for water will be addressed throughout.

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 10:45 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109870
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

This session presents a planning process that uses future flood risk as the framework for forward-looking coastal protection regulations. Speakers will describe strategies local officials can implement to reshape coastal development to reduce exposure and minimize repetitive harm and losses.

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
#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.

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 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110084
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

The trends of population aging and climate-related events are profound on communities everywhere. Older adults are especially vulnerable to projected changes in frequency and /or intensity of climate-related events. Efforts to increase their individual preparedness require a paradigm shift.

CM | 1.25
#9108885
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)

This session explores pathways for cooperation and leveraging for projects focused on building community resilience to natural and climate-related hazards. Sea Grant College Programs are recipients/partners of 6 of 12 projects awarded through NOAA’s Regional Coastal Resilience Grant Program.

CM | 1.25
#9110140
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)

Even in good times, public housing authorities often struggle to foster economic and social resilience in their residents. In the wake of a major disaster, these challenges inevitably increase. Learn how planners in New York and the Gulf Coast overcame challenges (and embraced opportunities) when rebuilding public housing post-disaster.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109613
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

Over 4 years after Hurricane Sandy, practitioners are working hand in hand with municipal leaders to enhance community resilience. This session describes several groups’ efforts to apply tools and data, and the lessons learned working with over 40 coastal municipalities.

CM | 1.25
#9109976
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)

Land conservation is an effective strategy for achieving multi-objective outcomes, such as flood risk reduction and enhanced recreation in communities. This session spotlights resources that can be used to leverage these same concepts and potentially save their residents’ money.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109882
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

Planners nationwide are dealing with the reality of sea level rise brought on by climate change. This discussion will allow planners to share their experiences dealing with the impact of sea level rise on their communities and the profession.

CM | 1.25
#9110197
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

So many plans, so little consistency! Discover how to spatially evaluate (and score) networks of plans to decrease vulnerabilities to hazards. Learn from research and practice through case studies that illuminate gaps and opportunities to integrate resiliency.

CM | 1.25
#9110157
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)

Three planning professionals from across the nation will discuss the importance of public participation and outreach when managing flood hazard mitigation, referencing different techniques applied for projects and showcasing the need for multiple approaches (one size does not fit all).

CM | 1.25
#9109977
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Climate change is providing for an uncertain future. A key challenge is translating the uncertainty of climate science into planning policies for resilient communities. The panel will discuss how Cambridge, MA and Washington D.C. preparedness plans as case studies.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110122
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

By highlighting a mix of resiliency planning efforts - master planning for San Francisco's Ocean Beach, hazard mitigation planning for Annapolis' historic seaport, adaption planning in Boston and Miami -- this session showcases creative approaches to sea level rise adaption in coastal communities.

CM | 1.25
#9109713
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore new data on energy use in every U.S. city, see a real time analysis of an audience member city’s energy planning options, and learn from cities with award-winning strategies to integrate energy data in decision making and planning.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 10 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 3.50
#9107937

Explore the recovery of the Breezy Point community, devastated in 2012 by Superstorm Sandy. This walking tour will delve into the disaster itself; state and federal recovery programs implemented in its aftermath; beach restoration; and residential, commercial, and infrastructure reconstruction.

Tom Womeldurf, AICP | Christopher Fennell | Jawanza Nyahuma | Nazzareno Callipo | Arthur Lighthall | Program Director Build It Back New York

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110007
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

Planning relates to management, especially after disasters. Fixing disaster damage is about finding how to pay for it. Key players are in offices of “management and budget.” Gain extraordinary insight into the biggest recovery program ever, New York's post-Superstorm Sandy.

CM | 1.25
#9110147
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

Transforming waterfronts to adapt to climate impacts can be addressed using rating and certification programs such as WEDG, SITES® and Green Shores for Homes™. Discover how to design and implement these programs in your community and for your waterfront projects.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109710
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

Travel beyond street tree inventories and explore three catalytic programs working to activate urban forests through ecology, design, and civic participation. This lively session will highlight complementary and contrasting initiatives in Baltimore, Detroit, and New York.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9110056
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

Plan proactively for climate change! Explore opportunities for progressive planning in adapting to climate change and learn about the need for local planning in managed realignment. Identify planning tools appropriate for motivating concern, identifying community values, and assessing options for managed retreat.

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.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110223
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore unique challenges and opportunities to manage flood risk in retail corridors and industrial areas. This session draws on extensive case studies conducted by the New York City Department of City Planning in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

CM | 1.25
#9110093
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)

Communities in Florida and California have pioneered strategies to integrate hazard-mitigation planning into the larger community planning processes more effectively. Learn how these communities have used selected models and tools to understand inundation risks and improve community resilience through the planning process.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110260
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

Urban flooding, caused by rainfall overwhelming the drainage system, is common in the Chicago region. Discover how engineers, planners, and community organizers are collaborating to reduce damages to homes and businesses and adapt to climate change.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 3.50
#9107523
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

Boat tour of New York Harbor and Jamaica Bay to educate planners about this urban coastal region- from Superstorm Sandy recovery work, to resiliency planning, to management planning aimed at a new vision for resource stewardship and improved access.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 4
#9107422
Monday, May 8 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

As climate changes, urban communities with combined sewers must build adaptive capacity to adjust to increasing flood risk. Explore innovative adaptation and mitigation planning tools in the City of Hoboken, New Jersey on a bicycle tour of resilient infrastructure improvements.

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.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110085
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)

As many as 500-600 million people globally may have to move because of climate change. This session will provide an overview of forces causing this movement, possible arrival and departure locations, relevant governing policies, and possible responses to this challenge.

CM | 1.25
#9110320
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

The session will present how New York City is leading the way in addressing multiple aspects of resiliency planning, including addressing the risks associated with storm surge flooding, sea level rise, inland flooding and extreme rainfall events, urban heat island, and social and economic resiliency.

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.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 4
#9107426
Monday, May 8 | 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

As climate changes, urban coastal communities must build adaptive capacity to adjust to increasing flood risk. Explore innovative climate adaptation and pre-disaster mitigation planning tools in the City of Hoboken, New Jersey on a bicycle tour of resilient infrastructure improvements.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m.
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.

CM | 1.25
#9109798
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

Whether big or small, inland or coastal, all communities face a common challenge: how to effectively plan for the presence (or absence) of water. Learn how information from an integrated suite of NOAA data, models and tools can be applied through innovative partnerships to better understand water-related events and their impacts on populations, the economy, and the natural environment.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:15 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107950
Monday, May 8 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Washington is a hub of innovative stormwater management approaches, from ground-level green infrastructure and landscape design to top-level policy like stormwater retention credit trading. Session will discuss implementation of these cutting-edge approaches at the water utility, local, and federal levels.

CM | 1.25
#9108001
Monday, May 8 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)

Public discourse on community sustainability and resilience tends to ignore the vulnerabilities of communities of color, who are disproportionately at risk from climate change impacts, because many occupy flood-prone land. Join us for a frank, interactive discussion on this issue.

CM | 1.25
#9110273
Monday, May 8 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

The planning agencies in Norfolk and New York—both coastal cities exposed to flood risk—are updating zoning regulations to facilitate adaptation. Discover how the zoning tools they're using can be tailored to address the flood risk profile of your community.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8 a.m.
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.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 5
#9113200
Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

The "Bay Park Unified: Integrated Perimeter Flood Protection" project is one of a kind that utilizes state-of-the art flood protection while creating more and better public and park space. This project sets an example for flood-prone areas along the eastern seaboard.

Peter Glus | Joseph Davenport | Jill Popowich | Douglas McCoach

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 4
#9114549
Tuesday, May 9 | 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Join a walking tour of Lower Manhattan’s evolving East Side waterfront —the locus of a series of transformational coastal-protection initiatives. Representatives of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency and others will highlight key efforts to help protect the shoreline and its inhabitants from climate change-related threats.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110340
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)

Congress appropriated large sums for Sandy recovery. Planning requirements for recipient communities were significant, involving a series of consultant-aided steps over many months, including mitigation strategies. Planning was managed by state government, guided by committees in each community.

CM | 1.25
#9110282
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

Building on the "Urban Street Design Guide," NACTO presents a new guide on sustainable stormwater management. Learn about three cities that have built strong partnerships between transportation and water departments—and hear how green infrastructure makes more livable streets.

CM | 1.25
#9109975
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

Following Sandy, a wave of buyout programs offered residents the opportunity to move out of harm's way, allowing flood prone land to return to nature. What lessons can be learned to ensure that this adaptation tool can be better used?