2018 National Planning Conference

NPC18 Program: 2018 National Planning Conference


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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Through the use of lively presentations, hands-on exercises, and walking tours, this session will explore a variety of topics designed to dig deep into the role of urban design in making our communities more walkable, vibrant, and valuable.
    NPC188242
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    What to do with Confederate (and other) monuments is a timely question, and this session includes an overview of the issue. The focus, however, will be participants discussing hypothetical situations, resulting in a nuanced understanding of this difficult topic.
    NPC188146
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners can inspire community building and support economic development while preserving heritage. Hear how this is being done in places with strong cultural roots as well as the role of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
    NPC188001
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Rediscover the past political and cultural issues associated with the early planning and design programs and accomplishments of planning pioneers — and gain an understanding of the basis for creating great places.
    NPC188056
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Salt Lake City’s Main and Regent District is the result of a public-private partnership that brought a 2,500-seat Broadway theater, a 25-story office tower, and a redesigned festival street to an area of the city rich with history and opportunity.
    NPC188219
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Help define the concept of embodied culture from an urban-planning perspective. Two case studies from revitalizing historic neighborhoods in Salt Lake City are used as examples to illustrate the concept.
    NPC188077
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Bring light, art, and activity to the public realm! Learn how outdoor media and public-private partnerships can create unique experiences at urban spaces in New York’s Times Square, West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip, the Denver Theater District, and Atlanta’s downtown.
    NPC188036
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    A discussion of how 25,700 people living in the vibrant West End neighborhood of Kenyon-Barr were forcefully removed from their community and why the preservation of their story is important to the story of Cincinnati itself.
    NPC187045

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Cedar County, Iowa, Great Places Vision Plan combines community engagement with urban design expertise to develop a vision to enhance the county's historic and cultural assets to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors.
    NPC187056

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    This poster highlights a planning studio experience at the University of Georgia's Master of Environmental Planning and Design program in fall 2017. This project mimicked a client-professional experience within the context of a transit-oriented development proposal for Gwinnett County, Georgia.
    NPC187068

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    By engaging cultural and religious leaders, government officials, visitors, users, and preservationists, a team of students formulated strategies to balance the stresses of rapid urbanization and increased tourism with the conservation of “New Jerusalem” at the Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia.
    NPC187070

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Silver Spring Connect, an interactive online map created by University of Maryland planning students, identifies community assets to reaffirm, preserve, and strengthen community character in the changing areas around nine future Purple Line light rail stations in Silver Spring, Maryland.
    NPC187075

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how planners are leveraging the power of historic preservation and cultural identity to build social capital and promote inclusive revitalization in four rural towns in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana.
    NPC187020

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Unlike recent auto/tech industry-dominated discussions of autonomous vehicles — focused on technology, traffic, safety, adoption rates, or economic impact — this panel addresses public space and how cities, designers, engineers, and others can build a civic agenda, create tools, and set priorities.
    NPC188040
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Through the use of lively presentations, hands-on exercises, and walking tours, this session will explore a variety of topics designed to dig deeper into the role of urban design in making our communities more walkable, vibrant, and valuable.
    NPC189014
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    For our cities to be truly equitable, they must be designed with kids and families in mind - our future generations are depending on us. Learn how infrastructure, planning, and programming can make this happen.
    NPC188168
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Development density is an instrumental factor in shaping more livable, transit-supportive, sustainable communities. However, not all density is created equal. This panel discussion focuses on specific design tools and strategies to achieve dense development that advances community goals and aspirations.
    NPC188261
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore conservation easements, historic tax credits, and programmatic strategies that engender stewardship and protection as strategies to balance the maintenance of character and heritage with limited financial resources.
    NPC188129
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    The historic 1920s “Progressive Era” Lorton prison was closed and sold to Fairfax County (Virginia) in 2001. Learn how this place was then transformed into a community of unique residential and commercial spaces, through master planning and public-private partnerships.
    NPC188189
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    What to do with Confederate (and other) monuments is a timely question. Can we reuse symbols of oppression in dialogue with current (improved?) attitudes? Hear from individuals involved in this discussion, in New Orleans and elsewhere.
    NPC188052
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    The removal of Confederate commemorative memorials has shone a spotlight on the role of public art. We will discuss the establishment of public art “ecosystems” and the importance of artrepreneurs in bridging community gaps.
    NPC188183
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session will highlight key findings from original research, focusing on how the design of place can help rebuild trust, revitalize neighborhoods, and support interaction among diverse groups.
    NPC188017
    CM | 1.25

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how Seattle and Portland, Oregon, are keeping momentum strong while striving for design quality and community support during a busy development cycle. Hear how each city will transform its design review and balance public engagement and collaboration.
    NPC188234
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Civic spaces have become targets of opportunity for terrorists. Learn how thoughtful planning and design of the public realm can enhance public safety and security while maintaining accessible, beautiful, and welcoming public spaces.
    NPC188208
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    From vacant buildings to empty lots, even our densest cities have room to grow without demolition. Learn how new planning approaches can remove regulatory barriers and provide incentives to conserve valuable older buildings and encourage reuse and infill.
    NPC188095
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Differing techniques, language, and cultures can be an obstacle for planners and artists working together to improve their built environments through creative placemaking. Help APA and partners bridge the gap in a fun, interactive session with a local flavor.
    NPC188160
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Public Square is the historic center of Cleveland, but roads have made it a place of transportation instead of activity. Learn about the city's extraordinary new park that's been around for years.
    NPC188185
    CM | 1.25