NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | 3 p.m.
#9115222
Wednesday, May 3 | 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Location: Gilbert (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

Thursday, May 4, 2017
Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 8 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $250.00
CM | 10
#9115176
Thursday, May 4 | 8 a.m. - Friday, May 5 | 5 p.m.

Registration to this workshop is now closed - please register onsite. New York City is one of the world’s great laboratories for place making. This two-day training workshop helps planners learn how to plan Federal lands and facilities, using examples and case studies from New York City. Workshop tracks include Urban Development/Redevelopment, Transportation/Mobility, and Resiliency.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
#9115223
Thursday, May 4 | 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Location: Liberty (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 12:30 p.m.
#9122468

Outside the Astor Ballroom

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 2:15 p.m.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 5 p.m.
#9115226
Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 5:45 p.m.
#9115227
Thursday, May 4 | 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Location: Columbia (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 6 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $50.00
#9115175
Thursday, May 4 | 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Registration for this dinner is now closed - please register onsite. Awards Dinner honoring members of the Federal Planning Division.

Friday, May 5, 2017
Friday, May 5, 2017 | 6:30 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $100.00
CM | 10
#9107838
Friday, May 5 | 6:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Discover the Hudson River Valley during a scenic train ride along the Hudson River followed by a bus tour showcasing the region’s local agricultural renaissance and efforts to preserve the "foodshed."

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 8 a.m.
#9122471
Activity Type: Meetings

DC Welcome (light breakfast provided)

#9123875
Friday, May 5 | 8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Location: Ziegfeld (Marriott Marquis Times Square)

Divisions Council Welcome

#9115236
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meetings

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
#9122475
Friday, May 5 | 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Location: Ziegfeld (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

Divisions’ Role in NPC

#9122470
Friday, May 5 | 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: Liberty (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

Located at the Marriott Marquis.

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 9:45 a.m.
#9115239
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

#9115237
Friday, May 5 | 9:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: O'Neill (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 10 a.m.
#9115242
Friday, May 5 | 10 a.m. - noon Location: Gilbert (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 12:15 p.m.
#9122477
Friday, May 5 | 12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Location: O'Neill (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

DC Best Practices Discussion (lunch provided)

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 12:30 p.m.
#9115245
Friday, May 5 | 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Location: Manhattan Ballroom (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

#9115243
Friday, May 5 | 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Wilder (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 3 p.m.
#9115246
#9115241
Friday, May 5 | 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Ziegfeld (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 3:15 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 2.50
#9118321
Friday, May 5 | 3:15 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Explore the United Nations headquarters building in a unique tour. This expansion on the standard hour-long U.N. tour includes planning history of the siting of the U.N.

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 4 p.m.
#9115379
Friday, May 5 | 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Located off-site
Activity Type: Meetings

Business meeting to be held at Marriott Brooklyn, 333 Adams St. Brooklyn, NY 11201.

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 5 p.m.
#9120549
Friday, May 5 | 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Networking Receptions

This reception will be hosted at Ascent Lounge. It is invite only.

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 9 a.m.
CM | 1
#9116824
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Peter Leyden was managing editor at the original Wired magazine, founding director of the New Politics Institute, and founder of new media company Reinventors. He is recognized around the world as an expert on new technologies and future trends and the impact of the digital revolution on media, business, and politics.

#9108629
Saturday, May 6 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: Hall 1A19 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Career Zone
NPC Topic: Career Development

Book a one on one session for resume review.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 10:45 a.m.
CM | 0.50
#9123797
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1D - Special Events Hall (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Density is the essence of cities. Every new technology affects the value of density, making it either more or less valuable -- and making urban life either more or less attractive as a result. From ride-sharing to computer vision to autonomous vehicles, it is clear that digital technology will transform cities. But will 21st century technology make cities more attractive, or less?

CM | 1.25
#9109671
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

Popular sound bites announce that "our zip code matters more than our genetic code" or "workplace stress is the new secondhand smoke," but what does that mean for planners? Collaboration is key – hear from partners from other design professions and health who work alongside planners in creating healthy communities.

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
#9109488
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

Development should not happen to a place but with a place. A new neighborhood playbook is emerging that helps communities and developers work together to activate spaces enroute to equitably developing places. This session describes how it works.

CM | 1.25
#9109651
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)

NYC's Economic Development Corporation and Transportation Department have teamed together to implement the ambitious BQX streetcar plan for the Brooklyn-Queens waterfront. Discover how these agencies are taking bold steps to prioritize surface transit in ways rarely seen in the United States.

CM | 1.25
#9107253
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: LGBTQ

In spite of progressive policies and increased cultural sensitivity, generally, homophobia and violence against LGBTQ community persists. A general tenet of community planning is to promote the health, safety and welfare of a community, and a specific mission of several APA National Divisions is to provide a voice to the issues that minority and disenfranchised populations face.

CM | 1.25
#9110264
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Arts and Culture

Explore creative placemaking from the community up, grounded in values fostering belonging, equity, racial justice, and inclusion. We will share local case studies from diverse urban and rural contexts, tools and resources, and creative participatory planning and community engagement practices.

CM | 1.25
#9109943
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

The physical environment of our communities contribute to and benefits from economic and fiscal health. This introduction to the track covers ways in which planners can make a difference by seeking opportunities.

CM | 1.25
#9107901
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)

Increasingly, design guidelines are being employed to regulate and implement development. Yet often these guidelines are too vague to be meaningful or too prescriptive to remain relevant over the long term. Explore how to craft design guidelines to shape development that advances community goals and aspirations for livability, public life, and sustainability.

CM | 1.25
#9110195
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore the complications of planning for downtown revitalization in inner ring cities facing the challenge of establishing their own identity after being thought of as suburbs and bedroom communities for many years.

CM | 1.25
#9110050
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Don Draper was a master of the pitch - from selling Lucky cigarettes to Kodak’s carousel. In today’s fast paced, media-centric world, presentation skills are critical for success. Learn seven tips from the field of advertising to perfect your pitch.

CM | 1.25
#9105706
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

Traditional level-of-service (LOS) standards ensure that intersections have the capacity to accommodate vehicle demand. Explore LOS as it evolves to include metrics and standards for pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit riders, in the short-term and for long-range planning.

CM | 1.25
#9122832
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Education

In this session, planners will have the opportunity to consider rationales and methods for involving youth in urban planning in ways that address the civic engagement opportunity gap.

CM | 1.25
#9109383
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Urban Design

The dense urbanism of New York or the New Urbanist approach usually associated with traditional small towns—what are the pros and cons of each? Listen in as experts engage in a (mock) debate between these two approaches to planning and urban design.

CM | 1.25
#9109575
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)

Planners need to become more familiar with the demographic changes that are taking place nationwide as well as the challenges and opportunities these changes bring in order to better engage and represent diverse populations.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9109802
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E14 (Javits Convention Center)

As public support for streamlined government grows, successful planning managers must know how to convey departmental success to various constituencies . This session explores how to make the sometimes difficult changes that increase departmental success—and how to communicate those success stories to city hall and beyond.

CM | 1.25
#9109537
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1A06 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

When planners designate retail uses without considering the economic and operational requirements needed for success, the result can be empty space and stakeholder disappointment. This panel will focus on what is essential for retail plans to become a reality.

Israel Cronk | Paul Teti | Steve Dwoskin | Kate Coburn | Deborah Lawlor, FAICP

CM | 1.25
#9106769
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)

Over the past 15 years, the United States has made strides in creating more urban, livable, and sustainable communities. Has this progress become the new normal for advancing urban places? Or have the impacts been marginal in larger national growth patterns? This session examines and evaluates the accomplishments of regional livable communities programs.

CM | 1.25
#9109890
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

Gain a deeper understanding of Vision Zero, a commitment to eliminating traffic fatalities and creating a culture that prioritizes traffic safety that originated in Sweden nearly two decades ago. Today cities across the world have implemented similar initiatives. Gain insight into the Vision Zero initiatives in three major cities: San Francisco, New York, and Los Angeles.

CM | 1.50
E | 1.50
#9109012
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Ethics

This year's Case of the Year includes real-life case studies. Following a brief introduction of recent news regarding planning ethics, the panelists will review up to eight distinctive ethical scenarios, posing questions for the audience to answer, and discussing the issues that are raised.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9120860
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

Maps have always been a way to tell a story about data. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll show how to take that story to the next level. With no programming and no GIS knowledge, we’ll show how ready-made templates can be used to tell a story about the assets of your community on the web, so that your map conveys the story that you want.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 11 a.m.
#9115248
Saturday, May 6 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Hall 1E06 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 2
#9116509

Join fellow planners on a one-day Community Planning Workshop in Howard Beach, Queens. Work with the Institute for Building Technology and Safety to help design a sustainable water management strategy to plan for reduced environmental impacts and increase neighborhood resiliency.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $50.00
#9109157
Saturday, May 6 | 11 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E17 (Javits Convention Center)

APA's Emerging Professionals Institute is designed for students and recent graduates entering the job market. Top professionals in the field answer your most pressing career questions.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 11:15 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 4.50
#9107928
Saturday, May 6 | 11:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

Newark is the largest city in the New Jersey. The City experienced decades of population decline triggered by rebellions in the late 1960’s. However, in the last half of the 20th century, Newark started to see an increase in population, and is projected to gain an additional 68,000 residents by 2040. Planners will showcase some of Newark’s most recent development initiatives.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 11:30 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 3.50
#9113531
Saturday, May 6 | 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

Visit Radburn—where every generation of planners since 1928 has been inspired to create neighborhoods out of neighbors and separate automobiles from pedestrians—and learn about a vision crafted by local officials to improve the pedestrian environment near its train station and commercial area.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | noon
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $5.00
#9116698
Saturday, May 6 | noon - 1 p.m.

Join members of the Housing and Community Development Division for lunch at Gotham West Market (600 11th Ave, New York, NY 10036) for lunch, and then return to the convention center for a facilitated discussion.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $50.00
CM | 4.50
#9107922

This mobile session will be co-hosted by AKRF, Inc., and the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce. It is easily accessible by transit and will be  a walking tour that within a relatively short distance will present significant historical, cultural, social, immigration, and urban revitalization experiences that will tell the 350-year story of Flushing as a centralized settlement for people, culture

Michael Meyers | Ellen Kodakek | Robert White | Simon Gerson

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 4.50
#9114726

Join members of the Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force for a presentation about this historically and culturally significant site. Learn about the history of the burial ground, events leading to a project commemorating it, and strategies for incorporating this project into community-wide economic development goals.

#9116703
Saturday, May 6 | noon - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Career Zone

Employers will discuss current job openings during informational small-group meetings. Dress for an interview and bring your resume.

#9122472
Saturday, May 6 | noon - 8 p.m. Location: Liberty (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

Located at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 12:30 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $60.00
CM | 3
#9115199

New York is a city of islands.  Participants in this orientation tour will get to know it best by boat!   From history, to ecology, to infrastructure, to architecture, to transportation, to commerce to changing uses and resiliency challenges, it all happens on the water.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 12:45 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9120861
Saturday, May 6 | 12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

In this hands-on workshop, we will examine how easy-to-use apps, on a number of different devices from laptops to smart phones, can lead to genuine, productive interaction with citizens.  We will also show how to make the most of crowd sourced feedback and present it to administrators in a clear and concise manner in order to generate a feasible plan of action.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109973
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

A new tool, the fiscally standardized cities (FiSC) database, can be used by cities to benchmark their fiscal data to comparable cities and thereby explore new measures for local fiscal health in U.S. cities.

CM | 1.25
#9109805
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore the latest data from APA’s Salary Survey on pay disparity between men and women—and discuss with a panel of planning leaders and hiring managers what actions we can take to strengthen the earning power of women.

Leigh Anne King, AICP | Kim Prillhart | Melanie Wilson

CM | 1.25
#9106501
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

Planners from three Sunbelt Metropolitan Planning Organizations will share how their organizations incorporate health outcomes into the regional planning and decision making process. The presentations will highlight programs, strategies, performance measures, methods for technical analysis, and other best practices.

CM | 1.25
#9109786
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: International

The UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to guide development and promote good planning. Explore these SDGs, including how they fit into the New Urban Agenda, how they help with disaster-resilience planning, and how their metrics can improve local planning.

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
#9107948
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)

The modern food hall as a redevelopment tool allows municipalities to re- use underutilized spaces to benefit the public realm. The session examines the transformative nature of food halls through case studies from Atlanta and New York at three scales; micro (under 10,000 SF), neighborhood (20,000 SF- 35,000 SF), and destination (over 45,000 SF).

CM | 1.25
#9109958
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

Learn how NYC Parks, working with communities and sister agencies, is unifying park spaces with the neighborhoods they serve and creating new centers of community by reimagining entrances, edges, and park-adjacent spaces through its Parks Without Borders initiative.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9122050
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

As the triple threats of climate change, rapid urbanization and globalization exert pressure on cities across the world, many have turned to resilience as a framework for addressing the shocks and stresses they currently face, and are likely to face as the 21st century advances.  But what exactly is urban resilience, and how do you plan for it?

CM | 1.25
#9109411
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Management

Are you contemplating a move into planning management? Find out from three newly minted planning managers what skills and knowledge proved essential during their first 100 days on the job. And learn what they wish had contemplated before joining the management ranks.

CM | 1.25
#9110361
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Education

Most know "The Death and Life of Great American Cities" but few venture beyond the 1961 classic. What else did Jane Jacobs write and is it relevant? Several fast-paced presentations and a panel discussion will begin to address these questions.

CM | 1.25
#9107181
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E14 (Javits Convention Center)

This lively discussion will allow new grads and young professionals to learn from seasoned professionals with more than fifteen years' experience.

CM | 1.25
#9109950
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

Abandoned, underutilized spaces—products of urban post-industrialism and rapidly evolving technologies—provide fertile ground for innovative designs and planning. Learn how radical approaches to reinventing infrastructure can help you address increasing urban density proactively and successfully.

CM | 1.25
#9109719
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

Strategies for transit-oriented development (TOD) in large metro regions must account for the context and scale of a city, as well as its underlying urban form, era of development, and economic forces. Examine TOD planning, development, and financing in an auto-oriented, growth metropolitan region (San Diego), a legacy city region (Cleveland), and America's largest city (New York City).

CM | 1.25
#9109604
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore three comprehensive plans developed in large and small communities and how they were incorporated into their Land Use Codes. Discover challenges and opportunities and lessons learned for implementation of aspirational plans into zoning codes and city policies that reflect the community’s will and vision for the future.

CM | 1.25
#9104318
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Zoning ordinances often prevent the built form that makes great urban neighborhoods. Learn how two cities employed different approaches—one tactical, the other comprehensive—to fix this problem..

CM | 2.50
#9107237
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

What is "Vision Zero"? How have cities pursued this ambitious goal? Learn from the experiences of five Vision Zero cities, assess your city’s progress around key Vision Zero themes, and leave with concrete steps to improve transportation safety at home.

CM | 4.25
#9108139
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A06 (Javits Convention Center)

New York's Regional Plan Association has a long history of creating groundbreaking regional plans. Learn how the RPA engaged a wide range of stakeholders to develop its hotly anticipated fourth plan -- and how that plan will address the major economic, environmental, and transportation challenges facing the tri-state region.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1:15 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $40.00
CM | 3
#9107878
Saturday, May 6 | 1:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

Walking tour of North Park Slope in Brooklyn and discussing the gentrification and displacement impacts of a rezoning in 2003, as well as lessons learned to protect tenants form displacement and promote affordable and diverse neighborhoods.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 3
#9115189
Saturday, May 6 | 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

This tour is focused on the experiences of immigrants coming to, living in, and departing from New York City’s Chinatown and Little Italy neighborhoods. The tour will identify the local human impacts of global economic forces in a ‘global city.’

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 3
#9115192
Saturday, May 6 | 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

Greenwich Village is known to be a cultural melting pot. Participants will learn how it is steeped in artistic, political and progressively social history.  The tour will show  where and how the Village’ has been, and remains a bohemian capital, a center of the modern LGBT movement the birthplaces of the ‘Beat’ and 60’s counter culture movements.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 3
#9115187
Saturday, May 6 | 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

Lower Manhattan is New York City’s oldest neighborhood and one of its most vibrant and dynamic communities. Participants will learn how Lower Manhattan’s four centuries of history can be traced from its beginnings as a colonial seaport through its rise to global financial prominence and its current role as a premier global city.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 3
#9115196
Saturday, May 6 | 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

This orientation tour will demonstrate how Midtown Manhattan is one of the most exciting and diverse areas of New York City.  Midtown Manhattan, the largest central business district in the world, is home to countless world-class destinations, with more than 50 million visitors each year.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 2 p.m.
#9115249
Saturday, May 6 | 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: 1A01 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110395
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore the evolution of streets and how transportation planning and design is changing to meet 21st-century user needs. Learn about the benefits of interdisciplinary approaches and the importance of using new technologies to engage stakeholders in decision-making processes.

CM | 1.25
#9110381
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

Take the guesswork out of developing lighting regulations for signs. Learn about new, first-of-their-kind national sign-illumination standards, based on research conducted at the Larson Transportation Institute at Pennsylvania State University.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9108160
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

Creating Healthy Neighborhoods: Evidence-based Planning and Design Strategies has been published by APA Planners Press in 2017. Planners will learn about the process and substance of making healthier places.

CM | 1.25
#9109751
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

In this 'doctor is in' type session, planners working in diverse communities can get advice from their peers. Topics available for discussion include affordable housing, arts and culture, economic development, gentrification, public health, public transportation and zoning.

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
#9109374
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Food Systems

Learn how local governments can develop and implement policies, programs, and projects to make fresh, healthy, and local food both accessible and affordable to all community members, including those most in need.

CM | 1.25
#9109478
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)

"Solutions" associated with redeveloping commercial corridors haven’t changed in 30 years. Learn about practical and defensible market- driven strategies that you can use to avoid common pitfalls in redeveloping commercial strip corridors.

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
#9110062
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Are millennials detached from planning? Or are they just engaged in different ways? Increased mobility and global accessibility through technology have produced a generation with diverse needs and interests. Explore why community planning often fails to attract millennials and discuss potential engagement strategies.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9108928
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

The New York City Housing Authority—the oldest in the United States—is reinventing itself. Its 10-year strategy focuses on improving operations, management, sustainability, financing, energy and water efficiency, and resident initiatives, as well as expanding affordable housing. Learn how experts are working to ensure the survival of public housing in New York and elsewhere.

CM | 1.25
#9110180
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore how the National Park Service and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association—once at odds—are now partnering to advance a bold new regional trails vision. Learn how changes in user demand have shifted attitudes and revealed new approaches to resource management and advocacy.

CM | 1.25
#9109903
Saturday, May 6 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Developing small lots helps curb sprawl and promote sustainable regional growth. Explore how considering design, site layout, and context facilitates the redevelopment of these sites. Case studies from inner-city communities, redeveloping seashore towns, and established neighborhoods will demonstrate best practices.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110012
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

Downtown organizations, including business improvement districts, are playing a significant role in shaping the future of our cities, including influencing policy, raising the expectations for planning and participation, and assisting in implementation.

CM | 1.25
#9109436
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Regional Planning

Megaregional-scale forces and trends impact transportation, the economy, environmental quality, and many other issues that planners must address. Yet megaregional thinking is still the exception, not the norm, in long-range planning. This session provides guidelines for incorporating megaregional issues into local and regional long-range plans.

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
#9109866
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)

Public transit barely survived the 20th century. Will it survive the 21st? More to the point, should it? Examine three long-term trends that could transform public transportation as we know it: climate change policy, vehicle automation, and an aging demographic.

CM | 1.25
#9109407
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)

City food policy is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. Seven city food policy advisors from across the nation share their organizational structure, planning tools and lessons learned. Find out how your city can incorporate food policy into planning. Session includes Q&A.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9110143
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E14 (Javits Convention Center)

Smart city initiatives are on the rise. How does the work of urban planners intersect with these efforts? Hear the results of a recent AICP member survey on this topic and take part in a discussion of strategic opportunities to more fully engage planners in smart city initiatives.

CM | 1.25
#9118319
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

These brisk, 7-minute presentations can be serious, funny, and creative. When planners start musing, you may be surprised by what they say.

CM | 1.25
#9110145
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

With over a third of US adults obese, there is a national movement to address the obesity epidemic.  The environments where we live, learn, work, and play directly influence health behaviors, the cost of healthcare, and quality of life.strategies for integrating health into comprehensive plans and design guidelines.

CM | 1.25
#9109946
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

Panelists cover different approaches to financing infrastructure, including bonds, earmarked taxes, public-private partnerships, and value capture, using examples of projects financed by each instrument.

CM | 1.25
#9109727
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)

Learn how PennDOT is integrating bicycle and pedestrian transportation into its highway and bridge planning and design processes—specifically, how such modal integration is transforming the state's heavily traveled and scenic U.S. Route 6 corridor.

CM | 1.25
#9109014
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)

Metrics are numeric measures critical in land use, transportation and economic planning and zoning. Metrics are used and misused. When metrics are misused they may actually work against achieving desired objectives. This session defines metrics and their use in planning.

CM | 1.25
#9109900
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

The session introduces opportunity analysis and its roots in neighborhood effects. It then describes how opportunity analysis has been used to meet HUD’s fair housing regulations and develop sustainable development plans. Finally, it introduces new opportunity mapping tools.

CM | 1.25
#9109848
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore the land-use mix, density, ridership, and parking necessary to develop a successful transit-oriented development (TOD). Learn how two different New Jersey communities—the City of Rahway and the Borough of Somerville—developed TODs that reflected their specific needs.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9109085
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)

This session is a practical exploration of the kind of structures, systems and strategies that need to be in place to maintain continuous economic development and growth through inevitable changes in administration.

CM | 1.25
#9109996
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)

Young people have much to contribute to planning efforts! This session will introduce the promising Youth-Plan, Learn, Act, Now (Y-PLAN) methodology; showcase current Y-PLAN projects; and provide tips, insights, and best practices for engaging young people in tackling issues from climate change and gentrification to transportation and public amenities.

CM | 1.25
#9107722
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling in Reed vs. Town of Gilbert created numerous sign-regulation issues for communities. Learn about the impact of the landmark case from experts who will review the decision, examine how subsequent federal and state court decisions have applied it, investigate how several jurisdictions have responded to it, and discuss common concerns with regard to it.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9120865
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

Many planning organizations are overwhelmed with ever increasing amounts of data. Applying location analytics to that data will provide the context needed to give it meaning. This hands-on workshop will show how Insights for ArcGIS will enable you to easily find patterns, gain situational awareness, and explore what-if scenarios.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4:30 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $0.00
#9115172
Saturday, May 6 | 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Atrium outside of Hall 1-D (Javits Convention Center)

When you're at a big conference, it always helps to have friends around. Make some fast at the First-Timer Mixer. Whether you're coming to NPC for the first time or coming back after a few years away, stop on by. Cash bar available. Your free ticket is an RSVP so we know to expect you.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 5:30 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $0.00
#9115171
Saturday, May 6 | 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Enjoy a drink on APA and mingle with fellow attendees as you get a sneak peek at the Planning Expo.

#9116705
Saturday, May 6 | 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

APA's Mentor Match program offers emerging and seasoned professionals an opportunity to make connections and share advice about career and professional development. Sign up before the conference; APA will match mentors to protégés before NPC17. Attendance recommended, not mandatory.

#9116688
Saturday, May 6 | 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Activity Type: Networking Receptions

Make connections with students and young planners at this ‘pub crawl’, organized by the NY Metro Student Representative Committee. Meet at 5:30pm near the Javits Center (location TBD) to walk over with colleagues. A map showing the venues and meeting times will be posted soon.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 6 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $26.00
#9115072
Saturday, May 6 | 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

For two hours meet and mingle with fellow NPC17 attendees all while taking in the breathtaking views of Manhattan. Includes beer, wine, soda. Located at Pier 81, West 41st Street at the Hudson River

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 5:15 p.m.
#9122056
Saturday, May 6 | 5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Meetings

Public Schools Interest Group Business Meeting

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $10.00
UDP Members $5.00
#9116875
Saturday, May 6 | 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Join members of the Urban Design and Preservation Division for a Reception at FXFOWLIE, 22 West 19th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10011 (between 5th and 6th Avenues)

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 6:45 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Planning Commissioner Breakfast $50.00
#9115280
Sunday, May 7 | 6:45 a.m. - 8 a.m. Location: Wilder (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Ticketed Special Events

Kick off your day with fellow planning commissioners for a hot breakfast.

TICKET REQUIRED
Planning Director Breakfast $50.00
#9115281
Sunday, May 7 | 6:45 a.m. - 8 a.m. Location: Liberty (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Ticketed Special Events

Join your fellow planning directors and hear about exciting developments in both New York and New Orleans. Relax, meet your colleagues, and start the day off with this social event. A hot breakfast is served.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 7 a.m.
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 7:30 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $199.00
CM | 8
#9109375
Sunday, May 7 | 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: O'Neill (Marriott Marquis Times Square)

The Planning Leadership Institute (PLI) provides planning directors and others in leadership roles with a full day of intensive training and professional reflection to explore the nature of leadership, address challenges, and shape your legacy in your community.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $199.00
CM | 8
#9109376
Sunday, May 7 | 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Odets (Marriott Marquis Times Square)

The Planning Management Institute (PMI) provides planners in management positions with a full day of intensive training and professional reflection to explore the nature of management and refine and improve management skills.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 7:45 a.m.
CM | 1.50
L | 1.50
#9109029
Sunday, May 7 | 7:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

Drones offer great opportunities for the development of geographic information in support of planning, but they also endanger public safety, and raise grave issues about the invasion of civil rights, including illegal searches and privacy.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9120868
Sunday, May 7 | 7:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

This hands-on workshop utilizes web-based tools to analyze demographic, public, and third-party sources of data to better understand the overall characteristics and needs of the community and make better policy decisions in regards to developing and expanding existing business versus efforts to recruit new businesses.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 5
#9113297
Sunday, May 7 | 7:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Visit several communities analyzed in a recent regional planning initiative, themed “Cultivating Opportunities for Sustainable Development,” that evaluated the desire and readiness for transit-oriented development in many pre- and post-World War II communities in Nassau County, New York.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9107634
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

What products are available for publishing zoning codes online, and how do they compare to premium hosting services? Learn best practices for publishing interactive online zoning codes, including case studies that highlight considerations in converting to a feature-rich online format.

CM | 1.25
#9109338
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

The American automobile is far from dead, yet we are demanding more from our city streets. This session will take a comprehensive look at how bicycle infrastructure can be built in charged political environments.

CM | 1.25
#9109924
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore the process of incorporating urban design and place making into transportation infrastructure projects, large and small. Discover how to harness technology, communicate a design to stakeholders, and ultimately contribute to the final design of transportation protects.

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
#9107944
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)

In 2005, NYC rezoned the west side of Manhattan to accommodate a city the size of Downtown Boston. Now designed as the first post-digital community in the nation, Hudson Yards is harnessing the power of data in order to create a community embedded within the creative economy central to today’s American cities. Learn how New York City built an entire neighborhood from scratch.

CM | 1.25
#9110028
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)

An examination of water planning process at state, regional, and local levels with discussions of the challenges and successful strategies for local government implementation. Examples from water supply, environmental water quality, and comprehensive drinking water system planning are provided.

#9107271
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

A discussion of the benefits and requirements of AICP membership. The facilitated group discussion will cover Certification Maintenance, Volunteer Opportunities (Community Planning Assistance Team), the AICP Code of Ethics and tips on how to market your new designation to improve your career. Additional presenters include Professional Development Officers.

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
#9109603
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

Engage with leaders from major US cities working on innovative strategies for ensuring equitable development in rapidly revitalization urban neighborhoods. Examine best practice polices and programs for successfully managing neighborhood change such as inclusionary housing and other community benefit strategies.

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
#9108428
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)

How can we best balance access, use and conservation of parks and natural areas? Come explore a new experiential and needs-based park system planning model focused on the recreation experience, developed in Portland, Oregon.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9110092
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)

Cash-strapped states and cities need to creatively stretch limited transportation dollars to address current needs. Forward-thinking highway preservation projects can improve urban mobility for all modes of travel while restoring or replacing our 50+ year-old, inefficient auto-centric transportation systems.

CM | 1.25
#9110347
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

When it comes to city spaces, women are the canaries of the coalmine. In other words, where there are no women, something is wrong. This women-led session explores the importance of gender in decision-making and the design of our cities.

CM | 2.50
#9110311
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

Learn how cities can reap the full value of transit by transforming their streets into places for people, supporting great transit with a suite of innovative street designs embodied in NACTO’s Transit Street Design Guide and Urban Street Design Guide.

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.

CM | 2.50
#9108446
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E14 (Javits Convention Center)

Memos, staff reports, master plans all require focused ideas and vivid language to be effective. Through discussion and hands-on work, attendees will shape concepts, refine ideas, and convey them accurately and creatively. Get your pencils and be ready to rewrite!

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 2.50
#9113497

The Hudson Bergen Light Rail has been a transformational force along NJ's Gold Coast, right across the river from NYC. Hop on a ferry to NJ, and board a private light rail vehicle. Representatives of NJ Transit and planners from municipalities along the route will discuss their experiences from the initial planning in the 1990s to the present.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $20.00
#9116826

Spend a few hours with other conference attendees helping to NYC parks. Project elements may include gardening (planting, mulching, weeding, erosion control); painting (fences, benches), and similar tasks to spruce up and care for the park. You'll definitely want to pack a pair of shoes that can get dirty, but we will supply you a t-shirt to take home.

CM | 8
#9104143

Room Change Alert- This workshop is on the 5th floor of the Marriott Marquis room Salon 4.

CM | 8
#9108973

With rapidly changing demographics, economic trends, and development velocity, the timeless techniques of great urban design are needed now more than ever. Through the use of lively presentations, hands-on exercises and walking tours, this workshop will explore a variety of topics designed to dig deeper into the role of urban design in the future of our communities.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 8:15 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $85.00
CM | 7
#9107397
Sunday, May 7 | 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

In the 1940s a group of young New York professionals were inspired to create a community with Frank Lloyd Wright. Come learn more about and tour the Usonia Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 2
#9113929

The East Harlem Neighborhood Plan—a community-led vision for the proposed upzoning of East Harlem—was recently finalized. Visit a sampling of successful existing developments and institutions, historic cultural assets, and potential project sites while discussing stakeholder initiatives and programs already under way as a result of the plan.

Betsy MacLean | Afua Atta-Mensah | George Sarkissian | Ahmed Tigani | Adam Lubinsky, AICP | Angel Mescain

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $95.00
CM | 8
#9113248

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.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9 a.m.
#9115251

APA's Legislative Forum will outline how the Trump administration and the new Congress are impacting policies and programs critical for planners.

#9115254
Sunday, May 7 | 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Location: Julliard (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 3
#9115213

This tour is focused on the experiences of immigrants coming to, living in, and departing from New York City’s Chinatown and Little Italy neighborhoods. The tour will identify the local human impacts of global economic forces in a ‘global city.’

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 3
#9115214

Greenwich Village is known to be a cultural melting pot. Participants will learn how it is steeped in artistic, political and progressively social history.  The tour will show  where and how the Village’ has been, and remains a bohemian capital, a center of the modern LGBT movement the birthplaces of the ‘Beat’ and 60’s counter culture movements.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 3
#9115200

Lower Manhattan is New York City’s oldest neighborhood and one of its most vibrant and dynamic communities. Participants will learn how Lower Manhattan’s four centuries of history can be traced from its beginnings as a colonial seaport through its rise to global financial prominence and its current role as a premier global city.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 3
#9115215

This orientation tour will demonstrate how Midtown Manhattan is one of the most exciting and diverse areas of New York City.  Midtown Manhattan, the largest central business district in the world, is home to countless world-class destinations, with more than 50 million visitors each year.

#9116721
Sunday, May 7 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: Hall 1A19 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Career Zone

Everyone at every level, book a session to have your resume reviewed by a seasoned planner or HR professional. Invest 20 minutes and come away with insights that can help you see, and seize, new opportunities.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
#9119668
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: 1A01 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Meetings

Academic Membership Task Force meeting

CM | 1.25
#9109972
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)

Outside of traditional park space, how can the design of public spaces promote health? Exploring examples from New York City, this session will illustrate how innovative, inclusive design interventions can foster healthier, more engaged communities.

CM | 1.25
#9105549
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)

Corpus Christi, TX, the “fattest city in America” (Men’s Health, 2010), where big trucks and vehicular access are inalienable rights, now boasts one of the most comprehensive bicycle mobility plans in the country. This is community transformation in action.

#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.

CM | 1.25
#9109131
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

Revitalization efforts can be a collaborative or alienating process for under-served communities. An inclusive temporary design process is a powerful tool to build toward long term implementation for improvements that are owned by the community and serve their needs.

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.

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
#9109370
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Food Systems

Many communities across the country – both urban and rural – struggle with challenging social, economic and health related issues like poverty, racial inequities, chronic disease, and economic disinvestment. Examine two projects championed by APA’s Planning and Community Health Center, which support communities strengthening local food systems planning: Growing Food Connections and Plan4Health.

CM | 1.25
#9109610
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Aging

This session explores a growing challenge facing nations worldwide, supporting the frail elderly aging in low-density settings, via a framework for conceptualizing the housing and service needs and possible responses and examples of innovation from the US, Canada, and Australia.

CM | 1.25
#9109437
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)

If you work in the private sector, you know that marketing is a fact of life. And, as a public sector planner, consultants' marketing approaches can be informative or off-putting. How do planners effectively reach out to new clients to convince them that they would be the perfect choice for a project?

CM | 1.25
#9108613
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)

America may be on the precipice of technological and social changes which can substantially alter the planning and management of regions. What are the best local government and regional models for economic progress and innovation in the U.S. towards a more collaborative, evidence based, equitable and sustainable model?

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.

CM | 1.25
#9110245
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Suburban office markets in the US are under performing, due to a combination of shifting workplace needs and preferences, and an increasing functional obsolescence on the part of the building stock, building amenities and overall land use patterns and design. Review the broad changes in the office workplace nationally, and the trials and tribulations of the re-purposing process in New Jersey.

CM | 1.25
#9107876
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

This session will speak to the main trends and technologies of future cities, as well as how city planning departments will need to adapt to meet the needs and work with the cities of the future.

CM | 1.25
#9107863
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Attendees will learn about three supply chain studies (Food, Fuel and General Supply Chain Infrastructure) that have been recently completed, giving NYC government officials a comprehensive look at how goods move in and around the city.

CM | 1.25
#9108542
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

APA’s Community Planning Assistance Teams program conducted its first international project in Belize City in 2016. All five team members will present the collective expertise they employed in urban design, hazards, community-led initiatives, and transportation to the waterfront neighborhood Yarborough.

CM | 1.50
E | 1.50
#9108748
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Ethics

Navigating the murky waters of “right vs. wrong” gets easier with experience and regular discussion. This session will provide a fun-filled refresher on the importance of the AICP Code of Ethics, with deeper consideration of potential ethical issues in planning.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9120869
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

This hands-on workshop utilizes the latest 3D web-based GIS technology to support long range planning with examples from around the world. You will learn how to effectively introduce 3D into your planning workflows and how to easily share major elements of your strategic plan and ongoing development projects with the public for comment.

CM | 1.50
L | 1.50
#9107926
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

This session is a multi-state perspective on good drafting techniques, the common pitfalls that lead to unclear ordinances, and legal and judicial perspectives on the results.   This session will examine why drafting individual ordinances, “simplifying” or “streamlining” ordinances, or combining them into a unified code, all need to be done with care.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 3.50
#9114725

Tour two historic Staten Island sites undergoing major change, thanks to the proactive efforts of the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Learn how a former city tuberculosis hospital is being reshaped into a healthy community to confront new epidemics, and how a historic poor farm is being rehabilitated to house a rapidly aging population.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 10 a.m.
#9123326
Sunday, May 7 | 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Short Term Vacation Rentals have caused quite a disruption in communities, and municipalities need a solution to identify and monitor the operators of these businesses. Harmari can help with lodging tax discovery, licensing and code compliance issues with accurate information and proven results in other jurisdictions.

#9124400

Talk about APA publications at these informal meetups with editors from Planning, JAPA, The Commissioner, Zoning Practice, PAS Memo, QuickNotes, PAS Reports, and the APA blog. Learn about the submissions process and contributor guidelines and pitch your ideas.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 2.50
#9113496

Take a walking tour of the World Trade Center's impressive outdoor built environment. The tour will focus on the contribution of this new public space to New York’s urban fabric as well as the planning and design elements that make it such a successful and inclusive addition to the city's outdoor environment.

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 | 10:30 a.m.
#9123328
Sunday, May 7 | 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Join the Hyland Government team for a look at the challenges of paper-based plan review. This session will focus on how to create a seamless, paperless review process and how that can benefit your organization and community.

#9115252
Activity Type: Meetings

Join representatives from chapters across the country as they consider and discuss APA’s three newest policy guides.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 4
#9107527

Navigate the history, community culture, gentrification and future of Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights black neighborhoods. View how quality-of life, revitalization, affordable housing, development, public improvements, and community character collide in how communities grapple between preservation and evolution.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 11 a.m.
#9124150
Sunday, May 7 | 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Location: Hall 1C, APA Pavilion (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Coauthors Ann Forsyth and Emily Salomon will be on hand for an informal discussion of APA’s latest Planners Press title, Creating Healthy Neighborhoods.

CM | 0.50
#9123340
Sunday, May 7 | 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Technology

In 2019 the MTA plans to shut down the L train, a vital connection between Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn, for 15 months. To help commuters understand the impact of the shutdown, Sidewalk Labs built the NYC Transit Explorer. This talk will look at the technology behind this visualization and some of the insights it can create about transit.

#9121770
Sunday, May 7 | 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

Calling all APA Ambassadors! Join us for an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with your fellow Ambassadors.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 11:30 a.m.
CM | 0.50
#9123341
Sunday, May 7 | 11:30 a.m. - noon Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)

Sidewalk's Model Lab is building a virtual sandbox to test urban innovations. By pairing mobile location data with machine learning, we're able to create more realistic models with greater policy fidelity than current methods. By making our models transparent and accessible, we can draw on the creativity of the entire community to solve urban problems.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 11:45 a.m.
#9121845
Sunday, May 7 | 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A06 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Meetings

International Division Business Meeting at Javits Convention Center

#9115380
Sunday, May 7 | 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E17 (Javits Convention Center)

Business Meeting to be held at Javits Convention Center

#9116882
Sunday, May 7 | 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E14 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Meetings

Business meeting of the division.

#9116884
Sunday, May 7 | 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Meetings

Business meeting of the division.

#9116890
Sunday, May 7 | 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Location: 1A01 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Meetings

Business meeting of the division.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | noon
CM | 1
#9123803
Sunday, May 7 | noon - 1 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Technology

IMMERSED: A Virtual Reality (VR) Experience About Flood & Resilience guides users through a variety of flood environments in a community – from a private residence to a neighborhood crossroad, school, and emergency operations center. Participants become decision-makers tasked with assessing damages and enacting a flood mitigation plan to help minimize loss.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 4
#9121308

Use Bronx history to study how affordable housing can stabilize neighborhoods, how embracing grass roots efforts and cultural identity can strengthen planning and help overcome the divide created by transportation infrastructure. Visit Arthur Avenue, one of America's Great Streets.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $30.00
CM | 4
#9121355

The East New York Neighborhood Plan was the first plan developed by the current administration to address local and citywide needs for affordable housing, economic development and community resources. This tour will lead you through this diverse neighborhood stopping at key sites to be developed with new housing, a school and other resources.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 12:15 p.m.
#9115382
Sunday, May 7 | 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E06 (Javits Convention Center)

Business meeting to be held at Javits Convention Center

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 12:30 p.m.
#9124091
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Stop by the APA Pavilion to meet the authors of the five most recent PAS reports on shared mobility, subdivision design and flood hazards, big data, regional planning, and sustainable material and waste management.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9120870
Sunday, May 7 | 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

In this hands-on workshop, we’ll utilize GeoPlanner to design, analyze, and report on planning alternatives and scenarios. This combines web-based analytics, sketching tools, and dashboards to help you visualize design impacts in real time. This entry-level workshop presents a geodesign-based workflow that includes assessing data, defining key performance indicators, and comparing scenarios.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $60.00
CM | 3
#9115216

New York is a city of islands.  Participants in this orientation tour will get to know it best by boat!   From history, to ecology, to infrastructure, to architecture, to transportation, to commerce to changing uses and resiliency challenges, it all happens on the water.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 12:45 p.m.
CM | 1.50
L | 1.50
#9109087
Sunday, May 7 | 12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

Lower federal courts have overwhelmingly held that cities can continue to regulate off-premise signs and commercial signs following Reed vs. Town of Gilbert. But there are significant new challenges to sign and other local regulations of First Amendment-protected speech. Explore strategies and tactics for defensible and practical sign regulation in the post-Reed era.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1 p.m.
#9123757
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Technology

This exciting presentation will demonstrate how to search, interact and manage planning data with ease, how agencies currently use buildingeye to deliver transparency and efficiencies for all their consumers and in turn save on time and resources.

CM | 1.25
#9109970
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

Examine the evidence on how tax incentives impact economic development as well as state and local finances. Discuss best practices for using incentives in the most cost-effective way.

CM | 1.25
#9110055
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

Key players in diverse municipalities—San Francisco, Chicago, and Boston—speak to challenges and opportunities afforded by expanding inclusionary housing through density bonus incentives. Listen in as they consider differences between state and city laws and how to address regional specificity.

CM | 1.25
#9105699
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore automated vehicle technology, the use of ropeways and gondolas in an urban environment, and the proliferation of e-bikes worldwide. Discuss the implications of these trends for planning.

CM | 1.25
#9109998
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

Examine current trends and hot topics in planning, and gain insight that will give you a cutting-edge perspective of the world of planning. This workshop will cover a wide range of topics important to the work of planning commissioners and officials.

CM | 1.25
#9110032
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)

Transformative redevelopment can remain elusive for decades—then run wild. Learn how two former centers of heavy industry are working to spark large-scale physical and economic change, and guide it toward more equitable outcomes.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9110094
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Jersey City has come a long way from its days as the railhead of the nation. With almost 400 years of history, this place boasts many layers and stories and will soon be New Jersey's largest city. Hear this fascinating urban success story, as told by its planning director of more than a quarter of a century, and learn how to apply its lessons to your community.

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
#9109919
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Environment

The promise of ecological design and planning in cities everywhere has never been greater. Four contributors to "Nature and Cities" share the monumental work being done today in the ecologically informed and inspired planning and design of cities and metropolitan regions.

CM | 1.25
#9109724
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

In the context of increasing poverty rates, the moral and economic urgency of addressing climate change, and demonstrated commitments to energy efficiency by municipalities and utilities, this session proposes a new framework for energy planning in which cities, utilities, and partners work together to meet communities’ unique needs.

CM | 1.25
#9110063
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)

Government’s proactive work on racial equity has the potential to leverage significant change. Explore planning tools and two case studies to help you achieve racial equity in our communities.

CM | 1.25
#9109760
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)

Latino planners can face a number of distinct professional challenges. Identify the biggest professional development challenges you face as a Latino planner and explore how to address these challenges. Share your experiences and develop contacts with other Latinos in the planning profession.

#9108625
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Interactive session on creating a resume and portfolio that stands out.

CM | 1.25
#9109962
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore the questions that planners can answer more quickly and easily with big data than traditional data. Learn how answering these questions helps planners understand mobility behavior more accurately, precisely, and comprehensively, which ultimately enables more impactful and beneficial community projects.

CM | 1.25
#9109026
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore the unique relationship between City Manager and City Planner. Discovering similarities in skillsets, roles, and responsibilities can help minimize conflict or issues within your organization and allow you to find ways to improve the working relationship.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9110049
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

Cutting-edge work from TransLink in Vancouver, British Columbia, is marrying the influence that land-use planning has on transit demand and the development of transit service planning frameworks to support better decision-making. Discover how you can adopt the principles of this groundbreaking work to improve transportation in your community.

CM | 1.25
#9110006
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Environment

The water issues face by communities—whether cities, suburbs, or rural areas—are quite similar despite scale. New York, Seattle, and San Francisco (all of which have unfiltered water supplies) have a tradition of collaborating in the field of watershed planning. Learn about the synergy achieved by this collaboration.

#9107266
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A06 (Javits Convention Center)

The AICP Exam Prep Workshop will cover the updated AICP exam content outline, a brief tutorial on the application process, and an overview of the five sections of the exam. Fifteen minutes at the end of the workshop are set aside for Q & A. Seating is limited.

CM | 2.50
#9109687
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

Learn about APA’s Comprehensive Plan Standards for Sustaining Places and take a deep dive into its resource toolkit. Work with the presenters to apply the toolkit’s standards and scoring system to a sample comprehensive plan.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 3.50
#9114711

Tour Forest Hills Gardens, a historic garden community in Queens, and view plans for the QueensWay, a proposed 3.5-mile linear park on an abandoned rail line that will provide much-needed public green space.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1:45 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 5
#9107618

The walking-tour will introduce the place and the people who have been part of Stonewall’s history. The audience will examine what makes a place significant from the perspective of cultural history, and be provided an in-depth look into the national monument.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2 p.m.
#9122690

Learn about opportunities in APA leadership available now.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:15 p.m.
#9124480
Sunday, May 7 | 2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1C, APA Pavilion (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Hear from APA’s policy experts about what we’re calling on Congress to do to advance policies that promote social equity, inclusive communities, and expanded access to economic and social opportunities.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
#9124483
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1C, APA Pavilion (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Standing up for planning has never been so important. Join APA’s advocacy experts for a fast-paced training on tips for how to be the most effective planning advocate. In this mini-session, you’ll learn critical advocacy basics and ways you can shape federal policy outcomes through APA.

#9123334
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

A 20-minute demonstration of using Modelur and SketchUp to quickly and effectively model your next urban design project will cover the following topics: creating and modifying parametric buildings, defining land uses and working with urban control values (FAR, required parking spaces, etc.). Followed by 10-minute Q&A session.

CM | 1.25
#9110271
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore how accessory dwelling unit (ADU) programs have increased in popularity in cities as well as with property owners in the San Francisco Bay Area and California in general. Learn what opportunities ADUs offer, and how local laws provide flexibility to encourage more ADUs.

#9108877
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Involvement in APA leadership can be a great way to jump start, or substantially build up, your network of contacts in the profession; and to build your own communications and leadership skills which employers highly value. Hear from experienced leaders who have participated in activities in all APA's components.

CM | 1.25
#9109856
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)

Cities are eyeing their industrial areas as places to accommodate growth. However, these industrial areas serve necessary economic and equity functions. Hear how San Francisco and New York are supporting growth in these areas while maintaining their industrial function.

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
#9107902
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

Development density has become an instrumental factor in shaping more livable, transit-supportive, sustainable communities. However, not all density is created equal. Learn specific design tools and strategies to achieve dense development that advances community goals and aspirations.

CM | 1.25
#9110279
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore multi-scalar and multi-disciplinary food-system planning. Learn about Vermont’s statewide food system plan, a three-county regional food system plan, and the way planners are coordinating implementation of these plans at the community level with diverse stakeholders.

CM | 1.25
#9109851
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)

Autonomous vehicles—or driverless cars—are coming, and faster than you think. They will change the way we think about land-use needs, residential preferences, parking management, workspace needs, and myriad of other planning topics. This session will help you prepare for those changes.

CM | 1.25
#9109371
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

Take an in-depth look at emerging trends in regional planning highlighted in a new PAS Report. Learn how to integrate sustainability principles across a region, expand efforts to engage the public and new partners, and adopt innovative approaches to regional plan implementation.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9107327
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E14 (Javits Convention Center)

The Technology Division will be sponsoring a competition among public and private planning organizations about how they have deployed new technologies in their planning projects. Planning organizations that their projects are selected will discuss their projects at the session.

CM | 1.25
#9108971
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Environment

Learn from an ecologist, a county planner, and planning consultants how a science-based, community-guided planning effort led to the creation of an ecological network map and practical tools to support community resilience along the rural-to-urban transect.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9110406
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)

Learn about metrics-based smart city planning in Asia—where planners, economists, systems integrators, and engineers are developing a citywide “smart masterplan” and data analytics hub that will roll out over the next four years.

#9108558
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

First impressions make the difference between getting hired and being overlooked. Hosted by Sequence Staffing and Rutgers University, this interactive training provides the opportunity for participants to learn from experts in conducting thousands of professional interviews. Come prepared to ask your most burning questions and test out techniques with fellow participants.

CM | 1.25
#9109704
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: New Urbanism

What does the future hold for new urbanism? Join a lightning-round "talk-style" session on the future of new urbanism in general and places like Seaside, Fla., in particular.

#9110000
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Ethics

Making decisions ethically is the basis for sound planning commission meetings. What guidance and standards should commissioners be considering? Hear from colleagues around the country who grapple with these issues.

CM | 1.25
#9108756
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore the processes and tools employed in the first stage of the Central Puget Sound Regional Open Space Strategy, and discuss how these innovative landscape-scale “green infrastructure” planning techniques can be applied to other regions.

#9115363
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Students are welcome to visit the Planning Expo and meet with exhibitors.

CM | 1.25
#9107964
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

How can you set up local government policies for people to initiate and test their own ideas for interventions for walking and biking? What are the issues and challenges of creating a path and crosswalk on existing asphalt, and how do you address them? This session covers these topics and more.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 1.50
#9121053
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

Maps have always been a way to tell a story about data. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll show how to take that story to the next level. With no programming and no GIS knowledge, we’ll show how ready-made templates can be used to tell a story about the assets of your community on the web, so that your map conveys the story that you want.

#9115253
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Location: Hall 1E06 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

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.

#9123335
Sunday, May 7 | 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

CiviComment solves a common dilemma that planners face when they release a pdf draft version of a plan and need feedback from a large group of stakeholders. During this demonstration, Chris Haller will show how CiviComment allows participants to comment directly on the pdf and respond or support other’s comments.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 3:15 p.m.
#9122142
Sunday, May 7 | 3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1C, APA Pavilion (Javits Convention Center)

APA and Forecast Public Art are partnering to develop a public art and placemaking learning tool for planners serving small and mid-sized cities. Learn about what we are doing to serve communities seeking to improve the health of their cities via the inclusion of artists and art, and consider if you would like to serve as a national advisor on this project.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
#9123330
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

This session explores how innovative local governments have solved their short-term rental compliance monitoring and enforcement challenges by deploying big data technology.

CM | 1.25
#9110307
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

Have you added 3D to your planning toolkit? Evolving 3D GIS technology, such as scenario planning tools and 3D analysis, brings new levels of decision support to the planning process. Explore how 3D GIS can inspire and guide city planning initiatives by combining the scientific power of GIS with 3D city modeling to facilitate data visualization, scenario impact simulations, and storytelling.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9108779
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

What is Amtrak doing to advance TOD in five of its busiest stations? Listen in as representatives from each station discuss specific development initiatives and explore how each effort links back to Amtrak’s larger corporate program to leverage its substantial asset portfolio.

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.

#9109523
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

This panel discussion + ideas exchange features student leaders from all regions of the country to speak about their PSO’s successes and challenges. Stop in to hear what student organizations around the country are doing and network with your colleagues. Sponsored by the Student Representatives Council (SRC) Executive Committee.

CM | 1.25
#9108727
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

As renewed interest in waterfronts spurs new residential and commercial growth, how do the waterfront parks, walkways, bikeways, and plazas get created? Explore how cities are using zoning and creating new partnerships to plan and finance new waterfront public spaces to reconnect their communities with the water’s edge.

CM | 1.25
#9110334
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

A new (and evolving!) economy is prompting municipalities to review existing regulations even as they plan for this new economic reality. Learn how communities are revamping zoning and code enforcement—as well as revaluating the long-term impacts on this change on development.

CM | 1.25
#9118437
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

These brisk, 7-minute presentations can be serious, funny, and creative. When planners start musing, you may be surprised by what they say.

CM | 1.25
#9109955
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore Hudson Yards—one of the largest projects in the United States to combine a range of infrastructure-financing tools, such as debt, PILOTs, and land-value capture. Learn how this project gained traction from a financial perspective and how it may influence other large urban investment.

CM | 1.25
#9107375
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)

Self-driving cars will hit city streets soon. Will they induce a new boom in sprawl? Will they create a transit “golden age” with new ownership models? Explore the future of transportation with experts from Silicon Valley and New York.

CM | 1.25
#9109684
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

Examine the criticisms of NEPA environmental reviews, changes to process, and items that can be improved. Does NEPA kill projects? Does it force good planning? Discuss the controversies surrounding NEPA and its adaptations over the years.

CM | 1.25
#9109433
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

Moving toward more equitable communities is a priority for both planning and public health. But it can often feel like a daunting task.  What are effective ways to incorporate equity into proposed projects or approaches? How can you leverage planning and public health data to strengthen your approach to equity?

#9109340
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

A planner, an architect, and an economist discuss the value of design in planning, especially within an interdisciplinary world. This moderated session will allow audience members to participate through live polling and interactive questions.

CM | 1.25
#9110003
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Management

Explore common problems and learn practical solutions through a lively, engaging discussion with fellow planning commissioners and officials. Topics may range from ethics and new development to a stagnant economy and working productively with planning staff.

CM | 1.25
#9108995
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Climate change is anticipated to have profound effects in Hawaii. Hawaii state and county governments recognize that mitigating and adapting to the negative economic, political, environmental, health, and social effects will require immediate and unprecedented levels of inter-governmental cooperation.

CM | 1.25
#9106614
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: New Urbanism

Since its creation in 1981, this small town, built on old ideas, has attracted a diverse mix of people—the general public, architects, planners, developers, and investors. Today, more than a million visitors come to Seaside annually, which is a testament to the power of place-making and urban design. Explore Seaside—the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Robert Davis | Dhiru Thadani

CM | 1.25
#9109758
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Urban Design

Good planning can support health. Can it also invigorate civic life? As communities nationwide face declining civic engagement levels, this session introduces “Assembly,” a pioneering movement that leverages evidence-based design and planning strategies to enhance civic life.

CM | 1.25
#9107176
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E14 (Javits Convention Center)

The number of small-town municipal broadband projects has exploded in recent years. A recent APA survey asked members about municipal broadband initiatives in their communities. Discover the results of that survey and discuss the role of planners in municipal broadband projects.

CM | 1.25
#9110151
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)

Today's zoning codes strive to address increasingly complex urban environments and often fall short. An international panel of experts argues that zoning may need to regulate less and regulate things that haven’t before been regulated. Join the debate.

CM | 1.50
L | 1.50
#9109891
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1A06 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law

More than a decade has passed since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Kelo vs. City of New London. How has political and legal hostility to eminent domain caused planners to pursue avenues not dependent on involuntary acquisitions? Explore the ways the public and legislative responses have affected the strategies remaining for planners.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4:30 p.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
CM | 1.50
#9120907
Sunday, May 7 | 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. Location: 1A04/1A05 (Javits Convention Center)

In this hands-on workshop, we’ll utilize GeoPlanner to design and evaluate green infrastructure options for sustainable, resilient development. This combines web-based analytics, sketching tools, and dashboards to help you visualize green infrastructure design impacts in real time. This entry-level workshop presents a geodesign-based workflow for integrative green infrastructure planning.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 5 p.m.
#9122722
Sunday, May 7 | 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
NPC Topic: Arts and Culture

Join fellow planners, artists, and placemakers for an engaging discussion on arts, culture, and community with experts based in New York City and beyond. The American Planning Association’s Arts and Planning Interest Group (APIG) is pleased to be partnering with ArtPlace America on this collaborative off-site event.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 5:30 p.m.
#9116872
Sunday, May 7 | 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Location: Rattle N Hum West, 306 W 39th Street

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 6 p.m.
#9122181
Sunday, May 7 | 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Activity Type: Networking Receptions

Reception to be held at Lucky Strike Manhattan, 624-660 W. 42nd Street, New York

#9122179
Sunday, May 7 | 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Location: Alvin (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Networking Receptions

Reception to be held at the New York Marriott Marquis

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 6:30 p.m.
#9123605
Sunday, May 7 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join planners, like-minded professionals, friends, and guests from across the country at a networking party for the planning community featuring an open beer & wine bar, hor d’oeuvres, and live music from Aisle Five Band. Located at  The New York Public Library’s historic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Entry to this event includes wine, beer, and hors d’oeuvres. Registration required.

#9120513
Sunday, May 7 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Location: Belasco (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Networking Receptions

Reception held at the New York Marriott Marquis

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $10.00
#9122842
Sunday, May 7 | 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Join members of the International Division for a reception at Fogo de Chão Churrascaria, 40 W. 53rd St., New York City, just a few blocks from the conference hotel.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 7 p.m.
#9119914
Sunday, May 7 | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Activity Type: Networking Receptions

Reception hosted at Hudson Station Bar and Grill,  440 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10001

#9120383
Sunday, May 7 | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Meet with friends, colleagues, and fellow Division members. Come for a great time and enjoy light hor d'oeuvres provided by County Planning and Regional & Intergovernmental Planning Division. Drinks are on your own. This is a free event to attend whenever is most convenient for you to attend. Where: Ben's Kosher Deli, 209 W. 38th St., New York, NY

#9118534
Sunday, May 7 | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Activity Type: Meetings

Reception located at the New York Marriott Marquis

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $40.00
#9116695
Sunday, May 7 | 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Located at: Elmo, 156 7th Ave. (If your ticket says Vanderbilt Hall, please disregard.)

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $10.00
#9116693
Sunday, May 7 | 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Reception located at: Cornell's School of Architecture, Art, Planning

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.
#9116874
Sunday, May 7 | 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Location: Edison (Marriott Marquis Times Square)

Business meeting of the division.

#9115256
Sunday, May 7 | 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Activity Type: Meetings

APA Business Meeting

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7 a.m.
#9122466
Monday, May 8 | 7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
Activity Type: Meetings

Meeting located at the New York Marriott Marquis.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $100.00
CM | 9
#9113050
Monday, May 8 | 7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Explore how one town initiated redevelopment of a downtown, tourist destination and economically depressed community.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7:15 a.m.
CM | 1.50
L | 1.50
#9109343
Monday, May 8 | 7:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A06 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Law
Track: Planning Law

Airbnb. HomeAway. VRBO. Learn about the legal and land-use challenges posed by the growth of short-term rentals—and find out how communities have used land-use regulations to address these issues.

CM | 1.25
#9110168
Monday, May 8 | 7:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

Tiny houses are all the rage among Millennials and affordable housing advocates. But theses homes raise big legal questions about where and how they can and should be installed and what kind of infrastructure they need. Learn how zoning and subdivision regulations, building codes, and restrictive covenants affect tiny homes.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109612
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)

“Getting There” is a documentary film for planners that explores how people navigate the world when they're visually impaired, and demonstrates how "blind wayfinding" should serve as the gold standard for the design of public spaces – discussion follows the film.

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.

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.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9107870
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)

Housing cooperatives are an important resource for equitable and affordable housing. Attendees will learn about how co-ops can address a variety of housing needs, such as developing below-market housing units; preserving the existing affordable housing inventory; creating new, high-quality, senior housing; and providing alternatives to renting.

CM | 1.25
#9110201
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

A new economy and a changing workforce are shifting the purpose and use of waterfronts. Learn how better cooperation between private and public entities can take advantage of these demographic changes to create more impactful, wide-reaching, and transformational waterfront projects.

CM | 1.25
#9109400
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

Innovation Districts have captured the attention and imagination of planners and development officials around the world.  However, few cities can marshal the resources and level of investment that reflect the concept's most successful models.   Explore the complexities of innovation districts by looking at the economic, talent, real estate and equity factors that help to drive long-term investment

CM | 1.25
#9107954
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)

Join a lively discussion about planning initiatives on Long Island, New York—one of the nation’s first suburbs—that aim to address interrelated transportation, land use, and economic development challenges due to 60 years of development built around the automobile.

CM | 1.25
#9107314
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)

The proforma is the major decision making tool for developers. It tells whether their project will make money or needs to be reimagined. Planners should be familiar with proformas because they can help describe a project to prospective investors.

CM | 1.25
#9110237
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

How can you design equitable processes to help build healthy, active neighborhoods? This session will explore innovative (and successful!) strategies for moving beyond meetings to expand community participation in planning for streets and neighborhoods.

CM | 1.25
#9108292
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

How can planners forecast and maximize the benefits of driverless and shared mobility technology? Explore the multi-disciplinary challenges and opportunities new transportation technologies present—and investigate practical steps for orchestrating land-use, transportation, and economic development harmony.

CM | 1.25
E | 1.25
#9106800
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Ethics

A successful project requires a mutually supportive relationship between agencies and consultants, including communication, honesty, and ethical behavior. This session will pair the AICP Code of Ethics with everyone’s responsibilities to ultimately create a successful project for the community.

CM | 1.25
#9110176
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Population, industry and recreation adjacent to urban waterways have dramatically shifted over the last decade. Chicago, New York City and Spokane are grappling with these trends and developed action plans to collaboratively address perceptions and tensions while redefining their riverfronts.

CM | 1.25
#9110051
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)

Decades of discrimination and segregation have limited housing choices in the United States. Learn how the Kansas City Metro—among the first communities to respond to HUD’s latest fair housing requirements—developed data-driven, community-inspired policies to reverse this trend.

CM | 1.25
#9110149
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

Untouchable and therefore avoided, urban brownfields increasingly represent the most promising future (and one of the biggest challenges) for cities seeking to compete for the innovation economy and a new generation of urban lifestyles and values.

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 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 2.50
#9114554
Monday, May 8 | 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Gain an insider’s view of the nation’s largest and busiest train station and learn about its history and plans for its future. Visit the newly opened Moynihan Station Lower Concourse, the first phase of the Moynihan Station Project to convert the historic Farley Post Office into the Moynihan Train Hall.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 3
#9113495

Stroll through 400 years of development and progress on this tour led by Jersey City's long-time (but now retired) planning director. Learn the behind-the-scenes stories of the transformations that produced the “Gold Coast,” the fastest-growing part of the New York Metro region.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 3.50
#9118320

Explore Washington Heights, a classic ‘port of entry’ neighborhood in Upper Manhattan at the New York foot of the George Washington Bridge. It has now become a social and political center for the growing Dominican and other Caribbean communities in the New York area.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 4
#9113581
Monday, May 8 | 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

The critical modernization of LaGuardia Airport (LGA) has begun. Tour this leading airport and see up close how the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is collaborating with private partners to revitalize and unify terminals, increase airfield efficiency, and redevelop LGA into a world-class gateway.

Richard Smyth | Lysa Scully | Patty Clark | Ryan Marzullo | Frank Scremin

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 8:15 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 3
#9121406
Monday, May 8 | 8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Participatory budgeting (PB) has engaged hundreds of thousands of diverse New Yorkers in directly deciding how to spend hundreds of millions of capital dollars. Tour PB-funded projects in the Chinese and Latinx immigrant enclave of Sunset Park, Brooklyn, which boasts NYc's highest per capita participation in PB. Learn how your municipality can adopt this civic engagement innovation.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $75.00
CM | 7
#9113184
Monday, May 8 | 8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

A shuttle/walking tour through three neighborhoods in the City hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy, focusing on the resiliency aspects implemented post-Sandy. Along the route, experts on key resiliency aspects will join us. Lunch will be included.

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.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 4
#9113326
Monday, May 8 | 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Once Long Island’s most economically distressed community, Wyandanch is in the midst of a complete transformation that serves as a nationwide model for new transit-oriented development brought about by a ground-up community-based approach to neighborhood revitalization.

Sean Sallie, AICP | Jonathan Keyes | Russell Albanese | Steve Bellone

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 5
#9113941
Monday, May 8 | 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Tour fabled Roosevelt Island, a unique town-within-a-city located between Manhattan and Queens. Explore this close-knit urban enclave and learn about its historic significance and current period of dynamic change.

Amy Crader | Mary Miltimore, AICP | Judy Berdy | Colin Koop | Susan Rosenthal | Erica Spencer-EL | Sally Minard | Stephen Martin | Matt Carmody | Andrew Winters

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 8:45 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 3.50
#9107555
Monday, May 8 | 8:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

Public and private investments have changed the nature of public spaces in the Meatpacking District.  A short stretch of Gansevoort Street highlights the variety and interaction between traditional public space (a plaza at 9th Avenue), creatively reused infrastructure (the High Line and Hudson River parks), and cultural institutions that embrace the street (the Whitney Museum).

Scott Newman | Lisa Switkin | Noreen Doyle

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
#9123630
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
NPC Topic: Technology

APA is partnering with BetaNYC, a civic organization dedicated to improving lives in New York through civic design, technology, and data. APA and BetaNYC are helping NYC's Department of City Planning tackle a number of technical challenges around it's newly launched Facilities Database. Stop by the Tech Zone and hear about the project, and participate in a dialogue to assist our volunteers.

CM | 1.25
#9120402
CM | 1.25
#9110287
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Arts and Culture

Arts and culture are essential to healthy, connected, vibrant communities. Cultural plans create roadmaps to engage creative and cultural assets as partners in meeting various municipal goals. Discover how cultural plans become key components at city, neighborhood, and district-levels.

CM | 1.25
#9109935
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)

Major projects like a new Comprehensive Plan can seem overwhelming due to size of the project, controversial topic areas, various opinions of decision makers, the costs, and the deadline for completion. A number of jurisdictions are finding success by developing a Plan Charter or a “Plan for the Plan” prior to beginning the process.

CM | 1.25
#9109999
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A14 (Javits Convention Center)

In March 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court revived the landmark Mount Laurel doctrine. Learn about the frenzy of affordable housing litigation, mediation, planning, and development that ensued across the state. Experts with diverse planning perspectives offer lessons applicable in other states and communities.

CM | 1.25
#9109496
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

Removing unnecessary zoning regulations can open the door for revitalization and repopulation. During this "zoning boot camp," we will deconstruct and reconstruct zoning so that it works to achieve repopulation and regulate only what is truly necessary to protect and promote public health, safety, and welfare.

CM | 1.25
#9110392
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Development

The ULI Community Builders Handbook published in 1948 by JC Nichols laid out best practices in which planning and development are inseparable. Learn from a planner using development and a developer using planning how to advance that enduring philosophy .

CM | 1.25
#9110086
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Many cities regularly give out various tax incentives, credits, and rebates to induce additional (and much needed) development within the community. But are these incentives really needed? And how much incentive is too much?

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
#9110142
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)

Urban centers are experiencing a renaissance. Explore the changing preferences that are driving jobs away from suburban auto-oriented business parks to mixed-use “urban” centers—and how “sub-urbanism” (or the urbanization of suburbs) can change the competitive position of the suburbs. Learn how to establish a new urban structure that works in a suburban setting.

CM | 1.25
#9109439
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

Communities can create viable bicycle networks that are comfortable for bicyclists of all ages and abilities to use. Explore the latest metrics for evaluating low-stress bicycle networks and their ability to connect users to places they want to go.

#9116732
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

First impressions make the difference between getting hired and being overlooked. Hosted by Sequence Staffing and Rutgers University, this interactive training provides the opportunity for participants to learn from experts in conducting thousands of professional interviews. Come prepared to ask your most burning questions and test out techniques with fellow participants.

CM | 1.25
#9107316
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.

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.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9109995
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)

How can design address the many challenges that cities face? Planners and designers from New York, San Francisco, and Seattle will share the latest efforts in their cities to promote design thinking while engaging larger issues of equity and sustainability.

CM | 1.25
#9109470
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

As technology advances, the line between tech office and traditional manufacturing blurs. Learn how San Francisco is actively working to preserve existing land uses allotted to "production, distribution, and repair" even as it acknowledges that fewer tools and less space are necessary for traditional industrial businesses.

CM | 1.25
#9107920
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Environment

This session will show how to implement a process to protect a community’s water, without adversely affecting private property rights. In addition, an ASA will be discussed for waterbodies that are already impaired.

CM | 1.25
#9109887
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

While advocates, planners, and public health professionals may readily self-identify as interested in either food access or in active transportation, local communities don’t always see the distinction between these issues. Communities rightly see the issues as interconnected, suggesting that our approach to solving it should be as well.

#9110017
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

This session will provide insight on how to start and run a planning firm from the ground up, including real life experiences and best practices for everything from getting your first client to running the business side of things.

CM | 1.25
#9110396
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A06 (Javits Convention Center)

Session will highlight the barriers to recruitment, retention, and integration of diversity in planning. Learn about APA Diversity Committee efforts and recent studies that explore perceptions and personal experiences of diversity in the workplace, practice, and education. Participants will share tangible strategies to foster diversity and promote culturally competent planning.

CM | 2.50
#9103958
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

Diverse views of environmentally responsible brownfields redevelopment with innovative case studies across US. How very different communities navigate the challenges of remediation, funding, infrastructure and community concerns to achieve long term sustainability; a discussion of how brownfield redevelopment has matured.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 4.50
#9113697
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Explore the famed (but long-neglected) Coney Island waterfront and explore how resilience and community planning are redefining how New York responds to rising sea levels and threats from climate change to the area. Learn about the area's history, strategic initiatives, and economic development goals, as well as promising projects in the pipeline.

Elijah Hutchinson | Gillian Connell | Catherine Nguyen

#9116731
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location: Hall 1A19 (Javits Convention Center)

Everyone at every level, book a session to have your resume reviewed by a seasoned planner or HR professional. Invest 20 minutes and come away with insights that can help you see, and seize, new opportunities.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9:15 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 2.50
#9113669
Monday, May 8 | 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

Take a walking tour of Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, N.Y. , the historic site of two World’s Fairs. Learn about this enduring open space, see the “Panorama of New York” from the 1964 Word's Fair, and hear what its new Strategic Framework Plan holds for the future of this place.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
#9123336
Monday, May 8 | 9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Technology

Isovist will be demonstrating the latest exciting web tools which link plans and zoning rules with GIS, and showing how the public and professionals can quickly and easily access planning information relevant to a property.

#9122687
Monday, May 8 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1C, APA Pavilion (Javits Convention Center)

APA is developing a new web platform for chapters and divisions.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 5
#9113944
Monday, May 8 | 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Take an Uptown train to the now-thriving Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx, devastated by New York’s fiscal crisis of the 1970s. The tour will focus on how developing affordable housing helped revitalize the neighborhood, which saw most of its original housing stock damaged by arson during the fiscal crisis and eventually razed by the city.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10 a.m.
#9123327
Monday, May 8 | 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Short Term Vacation Rentals have caused quite a disruption in communities, and municipalities need a solution to identify and monitor the operators of these businesses. Harmari can help with lodging tax discovery, licensing and code compliance issues with accurate information and proven results in other jurisdictions.

#9121994
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Ziegfeld (Marriott Marquis Times Square)
Activity Type: Meetings

JAPA Ed Board meeting at the Marriott Marquis

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
#9123332
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Are you and your team overwhelmed trying to keep up with the increasing requirements placed on government to be transparent about the status of your projects and programs, comply with open data policies, and stay active on social media to maintain engagement with the community?

CM | 1.25
#9110053
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)

What typically transpires when retirees settle in a rural resort community? Affordable housing options decrease. Economic insecurity increases. And younger workers migrate elsewhere. Learn about the interrelationships of these variables and how an enabling design approach can create communities where all generations thrive.

CM | 1.25
#9109385
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

State and MPOs are moving to a performance driven approach to making decisions about to align transportation spending with goals, criteria and performance measures. This session highlights exemplars, offering communities best practices for moving towards a new approach.

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
#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
#9104378
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A12 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Management

What do you need to know to manage today’s local planning agency creatively and effectively This session explores the perspectives, skills, and knowledge sets planners need to succeed in managing traditional practice as well as emerging sustainability and resiliency work.

CM | 1.25
#9109409
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

Showcasing lessons learned from the second Plan4Health cohort, this session will demonstrate the impact of shared use to increase opportunities for physical activity and to strengthen a community's sense of place.

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.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9110326
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E11 (Javits Convention Center)

Over the last 50 years the New York City Economic Development Corporation has helped stabilize and transform the City’s economy. Featuring three NYCEDC presidents including its first and its current leader, this panel will reflect on major projects of the past as well as NYCEDC’s vision for the future.

CM | 1.25
#9109490
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E09 (Javits Convention Center)

A spatial approach to fiscal impact analysis is superior to existing methods. Nearly all revenues and expenditures in a city are spatial. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can be used to comprehensively estimate fiscal impact and create a detailed planning database.

CM | 1.25
#9108138
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

Antiquated zoning codes create barriers to small business growth in many localities. Explore how a modern approach to use classification and permissions can complement well-calibrated development standards to foster a supportive environment for homegrown businesses.

CM | 1.25
#9110203
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E10 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Education

Student Learning and Outcomes Assessment are buzzwords flying around academia. Why should this matter to the profession? Explore the opportunities and challenges of engaging external stakeholders in outcomes assessment, and how feedback from practitioners is used to improve learning in the program.

CM | 1.25
#9109510
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore planning's historic evolution from visionaries to functionaries. A panel of AICP's Fellows (FAICP) will examine shifting professional and policy context of our work; reevaluate the larger purpose of planning; and advance the role of planners as 21st Century change-leaders.

CM | 1.25
#9107515
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A07 (Javits Convention Center)

The Vision Zero policy for reducing traffic deaths has spread around the world since its inception in Sweden in 1997. Can it help you achieve safe, sustainable, and complete streets in your community? Vision Zero experts will review best practices in street design and present case examples of innovative street solutions on Queens Boulevard in New York.

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.

CM | 1.25
#9108921
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)

Distinguished leaders from APA, ASLA, and AIA discuss the challenges for women in the future of our allied professions. What will it take to close the pay gap? How have our cities begun to reflect the shift toward women in decision-making roles?

CM | 1.25
#9108795
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A23/24 (Javits Convention Center)

Put P3s to work for your community! Four experts from diverse backgrounds explore how to create public-private partnerships that preserve housing and stimulate neighborhood revitalization.

#9109573
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

This ‘speed networking’ session will provide participants with the opportunity to talk with various professionals about international career paths.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 11 a.m.
#9122692
Monday, May 8 | 11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1C, APA Pavilion (Javits Convention Center)

Learn about opportunities in APA leadership available now.

#9123329
Monday, May 8 | 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Join the Hyland Government team for a look at the challenges of paper-based plan review. This session will focus on how to create a seamless, paperless review process and how that can benefit your organization and community.

TICKET REQUIRED
CM | 5
#9113071

Explore how the City of Stamford went from a charming  New England city with a local economic base, a historic downtown, beautiful residential neighborhoods, and a short commute to New York City to becoming a boomtown.

David Woods | Ralph Blessing | robin stein | Thomas Madden, AICP | Vineeta Mathur, AICP

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 11:15 a.m.
#9124485
Monday, May 8 | 11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Location: Hall 1C, APA Pavilion (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Hear from APA’s policy experts about what we’re calling on Congress to do to invest in the nation’s critical infrastructure.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | noon
CM | 0.50
#9124806