2018 National Planning Conference

NPC18 Program: 2018 National Planning Conference

April 21–24, 2018, New Orleans


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  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018

  • Date:  April 18, 2018 Time:  3 PM - 6 PM CDT
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  • Date:  April 18, 2018 Time:  7 PM - 9 PM CDT
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  • Thursday, April 19, 2018

  • Date:  April 19, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
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  • Date:  April 19, 2018 Time:  12:30 PM - 2 PM CDT
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  • Date:  April 19, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 5 PM CDT
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  • Date:  April 19, 2018 Time:  5 PM - 6 PM CDT
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    The APA Leadership Meet and Greet is a private event for APA Leadership.
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  • Date:  April 19, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 9 PM CDT
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  • Friday, April 20, 2018

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 8:30 AM CDT
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  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
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  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 10 AM CDT
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  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
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  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
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  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
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  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  12:30 PM - 1:45 PM CDT
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  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  12:30 PM - 2 PM CDT
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  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  12:30 PM - 2 PM CDT
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  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  12:30 PM - 4 PM CDT
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  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 3 PM CDT
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  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  5 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall A
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    Please join us for an opening session featuring Derreck Kayongo, Business Visionary, Global Soap Project Founder & CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights.
    NPC186000

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $40.00

    New Orleans is a city of great neighborhoods. This three-hour bus tour will highlight the history and unique character of each as well as planning highlights and other points of interest. A must see for first timers and return visitors. Space is limited. Registration is required.
    NPC181002

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  210
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    The USDOT is developing emerging technology to support independent travel for all, including people with disabilities. Hear about six projects to accelerate the development of technologies that improve “complete-trip” accessibility.
    NPC188007
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
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    Suburbs are not destined to be defined by strip malls and excessive parking — many are reinventing themselves into walkable communities. Examine case studies and join a group discussion about how best to adapt sprawling areas into walkable mixed-use places.
    NPC188019
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
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    Revolutionize the local and regional planning relationship through cutting-edge collaboration efforts and custom-built technical assistance. Explore an individualized, community-focused approach to regional planning, combined with an agile, adaptable response to local needs.
    NPC188073
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
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    These seven bite-sized presentations will both entertain and inform you, capturing the flavor of today's planning by making you laugh — and think. This grouping is ideal for those interested in public engagement and planning for inclusiveness and social justice.
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    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  223
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    Unleash the strengths and support the growth of emerging and mid-career planners. A panel of three professionals from academia, the public sector, and the private sector explore the skills and opportunities that junior and mid-level planners bring to our profession.
    NPC188096
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  207
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    With more than 800 golf-course closures in the last 10 years, communities are struggling with the loss of recreational open space. Learn how three communities have dealt with failed courses, while retaining green space and allowing for new uses. propose122
    NPC188100
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
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    Learn about the Wasatch Front Central Corridor Study, which provides a leading example of regional collaboration towards shared goals of community mobility and economic growth while establishing creative new performance measures focused on the efficiency of the overall transportation system.
    NPC188141
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  216
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    Digital plans are created to be viewed, explored, and used solely online. Explore strategies for formatting, adopting, and organizing web-based plans in an interactive panel discussion with those who’ve created and implemented award-winning digital plans.
    NPC188153
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
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    Creating equitable outcomes requires a commitment to applying different approaches to planning practice. Explore case studies and practical actions that everyday planners can take to plan for more equitable growth and development.
    NPC188166
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  219
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    Hear from the authors of a recently released PAS report on the topic about best practices and innovations in water and planning, and get advice about water and planning in your city or county.
    NPC188170
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
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    More than 10 years after Hurricane Katrina hit, local government officials in coastal Mississippi have been creating a framework for resilient action. Examine multiple tools and resources being employed to help the coast withstand adverse environmental change.
    NPC188180
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
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    Many communities have taken a fresh look at how well buses serve their needs, with some cities redesigning their entire networks. Hear from four areas undertaking or considering redesigns: New Orleans; Houston; King County, Washington (Seattle); and New York City.
    NPC188194
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
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    From urban food production and craft breweries to local manufacturing and artisan workshops, “makerspaces” are resurrecting our cities.Cities should encourage the collocation of small-scale industry with housing and amenities to reinvent the healthy mixed-use districts from prior generations.
    NPC188195
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  230
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    Ethnically and racially diverse communities face unique challenges when it comes to commercial-corridor revitalization - investors and retailers can sometimes remain reticent despite market opportunities. Learn policy and regulatory options that planners have in overcoming these obstacles.
    NPC188201
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  222
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    The Pittman Plan is a catalyst for reinvestment and redevelopment in one of Nevada's most vulnerable neighborhoods. Learn how this plan has helped Henderson address important health and socioeconomic issues through planning, leveraging partnerships, and finding creative funding sources.
    NPC188202
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  227
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    Through the use of lively presentations, hands-on exercises, and walking tours, this session will explore a variety of topics designed to dig deep into the role of urban design in making our communities more walkable, vibrant, and valuable.
    NPC188242
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
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    Learn about the ethical responsibilities in writing and responding to RFPs for both public agencies and consultants. This session will highlight how the AICP Code of Ethics informs a transparent and ethical path to a successful project.
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    CM | 1.50
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  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
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    $25.00

    Maps have always been a way to tell a story about data but often benefit from additional content, such as videos, images, and text. 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 and media convey
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    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
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    Explore how to "wrangle" a complex and dated zoning code by simplifying and aligning it with current planning goals and federal laws. Learn how to start the effort, what tools to use, and how to get it adopted.
    NPC188255
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 4 PM CDT
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    $60.00

    Maintaining military operational readiness in an urban environment poses challenges and opportunities to local, regional, state, and federal agencies. Explore how a crucial military installation serves as an economic driver and community partner in the New Orleans metropolitan area.
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    CM | 4.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 1 PM CDT
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  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 5 PM CDT
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    $25.00

    Housing and equity is the focus of this year’s workshop. Attendees will contribute to the beginning stage of a neighborhood housing plan for the Claiborne Avenue Corridor amid a shifting economic landscape and demographic change in New Orleans.
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  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 5 PM CDT
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    $108.00

    Visit innovative farms throughout New Orleans—from a rooftop oasis to edible green spaces—and learn about unique programs and techniques for growing healthy food in urban spaces. Enjoy a true farm-to-table lunch and experience how local farms can shape healthy (and resilient) cities.
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    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11:15 AM - 5 PM CDT
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    $59.00

    Get your hands dirty with Rebuilding Together New Orleans and the Urban Design and Preservation Division while engaging with homeowners on the issues of affordable housing, historic preservation, and gentrification.
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  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
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    $45.00

    This multimodal tour explores Algiers Point and the West Bank areas of New Orleans. Learn how the Regional Transit Authority moves the city’s workforce beyond the urban core. Discuss growing concerns of gentrification in this ethnically diverse, mixed-income part of New Orleans.
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    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11:45 AM - 5 PM CDT
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    $87.00

    Tour the Water Campus, a collaborative environment located on the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge that houses a variety of research and policy groups as well as a 10,000-square-foot physical model of the Lower Mississippi River Basin. Stop at a local brewery as well.
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    CM | 4.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 3:30 PM CDT
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    $75.00

    Explore how to accelerate change and build sustainable communities faster than you thought possible. Join local community leaders to learn about and immediately apply urban planning and design guidance in a New Orleans neighborhood.
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    CM | 3

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    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12:15 PM - 5 PM CDT
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    $60.00

    Frances Benjamin Johnston...Tennessee Williams...Truman Capote...Ellen DeGeneres: All these notable citizens of the LGBTQ community shaped NOLA and called it home. Today gay-led/run/owned services, facilities, and businesses abound and continue to shape this diverse, vibrant city. See these places firsthand on this walking tour.
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    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
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    $25.00

    In this hands-on session, we will examine the changes in citizen engagement, evolving from traditional public notification to modern demands and expectations. You will learn how easy-to-use apps can create a genuine partnership between citizens and their planning department, and empower planning professionals to produce buy-in for better, more sustainable plans.
    NPC182991
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
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    Learn the results of a planning clinic in which planning directors of the nation’s 30 largest cities helped Baltimore and Seattle address social equity in capital improvement programming and design of an iconic public space.
    NPC188025
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
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    Learn how a community-health-focused funder and a civic-crowdfunding platform worked together to deliver funding and training to grassroots groups working across New York State, boosting community health in the short term and building civic leadership over the long term.
    NPC188033
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
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    Latinos renovate their homes based on imagination, needs, and know-how — sometimes without proper permits — blurring lines between formal and informal development in the United States. We examine the visual, spatial, regulatory, and resiliency implications of this practice in planning multicultural communities.
    NPC188054
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
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    Instead of competing, transit agencies and technology innovators are collaborating to improve first-mile and last-mile connections. Hear how partnerships between transit and technology in four regions are improving transportation options at transit stations.
    NPC188088
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  219
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    Communities today are seeking ways to align and synchronize historic-preservation regulations and guidelines with zoning. Explore different, innovative approaches used in Los Angeles, Fort Worth (Texas), and Roswell (Georgia) to see how they may work for your community.
    NPC188094
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
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    Staff from three metropolitan planning organizations will share and discuss implementation tools used to improve health and equity in their regions along with the performance measures used to determine success.
    NPC188103
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  216
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    We often talk about hazard mitigation, resilience, and adaptation as separate concepts, but they have related goals. In this session, members of FEMA's Resilient Nation Partnership Network will explore the language used around planning for disaster-risk reduction.
    NPC188145
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  222
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    What to do with Confederate (and other) monuments is a timely question, and this session includes an overview of the issue. The focus, however, will be participants discussing hypothetical situations, resulting in a nuanced understanding of this difficult topic.
    NPC188146
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
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    This session will outline the strategies and activities occurring in coastal Louisiana to anticipate and plan for an uncertain future. Learn about a multi-scalar approach to prepare for increasing landscape and climate change.
    NPC188148
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  207
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    One benefit of emerging big data applications is putting multimodal origin-destination and trip-tour data sets at our fingertips. This panel will describe the status of such applications using case studies.
    NPC188147
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
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    What does the anatomy of a low-carbon pathway for a big city actually look like? This story-driven session will contrast the processes, methods, assumptions, and insights used to create leading-edge low-carbon climate action plans for New York City and Toronto.
    NPC188151
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
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    Ditching classic public engagement helped a Texas team get enhanced engagement results. Doing public engagement differently may get you a better return on your efforts. Learn how you can ditch traditional methods and how offbeat techniques can work for you.
    NPC188184
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
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    Join planners, developers, retail strategists, and place managers as they share new trends, successful case studies, and planning tools needed to sustain brick-and-mortar retail and build market-resilient retail in the face of digital disruption.
    NPC188199
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  206
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    In response to civil unrest in Batlimore, a citizen and planning firm created a master plan using robust engagement founded on empowering residents to provide comprehensive community input and involving both public and private stakeholders across the city.
    NPC188200
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
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    Housing affordability has not always included the series of problems as we identify them today. "Today’s" solutions, however, are frequently based on "yesterday’s" conditions. How do we address these new, immensely more complex challenges and start a policy revolution?
    NPC188210
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
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    Solar-energy development is expanding nationwide, requiring municipalities and counties to address how it occurs locally. Learn alternative approaches to integrating rooftop, ground-mounted, and community-scale solar development in local development regulation.
    NPC188216
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  223
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    Planners can inspire community building and support economic development while preserving heritage. Hear how this is being done in places with strong cultural roots as well as the role of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
    NPC188001
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  227
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    Discover how airports are using planning to create opportunities adjacent to airport boundaries for complementary new development, what types of users are attracted to the proximity of international airports, and how that interaction spurs complementary development for airports and community.
    NPC188232
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
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    Planners increasingly rely on place-based information from decision-support tools to better understand impacts of water-related events on communities. Learn from experts in the federal, NGO, and private sectors on using tools to address drought, coastal inundation, and water quality.
    NPC188247
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Regular
    $44.00

    Explore the post-Hurricane Katrina redevelopment of Gentilly, which provides a model for disaster recovery and community development driven by local government support of housing development, commercial revitalization, and vacant land stewardship.
    NPC180013
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1:15 PM - 4:45 PM CDT
    Regular
    $39.00

    Take a walking tour of the Lafitte Greenway, a 2.6-mile bicycle and pedestrian trail and green corridor connecting neighborhoods from Armstrong Park to City Park.
    NPC180051
    CM | 3

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1:30 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Regular
    $39.00

    What began as a suburban substitute for Bourbon Street is well on its way to becoming a vibrant, mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood. See and hear about the public engagement, visioning, regulations, infrastructure, financing, and politics that guided this transformation.
    NPC180012
    CM | 3

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

    NPC184017

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $15.00

    Tour the historic U.S. Custom House in the French Quarter and learn about the transformation and adaptive reuse of this National Historic Landmark into a high-performance federal facility and museum that contributes to the vitality and economic health of downtown New Orleans.
    NPC180033
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Regular
    $40.00

    New Orleans is a city of great neighborhoods. This three-hour bus tour will highlight the history and unique character of each as well as planning highlights and other points of interest. A must see for first timers and return visitors. Space is limited. Registration is required.
    NPC181001

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $55.00

    Tour New Orleans historic districts with representatives of the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission Architectural Review Committee and explore completed projects that highlight the challenges, successes, and failures of the design-review process.
    NPC180017
    CM | 1.50

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

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

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Open spaces are critical to the success of a downtown with a strong public realm. Learn about strategies for the creation of open spaces in these areas, incentive-based development standards, acquisition strategies, and metrics for success.
    NPC188058
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session, which draws from an "Aging and Livable Communities" initiative, will broaden consideration of models, tools, and best practices beyond the United States to planners working internationally.
    NPC188065
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    In cities across the country, Latino communities are undergoing gentrification as a result of redevelopment aimed at creating more livable communities. Explore how municipal planners can encourage public-private partnerships and grassroots action to accomplish development without displacement.
    NPC188066
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Cities become resilient by design. This session features three award-winning case studies from around the country that have used an internationally recognized framework for measuring project resilience and sustainability.
    NPC188082
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Are you slammed with applications? Is your economic development team promising expedited plan review and you can’t deliver? Learn how Lean SixSigma principles can help you transform your planning department, deliver results, and elevate the planning profession.
    NPC188114
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Transportation planners help people and products get from point A to point B, so why all the fuss over connectivity? Meet the planners behind the Jamaica Logistics Hub Initiative as they discuss the benefits of thinking globally and planning locally.
    NPC188122
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Washington, D.C., is transforming as aging, auto-dependent suburbs are being revitalized through new suburbanism. Presenting a data-driven approach to transforming sprawl into walkable, sustainable communities, this session will offer insight into and proven methods for suburban design success.
    NPC188130
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    A new form of public engagement ramped up public participation in the Lexington, Kentucky, comprehensive planning process from hundreds to over 11,000 participants. Learn how partnerships with the local community foundation and chamber of commerce made “On the Table” happen.
    NPC188131
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Should there be a right to air conditioning? Affordable-housing residents are vulnerable during heat waves, which are increasing with global warming. A study of Elizabeth, New Jersey, shows how housing providers, city services, and social networks help residents imaginatively cope.
    NPC188138
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear zoning experts weigh in on some of the key tensions underlying efforts to simplify zoning. It may be time to put zoning on a diet, but is “lean coding” the answer?
    NPC188212
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    As regulators of building and housing and tax assessors, cities are data gold mines. Learn approaches to harnessing data to inventory and take action on vacant property and unsafe buildings, as well as better map rental properties.
    NPC188217
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Public toilets can be dirty, smelly, controversial, and costly. They are also absolutely necessary, especially in public parks and tourist areas and for people experiencing homelessness. Advocates, officials, and architects will discuss the challenges and opportunities of providing public toilets.
    NPC188230
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    This deep-dive charrette will highlight presentations from experts and in-depth conversations about how automated vehicles impact land use, physical city design, urban densification or sprawl, and local vitality and activity.
    NPC189001
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    This interactive workshop will provide a hands-on opportunity to learn about the principles of sustainable planning, design, and construction using LEED for Neighborhood Development as a framework.
    NPC189002
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Looking for new tools for your comprehensive planning process? Learn about APA’s Comprehensive Plan Standards for Sustaining Places and take a deep dive into its resource toolkit. Apply the toolkit’s standards and scoring system to a sample comprehensive plan.
    NPC189004
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    Considering a sign-code update? Explore case law, research, and analysis on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Reed v. Gilbert, as well as two successful Louisiana case studies of comprehensive, content-neutral sign-code amendments.
    NPC189006
    CM | 2.25
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do we accelerate the pace of implementing climate solutions to match the intensification of climate disruptions and their impacts on communities? Take part in a training on racially equitable, community-driven, climate-resilience planning principles, practices, and models.
    NPC189008
    CM | 2.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $25.00

    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, which used to be limited to those that had desktop GIS software. This hands-on session will show how simpler web-based apps enable planning professionals to easily find patterns, gain situational awareness, explore what-if s
    NPC182992
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about the innovative planning, development, financing, and marketing strategies used to transform a streetscape in beautiful Coral Gables, Fla. Mitigate the negative impacts of construction on merchants; and attract people to a revitalized downtown.
    NPC188002
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    The value of traditional planning skills and expertise is being realized in new ways within the arenas of disaster recovery and community resilience. Explore how planners have become invaluable resources to communities recovering from disasters.
    NPC188038
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Dutch Dialogues grew organically out of the tangle of New Orleans post-disaster planning. With a new model of exploration, integration, and collaborative thinking, the dialogues showcased a new future for New Orleans. What was their real impact?
    NPC188072
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    What is the impact of the soccer explosion on American cities? Engage in a lively back-and-forth dialogue with expert panelists on this relevant and timely topic.
    NPC188108
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Urban climate-action plans can benefit local public health, but the magnitude and population distribution benefits will vary among strategies. Explore methods, case studies, and lessons learned in assessing public-health benefits to shape climate-action plans.
    NPC188117
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners worldwide face a need to increase the resiliency of their communities in the face of increasing coastal hazards. Hear about coastal-resiliency projects from six continents, with challenges and best practices shared.
    NPC188118
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Can’t find a form or don’t know what step is next? The planning process is not as intimidating as you think. With the Arizona Department of Transportation’s interactive transportation-planning training program, all project-development information is available within three mouse clicks.
    NPC188149
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    We have seen the blossoming of Texas's and Louisiana's downtowns; however, downtowns currently face challenges due to changes in living, working, and moving. Examine downtown development with the planning directors of New Orleans and three Texas cities (Houston, Austin, and Dallas).
    NPC188171
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Utah’s Silicon Slopes economy has grown rapidly, pressuring infrastructure and affordability. Given geographic constraints and funding limitations, how does the region approach policy and long-range infrastructure, economic development, and land-use planning to ensure “broad and equal access to opportunity”?
    NPC188173
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Recreation is essential to community physical, mental and social health yet recreation planning for urban-suburban areas is extremely challenging. Learn about new recreation guidelines, implemented by an interactive web tool, that offer creative solutions for recreation supply and demand.
    NPC188215
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Jet packs, massive skyscrapers, pod houses...the future city has been imagined in countless ways. Using Atlanta as a case study, we will look at futures of the city — both past and present — to discuss our changing perspectives of the future metropolis.
    NPC188224
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Reaching out to different sectors beyond your own can be daunting. However, you may be surprised to find that other sectors are thirsty for meaningful partnerships too! Learn how different sectors in San Bernardino County, California, found each other.
    NPC188235
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Renowned experts in the fields of transit planning, economics, development, design, history, and vehicle technology will engage in debate questions raised by the autonomous vehicle in this century, while reflecting on the impact that the car had on the last.
    NPC188251
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  6:30 PM - 8 PM CDT
    Regular
    $0.00

    All registrants are invited to the 2018 Welcome Reception. The National WWII Museum features a rich collection of artifacts that bring history to life. Tickets are free, but are required to attend the event as space is limited. You must add this activity to your schedule to guarantee your ticket to the reception. Once capacity is reached, tickets will be unavailable. Additional tickets may be
    NPC182301

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  6:30 PM - 8 PM CDT
    Regular
    $50.00

    Join us at the National WWII Museum featuring a rich collection of artifacts that bring history to life. Tickets for the Welcome Reception are available for $50 for guests of registrants. Space is limited. Once capacity is reached, tickets will be unavailable.
    NPC182307

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
    Regular
    $70.00

    Tour NOLA on bike and explore exciting planning projects that promote sustainability in the Crescent City. See the city like it is meant to be seen (on two wheels!) and learn from local planners along the way.
    NPC180036
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $199.00

    The Planning Leadership Institute (PLI) provides planning professionals with a full day of intensive training and professional reflection. PLI is designed to provide the skillsets and mindsets needed for planning professionals to exercise leadership, influence stakeholders, face challenges, and shape a legacy in your community. It is a once-a-year opportunity to connect with a select group of your
    NPC182303

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $199.00

    The Planning Management Institute (PMI) provides an intensive, interactive developmental opportunity for people who manage, or will soon manage a public or private-sector planning department. This practical, lively, hands-on workshop has become a unique, once-a-year opportunity to network with peers and learn best practices from a team of experts with national reputations. Participants will learn
    NPC182306

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:45 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
    Regular
    $18.00

    Tour the site of a new riverfront park, located on former wharves with connections to two of the city’s older historic neighborhoods. Explore how the project has spurred development interest in the adjacent, formerly industrial squares while also raising concerns of neighborhood character change and gentrification.
    NPC180034
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 2 PM CDT
    Regular
    $71.00

    Volunteer with the nation’s largest oyster bed restoration program by bagging shells for use in a new oyster reef, south of New Orleans. Coastal scientists and local planners will highlight challenges facing the coast and the benefits of habitat restoration.
    NPC180052
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Regular
    $124.00

    Take a 12.2-mile bicycle ride along the Covington Tammany Trace, a 2017 inductee in the Rail-to-Trails Hall of Fame, from historic downtown Covington to historic lakefront Mandeville. Discuss transportation, historic preservation, and flood mitigation issues en route.
    NPC180038
    CM | 6.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:15 AM - 10:45 AM CDT
    Regular
    $25.00

    Many times, economic development decisions are made exclusively by EDOs putting planners in a reactive mode. This hands-on session utilizes web-based tools to analyze demographic, socio-economic, and business 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 and efforts to recru
    NPC182993
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Latino communities often take community development into their own hands with active placemaking often referred to as "Latino urbanism." Learn how to tap into this energy to activate and engage Latinos in planning processes.
    NPC188005
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Anchor districts provide many cities with a job center rivaling their central business district. Hear how anchor districts are re-positioning themselves with mixed uses, multi-modal transportation, and services to be their cities' next great places.
    NPC188014
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    In a continually diversifying nation, we must boost our cross-cultural competence. How can we be inclusive in cultivating new planners, stakeholders, and community leaders? Learn how to build cultural competencies in our workplaces and ourselves.
    NPC188028
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Access, Access, Access. Do residents in your community have access to jobs and essential services? Participate in this interactive session to learn how to evaluate resident mobility as well as identify and fund transportation improvements.
    NPC188051
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Courage, persistence, and humor are key to innovation. Learn about Denveright, a citywide planning initiative that engaged Denver's passionate city builders. Hear about project victories and challenges.
    NPC188063
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    The State of Louisiana received a $40 million federal grant for Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments (LA SAFE), a planning framework designed to use future land-loss and flood-risk data to encourage better land-use and development strategies.
    NPC188135
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore trends in millennial preferences and their effect on communities. Examine interventions within the built environment and planning processes that appeal to millennials, thereby empowering you to build inclusive, vibrant cities.
    NPC188142
    CM | 1.25

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

    Dockless bike-share is on a roll, but is it an advance for ubiquitous, on-demand travel or "mobility spam"? This session looks at planning and policy techniques to integrate dockless bike-share into your campus or city’s transportation system.
    NPC188162
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine Ebenezer Howard's "garden city" movement reimagined for the 21st Century as England plans for growth through 20 garden towns and villages. Compare and contrast this effort with America's current approach to planning for strategic development.
    NPC188163
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Our aging population demands our attention. Is your community ready? Explore new pathways that include a future with “mobility as a service,” innovative tools to finance aging, and smart initiatives for cost-effective service delivery for successful aging-in-community.
    NPC188193
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    The school choice debate impacts where schools are located and how students get to school, as well as racial/economic segregation. What lessons can we learn from NOLA's experience?
    NPC188207
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    After more than 50 years as the industry standard, auto-oriented level of service is falling out of favor across the transportation community. Learn about innovations in multimodal transportation-performance evaluation from those leading the charge to change this outdated paradigm.
    NPC188229
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Legal cases, regulations, and policies across many states are raising new liability for those involved in climate-adaptation planning. Explore these newly evolving issues and examine their legal implications through real-life case studies.
    NPC188126
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about common types of ethical scenarios faced by professional planners, based on real-life examples from the past year.
    NPC188085
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how San Francisco leveraged the efforts of multiple city agencies, community groups, and nonprofit organizations to increase parks in already-dense parts of the city through site selection and financing opportunities while focusing on community support.
    NPC188150
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Regular
    $20.00

    Explore local transit with the advocacy organization Ride New Orleans. See firsthand how public engagement and community action have impacted transit investments, including the Algiers Ferry terminal, downtown transit hub, Cemeteries Transit Center, and the RTA strategic mobility plan.
    NPC180001
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore how the Chicago TREND project uses sophisticated online survey techniques, cutting-edge analytics and modeling, and interactive data visualizations to identify neighborhoods where retail investments can spur improvements in commercial areas and neighborhoods.
    NPC188236
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 10:15 AM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184032

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Regular
    $70.00

    Explore the many community-generated maps in the "New Orleans Map Room," an exhibit that gives equal weight to the shared knowledge and expertise of New Orleans residents alongside established research, data, and mapping. Learn about dynamic community engagement and collaborative design as you tour the exhibit.
    NPC180041
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Regular
    $40.00

    New Orleans is a city of great neighborhoods. This three-hour bus tour will highlight the history and unique character of each as well as planning highlights and other points of interest. A must see for first timers and return visitors. Space is limited. Registration is required.
    NPC181003

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 7 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration


  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Regular
    $25.00

    This hands-on session 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 decision makers and the public for comment.
    NPC182994
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    This annual convening brings together delegates from APA chapters to shape the organization’s positions on issues central to building communities of lasting value. This session is an open listening opportunity for all conference attendees.
    NPC184002

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:30 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184033

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Dig deep into best practices for designing and evaluating land-use and building-permit forms and applications, a crucial point of contact between public agencies and communities.
    NPC188004
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Scenario planning helps planning professionals prepare for an uncertain future. Learn how to develop a shared vision for the present and future by analyzing forces impacting planning issues such as health, transportation, land use, the economy, and the environment.
    NPC188006
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine the extraordinary housing affordability barriers in seasonal-vacation communities: from fair housing for seasonal employees to jobs-housing balance for year-round workers. Case studies focus on New England resort areas, placed in the context of national trends and innovations.
    NPC188009
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Philadelphia and Detroit are working to balance the need for stormwater investments with affordability for ratepayers. Learn how planners are leveraging green stormwater-infrastructure practices and incentives to help property owners reduce their bills, enhance neighborhoods, and meet environmental mandates.
    NPC188012
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    An emerging planning paradigm — anticipatory governance — is being used address issues of high uncertainty, discarding “predict and plan” in favor of “anticipate and adapt.” Case examples for public policy will be discussed.
    NPC188015
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Sidewalk networks provide access to transit, increase transportation equity, help control air pollution and traffic congestion, and improve quality of life. Learn how Austin’s sidewalk and Safe Routes to School programs use GIS tools for analysis, planning, and project management.
    NPC188018
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    What are the challenges and benefits of having bike-sharing programs in your county or jurisdiction? Find out from municipalities that have already implemented such programs.
    NPC188027
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Metro-Orlando area of Florida consistently ranks at or near the top of the “Dangerous by Design” list for pedestrian safety. Learn how Central Florida is working to reverse dangerous trends by planning for and implementing complete streets.
    NPC188049
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session will showcase perspectives from a planner, interior designer/architect, and public-health professional on methods to increase diversity in planning processes and policy decisions.
    NPC188067
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn from a planner and developer how to integrate urban design, transportation infrastructure, real-estate development and innovative infrastructure finance to create environments that attract talent and employers who collectively seek vibrant, mixed-use, and mobility-rich environments.
    NPC188075
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do you engage millennials, non-English speakers, and others who don’t typically get involved in the planning process? Hear about strategies — from interactive maps to pop-up events — for reaching the under-represented and encouraging passion for shaping the future of their communities.
    NPC188079
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    How can planners identify best practices to inform their work from beyond international borders? This session provides examples of climate-resiliency-related information exchange and project implementation based on relationships between German and American planners and officials.
    NPC188092
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planning well means planning inclusively! To reach the underrepresented, we must take the plan to the community. Cities as diverse as Greenville, Mississippi, and Dubuque, Iowa, sought these voices. Learn the inspiring results of their inclusive community engagement.
    NPC188113
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Have planning programs been able to adapt, evolve, and innovate? Has accreditation been a motivator or barrier to this effort? Share your ideas with the Planning Accreditation Board on how accreditation can foster innovation in education and the profession.
    NPC188116
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Got water? Need to guide growth and ensure resilient supply? States are passing innovative legislation, and local jurisdictions are acting to ensure their supplies are reliable and resilient. Learn about innovative approaches to integrating water and land-use planning.
    NPC188133
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Art anchors our existence as human beings. Fostering its creation by individuals and industries leads to a vibrant, connected community with a healthy economy. Learn how to integrate a non-traditional element into master planning.
    NPC188016
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    “Local control," the newfound religion among progressive cities, has roots in strategies once used to combat reconstruction and civil rights. Is local control the antidote to state interference with laws aimed at achieving affordable housing and health equity? Find out.
    NPC188106
    CM | 1.25
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Ethical roots are inherent to the planning profession and strengthened with experience and regular discussion. This session provides a fun-filled primer on the importance of the AICP Code of Ethics, with an interactive exploration of potential ethical challenges in planning.
    NPC188060
    CM | 1.25
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    These seven bite-sized presentations capture the flavor of today's planning by making you laugh — and think. This grouping is ideal for those interested in learning about the different types of people and places that make planning such a dynamic and interesting profession.
    NPC188902
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Regular
    $25.00

    When creating designs for development, often one scenario is not enough. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll utilize a web-based app 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. Without being a GIS expert, you will learn how to assess data, define key perform
    NPC182995
    CM | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 3 PM CDT
    Regular
    $39.00

    New Orleans is bouncing back, and many of the planning strategies that have revitalized the city can be applied to other communities. Learn how during this tour of the booming biomedical district.
    NPC180029
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    New Orleans and New York City are working to harness grassroots policy activism and mandatory inclusionary zoning to chip away at affordable-housing shortages. Explore how governments have interfaced with community-led affordability plans in each city.
    NPC188010
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Are you tired of your comprehensive plan sitting on the shelf and gathering dust? This interactive session provides planning case studies and best practices from communities that have taken on the challenge of implementing their plans.
    NPC188024
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planning for farms and food is a bread-and-butter issue. Forecast impacts of climate change and development, discover if your community is farm-friendly, and learn how an Iowa county preserved farmland and protected farms.
    NPC188029
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Legare Bridge in Charleston, S.C., provides a critical link to the city's downtown — but only if you're driving. After years of effort, what will finally change that? Hear from four perspectives: city leadership, local advocate, neighboring suburbia, and regional planning.
    NPC188031
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    How are cities putting their climate-resilience plans into action? Delve into the actions that resilience officers and planners from four communities have taken to address climate change impacts.
    NPC188035
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Violence is preventable, yet it is pervasive in too many communities. Explore how planners and people working in violence prevention, public health, and related fields can proactively collaborate to create safer neighborhoods for all.
    NPC188037
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about the showcase program “Green City Design Challenge,” which empowers students to create solutions for environmental challenges within their communities while providing valuable data and insights for planners.
    NPC188047
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    This is an opportunity to learn from a successfully revived committee on a very important and challenging topic. Representation and equity are critical to our work but unfortunately are not topics that are often discussed on the national stage.
    NPC188076
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    All regional planning agencies can (and should) grapple with issues of equity and inclusion. Discover a range of frameworks and tools to do so.
    NPC188083
    CM | 1.25

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

    These seven bite-sized presentations will both entertain and inform you, capturing the flavor of today's planning by making you laugh — and think. This grouping is ideal for those interested in learning about how transportation, mobility, and technology impact the world we live in.
    NPC188903
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Truck deliveries are on the rise, but available infrastructure in most cities is limited. Explore strategies for livable cities in design, policy, and technology: off-hour deliveries, redesign of streets and curbs, and parking technology.
    NPC188093
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Much has recently been written about the innovation district, areas where anchor institutions and companies both locate to connect with start-ups and growth-stage firms. How can the suburbs, which once hosted research parks, be transformed into these job-producing districts?
    NPC188115
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn what the "Journal of the American Planning Association" has to say on topics like informal housing, networks of local plans, AirBNBs, declining auto traffic, "makers" in the local economy, mega-event planning, and urban agriculture and food justice.
    NPC188123
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Microgrids aren't just for campuses any more. Learn how cities and utilities are paving the way to make community (multi-facility) microgrids and other energy-resilience solutions a reality in dense urban areas.
    NPC188137
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do you communicate key programmatic information to your constituents following a massive disaster? This session will provide lessons learned about communication in the wake of a disaster or crisis, and how to mitigate the potential challenges.
    NPC188139
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Are you meeting your career ambitions or expectations? Do you need some insight or suggestions for improvement? This session will feature small facilitated group discussions designed to help participants provide structure to and achieve their professional development goals.
    NPC188155
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Autonomous vehicles will begin to revolutionize mobility in communities across the nation by 2020. This session will present the latest research from APA, along with examples of places that are introducing shared autonomous vehicles to reshape development.
    NPC188165
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Regular
    $40.00

    New Orleans is a city of great neighborhoods. This three-hour bus tour will highlight the history and unique character of each as well as planning highlights and other points of interest. A must see for first timers and return visitors. Space is limited. Registration is required.
    NPC181004

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Regular
    $79.00

    Walk a boardwalk trail through the swamp in Jean Lafitte National Park to learn about Southern Louisiana flora and fauna, as well as issues facing the wetlands.
    NPC180019
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:15 PM - 6 PM CDT
    Regular
    $55.00

    For many urban hubs, federal lands serve as the only touch point with nature/the community green space. Tour and canoe at the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge to learn how the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working to provide equitable access to these lands.
    NPC180031
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:30 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $70.00

    Urban planning and culture in New Orleans have a troubled history. But recently a group of musicians, traditional culture bearers, and urban planners has been working to create better cultural policy. As New Orleans changes, will it be enough? Explore these changes in this mobile workshop.
    NPC180008
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Regular
    $60.00

    Public art and civic design reflect the values of our communities and chart our cultural history for generations to come. Tour public-art sites around New Orleans while learning about past and current programming, as well as the process of monument removal.
    NPC180032
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:30 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Regular
    $25.00

    Maps have always been a way to tell a story about data but often benefit from additional content, such as videos, images, and text. In this hands-on session, 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 and media convey
    NPC182996
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:30 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184014

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    This is an interactive opportunity to pick the brain of individuals who recently became AICP- since they just took the exam, they will share what they may have done differently to prepare for the exam and what the exam experience is really like.
    NPC188020
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Is your downtown empty and dull after 5 p.m. and on the weekends? Learn how planners and business-district pros in Boston, New Orleans, and Washington, D.C. are working to transform their central business districts into vibrant mixed-use hubs.
    NPC188022
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore how lifting the constraints of a traditional solicitation process can make way for ideas that change standard practices. Build momentum and support for improvements while adding exciting new tools to your repertoire.
    NPC188039
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    “The Right of Way” tells the story of a fallen cyclist’s impact on the loved ones he left behind, intertwined with the history of the car's rise and role in daily life. Learn how to engage your community through artistic interpretation.
    NPC188069
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore effective public-participation strategies. Learn how to identify and respond to key issues related to public input. Presenters will demonstrate techniques, and participants will then test them.
    NPC188084
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session is a must for anyone interested in the intersection of economic development, smart growth, and regional infrastructure development. Come learn cutting-edge applications of geo-design and ninja policy moves.
    NPC188090
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    America’s cities are undergoing a resurgence after decades of decline. But poor families, often swept up in gentrification’s wake, grapple with issues of housing insecurity/displacement. Learn how Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Oakland (California), and Atlanta are harnessing gentrification’s momentum towards social-impact projects/policies.
    NPC188102
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Often food planning focuses on access to fresh food provided by national grocers. This session expands this purview to include food incubators, carryout restaurants, and local grocers as critical factors in food equity and community development.
    NPC188112
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    The State of Louisiana received a $48.3 million federal grant to conduct the first community-scale, climate-induced resettlement project in American history. Discuss site selection and the planning work done for the resettlement of Isle de Jean Charles.
    NPC188120
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Communities and companies share space and common interests in creating places that are attractive, enjoyable, and accessible. Hear how global businesses are pushing for transportation investments in response to dynamic shifts in company culture and building community relationships.
    NPC188222
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Frequently unrecognized as a creative mode of survival, Latino urbanism can conflict with planning policies. Often trivialized, patronized, and tokenized, these “informal” urban practices can help communities thrive and achieve greater equity, positively impacting the built environment. Learn how.
    NPC188240
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Whilst parks have an intrinsic importance defined by their experiential qualities of openness, landscape, and opportunities for play, they more importantly provide shared space for community cohesion, sustainability, improved physical and mental health, and neighborhood revitalization.
    NPC188249
    CM | 1.25

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

    Planners, designers, regulators, and policy makers: Join this charrette-style deep-dive session to debate and anticipate the potential impacts of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs)within the cities in which we live and work.
    NPC189005
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    In its most recent comprehensive planning effort, Trenton, New Jersey, moved seamlessly into implementation using Purdue University’s “Strategic Doing” program. Hear Trenton’s story and participate in a fun, immersive simulation called "Strategic Doing: The Game."
    NPC189010
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    This deep-dive session uses the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's new Sea Grant interactive guide to solve specific and challenging technical, engineering, and "people" issues that often limit wider, more consistent use of green infrastructure techniques in private and public projects.
    NPC189011
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Integrating fairness and social inclusion into our planning policies can change our communities for the better. This session will equip planners with the language and tools necessary to become more effective advocates for equity.
    NPC189012
    CM | 2.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learning how to work with consultants by trial and error is frustrating and can lead to problems, disappointments, and failures. If you hire and manage the work of consultants, this session will help you ensure success.
    NPC189015
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    How can planners better integrate evidence into the planning process? Explore three different technologies in transportation and public health that make research accessible to the public. Discussion will include questions about transparency, community engagement, and informed decision-making.
    NPC188023
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    The withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement has strengthened the resolve of local governments to combat climate change. Representatives of Cambridge (Mass.), New Orleans, and New York will share how they are advancing deep-carbon reductions.
    NPC188042
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how a team of planners, landscape architects, and public health professionals collaborated with stakeholders to design a vibrant park that reduced health inequities for vulnerable populations and actively engaged youth in a dynamic community-engagement process.
    NPC188046
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    How does a rapidly growing city with rising housing costs plan for an equitable future? Learn from Denver planners about innovative policies to preserve affordability, mitigate displacement, and advance the vision for an inclusive city.
    NPC188062
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear the fascinating story of how Ohio’s Rideshare Agencies collaborated to advance shared mobility technology and incentivize travelers to not drive alone. Engage with entrepreneurial planners and transportation managers determined to help residents carpool, bike, walk, and ride transit.
    NPC188098
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners everywhere are grappling with an affordable-housing crisis. Inclusionary housing, which requires private development to provide affordable units, is becoming an increasingly popular tool to address this crisis. Explore the latest trends from cities on the front lines.
    NPC188111
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Placemaking, revitalization, active transportation — sounds great, right? Unfortunately, these terms are often synonymous with gentrification — both real and perceived. Join the dialogue to explore this issue in more depth and to develop and share solutions.
    NPC188121
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear leaders of Louisiana's St. John the Baptist Parish and St. Bernard Parish — and their coastal staff — discuss how they have navigated the political and physical challenges of flooding and coastal land loss.
    NPC188128
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Mining cell phone data is exciting, powerful, and tricky but accessing the data is expensive. Explore the robust nature of cell phone information for transportation master planning and other types of planning projects as well as useful ArcGIS tools for analytics.
    NPC188143
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Community branding is one of the most challenging and misunderstood issues facing civic leadership today. Discover why there are few things more important to building economic prosperity and long-term community viability and health.
    NPC188157
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Gain insight into site, community-wide, and regional efforts to help communities adapt to and plan for climate change. Experts will discuss community-engagement processes and how multi-scalar efforts can enhance adaptive capacity.
    NPC188179
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:45 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall A
    Cost Included in Registration

    Please join us for the induction of the Class of 2018 Fellows at NPC. The Ceremony is a free event for all to attend.
    NPC184009

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:45 PM CDT
    Regular
    $25.00

    In this hands-on session, we will examine the changes in citizen engagement, evolving from traditional public notification to modern demands and expectations. You will learn how easy-to-use apps can create a genuine partnership between citizens and their planning department, and empower planning professionals to produce buy-in for better, more sustainable plans.
    NPC182997
    CM | 1.50

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

    Calling all APA students and young planners! Come meet four young professionals who will share their experiences with APA as leaders at the Planning Student Organization, Student Representatives Council and Young Planners Group levels and beyond. Hear about how their APA involvement has benefited their varied careers across different disciplines and geographies. And take away some tools and tips
    NPC184020

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  5:15 PM - 6:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Enjoy a drink on APA and mingle with fellow attendees as you get a sneak peek at the Planning Expo.
    NPC183001

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Regular
    $40.00

    If you are a MEMBER of the Women and Planning Division, please register here. If you are not a member - use the NONMEMBER registration item. APA Women and Planning Division invited you to enjoy a quintessential New Orleans experience with your fellow planners aboard the Creole Queen, an authentic and luxurious paddlewheeler. On board, you'll indulge in traditional cuisine, drinks, jazz music, a

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Regular
    $55.00

    If you are NOT a member of the Women and Planning Division, please register here. If you are a member - use the MEMBER registration item. APA Women and Planning Division invited you to enjoy a quintessential New Orleans experience with your fellow planners aboard the Creole Queen, an authentic and luxurious paddlewheeler. On board, you'll indulge in traditional cuisine, drinks, jazz music, and

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  6:15 PM - 7:15 PM CDT
    Regular
    $75.00

    Please join us for a reception to honor the Class of 2018 Fellows. New inductees are complimentary - all others are $75 per person.
    NPC183005

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 PM - 9:30 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Students and Young Planners, are you interested in learning how to bar hop like a New Orleanian? Come join students from the local Student Planning Organization, the Crescent City Shapers, for an Urban Planning themed pub-crawl and scavenger hunt. We’ll team up and use a combination of smartphone technology, community engagement and nonparticipant observation to complete challenges and meet back u
    NPC184011

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 PM - 10 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183007

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  9 PM - 10:15 AM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184012

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 2 PM CDT
    Regular
    $48.00

    Rising to the occasion, the Mississippi Gulf Coast used the opportunities presented in the past decade for community improvement. Tour two cities that have created sustainable vibrant places sensitive to the area’s rich history and community needs.
    NPC180025
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  7:45 AM - 11 AM CDT
    Regular
    $19.00

    Tour Gretna, a town near New Orleans, and discover how easy it is to enhance community vitality—a great arts scene, vibrant neighborhoods, and revitalized downtown and sustainable infrastructure—on budget and on schedule.
    NPC180035
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8 AM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $47.00

    Tour Terrebonne Parish, a Louisiana coastal parish approximately 60 miles southwest of New Orleans. See firsthand how it is adapting to relative sea level rise while providing a layered defensive strategy for hurricane and storm-surge protection.
    NPC180037
    CM | 7

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Regular
    $39.00

    Learn about the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission during a tour of projects in New Orleans City Park.
    NPC180028
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:15 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Regular
    $90.00

    Tour the New Orleans Garden City—Lake Vista via the Lafitte Greenway and city park—on two wheels.
    NPC180002
    CM | 4

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear from transit agency development staff on how new policies are creating diverse communities, where agencies have successfully partnered with local cities — and discuss where more collaboration and progress can be made.
    NPC188013
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    As Capital Region Water and Seattle Public Utilities seek to solve stormwater issues, parks that have suffered as a result of shrinking budgets are getting much-needed upgrades to keep stormwater out of sewers while activating underused spaces.
    NPC188030
    CM | 1.25

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

    This session will appeal to a diverse group of audiences, from urban planners to public health experts. Explore gender distinctions, age, and cultural and physical barriers influencing the biking/walking behavior of underrepresented populations.
    NPC188041
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Collaborative partnerships or “networks” like 100 Resilient Cities leverage limited resources to advance community resilience and climate-adaptation planning. This session illustrates a diverse group of national and regional examples.
    NPC188045
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about successes, challenges, approaches, and real-world applications of inclusive and grassroots planning for food-systems change. Participants will explore challenges faced in the Carolinas to maintaining a grassroots-driven approach.
    NPC188044
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about several communities severely impacted by the 2016 South Louisiana Floods and the planning initiatives that propelled post-flood recovery.
    NPC188048
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Join this hands-on exploration of public engagement when participants may not all agree on the value of government or planning. Practice techniques for addressing challenging issues, and take home new skills you can use in your own community.
    NPC188080
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine how planners can foster equitable communities. Discuss lessons from the past, hear what jurisdictions are doing across our nation, and engage in a facilitated discussion about environmental justice and green communities.
    NPC188091
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Experts from Denver, Miami, and Raleigh (North Carolina) share the daily realities of administering, updating, and occasionally rethinking a form-based zoning code. Topics covered include amending, interpreting, finding flexibility in administering the code, and staff training.
    NPC188134
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Transportation/development corridors spanning jurisdictional boundaries need not lead to inter-municipal competition. Learn how two governments and one developer are collaborating to transform Virginia’s Crystal City/Potomac Yard Corridor, one of the fastest-growing and most concentrated development corridors in the country.
    NPC188152
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    The climate-readiness dialogue in cities is evolving. Discuss how cities and developers are addressing the future impacts of climate change through planning and zoning strategies designed to implement resilient solutions at the district and project levels.
    NPC188175
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Whether you’re in the public, private, or nonprofit sector – or looking to transition between them – this interactive conversation will focus on the skills and resources you need to take the next step in your planning career.
    NPC188181
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Get practical, firsthand ideas for putting tangible greenhouse-gas (GHG)emissions reduction numbers to your transportation policies and programs as well as determining which mobility investments most cost-effectively reduce GHGs while meeting your economic, equity, and other goals.
    NPC188197
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Directors of the two departments that were instrumental in the preparation and execution of the City of New Orleans’s highly successful short-term rental regulations will speak about their experience developing and implementing those regulations.
    NPC188211
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Denver is rethinking how to best utilize limited right-of-way as the number of people moving through the city skyrockets. A new set of innovative plans is setting the course for complete networks with modal priorities and context-sensitive solutions.
    NPC188239
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    Review disparate-impact housing discrimination cases and federal courts interpretation of them following the U.S. Supreme Court's Inclusive Communities decision. Learn how to draft regulations to avoid disparate-impact violations of the Fair Housing Act.
    NPC188011
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Have you considered leaving your agency, firm, or company to start your own planning business? Explore two different paths to success for planners with an entrepreneurial streak, as well as the gratification, pitfalls, and ethical issues in following that dream.
    NPC188099
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Regular
    $55.00

    Take a fireboat tour of the Port of New Orleans's facilities while learning about the port's ongoing strategic master plan and its coordination with the City of New Orleans to develop a unified tourism district along the waterfront.
    NPC180026
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 10:15 AM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184010

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $35.00

    Tour the National World War II Museum, among the top attractions in New Orleans. Discover how this project revitalized an old industrial area and learn about the war’s impact on America and New Orleans.
    NPC180040
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:15 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Regular
    $39.00

    The integrated system of levees, floodwalls, and the West Closure Complex provide the Westbank part of New Orleans with a 100-year storm level of protection. View local drainage canals and pumping stations, a storm-surge barrier, and the world's largest drainage pumping station.
    NPC180051
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $64.00

    Louisiana received a $48.3 million federal grant to conduct the first community-scale, climate-induced resettlement in American history. Tour the current and future locations of the Isle de Jean Charles Resettlement.
    NPC180018
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 2 PM CDT
    Regular
    $59.00

    Join us for lunch, an overview presentation and walking tours of the revitalization of Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, recognized for its progress in 2017 with a Great American Main Street Award.
    NPC180044
    CM | 3.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 3 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration


  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    The newest trend in the hipster revolution of our cities is artisanal food production. Learn how cities around the country are addressing this new use. What does this new use mean for planners, and how can these food producers best be regulated?
    NPC188021
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Lower-income communities are disproportionately impacted by climate change and will continue to be unless we create new planning tools. Explore an equity-based approach to cost-benefit analyses for flood-risk management for planners, engineers, and decision makers.
    NPC188034
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Don't be confined to one approach when making street-design decisions! Learn about new approaches that consider urban form, health, equity, and transit-station access when making decisions about how to design our streets.
    NPC188064
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Natchez, Mississippi, has an international reputation for antebellum architecture that draws thousands annually, yet the community struggles with many economic and racially based challenges. Learn how a recent downtown master plan funded by over 300 citizen donations is addressing this issue.
    NPC188070
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Living and playing are more important than just serving as drivers for today’s downtowns. Learn how an urbanizing suburb has created a city center and how a suburban city has redefined its city center as places of community and economic development.
    NPC188071
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn from community development corporations advancing climate-resilience projects with Cleveland’s Climate Resilience and Urban Opportunity Plan, and see how the Trust for Public Land’s Climate-Smart Cities tool informs public spaces to meet climate challenges through resident empowerment.
    NPC188078
    CM | 1.25

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

    These eight bite-sized presentations will both entertain and inform you, capturing the flavor of today's planning by making you laugh — and think. This grouping is ideal for those interested in learning about how communities engage with our natural and built environment.
    NPC188904
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners generally agree that the future land-use map (FLUM) is critical component of any comprehensive plan — but are less in agreement when it comes to the specifics of what the map should look like. Explore the ins and outs of various approaches.
    NPC188089
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners are increasingly called upon to partner with public health professionals and coalitions to create active and healthy communities. This session will explore new approaches for planners to become a key partner in healthy-community efforts.
    NPC188154
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    The traditional "areas of stability and change" approach is aging in the face of unprecedented growth in Denver. Learn about a new change-management tool that integrates equity, access, and placemaking to respond to changing demographics and preferences.
    NPC188161
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners and engineers have new resources available to them to create solutions for equitable and safe mobility in small towns, suburbs, and urban centers. Review groundbreaking work in active transportation and complete streets programs.
    NPC188204
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    What does equity look like in the neighborhoods, communities, and spaces that we plan? How can we promote collective visioning and equitable public-planning processes? Discover how four practitioners are supporting equity in their work, and the challenges they face.
    NPC188231
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    So much information — big data, smart cities. Learn from actual ongoing projects and expert testimony from strategy developers and implementation officials on how to succeed in developing an innovation platform to launch your community into the digital age.
    NPC188237
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Though there are interrelationship between water demand and land use, our knowledge about these relationships is limited. Learn about recent research that has begun to better define this relationship and challenge preconceived beliefs.
    NPC188246
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Small- and medium-sized communities on highways are often faced with the prospects of a bypass. Examine myths and facts of bypasses and learn an innovative, multidimensional approach to bypass policy and planning practice for better long-term results.
    NPC188253
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn what the law requires in regard to accessibility for people with disabilities, as well as strategies for planning for and implementing full and fair accessibility, both physical and participatory.
    NPC188140
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Consider ethical responsibilities in reducing homophobia, transphobia, and heterosexism; learn to create safer, freer environments for all community members; and practice being mindful of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
    NPC188187
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  11:45 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall A
    Regular
    $60.00

    Tickets for the awards luncheon are available for $60 to discounted attendees and guests of full registrants. Once capacity is reached, tickets will be unavailable. Doors open at 11:45 a.m.
    NPC182305

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  11:45 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall A
    Regular
    $0.00

    All full registrants are invited to the 2018 Awards Luncheon. Tickets are free, but are required to attend the event as capacity is limited. You must add this activity to your schedule to guarantee a slot in the luncheon. Once capacity is reached, tickets will be unavailable. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Arrive early to ensure a seat. Additional tickets may be purchased for $60.
    NPC182304

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore effective strategies to integrate hazard-mitigation planning into the larger community planning processes. Learn how to use selected models and tools to understand inundation risks and strengthen the local planning process to improve community resilience.
    NPC188008
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Government, developers, and lawyers often dictate the terms defining sites before design even begins, but a new approaches to public-private partnerships can help planners play a greater role. Learn design and presentation skills to influence policy, promote innovation, and improve communities.
    NPC188057
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how designers, affordable-housing advocates, and public health professionals can collaborate to evaluate community-health considerations; prioritize strategies to promote health through design and construction; and determine how to track outcomes to measure impact.
    NPC188055
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Sure, they won the award. But when the rubber hit the road, how did these APA Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan winners perform? Learn about continued engagement, public reporting, and implementation approaches of national award-winning comprehensive plans.
    NPC188059
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Self-driving cars are coming — and fast. Hear from a public works director, national researcher, and national consultant who examine two key areas where planners should be focusing on autonomous vehicle impacts: street design/management and parking-garage design/management.
    NPC188097
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Gain new perspectives and solutions on how to accomplish and fund large-scale green-infrastructure and climate-resiliency programs that address watershed protection and restoration through partnerships.
    NPC188101
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    East New York, Brooklyn, is a gentrifying neighborhood where speculation, scams, and foreclosures threaten low- and moderate-income homeowners and their renters. Find out what drives homeowner displacement, where owners move when they leave, and what policies can promote homeowner stability.
    NPC188104
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    With HUD funding through gained from two competitions, a team of engineers, planners, and designers developed a replicable six-layer strategy for resilience to position communities for prosperity, equity, and environmental quality despite shocks and stresses.
    NPC188127
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Local governments are increasingly choosing to structure themselves around policy priorities. Hear how two cities — New Orleans and Denver — have changed their internal structures to better incorporate resilience planning and progressive mobility goals, respectively.
    NPC188156
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planning for open communities is not simply a legal obligation, but necessary for community resilience and prosperity. Learn effective strategies to create more open, sustainably diverse, and thriving communities through local government and nonprofit coordination.
    NPC188167
    CM | 1.25

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

    When it comes to cities, women are the canaries in the coal mine — where there are no women, something is wrong. This women-led session explores the importance of women as decision-makers so that cities are planned, designed, and built for all.
    NPC188169
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Position yourself for your next promotion! Hear career success stories and participate in a discussion with a diverse group of planning directors representing a variety of nationally known cities.
    NPC188178
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Discover the barriers to integration of diversity in planning education and practice through recent studies that explore perceptions and personal experiences of diversity in the workplace, practice, and education. Learn strategies to foster diversity and promote culturally competent planning.
    NPC188182
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore how planners can reset the table to ensure equitable and inclusive engagement, particularly for marginalized community members. Learn how Lawrence, Kansas, and Omaha, Nebraska, are improving community-engagement strategies in the food-systems planning process.
    NPC188209
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    New methods of communication are revolutionizing the planning process, but what’s actually working and meaningfully connecting with communities? Share your experiences and war stories regarding public participation and its influence on planning and decision -making.
    NPC188221
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Why "Vision Zero"? Hear about this innovative approach to traffic safety, and learn about the bold engineering and programmatic actions that Denver and Seattle are taking to make streets better and safer for all.
    NPC188245
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $55.00

    This mobile workshop will explore the extensive damage New Orleans City Park sustained from Hurricane Katrina as well as efforts to marshal resources to rebuild the park.
    NPC180004
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $39.00

    In the aftermath of hurricanes and oil spills, St. Bernard Parish has emerged as a leader in climate adaptation. Immerse yourself in this living laboratory, exploring plans and projects while learning about the local cultural heritage of Isleños (Canary Islanders).
    NPC180005
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 6:45 PM CDT
    Regular
    $39.00

    Take a walking tour of the City of Mandeville historic district and learn how (and why) requirements for elevation of structures and new zoning practices were adopted to address flood events.
    NPC180024
    CM | 4

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:30 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $44.00

    Tour brownfield sites in the New Orleans metro area to learn strategies for addressing environmental issues that vacant and underutilized properties pose. Learn how to facilitate their redevelopment with resources from EPA’s Brownfield Program.
    NPC180011
    CM | 2.50

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

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

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn comprehensive planning practices and the role of Wi-Fi SuperClusters in planning a resilient and sustainable smart city. Through case studies, experts share how high-speed broadband drives economic development and improves public safety, agricultural output, health care, and educational services.
    NPC188032
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about the role of zoning administrators in today's complex municipal environment and how they work with planners, land-use lawyers, and developers to achieve the implementation of a city's plans.
    NPC188068
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Border urban areas are active centers of urban life, economic activity, and cultural expressions — and have the potential to be multi-cultural destination areas. Learn how to uncover their potential and balance local, state, and national priorities.
    NPC188081
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how in times of limited funding but unlimited access to global information, a small budget can be stretched through public-private collaborations to gather, share, and implement strategies for adapting historic communities to climate change.
    NPC188124
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Public investment and governmental actions, like up-zonings, can increase private-property values. How can local governments capture some of that land value to support new infrastructure, affordable housing, and other amenities that improve quality of life for all residents?
    NPC188125
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    In the midst of the housing crisis in the San Francisco Bay Area, learn about San Francisco's city-community collaboration in the Mission District — one of the neighborhoods with the highest eviction rates — to address this major urban challenge.
    NPC188144
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about residential resilience audits and how they have been implemented in New York and Boulder, Colorado. Resilience audits engage homeowners directly on resiliency issues, gather data about vulnerability trends across neighborhoods and building types, and encourage cost-effective improvements.
    NPC188198
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Legacy cities like Detroit, St. Louis, and New Orleans face challenges in providing services and infrastructure over vast areas that are sparsely populated and have limited resources. How can planners address issues of environmental justice and spatial equity in communities like these?
    NPC188218
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about an innovative process to leverage a transformative investment in commuter rail to benefit municipalities along the Hartford Line corridor in Connecticut, including best practices in moving from plan to implementation for suburban transit-oriented development.
    NPC188225
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    You know Tigard from Dolan v. City of Tigard. But this collaborative economic-development success story also unlocked a constrained site to create a mixed-use employment and workforce-housing development with infrastructure improvements that spurred economic activity and quality of life.
    NPC188228
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    How will transit be affected by the widespread advancement of autonomous transportation technologies? Explore various modes of transit, both inter-city and intra-city, and how those modes may be replaced or integrated with autonomous technology.
    NPC188238
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore the transformational impacts of "upcycling" excess capacity and underutilized transportation-infrastructure assets. More than just redesigning roads to accommodate bikes/buses, Cleveland is changing communities and lives by repurposing infrastructure from just "it's there" to "it's vital".
    NPC188241
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    The AICP Exam Prep deep dive provides an overview of the AICP Certification exam for examinees, covering the five exam sections, a few practice questions, and testing strategies. The AICP credentialed presenters have decades of experience in the public and private sectors.
    NPC189000
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    What needs to be in place before you face difficult conversations with the public about the future? Learn how outreach efforts can help to strengthen social networks and community resiliency needed for meaningful public engagement in a diverse community.
    NPC189003
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    From Boulder and Colorado Springs, Colorado, to the Orlando, Florida, metro region, planners work in differing political environments. Learn techniques to align your communities’ values — and achieve innovative planning results.
    NPC188061
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about the Atlanta Regional Commission's experience in simulation modeling across planning areas, including the benefits and uses of spatial socioeconomic and travel modeling for forecasting and policy analysis.
    NPC189009
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Roll up your sleeves and work on those key skills that will get you the job you want! In this highly interactive deep-dive session, you will identify your strengths, formulate your “elevator pitch,” and practice nailing the interview.
    NPC188159
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn cutting-edge research and mitigation strategies for recognizing the impact of unconscious biases in our daily interactions, behaviors, and decision-making for the organizations and communities we serve.
    NPC189013
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Big-data analyses and remote sensing are helping planners to address some challenging real-world problems. Learn how sophisticated tools and complex data have helped planners to develop solutions that guide on-the-ground work.
    NPC188026
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine emerging technologies - autonomous vehicles (AVs), e-commerce, and the sharing economy - and the profound impacts they may have on parking, residential preferences, housing prices, and transit-oriented development.
    NPC188110
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) pride events have become widespread, even in smaller cities. Are they a reliable tool for economic development? Hear how urban planners are linking LGBTQ pride events and urban revitalization efforts.
    NPC188132
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how emerging professionals and seasoned public-sector employees have navigated challenging circumstances while working on retail and housing planning projects. Share experiences with your peers and leave with practical ideas when confronting similar circumstances in your daily work.
    NPC188176
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do we ensure inclusivity in a political climate increasingly hostile to minorities? Join a group discussion, facilitated by emerging planners, and examine the current political climate, its impact on planning for marginalized communities, and strategies for ensuring inclusivity.
    NPC188172
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear how your values and career can align while working for government or private-sector institutions. Early career professionals share their journeys, triumphs, and challenges. This session is ideal for professionals considering what's next and managers pondering recruitment and retention.
    NPC188186
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Working with consultants is a reality for many planners. Learn how to work alongside your consultant and how to be a better client. Hear from planning professionals who have worked both in and for the public sector.
    NPC188188
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Increasingly, planners are addressing the value of arts and culture as a regional issue. Explore why this is true and examine emerging best practices in the field, using examples of programs in the Boston, Chicago, and Seattle regions.
    NPC188192
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Ever notice how some are quick to words, can draw a detailed image, or know what action to take? These skills represent patterns in how we learn and relate. Learn an innovative six-pattern framework to effectively engage with others.
    NPC188196
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184026

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear about the regulatory tools, capital investments, and partnerships that the riverfront city of Beaufort, South Carolina, and the college town of Davidson, North Carolina, employed to create more walkable communities while preserving their waterfronts and protecting their countryside.
    NPC188205
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Most people are aware of single pop-up demonstration projects implemented by citizens, but what happens when other entities get involved in the pop-up game? Learn about four different types of demonstration project efforts from around the country.
    NPC188206
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear the good, the bad, and the ugly about how local and state legislation has affected the growth of the spirits industry in Frederick, Maryland, and what challenges exist statewide.
    NPC188254
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    The YEAH! study demonstrates the ability of youth-serving organizations to implement a youth-advocacy training program that can promote positive youth attitudes and beliefs and increase youth physical activity in these populations.
    NPC188256
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  5:30 PM - 7 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183002

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  7 PM - 9:30 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184006

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  9 PM - 11:59 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC183000

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 11 AM CDT
    Regular
    $29.00

    New Orleans’s new world-class airport terminal, now under construction, will showcase state-of-the-art technology and a space-age look. Examine the planning and financing challenges, as well as the economic impact, from the airport director and others.
    NPC180030
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  7:45 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Regular
    $107.00

    Explore the cultural diversity of Cajun Country, which boasts centuries of cultural history and a dynamic economic background. The tour will explore historical downtowns, unique land-use planning, diverse maritime economic activity, and coastal restoration.
    NPC180043
    CM | 6.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Add 3D to your planning toolkit with ease using today’s 3D GIS technology. This session explores the application of 3D for data visualization, long-range planning, evaluating development proposals, and winning support for catalytic projects with realistic development concepts.
    NPC188000
    CM | 1.25

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

    NPC186003

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    How can green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) shape recommendations and help planners implement a comprehensive plan? Learn how the planning process guides the location and design of GSI. The Philadelphia2035 plan and the city's "Green City, Clean Waters" program provide answers.
    NPC188050
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Achieving inclusivity and engagement in planning initiatives is more critical today than ever, given changing technologies and political landscapes. Explore the evolution of and current approaches to this compelling issue.
    NPC188087
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how New Orleans undertook a community-driven process to address one of its most pressing challenges — housing affordability — and how its mayor created a role for the city to quell rising housing costs and displacement.
    NPC188105
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Rising rents and displacement define often housing policies and development politics in cities. Representatives from San Francisco and Seattle city agencies, community advocates, and developers discuss how their strategies interact, contradict, and contribute to overall housing affordability.
    NPC188107
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    The area outside of a train station's fare gates are often "no man's land"— parking lots or driveways connecting to the nearest street. Learn how BART's stations aim to be different by prioritizing the passenger experience and balancing the needs of all modes.
    NPC188136
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session provides information on conducting meaningful engagement of minority and low-income communities in the planning process and discusses successful approaches and techniques to ensure equitable outcomes.
    NPC188177
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Livable communities programs are busting land-use and transportation silos to advance regional goals with local work. Performance measures, evaluation, and communication programs identify and disseminate the impacts of these programs, and embed principles of livability within broader capital programming.
    NPC188191
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    How does your community regulate signs so they fit in with desired community aesthetics? This session will focus on unique zoning tools that allow for and encourage outstanding sign design.
    NPC188213
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn the art of persuading communities to create visions for their futures. Explore the challenges and rewards of private-practice planning, including the role of the consultant who collaborates on a range of initiatives across diverse communities.
    NPC188223
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore regional and local strategies, policies, and funding tools for preserving agricultural land and supporting economically successful farmers.
    NPC188226
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine two groundbreaking programs run by MassDevelopment — the Transformative Development Initiative and Commonwealth Places — that help small cities turn themselves into more vibrant places.
    NPC188233
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Coastal communities are facing severe, increasing, and compounding threats to their long-term sustainability. How are they planning to reduce hazard risks and become more resilient? Explore examples from all four coasts of the continental United States.
    NPC188248
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    All practitioners sometimes grapple with the right thing to do in complex and often ambiguous situations that seem inconsistent with their own experiences or the AICP code. Learn how to make ethical decisions more easily.
    NPC188164
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Regular
    $65.00

    Join the New Orleans Redevelopment Agency (NORA) on a tour of its major initiatives in the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood.
    NPC180039
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration


  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Regular
    $61.00

    Take a walking tour of the Lower Garden District and explore the history and architecture of this 200-year-old neighborhood as well as major changes to it in the last 40 years.
    NPC180023
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9:15 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Regular
    $55.00

    Almost all public schools are charter managed in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans. This decentralized, constantly shifting dynamic necessitates creativity and collaborative efforts. Learn about the effects of the charter school system on planning for school transportation on this bus tour.
    NPC180046
    CM | 2

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $64.00

    Take a guided tour of 100 of the most significant land-use and transportation changes in the New Orleans area since Hurricane Katrina.
    NPC180020
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 3 PM CDT
    Regular
    $83.00

    Experience the renaissance of downtown Baton Rouge. Learn about the developments, partnerships, and catalytic projects that changed the landscape of downtown and brought a mostly abandoned district back to life in little more than a decade.
    NPC180009
    CM | 4.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Regular
    $55.00

    Tour the Broadmoor neighborhood and learn about new features that help mitigate stormwater in its environs.
    NPC180045
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Wildfires are on the rise, and planners are learning new roles to help address resiliency. Learn how you can team with emergency professionals to prepare your community through comprehensive plans, development, and building codes.
    NPC188003
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore a proven approach to community revitalization that combines EcoDistrict protocols and Environmental Justice Academy precepts. Discover how to integrate these protocols and precepts to promote equitable, resilient, and sustainable communities.
    NPC188997
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore how planning has evolved in the 50 years since Boulder, Colorado, first taxed itself to buy open space and build multimodal transportation and the 40 years since the city-county comprehensive plan was adopted.
    NPC188227
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Federal and local agencies established transportation-policy frameworks for the Washington, D.C., region that encourage transit-oriented development and effective-demand management. Find out what happened when these agencies re-evaluated their policies.
    NPC188109
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    How can your city become a smart, sustainable city? Learn strategies and tools used internationally to adopt information and communication technologies for better city planning, management, and governance.
    NPC188119
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Aligning comprehensive plans and community health improvement plans (CHIPs) has the potential to ensure effective implementation of a community’s goals and support healthy, equitable places. Representatives of Plan4Health communities and the American Hospital Association will share lessons learned.
    NPC188158
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    In the Mississippi River Delta, planning bridges that connect communities is critical to transportation accessibility and economic development. Discover the opportunities – and limitations – big data presents for planners focused on connecting communities through bridges.
    NPC188174
    CM | 1.25

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

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

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    An innovative multi-municipal streetlight-conversion project demonstrates how planners can work regionally to leverage the collective purchasing and decision-making power of municipalities to access implementation tools, lower costs, and build confidence in decision-making.
    NPC188190
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    The "Room for the River" project lowered flood risk and improved amenities in project areas. Learn how Dutch planners, architects, engineers, and citizens embraced a successful flood-reduction program that can also be used in the United States.
    NPC188203
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Maryland Smart Growth and Neighborhood Preservation Act is 20 years old this year. Whether you are a planner from Maryland or not, learn lessons and best practices from the program.
    NPC188214
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    New Orleans is in the midst of an affordable-housing crisis. Explore three approaches from the private, nonprofit, and academic sectors, working in parallel at different scales to engage communities and foster solutions from the top down and bottom up.
    NPC188220
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how visionary leadership, collaborative partnerships, and public investment in affordable housing, arts and culture, and preservation are empowering and regenerating historic communities in Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) and New Orleans.
    NPC188243
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Manufacturing businesses are expanding in urban environments for the first time in decades. Explore the ongoing activation-planning process at the Brooklyn Army Terminal, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Kearny Point in New Jersey, and the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
    NPC188244
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    State health departments are becoming unlikely leaders in local transportation planning. What does this mean for transportation? Explore the ramifications of this new lens for defining priorities and impacts; understanding health equity; and tapping into new partners, capacity, and funding.
    NPC188252
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Discover strategies used to engage communities in the development of innovative zoning to improve the environmental health of underserved neighborhoods and communities experiencing rapid investment.
    NPC188257
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners have an important role to play in their communities' climate-action strategies. Learn how to use national partners, digital technology, and interactive forums to steer community leaders and residents towards climate solutions.
    NPC188250
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 2:30 PM CDT
    Regular
    $59.00

    The Bell School anchored New Orleans’s Tremé neighborhood for a century. Abandoned since Hurricane Katrina, the Bell School was transformed in 2017 into 79 units of affordable housing for artists and their families. Learn how housing, art, and historic preservation intersect.
    NPC180016
    CM | 3.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    NPC184018

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 1 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall A
    Cost Included in Registration

    Please join us for a closing session featuring Angela Glover Blackwell.
    NPC186001

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  1:30 PM - 11:59 PM CDT
    Regular
    $275.00

    New Orleans is one of the world's great mixing bowls. Food, music, cultures, religions and architecture collide at the intersection of commerce and geography. The federal government has been there since the Louisiana Purchase. Attend the Federal Planning Division's two-day Training Workshop (immediately after the National Planning Conference) and learn how federal planners, public and private, res
    NPC182300

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 25, 2018 Time:  6 PM - 9 PM CDT
    Regular
    $45.00

    Registration for the Federal Planning Division's two-day Training Workshop (immediately after the National Planning Conference) is a separate ticket purchase. This ticket is for the dinner only. The Division will also hold a business meeting on Thursday, April 26.
    NPC182302