2018 National Planning Conference

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  • Friday, April 20, 2018

  • Date:  April 20, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  Tulane ByWater Institute
    Cost Included in Registration

    NOT INCLUDED WITH REGISTRATION - REGISTER VIA LINK BELOW The course is hosted by EcoDistricts and APA’s Sustainable Communities Division as a shoulder program for NPC18. The course is open to APA members in addition to the New Orleans community, but requires separate registration and payment.
    Activity ID: #9143525

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    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.
    Activity ID: #9140550
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    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.
    Activity ID: #9140530
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $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.
    Activity ID: #9140600
    CM | 4.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $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.
    Activity ID: #9140681
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  11:15 AM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $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.
    Activity ID: #9140468
    CM | 5.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  12:15 PM - 5 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $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.
    Activity ID: #9140458
    CM | 4

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    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.
    Activity ID: #9140620
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    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.
    Activity ID: #9140418
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1:15 PM - 4:45 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    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.
    Activity ID: #9140683
    CM | 3

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    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.
    Activity ID: #9140603
    CM | 2

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140642
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140369
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140621
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140633
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140460
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140419
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Welcome to Pico Union/Westlake - Hollywood's low-budget neighbor. There is a harassment scandal occurring here, too, but you probably haven't heard about it. Dive deep into this critical issue of health equity and help craft solutions for safer public spaces.
    Activity ID: #9143880
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140612
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140532
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Climate shock disrupts life for residents of low-income communities. By providing a framework that cities can use to work across sectors and showcasing successful examples, the session will prompt discussion about what is urgently needed and what is possible.
    Activity ID: #9143292
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140613
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    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.
    Activity ID: #9140653
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140554
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140555
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140491
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140452
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140584
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140622
    CM | 1.25

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

    Is your community ready to respond to the opioid and heroin crisis? Please join us to share and learn more about how to respond to this epidemic from the planning and public health perspectives.
    Activity ID: #9143899
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140379
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 3 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    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.
    Activity ID: #9140380
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140453
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session is a first at NPC, offering multi-platform engagement opportunities for participants - before and after the conference - through webinars. Learn how planners can work together to create broad-based, inclusive growth with today's political uncertainties and challenges.
    Activity ID: #9143861
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140606
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:15 PM - 6 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    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.
    Activity ID: #9140454
    CM | 4

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

    In response to a recent upsurge of development, the "hot-spots" project promotes the urban ecologies of Newark, New Jersey, and advocates for environmental justice related to critical vulnerabilities in the floodplain and within concentrated areas of environmental contamination.
    Activity ID: #9143927

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

    Our research will improve existing transit service in rural areas in Georgia. Over 80 individual, disconnected sub-recipients serve its rural communities. New routes in underserved areas can link employment centers, health services, and regional urban areas to those in need. ,
    Activity ID: #9143815

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

    Strategic placement of workforce housing can be used as poverty-fighting and economic development tools. Placement near opportunity areas and transit corridors stand to improve metropolitan areas and help disperse concentrated areas of poverty. Poster includes a case study of metropolitan Milwaukee.
    Activity ID: #9143818

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Using network distances and drive times, we examined the accessibility of 72 American Indian reservations to the nearest health services facilities equipped with screening and other preventive tools that treat heart diseases, diabetes-related diseases, and malignant neoplasm.
    Activity ID: #9143819

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

    Despite their contribution to transport inclusiveness, market supply of smartphone transport apps specifically developed for persons with disabilities is limited. My study asks why. Findings show that existing business models of the app industry are nonviable for such specialty apps.
    Activity ID: #9143821

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

    While bicycling as a form of active transportation offers numerous benefits, opportunities are often inequitable across communities and assessment tools are not geared towards equity. This poster pilots an equity-minded tool and assesses bicycling opportunities in Chicago neighborhoods.
    Activity ID: #9143822

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

    How can intergenerational learning and greater access to nature be achieved through assisted living and healthcare models? How can a network of sites based on those models engage a town's natural and cultural heritage?
    Activity ID: #9143823

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

    The City Health Dashboard is an innovative, free web resource for city leaders and community members. Viewing and comparing data from multiple sources on health and the factors that shape health help them devise local solutions.
    Activity ID: #9143836

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

    What tools are available for cities that want to address Vision Zero goals? This poster displays a High-Injury Network to help Atlanta identify where to target infrastructure investments in order to reduce traffic-related fatalities and severe injuries.
    Activity ID: #9143837

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

    Tribal Traffic Safety for Native American Nations
    Activity ID: #9143847

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

    Food Based Dietary Guidelines are one of food systems planning’s most-utilized tools, but few studies from a planning perspective have attempted to measure their effectiveness. Are FBDGs effective? How can we make them more so?
    Activity ID: #9143851

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

    Growing cities can learn from Water Sensitive Urban Design, the leading approach to urban water resource management. A case study of London’s Metropolitan Green Belt will demonstrate a multi-scalar approach to water-resilient regional planning, that protects human and ecosystem health.
    Activity ID: #9143863

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

    This Better Philadelphia Challenge entry was a corridor enhancement in a minority community. Public health was approached through active transportation modes and green infrastructure. The repurposing of auto-oriented properties lowers environmental impact and stimulates the local economy.
    Activity ID: #9143868

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

    This poster focuses on Inequalities in accessibility to food outlets in the metro Atlanta area. The authors analyzed the balance of healthy and unhealthy food outlets and found supporting evidence of disparities in food accessibility among communities.
    Activity ID: #9143876

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