NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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2 results for 2017 Conference Program : George Homewood, FAICP
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Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

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

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 11 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Tuesday, May 9 | 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: International

The United States and the United Kingdom confront similar challenges whether managing political changes, addressing equity, advancing affordable housing or pursuing new economic strategies.  This session will bring together a conversation of planning leaders in four cities with similar issues and dynamics to talk about what’s working and what each country can learn from the other.