NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:15 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Sustainability

What is environmental psychology? And why is it important when planning for sustainable cities? Examine the disconnect between environmental knowledge and action. Explore why people tend to choose unsustainable options over sustainable alternatives. And discuss what you can do to change that behavior.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 2.50
Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

Join us in exploring how communities along the rural to urban transect are developing partnerships and implementing creative strategies to promote physical activity and access to healthy foods. Participate in evaluating the role of contextual factors in health planning work.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 11 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Tuesday, May 9 | 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

“Health-in-All-Policies” and “Health Impact Assessments” are emerging approaches to address public health challenges. Practitioners will share how to apply these methods, and how they may complement one another in facilitating cross-sectoral collaborations, community empowerment, and healthy community planning.