NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A22 (Javits Convention Center)

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

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Food Systems

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

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 1A21 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Health

Whether transforming a city street from a virtual speedway into a kid-friendly promenade or identifying when and where to park a mobile farmers market, planners must increasingly consider public health in their daily work. This session highlights the Plan4Health project and the cutting-edge tools and strategies it has developed for planning healthy communities.