NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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4 results for 2017 Conference Program : David Fields, AICP
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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 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Regional Planning

Megaregional-scale forces and trends impact transportation, the economy, environmental quality, and many other issues that planners must address. Yet megaregional thinking is still the exception, not the norm, in long-range planning. This session provides guidelines for incorporating megaregional issues into local and regional long-range plans.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
E | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E12 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Ethics

A successful project requires a mutually supportive relationship between agencies and consultants, including communication, honesty, and ethical behavior. This session will pair the AICP Code of Ethics with everyone’s responsibilities to ultimately create a successful project for the community.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

Planners are playing an increasingly important role in the development of sustainable places and smart cities. Gain a better understanding of the implications of new technology such as ride sharing, smart utilities, and net-zero design on our built environment.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A10 (Javits Convention Center)

As the professionals tasked with finding solutions to our cities' greatest challenges, planners must keep up with innovations in the field. This session explores promising advances in tackling pressing urban issues, from housing affordability and cost-effective resilient design to transportation demand management and urban infrastructure funding.