2018 National Planning Conference

NPC18 Program: 2018 National Planning Conference


  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    With more than 800 golf-course closures in the last 10 years, communities are struggling with the loss of recreational open space. Learn how three communities have dealt with failed courses, while retaining green space and allowing for new uses.
    NPC188100
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Digital plans are created to be viewed, explored, and used solely online. Explore strategies for formatting, adopting, and organizing web-based plans in an interactive panel discussion with those who’ve created and implemented award-winning digital plans.
    NPC188153
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn the results of a planning clinic in which planning directors of the nation’s 30 largest cities helped Baltimore and Seattle address social equity in capital improvement programming and design of an iconic public space.
    NPC188025
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Open spaces are critical to the success of a downtown with a strong public realm. Learn about strategies for the creation of open spaces in these areas, incentive-based development standards, acquisition strategies, and metrics for success.
    NPC188058
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    We have seen the blossoming of Texas's and Louisiana's downtowns; however, downtowns currently face challenges due to changes in living, working, and moving. Examine downtown development with the planning directors of New Orleans and three Texas cities (Houston, Austin, and Dallas).
    NPC188171
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    In its most recent comprehensive planning effort, Trenton, New Jersey, moved seamlessly into implementation using Purdue University’s “Strategic Doing” program. Hear Trenton’s story and participate in a fun, immersive simulation called "Strategic Doing: The Game."
    NPC189010
    CM | 2.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Sure, they won the award. But when the rubber hit the road, how did these APA Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan winners perform? Learn about continued engagement, public reporting, and implementation approaches of national award-winning comprehensive plans.
    NPC188059
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Legacy cities like Detroit, St. Louis, and New Orleans face challenges in providing services and infrastructure over vast areas that are sparsely populated and have limited resources. How can planners address issues of environmental justice and spatial equity in communities like these?
    NPC188218
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    From Boulder and Colorado Springs, Colorado, to the Orlando, Florida, metro region, planners work in differing political environments. Learn techniques to align your communities’ values — and achieve innovative planning results.
    NPC188061
    CM | 1.25