2019 National Planning Conference

NPC19: 2019 National Planning Conference

  • Cohesive Wildfire Strategies: A Big Tent

    The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Strategy builds the first "big tent" for effective wildland fire planning at all levels of government. Ask our experts how planners, regulators, responders and NGO's can develop plans for fire adapted communities, resilience and recovery.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Bob Roper
    • Dave Driscoll
    • James Schwab, FAICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Integrating Urban and Regional Sustainability Planning

    The session describes and compares how different US and international planning organizations and initiatives integrate sustainable planning at regional and city levels, exploring if one level does or should set the agenda or context for the other.
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Scott Edmondson, AICP
    • Vincent Riscica, AICP
    • Sharon Rooney, AICP
    • Bruce Stiftel, FAICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Win-Win-Win Urbanism: Sustainability, Equity, Resilience

    The San Francisco Bay must solve for affordability and climate change simultaneously, applying sustainability leadership to address rising seas and increasing disparity. Key tools and lessons from innovative equitable/sustainable/resilient projects demonstrate co-benefits, dispelling the narrative that these aims can’t coexist.
    April 14, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Doug Shoemaker
    • Lisa Fisher
    CM | 1.25
  • Keeping It Green: Stormwater Life Cycle Management

    Learn how innovative planning can overcome the challenges of sustainable stormwater resilience by integrating life cycle management of green and gray stormwater measures into the planning and design process. This creates creating jobs in disadvantaged communities especially hard hit by flood risk. This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH|HSW (ASLA).
    April 15, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. PDT
    • Jonathan Carey, AICP
    • Niek Veraart, AICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Protecting Biodiversity in Urban Counties

    Los Angeles County is an urban county in a biological hot spot. The county’s Significant Ecological Areas program balances natural resource protection with development. Find out how planners, biologists, and communities engaged to improve this balance through a decades-long planning process.
    April 15, 2019, 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PDT
    • Patricia Hachiya, AICP
    • Joseph Decruyenaere
    CM | 1.25
  • Collective Impact for Resilient Cities

    Planners are responsible for ensuring every action we take in our cities has a collective impact across many resilience goals. This session looks at how systems thinking can improve resilience planning in cities such as New Orleans, Houston, and San Francisco.
    April 16, 2019, 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PDT
    • Amy Morris
    • Colleen McHugh
    • Amanda Brown-Stevens
    CM | 1.25

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