2018 National Planning Conference

NPC18 Program: 2018 National Planning Conference


  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners worldwide face a need to increase the resiliency of their communities in the face of increasing coastal hazards. Hear about coastal-resiliency projects from six continents, with challenges and best practices shared.
    NPC188118
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore how lifting the constraints of a traditional solicitation process can make way for ideas that change standard practices. Build momentum and support for improvements while adding exciting new tools to your repertoire.
    NPC188039
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    This deep-dive session uses the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's new Sea Grant interactive guide to solve specific and challenging technical, engineering, and "people" issues that often limit wider, more consistent use of green infrastructure techniques in private and public projects.
    NPC189011
    CM | 2.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Gain new perspectives and solutions on how to accomplish and fund large-scale green-infrastructure and climate-resiliency programs that address watershed protection and restoration through partnerships.
    NPC188101
    CM | 1.25

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    How can green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) shape recommendations and help planners implement a comprehensive plan? Learn how the planning process guides the location and design of GSI. The Philadelphia2035 plan and the city's "Green City, Clean Waters" program provide answers.
    NPC188050
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Wildfires are on the rise, and planners are learning new roles to help address resiliency. Learn how you can team with emergency professionals to prepare your community through comprehensive plans, development, and building codes.
    NPC188003
    CM | 1.25