NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 10 a.m.
#9123326
Sunday, May 7 | 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Short Term Vacation Rentals have caused quite a disruption in communities, and municipalities need a solution to identify and monitor the operators of these businesses. Harmari can help with lodging tax discovery, licensing and code compliance issues with accurate information and proven results in other jurisdictions.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
#9123328
Sunday, May 7 | 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Join the Hyland Government team for a look at the challenges of paper-based plan review. This session will focus on how to create a seamless, paperless review process and how that can benefit your organization and community.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 11 a.m.
CM | 0.50
#9123340
Sunday, May 7 | 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Technology

In 2019 the MTA plans to shut down the L train, a vital connection between Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn, for 15 months. To help commuters understand the impact of the shutdown, Sidewalk Labs built the NYC Transit Explorer. This talk will look at the technology behind this visualization and some of the insights it can create about transit.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 11:30 a.m.
CM | 0.50
#9123341
Sunday, May 7 | 11:30 a.m. - noon Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)

Sidewalk's Model Lab is building a virtual sandbox to test urban innovations. By pairing mobile location data with machine learning, we're able to create more realistic models with greater policy fidelity than current methods. By making our models transparent and accessible, we can draw on the creativity of the entire community to solve urban problems.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | noon
CM | 1
#9123803
Sunday, May 7 | noon - 1 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Technology

IMMERSED: A Virtual Reality (VR) Experience About Flood & Resilience guides users through a variety of flood environments in a community – from a private residence to a neighborhood crossroad, school, and emergency operations center. Participants become decision-makers tasked with assessing damages and enacting a flood mitigation plan to help minimize loss.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1 p.m.
#9123757
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Technology

This exciting presentation will demonstrate how to search, interact and manage planning data with ease, how agencies currently use buildingeye to deliver transparency and efficiencies for all their consumers and in turn save on time and resources.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
#9123334
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

A 20-minute demonstration of using Modelur and SketchUp to quickly and effectively model your next urban design project will cover the following topics: creating and modifying parametric buildings, defining land uses and working with urban control values (FAR, required parking spaces, etc.). Followed by 10-minute Q&A session.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 3 p.m.
#9123335
Sunday, May 7 | 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

CiviComment solves a common dilemma that planners face when they release a pdf draft version of a plan and need feedback from a large group of stakeholders. During this demonstration, Chris Haller will show how CiviComment allows participants to comment directly on the pdf and respond or support other’s comments.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
#9123330
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

This session explores how innovative local governments have solved their short-term rental compliance monitoring and enforcement challenges by deploying big data technology.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
#9123630
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
NPC Topic: Technology

APA is partnering with BetaNYC, a civic organization dedicated to improving lives in New York through civic design, technology, and data. APA and BetaNYC are helping NYC's Department of City Planning tackle a number of technical challenges around it's newly launched Facilities Database. Stop by the Tech Zone and hear about the project, and participate in a dialogue to assist our volunteers.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
#9123336
Monday, May 8 | 9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Technology

Isovist will be demonstrating the latest exciting web tools which link plans and zoning rules with GIS, and showing how the public and professionals can quickly and easily access planning information relevant to a property.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10 a.m.
#9123327
Monday, May 8 | 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Short Term Vacation Rentals have caused quite a disruption in communities, and municipalities need a solution to identify and monitor the operators of these businesses. Harmari can help with lodging tax discovery, licensing and code compliance issues with accurate information and proven results in other jurisdictions.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
#9123332
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Are you and your team overwhelmed trying to keep up with the increasing requirements placed on government to be transparent about the status of your projects and programs, comply with open data policies, and stay active on social media to maintain engagement with the community?

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 11 a.m.
#9123329
Monday, May 8 | 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Join the Hyland Government team for a look at the challenges of paper-based plan review. This session will focus on how to create a seamless, paperless review process and how that can benefit your organization and community.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | noon
CM | 0.50
#9124806
Monday, May 8 | noon - 12:30 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)

Faculty Scott Truex and Lohren Deeg will share My Town: A Mobile App for Community Inventory and Analysis. The app will allow students and citizens to capture qualitative inventory and analysis by capturing imagery that exemplifies community character and quality of place. The developers designed the app to utilize the existing features of cellular network-enabled mobile devices, including geospat

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 12:30 p.m.
CM | 0.50
#9124805
Monday, May 8 | 12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions

Faculty Moira Zellner, Leilah Lyons, and Dean Massey will demonstrate their green infrastructure participatory planning for stormwater management. The technology-enhanced "board game" integrates scientific data and models with citizen, public official, and engineer concerns. Through collaboration, participants will recognize unintended consequences and resolve the inherent tradeoffs of complex env

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1 p.m.
#9124596
Monday, May 8 | 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Technology

CARMERA is creating the world’s only real-time 3D index of city streets, accessible to anyone. We use machine intelligence to analyze continually refreshed imagery and 3D scans that we collect through a mobile, street-level sensor network, to make the data useful and instantly downloadable for urban planning, real estate, construction, autonomous vehicles and other built environment customers.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
CM | 0.50
#9123342
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Technology

Where on the street can you park legally, and for how long? This question is surprisingly hard to answer for most cities. We will discuss how to combine the best of manual collection and technical precision to gather data for tough, real-world problems like this, affordably and at large scales.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2 p.m.
CM | 0.50
#9123343
Monday, May 8 | 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
Activity Type: Sessions & Discussions
NPC Topic: Technology

As urban infrastructure continues to modernize, cities will have the opportunity to make more informed decisions and respond to constituent needs like never before. With projects like LinkNYC and LinkUK bringing high-speed connectivity and a digital platform to the streets of global centers, the opportunity for city-wide instrumentation and standardized processing of multiple data sets is here.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
#9123634
Monday, May 8 | 2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Tech Zone, Planning Expo, Hall C (PCC)
NPC Topic: Technology

This event presents a opportunity for planners at the conference to learn about civic hacking, including the purpose of a Data Jam, with a Q&A about the event and what might be able to be taken back their own communities. Hear about APA's and BetaNYC's experience in organizing the Data Jam, and learn from BetaNYC and the participants about what you might replicate.