2019 National Planning Conference

NPC19: 2019 National Planning Conference

  • Design-based Comprehensive Plans

    Physical design of our built environment is one of the most dominant influences on quality of life. Comprehensive Plans always include goals and guidelines intended to influence development. Plans that are more visual are increasingly viewed as being more effective.This course is approved to offer 1.25 PDH (ASLA). This course is approved to offer 1.25 LU (AIA).
    April 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Rodger Lentz, AICP
    • Philip Walker, FAICP
    • Leigh Anne King, AICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Elevated Chicago: Connecting People, Building Equity

    How can communities ensure transit-oriented development that advances equity and prevents displacement? Learn about the process, strategies and early outcomes of Elevated Chicago, a cross-sectoral collaborative effort to advance racial equity, climate resiliency, health outcomes and arts/culture around transit stations.
    April 13, 2019, 2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT
    • Marcella Bondie
    • Juan Carlos Linares
    CM | 1.25
  • Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

    See how members of the Global Planners Network are using the Sustainable Development Goals to improve their planning. Practical examples from the U.S. and other cities show how the SDG metrics can elevate planning in places of all sizes.
    April 14, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. PDT
    • Stephanie Firestone
    • Eleanor Mohammed
    • Dyan Currie
    • Richard Stephens
    CM | 1.25
  • Unplugged: The Paradigm of Aging-friendly Communities

    An aging America is an invisible force shaping our communities. Explore innovations that shift the paradigm to aging-friendly communities including: quick-action grants to spark the momentum for local change; age-friendly models from universities; and new integrated mechanisms for service systems.
    April 14, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • None None
    • Nancy McPherson
    • Caroline Cicero
    • Mildred Warner
    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
  • Resiliency Planning in Rural Coastal Maine

    Learn how panelists use a checklist and in-depth conversations to help Maine's small coastal communities prepare for flooding.
    April 15, 2019, 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PDT
    • Tora Johnson
    • Abbie Sherwin
    CM | 1.25
  • Unveiling Identity: The Reinvention of America

    Change is happening so fast in our communities and in our culture, and cities are at the core of our rapidly changing identity. Vibrancy, investment, division, and fragmentation make it important that planners recognize and address these dynamics.
    April 15, 2019, 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PDT
    • Peter Pollock, FAICP
    • Nathaniel Baker, AICP
    • Bruce Knight, FAICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Reimagining Akron: Engagement, Equity, and Collaboration

    Learn how Akron, Ohio, uses investments in three diverse neighborhoods, and the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail that connects them, to knit together isolated communities through the inclusive, collaborative reimagining of public places. It also is measuring impact through a new metrics system.
    April 15, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT
    • Dan Rice
    • James Hardy
    • Kyle Kutuchief
    • Eric Nelson
    • Lisa King
    CM | 1.25
  • Equity in Action

    How do you put an equity lens into action as a planner? Explore the answers to this question with leaders from Chicago; Detroit; Long Beach, California; and New York. Learn how APA’s new policy guidance on equity can help.
    April 15, 2019, 2:45 p.m. to April 15, 5:15 p.m. PDT
    • Alejandro Sanchez-Lopez
    • Maurice Cox
    • MarySue Barrett
    • Mitchell Silver, FAICP
    • Susan Wood, AICP
    CM | 2.50

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