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:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    The USDOT is developing emerging technology to support independent travel for all, including people with disabilities. Hear about six projects to accelerate the development of technologies that improve “complete-trip” accessibility.
    NPC188007
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Revolutionize the local and regional planning relationship through cutting-edge collaboration efforts and custom-built technical assistance. Explore an individualized, community-focused approach to regional planning, combined with an agile, adaptable response to local needs.
    NPC188073
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about the Wasatch Front Central Corridor Study, which provides a leading example of regional collaboration towards shared goals of community mobility and economic growth while establishing creative new performance measures focused on the efficiency of the overall transportation system.
    NPC188141
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  216
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    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:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
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    Creating equitable outcomes requires a commitment to applying different approaches to planning practice. Explore case studies and practical actions that everyday planners can take to plan for more equitable growth and development.
    NPC188166
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear from the authors of a recently released PAS report on the topic about best practices and innovations in water and planning, and get advice about water and planning in your city or county.
    NPC188170
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  230
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    Ethnically and racially diverse communities face unique challenges when it comes to commercial-corridor revitalization - investors and retailers can sometimes remain reticent despite market opportunities. Learn policy and regulatory options that planners have in overcoming these obstacles.
    NPC188201
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Pittman Plan is a catalyst for reinvestment and redevelopment in one of Nevada's most vulnerable neighborhoods. Learn how this plan has helped Henderson address important health and socioeconomic issues through planning, leveraging partnerships, and finding creative funding sources.
    NPC188202
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
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    Explore how to "wrangle" a complex and dated zoning code by simplifying and aligning it with current planning goals and federal laws. Learn how to start the effort, what tools to use, and how to get it adopted.
    NPC188255
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • 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:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how a community-health-focused funder and a civic-crowdfunding platform worked together to deliver funding and training to grassroots groups working across New York State, boosting community health in the short term and building civic leadership over the long term.
    NPC188033
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Latinos renovate their homes based on imagination, needs, and know-how — sometimes without proper permits — blurring lines between formal and informal development in the United States. We examine the visual, spatial, regulatory, and resiliency implications of this practice in planning multicultural communities.
    NPC188054
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Instead of competing, transit agencies and technology innovators are collaborating to improve first-mile and last-mile connections. Hear how partnerships between transit and technology in four regions are improving transportation options at transit stations.
    NPC188088
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Staff from three metropolitan planning organizations will share and discuss implementation tools used to improve health and equity in their regions along with the performance measures used to determine success.
    NPC188103
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    What to do with Confederate (and other) monuments is a timely question, and this session includes an overview of the issue. The focus, however, will be participants discussing hypothetical situations, resulting in a nuanced understanding of this difficult topic.
    NPC188146
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    What does the anatomy of a low-carbon pathway for a big city actually look like? This story-driven session will contrast the processes, methods, assumptions, and insights used to create leading-edge low-carbon climate action plans for New York City and Toronto.
    NPC188151
    CM | 1.25

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

    Ditching classic public engagement helped a Texas team get enhanced engagement results. Doing public engagement differently may get you a better return on your efforts. Learn how you can ditch traditional methods and how offbeat techniques can work for you.
    NPC188184
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    In response to civil unrest in Batlimore, a citizen and planning firm created a master plan using robust engagement founded on empowering residents to provide comprehensive community input and involving both public and private stakeholders across the city.
    NPC188200
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Housing affordability has not always included the series of problems as we identify them today. "Today’s" solutions, however, are frequently based on "yesterday’s" conditions. How do we address these new, immensely more complex challenges and start a policy revolution?
    NPC188210
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners can inspire community building and support economic development while preserving heritage. Hear how this is being done in places with strong cultural roots as well as the role of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
    NPC188001
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Rediscover the past political and cultural issues associated with the early planning and design programs and accomplishments of planning pioneers — and gain an understanding of the basis for creating great places.
    NPC188056
    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:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session, which draws from an "Aging and Livable Communities" initiative, will broaden consideration of models, tools, and best practices beyond the United States to planners working internationally.
    NPC188065
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    In cities across the country, Latino communities are undergoing gentrification as a result of redevelopment aimed at creating more livable communities. Explore how municipal planners can encourage public-private partnerships and grassroots action to accomplish development without displacement.
    NPC188066
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    A new form of public engagement ramped up public participation in the Lexington, Kentucky, comprehensive planning process from hundreds to over 11,000 participants. Learn how partnerships with the local community foundation and chamber of commerce made “On the Table” happen.
    NPC188131
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do you bring the nation's oldest and most heavily used light-rail network into the 21st century? This session will present challenges and solutions developed by the design team to upgrade Boston's surface Green Line stations.
    NPC188268
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Should there be a right to air conditioning? Affordable-housing residents are vulnerable during heat waves, which are increasing with global warming. A study of Elizabeth, New Jersey, shows how housing providers, city services, and social networks help residents imaginatively cope.
    NPC188138
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Public toilets can be dirty, smelly, controversial, and costly. They are also absolutely necessary, especially in public parks and tourist areas and for people experiencing homelessness. Advocates, officials, and architects will discuss the challenges and opportunities of providing public toilets.
    NPC188230
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    This interactive workshop will provide a hands-on opportunity to learn about the principles of sustainable planning, design, and construction using LEED for Neighborhood Development as a framework.
    NPC189002
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Looking for new tools for your comprehensive planning process? Learn about APA’s Comprehensive Plan Standards for Sustaining Places and take a deep dive into its resource toolkit. Apply the toolkit’s standards and scoring system to a sample comprehensive plan.
    NPC189004
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do we accelerate the pace of implementing climate solutions to match the intensification of climate disruptions and their impacts on communities? Take part in a training on racially equitable, community-driven, climate-resilience planning principles, practices, and models.
    NPC189008
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Dutch Dialogues grew organically out of the tangle of New Orleans post-disaster planning. With a new model of exploration, integration, and collaborative thinking, the dialogues showcased a new future for New Orleans. What was their real impact?
    NPC188072
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Urban climate-action plans can benefit local public health, but the magnitude and population distribution benefits will vary among strategies. Explore methods, case studies, and lessons learned in assessing public-health benefits to shape climate-action plans.
    NPC188117
    CM | 1.25

  • 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

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Welcome to Pico Union/Westlake - Hollywood's low-budget neighbor. There is a harassment scandal occurring here, too, but you probably haven't heard about it. Dive deep into this critical issue of health equity and help craft solutions for safer public spaces.
    NPC188267
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Utah’s Silicon Slopes economy has grown rapidly, pressuring infrastructure and affordability. Given geographic constraints and funding limitations, how does the region approach policy and long-range infrastructure, economic development, and land-use planning to ensure “broad and equal access to opportunity”?
    NPC188173
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Recreation is essential to community physical, mental and social health yet recreation planning for urban-suburban areas is extremely challenging. Learn about new recreation guidelines, implemented by an interactive web tool, that offer creative solutions for recreation supply and demand.
    NPC188215
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Reaching out to different sectors beyond your own can be daunting. However, you may be surprised to find that other sectors are thirsty for meaningful partnerships too! Learn how different sectors in San Bernardino County, California, found each other.
    NPC188235
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Renowned experts in the fields of transit planning, economics, development, design, history, and vehicle technology will engage in debate questions raised by the autonomous vehicle in this century, while reflecting on the impact that the car had on the last.
    NPC188251
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Latino communities often take community development into their own hands with active placemaking often referred to as "Latino urbanism." Learn how to tap into this energy to activate and engage Latinos in planning processes.
    NPC188005
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Anchor districts provide many cities with a job center rivaling their central business district. Hear how anchor districts are re-positioning themselves with mixed uses, multi-modal transportation, and services to be their cities' next great places.
    NPC188014
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Climate shock disrupts life for residents of low-income communities. By providing a framework that cities can use to work across sectors and showcasing successful examples, the session will prompt discussion about what is urgently needed and what is possible.
    NPC188258
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Access, Access, Access. Do residents in your community have access to jobs and essential services? Participate in this interactive session to learn how to evaluate resident mobility as well as identify and fund transportation improvements.
    NPC188051
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Courage, persistence, and humor are key to innovation. Learn about Denveright, a citywide planning initiative that engaged Denver's passionate city builders. Hear about project victories and challenges.
    NPC188063
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    The State of Louisiana received a $40 million federal grant for Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments (LA SAFE), a planning framework designed to use future land-loss and flood-risk data to encourage better land-use and development strategies.
    NPC188135
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore trends in millennial preferences and their effect on communities. Examine interventions within the built environment and planning processes that appeal to millennials, thereby empowering you to build inclusive, vibrant cities.
    NPC188142
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how San Francisco leveraged the efforts of multiple city agencies, community groups, and nonprofit organizations to increase parks in already-dense parts of the city through site selection and financing opportunities while focusing on community support.
    NPC188150
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Dockless bike-share is on a roll, but is it an advance for ubiquitous, on-demand travel or "mobility spam"? This session looks at planning and policy techniques to integrate dockless bike-share into your campus or city’s transportation system.
    NPC188162
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine Ebenezer Howard's "garden city" movement reimagined for the 21st Century as England plans for growth through 20 garden towns and villages. Compare and contrast this effort with America's current approach to planning for strategic development.
    NPC188163
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Our aging population demands our attention. Is your community ready? Explore new pathways that include a future with “mobility as a service,” innovative tools to finance aging, and smart initiatives for cost-effective service delivery for successful aging-in-community.
    NPC188193
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    The school choice debate impacts where schools are located and how students get to school, as well as racial/economic segregation. What lessons can we learn from NOLA's experience?
    NPC188207
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    After more than 50 years as the industry standard, auto-oriented level of service is falling out of favor across the transportation community. Learn about innovations in multimodal transportation-performance evaluation from those leading the charge to change this outdated paradigm.
    NPC188229
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about common types of ethical scenarios faced by professional planners, based on real-life examples from the past year.
    NPC188085
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Dig deep into best practices for designing and evaluating land-use and building-permit forms and applications, a crucial point of contact between public agencies and communities.
    NPC188004
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Scenario planning helps planning professionals prepare for an uncertain future. Learn how to develop a shared vision for the present and future by analyzing forces impacting planning issues such as health, transportation, land use, the economy, and the environment.
    NPC188006
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine the extraordinary housing affordability barriers in seasonal-vacation communities: from fair housing for seasonal employees to jobs-housing balance for year-round workers. Case studies focus on New England resort areas, placed in the context of national trends and innovations.
    NPC188009
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Philadelphia and Detroit are working to balance the need for stormwater investments with affordability for ratepayers. Learn how planners are leveraging green stormwater-infrastructure practices and incentives to help property owners reduce their bills, enhance neighborhoods, and meet environmental mandates.
    NPC188012
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Art anchors our existence as human beings. Fostering its creation by individuals and industries leads to a vibrant, connected community with a healthy economy. Learn how to integrate a non-traditional element into master planning.
    NPC188016
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    Sidewalk networks provide access to transit, increase transportation equity, help control air pollution and traffic congestion, and improve quality of life. Learn how Austin’s sidewalk and Safe Routes to School programs use GIS tools for analysis, planning, and project management.
    NPC188018
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session will showcase perspectives from a planner, interior designer/architect, and public-health professional on methods to increase diversity in planning processes and policy decisions.
    NPC188067
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn from a planner and developer how to integrate urban design, transportation infrastructure, real-estate development and innovative infrastructure finance to create environments that attract talent and employers who collectively seek vibrant, mixed-use, and mobility-rich environments.
    NPC188075
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do you engage millennials, non-English speakers, and others who don’t typically get involved in the planning process? Hear about strategies — from interactive maps to pop-up events — for reaching the under-represented and encouraging passion for shaping the future of their communities.
    NPC188079
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planning well means planning inclusively! To reach the underrepresented, we must take the plan to the community. Cities as diverse as Greenville, Mississippi, and Dubuque, Iowa, sought these voices. Learn the inspiring results of their inclusive community engagement.
    NPC188113
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Is your community ready to respond to the opioid and heroin crisis? Please join us to share and learn more about how to respond to this epidemic from the planning and public health perspectives.
    NPC188270
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    “Local control," the newfound religion among progressive cities, has roots in strategies once used to combat reconstruction and civil rights. Is local control the antidote to state interference with laws aimed at achieving affordable housing and health equity? Find out.
    NPC188106
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Ethical roots are inherent to the planning profession and strengthened with experience and regular discussion. This session provides a fun-filled primer on the importance of the AICP Code of Ethics, with an interactive exploration of potential ethical challenges in planning.
    NPC188060
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    New Orleans and New York City are working to harness grassroots policy activism and mandatory inclusionary zoning to chip away at affordable-housing shortages. Explore how governments have interfaced with community-led affordability plans in each city.
    NPC188010
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planning for farms and food is a bread-and-butter issue. Forecast impacts of climate change and development, discover if your community is farm-friendly, and learn how an Iowa county preserved farmland and protected farms.
    NPC188029
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Legare Bridge in Charleston, S.C., provides a critical link to the city's downtown — but only if you're driving. After years of effort, what will finally change that? Hear from four perspectives: city leadership, local advocate, neighboring suburbia, and regional planning.
    NPC188031
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Bring light, art, and activity to the public realm! Learn how outdoor media and public-private partnerships can create unique experiences at urban spaces in New York’s Times Square, West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip, the Denver Theater District, and Atlanta’s downtown.
    NPC188036
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Violence is preventable, yet it is pervasive in too many communities. Explore how planners and people working in violence prevention, public health, and related fields can proactively collaborate to create safer neighborhoods for all.
    NPC188037
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about the showcase program “Green City Design Challenge,” which empowers students to create solutions for environmental challenges within their communities while providing valuable data and insights for planners.
    NPC188047
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    This is an opportunity to learn from a successfully revived committee on a very important and challenging topic. Representation and equity are critical to our work but unfortunately are not topics that are often discussed on the national stage.
    NPC188076
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    All regional planning agencies can (and should) grapple with issues of equity and inclusion. Discover a range of frameworks and tools to do so.
    NPC188083
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session is a first at NPC, offering multi-platform engagement opportunities for participants - before and after the conference - through webinars. Learn how planners can work together to create broad-based, inclusive growth with today's political uncertainties and challenges.
    NPC188264
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn what the "Journal of the American Planning Association" has to say on topics like informal housing, networks of local plans, AirBNBs, declining auto traffic, "makers" in the local economy, mega-event planning, and urban agriculture and food justice.
    NPC188123
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Microgrids aren't just for campuses any more. Learn how cities and utilities are paving the way to make community (multi-facility) microgrids and other energy-resilience solutions a reality in dense urban areas.
    NPC188137
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do you communicate key programmatic information to your constituents following a massive disaster? This session will provide lessons learned about communication in the wake of a disaster or crisis, and how to mitigate the potential challenges.
    NPC188139
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Are you meeting your career ambitions or expectations? Do you need some insight or suggestions for improvement? This session will feature small facilitated group discussions designed to help participants provide structure to and achieve their professional development goals.
    NPC188155
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Autonomous vehicles will begin to revolutionize mobility in communities across the nation by 2020. This session will present the latest research from APA, along with examples of places that are introducing shared autonomous vehicles to reshape development.
    NPC188165
    CM | 1.25

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

    In response to a recent upsurge of development, the "hot-spots" project promotes the urban ecologies of Newark, New Jersey, and advocates for environmental justice related to critical vulnerabilities in the floodplain and within concentrated areas of environmental contamination.
    NPC187103

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

    The 8Twelve Coalition, formed in 2015 to address disinvestment and blight within Muncie, Indiana's south-east neighborhoods, developed a plan that was used to successfully raise over $1 million in support of grassroots efforts to revitalize the 8Twelve target area.
    NPC187000

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

    Our research will improve existing transit service in rural areas in Georgia. Over 80 individual, disconnected sub-recipients serve its rural communities. New routes in underserved areas can link employment centers, health services, and regional urban areas to those in need. ,
    NPC187032

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

    Strategic placement of workforce housing can be used as poverty-fighting and economic development tools. Placement near opportunity areas and transit corridors stand to improve metropolitan areas and help disperse concentrated areas of poverty. Poster includes a case study of metropolitan Milwaukee.
    NPC187033

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

    Using network distances and drive times, we examined the accessibility of 72 American Indian reservations to the nearest health services facilities equipped with screening and other preventive tools that treat heart diseases, diabetes-related diseases, and malignant neoplasm.
    NPC187034

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

    Despite their contribution to transport inclusiveness, market supply of smartphone transport apps specifically developed for persons with disabilities is limited. My study asks why. Findings show that existing business models of the app industry are nonviable for such specialty apps.
    NPC187036

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

    While bicycling as a form of active transportation offers numerous benefits, opportunities are often inequitable across communities and assessment tools are not geared towards equity. This poster pilots an equity-minded tool and assesses bicycling opportunities in Chicago neighborhoods.
    NPC187037

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

    How can intergenerational learning and greater access to nature be achieved through assisted living and healthcare models? How can a network of sites based on those models engage a town's natural and cultural heritage?
    NPC187038

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

    Cities can leverage connected automated vehicles to improve transit operations and rider experiences through cost reductions, improved safety, and more effective service. We look at specific applications of these technologies, using Atlanta as a case study.
    NPC187040

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

    Transportation networks can encourage active living and promote the movement of people regardless of age, ability, or method of transportation. Learn the tools and philosophies necessary for successful multi-modal transportation in the United States by examining Denmark and Amsterdam.
    NPC187043

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

    Honolulu is building America’s first driverless light-rail system, and the transit agency is working with the community to identify Hawaiian-language station names and undertake other efforts to sustainably integrate the project into the community.
    NPC187003

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

    A discussion of how 25,700 people living in the vibrant West End neighborhood of Kenyon-Barr were forcefully removed from their community and why the preservation of their story is important to the story of Cincinnati itself.
    NPC187045

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

    The City Health Dashboard is an innovative, free web resource for city leaders and community members. Viewing and comparing data from multiple sources on health and the factors that shape health help them devise local solutions.
    NPC187006

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

    This presentation will propose design strategies to prepare for various climate factors, using as examples two commercial pedestrian streets in China: one in the northern city of Tianjin, the other in the southern city of Guangzhou
    NPC187048

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

    Cornell University research on emergency management in Michigan highlights the need for effective long-term planning under fiscal stress. Emergency management is the state’s intervention for local-level financial crises. It replaces local officials with governor-appointed emergency managers, disproportionately affecting vulnerable communities.
    NPC187050

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

    What role does strategy play in the demolition of Baltimore’s historic but undervalued alley houses? University of Maryland Planning and Preservation students present a methodology for identifying alley houses and decision making based on physical condition and objective and subjective significance.
    NPC187051

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

    The International Design Studio at the Georgia Institute of Technology developed a community smart-city framework for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The design seeks to bridge the gap between the aging population and the future technological shifts that will occur.
    NPC187052

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

    Tribal Traffic Safety for Native American Nations
    NPC187053

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

    Food Based Dietary Guidelines are one of food systems planning’s most-utilized tools, but few studies from a planning perspective have attempted to measure their effectiveness. Are FBDGs effective? How can we make them more so?
    NPC187055

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

    Growing cities can learn from Water Sensitive Urban Design, the leading approach to urban water resource management. A case study of London’s Metropolitan Green Belt will demonstrate a multi-scalar approach to water-resilient regional planning, that protects human and ecosystem health.
    NPC187057

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

    We use GSI features to create creative, community-scale green spaces — that also reduce stormwater runoff — in vulnerable Pittsburgh communities. We build awareness around stormwater issues and prepare residents to effectively advocate for equitable infrastructure investments.
    NPC187011

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

    Our national survey, conducted in partnership with the APA Women and Planning Division, examined experiences unique to American female planners. Findings show how workplace policies, benefits, and communication culture affect female planners’ careers.
    NPC187059

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

    This Better Philadelphia Challenge entry was a corridor enhancement in a minority community. Public health was approached through active transportation modes and green infrastructure. The repurposing of auto-oriented properties lowers environmental impact and stimulates the local economy.
    NPC187060

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

    In Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, the cycling movement has turned into a phenomenon of local transformation. The cycling community's achievements include women's empowerment, road safety, citizen participation, and public space appropriation. The proposed Plan for Urban Cycling pushes Hermosillo's cycling movement forward.
    NPC187061

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

    Although sometimes viewed as incompatible with social justice, historic preservation may offer tools and strategies that can empower disadvantaged and historically underrepresented communities. We explore the linkages between historic preservation, community development, and social equity in Buffalo, New York.
    NPC187062

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

    Rights-of-way are often managed by different agencies with inconsistent regulations. Inefficiencies in design and governance in New Orleans exacerbate existing issues of equity and climate resiliency. Local stakeholder interviews guide development of criteria for a context-sensitive design of Martin Luther King Boulevard.
    NPC187063

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

    Many mountain resort communities like Ketchum, Idaho, lack sufficient workforce housing. There are several policies and planning tools to grow the workforce housing supply and capture the economic benefits of vacation homes and short-term rentals while minimizing negative impacts.
    NPC187064

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

    Housing stock has become increasingly bifurcated with the majority of units taking the form of single-family homes or apartments and condos. This study analyzes the relationship between the variety of housing types and neighborhood sustainability.
    NPC187012

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

    My study examines accessibility of transit apps to persons with disabilities by asking, "What role do transit authorities, as data providers to developers, play in the accessibility of apps?" Preliminary survey findings show accessibility is not a requirement for developers.
    NPC187065

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

    This poster focuses on Inequalities in accessibility to food outlets in the metro Atlanta area. The authors analyzed the balance of healthy and unhealthy food outlets and found supporting evidence of disparities in food accessibility among communities.
    NPC187066

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

    This poster showcases an interactive plan of Spring Creek Town Center and provides solutions for people to manage change in their communities by using open source, in-browser visualization tools. The plan unifies planned and existing communities with various socioeconomic backgrounds.
    NPC187067

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

    Our toolbox shows ways that planners and local governments can mitigate fiscal stress while keeping social equity in mind. We investigate overriding state-imposed levy limits, land banks and land trusts, payments in lieu of taxes, and community benefits agreements.
    NPC187071

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

    Like many other cities, Kansas City is experiencing significant revitalization and renewed interest in the urban core. With the proposed expansion of the Kansas City Streetcar, urban design principles that enhance the public realm should guide transit-oriented development investment.
    NPC187073

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

    Silver Spring Connect, an interactive online map created by University of Maryland planning students, identifies community assets to reaffirm, preserve, and strengthen community character in the changing areas around nine future Purple Line light rail stations in Silver Spring, Maryland.
    NPC187075

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

    What if we could pinpoint where a student is most likely to encounter free food on campus? Our project provides a composite picture of food convenience and availability on a college campus, revealing both sites of excess and of need.
    NPC187076

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

    Missing-middle housing units add choice to housing markets that have little of it. This study identifies specific development code regulations that limit housing diversity and have caused an overall shortage of affordable residential units in Eugene, Oregon.
    NPC187078

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

    How can planners encourage inclusive growth in Hawaii in the face of climate change and economic vulnerability? This University of Hawai'i-Manoa student-designed site plan aims to leverage state-owned land to encourage culturally sensitive transit-oriented development along Honolulu’s new rail corridor.
    NPC187080

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

    An evaluation of options to implement transit circulators in a suburban community, including the use of self-driving vehicles.
    NPC187016

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

    The goal of this neighborhood plan is to revitalize a struggling urban neighborhood in a small Iowa city and spur community engagement by focusing on the connections between physical health and the built environment.
    NPC187082

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

    Living in specific areas heavily influences education levels, disease, access to healthy foods, and criminal activity. Opportunity Mapping can assist in identifying areas that are discriminated against and how planners and policy makers can intervene to address those challenges.
    NPC187083

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

    The Pan-Arab Highway is under construction in Lebanon, bringing conflict and change. We will delineate threats and opportunities emerging from the marriage of an International highway and towns shaped by historic trade routes in Beqaa, Lebanon.
    NPC187084

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

    This project draws conclusions about equity, purposefulness, and accessibility distributions of public park lands in Charlotte, North Carolina. Using GIS, we can evaluate project implementation both on a local scale and within a regional system and question who benefits from planning efforts.
    NPC187086

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

    Cedar County, Iowa's, Comprehensive Plan, the first since 1980, guides rural development by utilizing APA best practices. Challenges, such as an aging population, agriculture preservation, and housing diversity are quantified and addressed and future prospects put forward.
    NPC187085

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

    Explore the institutional evolution of urban regeneration in Beijing's inner city from the 1990s to the present, revealing the general principles and present dilemmas of community-level regeneration.
    NPC187089

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

    Learn how planners are leveraging the power of historic preservation and cultural identity to build social capital and promote inclusive revitalization in four rural towns in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana.
    NPC187020

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

    A railroad that passes through the heart of its campus offers the University of Georgia a unique opportunity to initiate a light-rail transit system.
    NPC187090

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

    Evidence shows how an urban lifestyle greatly impacts individual development and emotional intelligence. This research poster discusses urban psychology as it relates to achieving community well-being and social justice through effective collaboration among psychologists, urban planners and policy makers.
    NPC187021

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

    Cities are partnering with private developers to create “workforce” housing for low- and moderate-income households in areas of California characterized by high amenities and high housing costs. Learn design, regulation, and finance takeaways from public/private partnerships that could work in your community.
    NPC187004

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

    Socially vulnerable populations are often concentrated in flood-vulnerable urban areas, resulting in multiple cultural, economic, and ecological issues. This project uses urban regeneration to enhance community revitalization and resilience that can be replicated in similarly distressed neighborhoods.
    NPC187091

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

    This presentation demonstrates GIS techniques to assess whether school attendance zones in Gwinnett County, Georgia, are gerrymandered to exaggerate socioeconomic disparities. Methods include maps of compactness, density, poverty, and race, showing disparity between adjacent zones. Findings indicate that zones merely reflect underlying demographic/housing patterns.
    NPC187096

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

    Transit agency partnerships with shared-mobility services to supplement gaps in fixed-route coverage, frequency, and service span are proliferating. Nelson\Nygaard has developed a unique geospatial methodology to identify places best suited for these partnerships, using demographic and transit performance factors.
    NPC187023

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

    Learn about a planning process — proven to attract outside funding — that develops, prioritizes, and creates a funding and implementation strategy for projects using a performance-based process, with guidance and leadership from local stakeholders.
    NPC187024

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

    Does street design impact mode choice differently among genders? This cross-sectional study in New Orleans, where fewer than one-third of bicyclists are women, finds evidence of strong relationships between six streetscape factors and the presence or absence of female bicyclists.
    NPC187098

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

    The public health department and local transit authority are working together to infuse public health considerations into transportation planning. Steps are being taken to increase health equity by making food, social, and health services more easily accessible by public transportation.
    NPC187027

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

    The Brownfields to Brightfields Project analyzes and evaluates solar potentials for brownfields in Delaware County, Indiana. This project showcases a community’s dedication to sustainability as well as economic development.
    NPC187100

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

    Traditional planning practice does not focus on the interrelationship between the built environment and education outcomes. This poster introduces the APA Public Schools Interest Group and reviews the role of planners in support of public education.
    NPC187028

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

    Flat fares are easy to understand and implement and thus are commonly used. However, is a flat-fare structure equitable? Will a differentiated fare structure help the captive riders more? Come see what evidence from Atlanta's MARTA system shows.
    NPC187104

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

    Do you know who uses your parks, and why it matters? Planners around the country have turned to counts, surveys, interviews, observations, and studies to find out who park users are, sometimes with surprising results and implications for park planning.
    NPC187030

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

    Using new, large-scale, street-view images to measure urban informality reveals its spatial features. These findings lay the foundation for future research about urban poverty.
    NPC187105

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

    Urban heat is the most insidious natural hazard facing American cities. This hazard particularly affects environmental justice communities. This poster examines the urban heat island effect and its impact on environmental justice communities in Eugene, Oregon.
    NPC187107

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

    Rails-to-Trails Conservancy used its BikeAble tool to assess low-stress biking connectivity throughout Milwaukee. The analysis found that historic auto-centric and race-based planning had left disadvantaged neighborhoods most disconnected from opportunities — including trails — and that a trail network could reconnect communities.
    NPC187031

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

    We evaluate the number of eligible participants and program costs for an anti-displacement property tax fund. We find that using household-level data and machine-learning techniques result in more accurate and considerably higher projections than the original proposal.
    NPC187109

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

    Existing data and visualizations of broadband access are either hard to understand, outdated, or inaccurate for realistically assessing issues regarding the digital divide. Using GIS and data sources that accurately communicate the problem brings wider awareness to this overlooked issue.
    NPC187110

  • 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 - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Unlike recent auto/tech industry-dominated discussions of autonomous vehicles — focused on technology, traffic, safety, adoption rates, or economic impact — this panel addresses public space and how cities, designers, engineers, and others can build a civic agenda, create tools, and set priorities.
    NPC188040
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    “The Right of Way” tells the story of a fallen cyclist’s impact on the loved ones he left behind, intertwined with the history of the car's rise and role in daily life. Learn how to engage your community through artistic interpretation.
    NPC188069
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore effective public-participation strategies. Learn how to identify and respond to key issues related to public input. Presenters will demonstrate techniques, and participants will then test them.
    NPC188084
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session is a must for anyone interested in the intersection of economic development, smart growth, and regional infrastructure development. Come learn cutting-edge applications of geo-design and ninja policy moves.
    NPC188090
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    America’s cities are undergoing a resurgence after decades of decline. But poor families, often swept up in gentrification’s wake, grapple with issues of housing insecurity/displacement. Learn how Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Oakland (California), and Atlanta are harnessing gentrification’s momentum towards social-impact projects/policies.
    NPC188102
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Often food planning focuses on access to fresh food provided by national grocers. This session expands this purview to include food incubators, carryout restaurants, and local grocers as critical factors in food equity and community development.
    NPC188112
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    The State of Louisiana received a $48.3 million federal grant to conduct the first community-scale, climate-induced resettlement project in American history. Discuss site selection and the planning work done for the resettlement of Isle de Jean Charles.
    NPC188120
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Communities and companies share space and common interests in creating places that are attractive, enjoyable, and accessible. Hear how global businesses are pushing for transportation investments in response to dynamic shifts in company culture and building community relationships.
    NPC188222
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Frequently unrecognized as a creative mode of survival, Latino urbanism can conflict with planning policies. Often trivialized, patronized, and tokenized, these “informal” urban practices can help communities thrive and achieve greater equity, positively impacting the built environment. Learn how.
    NPC188240
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Whilst parks have an intrinsic importance defined by their experiential qualities of openness, landscape, and opportunities for play, they more importantly provide shared space for community cohesion, sustainability, improved physical and mental health, and neighborhood revitalization.
    NPC188249
    CM | 1.25

  • 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

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    How can planners better integrate evidence into the planning process? Explore three different technologies in transportation and public health that make research accessible to the public. Discussion will include questions about transparency, community engagement, and informed decision-making.
    NPC188023
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how a team of planners, landscape architects, and public health professionals collaborated with stakeholders to design a vibrant park that reduced health inequities for vulnerable populations and actively engaged youth in a dynamic community-engagement process.
    NPC188046
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    How does a rapidly growing city with rising housing costs plan for an equitable future? Learn from Denver planners about innovative policies to preserve affordability, mitigate displacement, and advance the vision for an inclusive city.
    NPC188062
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear the fascinating story of how Ohio’s Rideshare Agencies collaborated to advance shared mobility technology and incentivize travelers to not drive alone. Engage with entrepreneurial planners and transportation managers determined to help residents carpool, bike, walk, and ride transit.
    NPC188098
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners everywhere are grappling with an affordable-housing crisis. Inclusionary housing, which requires private development to provide affordable units, is becoming an increasingly popular tool to address this crisis. Explore the latest trends from cities on the front lines.
    NPC188111
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    How can planners and policymakers think beyond development of affordable housing to incorporate people- and place-based solutions that create opportunity for social and economic mobility? This panel will explore emerging strategies to promote inclusive growth and concrete metrics for evaluation.
    NPC188275
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Mining cell phone data is exciting, powerful, and tricky but accessing the data is expensive. Explore the robust nature of cell phone information for transportation master planning and other types of planning projects as well as useful ArcGIS tools for analytics.
    NPC188143
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    For our cities to be truly equitable, they must be designed with kids and families in mind - our future generations are depending on us. Learn how infrastructure, planning, and programming can make this happen.
    NPC188168
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Gain insight into site, community-wide, and regional efforts to help communities adapt to and plan for climate change. Experts will discuss community-engagement processes and how multi-scalar efforts can enhance adaptive capacity.
    NPC188179
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear from transit agency development staff on how new policies are creating diverse communities, where agencies have successfully partnered with local cities — and discuss where more collaboration and progress can be made.
    NPC188013
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  207
    Cost Included in Registration

    As Capital Region Water and Seattle Public Utilities seek to solve stormwater issues, parks that have suffered as a result of shrinking budgets are getting much-needed upgrades to keep stormwater out of sewers while activating underused spaces.
    NPC188030
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Collaborative partnerships or “networks” leverage limited resources to advance community resilience and climate-adaptation planning. This session illustrates a diverse group of national and regional examples.
    NPC188045
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about successes, challenges, approaches, and real-world applications of inclusive and grassroots planning for food-systems change. Participants will explore challenges faced in the Carolinas to maintaining a grassroots-driven approach.
    NPC188044
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Development density is an instrumental factor in shaping more livable, transit-supportive, sustainable communities. However, not all density is created equal. This panel discussion focuses on specific design tools and strategies to achieve dense development that advances community goals and aspirations.
    NPC188261
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Join this hands-on exploration of public engagement when participants may not all agree on the value of government or planning. Practice techniques for addressing challenging issues, and take home new skills you can use in your own community.
    NPC188080
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine how planners can foster equitable communities. Discuss lessons from the past, hear what jurisdictions are doing across our nation, and engage in a facilitated discussion about environmental justice and green communities.
    NPC188091
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    The climate-readiness dialogue in cities is evolving. Discuss how cities and developers are addressing the future impacts of climate change through planning and zoning strategies designed to implement resilient solutions at the district and project levels.
    NPC188175
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    Review disparate-impact housing discrimination cases and federal courts interpretation of them following the U.S. Supreme Court's Inclusive Communities decision. Learn how to draft regulations to avoid disparate-impact violations of the Fair Housing Act.
    NPC188011
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Lower-income communities are disproportionately impacted by climate change and will continue to be unless we create new planning tools. Explore an equity-based approach to cost-benefit analyses for flood-risk management for planners, engineers, and decision makers.
    NPC188034
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Don't be confined to one approach when making street-design decisions! Learn about new approaches that consider urban form, health, equity, and transit-station access when making decisions about how to design our streets.
    NPC188064
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Natchez, Mississippi, has an international reputation for antebellum architecture that draws thousands annually, yet the community struggles with many economic and racially based challenges. Learn how a recent downtown master plan funded by over 300 citizen donations is addressing this issue.
    NPC188070
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Living and playing are more important than just serving as drivers for today’s downtowns. Learn how an urbanizing suburb has created a city center and how a suburban city has redefined its city center as places of community and economic development.
    NPC188071
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn from community development corporations advancing climate-resilience projects with Cleveland’s Climate Resilience and Urban Opportunity Plan, and see how the Trust for Public Land’s Climate-Smart Cities tool informs public spaces to meet climate challenges through resident empowerment.
    NPC188078
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Placemaking, revitalization, active transportation — sounds great, right? Unfortunately, these terms are often synonymous with gentrification — both real and perceived. Join the dialogue to explore this issue in more depth and to develop and share solutions.
    NPC188121
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners are increasingly called upon to partner with public health professionals and coalitions to create active and healthy communities. This session will explore new approaches for planners to become a key partner in healthy-community efforts.
    NPC188154
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    The traditional "areas of stability and change" approach is aging in the face of unprecedented growth in Denver. Learn about a new change-management tool that integrates equity, access, and placemaking to respond to changing demographics and preferences.
    NPC188161
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners and engineers have new resources available to them to create solutions for equitable and safe mobility in small towns, suburbs, and urban centers. Review groundbreaking work in active transportation and complete streets programs.
    NPC188204
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    What does equity look like in the neighborhoods, communities, and spaces that we plan? How can we promote collective visioning and equitable public-planning processes? Discover how four practitioners are supporting equity in their work, and the challenges they face.
    NPC188231
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    So much information — big data, smart cities. Learn from actual ongoing projects and expert testimony from strategy developers and implementation officials on how to succeed in developing an innovation platform to launch your community into the digital age.
    NPC188237
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn what the law requires in regard to accessibility for people with disabilities, as well as strategies for planning for and implementing full and fair accessibility, both physical and participatory.
    NPC188140
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Consider ethical responsibilities in reducing homophobia, transphobia, and heterosexism; learn to create safer, freer environments for all community members; and practice being mindful of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
    NPC188187
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    What to do with Confederate (and other) monuments is a timely question. Can we reuse symbols of oppression in dialogue with current (improved?) attitudes? Hear from individuals involved in this discussion, in New Orleans and elsewhere.
    NPC188052
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how designers, affordable-housing advocates, and public health professionals can collaborate to evaluate community-health considerations; prioritize strategies to promote health through design and construction; and determine how to track outcomes to measure impact.
    NPC188055
    CM | 1.25

  • 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

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    East New York, Brooklyn, is a gentrifying neighborhood where speculation, scams, and foreclosures threaten low- and moderate-income homeowners and their renters. Find out what drives homeowner displacement, where owners move when they leave, and what policies can promote homeowner stability.
    NPC188104
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    With HUD funding through gained from two competitions, a team of engineers, planners, and designers developed a replicable six-layer strategy for resilience to position communities for prosperity, equity, and environmental quality despite shocks and stresses.
    NPC188127
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planning for open communities is not simply a legal obligation, but fundamentally necessary for community resilience and prosperity. Participants will learn effective strategies to create more open, sustainably diverse, and thriving communities through local government and non-profit coordination.
    NPC188167
    CM | 1.25

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

    When it comes to cities, women are the canaries in the coal mine — where there are no women, something is wrong. This women-led session explores the importance of women as decision-makers so that cities are planned, designed, and built for all.
    NPC188169
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Discover the barriers to integration of diversity in planning education and practice through recent studies that explore perceptions and personal experiences of diversity in the workplace, practice, and education. Learn strategies to foster diversity and promote culturally competent planning.
    NPC188182
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    The removal of Confederate commemorative memorials has shone a spotlight on the role of public art. We will discuss the establishment of public art “ecosystems” and the importance of artrepreneurs in bridging community gaps.
    NPC188183
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore how planners can reset the table to ensure equitable and inclusive engagement, particularly for marginalized community members. Learn how Lawrence, Kansas, and Omaha, Nebraska, are improving community-engagement strategies in the food-systems planning process.
    NPC188209
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    New methods of communication are revolutionizing the planning process, but what’s actually working and meaningfully connecting with communities? Share your experiences and war stories regarding public participation and its influence on planning and decision -making.
    NPC188221
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Why "Vision Zero"? Hear about this innovative approach to traffic safety, and learn about the bold engineering and programmatic actions that Denver and Seattle are taking to make streets better and safer for all.
    NPC188245
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session will highlight key findings from original research, focusing on how the design of place can help rebuild trust, revitalize neighborhoods, and support interaction among diverse groups.
    NPC188017
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn comprehensive planning practices and the role of Wi-Fi SuperClusters in planning a resilient and sustainable smart city. Through case studies, experts share how high-speed broadband drives economic development and improves public safety, agricultural output, health care, and educational services.
    NPC188032
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Border urban areas are active centers of urban life, economic activity, and cultural expressions — and have the potential to be multi-cultural destination areas. Learn how to uncover their potential and balance local, state, and national priorities.
    NPC188081
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how in times of limited funding but unlimited access to global information, a small budget can be stretched through public-private collaborations to gather, share, and implement strategies for adapting historic communities to climate change.
    NPC188124
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Public investment and governmental actions, like up-zonings, can increase private-property values. How can local governments capture some of that land value to support new infrastructure, affordable housing, and other amenities that improve quality of life for all residents?
    NPC188125
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    In the midst of the housing crisis in the San Francisco Bay Area, learn about San Francisco's city-community collaboration in the Mission District — one of the neighborhoods with the highest eviction rates — to address this major urban challenge.
    NPC188144
    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 - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    You know Tigard from Dolan v. City of Tigard. But this collaborative economic-development success story unlocked a constrained site to create a mixed-use employment and workforce-housing development with infrastructure improvements that spurred economic activity and quality of life.
    NPC188228
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore the transformational impacts of "upcycling" excess capacity and underutilized transportation-infrastructure assets. More than just redesigning roads to accommodate bikes/buses, Cleveland is changing communities and lives by repurposing infrastructure from just "it's there" to "it's vital".
    NPC188241
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    What needs to be in place before you face difficult conversations with the public about the future? Learn how outreach efforts can help to strengthen social networks and community resiliency needed for meaningful public engagement in a diverse community.
    NPC189003
    CM | 2.25

  • 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

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about the Atlanta Regional Commission's experience in simulation modeling across planning areas, including the benefits and uses of spatial socioeconomic and travel modeling for forecasting and policy analysis.
    NPC189009
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn cutting-edge research and mitigation strategies for recognizing the impact of unconscious biases in our daily interactions, behaviors, and decision-making for the organizations and communities we serve.
    NPC189013
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) pride events have become widespread, even in smaller cities. Are they a reliable tool for economic development? Hear how urban planners are linking LGBTQ pride events and urban revitalization efforts.
    NPC188132
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how emerging professionals and seasoned public-sector employees have navigated challenging circumstances while working on retail and housing planning projects. Share experiences with your peers and leave with practical ideas when confronting similar circumstances in your daily work.
    NPC188176
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  206
    Cost Included in Registration

    How do we ensure inclusivity in a political climate increasingly hostile to minorities? Join a group discussion, facilitated by emerging planners, and examine the current political climate, its impact on planning for marginalized communities, and strategies for ensuring inclusivity.
    NPC188172
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear how your values and career can align while working for government or private-sector institutions. Early career professionals share their journeys, triumphs, and challenges. This session is ideal for professionals considering what's next and managers pondering recruitment and retention.
    NPC188186
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Working with consultants is a reality for many planners. Learn how to work alongside your consultant and how to be a better client. Hear from planning professionals who have worked both in and for the public sector.
    NPC188188
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Increasingly, planners are addressing the value of arts and culture as a regional issue. Explore why this is true and examine emerging best practices in the field, using examples of programs in the Boston, Chicago, and Seattle regions.
    NPC188192
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Ever notice how some are quick to words, can draw a detailed image, or know what action to take? These skills represent patterns in how we learn and relate. Learn an innovative six-pattern framework to effectively engage with others.
    NPC188196
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Hear about the regulatory tools, capital investments, and partnerships that the riverfront city of Beaufort, South Carolina, and the college town of Davidson, North Carolina, employed to create more walkable communities while preserving their waterfronts and protecting their countryside.
    NPC188205
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Most people are aware of single pop-up demonstration projects implemented by citizens, but what happens when other entities get involved in the pop-up game? Learn about four different types of demonstration project efforts from around the country.
    NPC188206
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    The YEAH! study demonstrates the ability of youth-serving organizations to implement a youth-advocacy training program that can promote positive youth attitudes and beliefs and increase youth physical activity in these populations.
    NPC188256
    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:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Achieving inclusivity and engagement in planning initiatives is more critical today than ever, given changing technologies and political landscapes. Explore the evolution of and current approaches to this compelling issue.
    NPC188087
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how New Orleans undertook a community-driven process to address one of its most pressing challenges — housing affordability — and how its mayor created a role for the city to quell rising housing costs and displacement.
    NPC188105
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Rising rents and displacement define often housing policies and development politics in cities. Representatives from San Francisco and Seattle city agencies, community advocates, and developers discuss how their strategies interact, contradict, and contribute to overall housing affordability.
    NPC188107
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session provides information on conducting meaningful engagement of minority and low-income communities in the planning process and discusses successful approaches and techniques to ensure equitable outcomes.
    NPC188177
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Livable communities programs are busting land-use and transportation silos to advance regional goals with local work. Performance measures, evaluation, and communication programs identify and disseminate the impacts of these programs, and embed principles of livability within broader capital programming.
    NPC188191
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn the art of persuading communities to create visions for their futures. Explore the challenges and rewards of private-practice planning, including the role of the consultant who collaborates on a range of initiatives across diverse communities.
    NPC188223
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore regional and local strategies, policies, and funding tools for preserving agricultural land and supporting economically successful farmers.
    NPC188226
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Examine two groundbreaking programs run by MassDevelopment — the Transformative Development Initiative and Commonwealth Places — that help small cities turn themselves into more vibrant places.
    NPC188233
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  230
    Cost Included in Registration

    Coastal communities are facing severe, increasing, and compounding threats to their long-term sustainability. How are they planning to reduce hazard risks and become more resilient? Explore examples from all four coasts of the continental United States.
    NPC188248
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    From vacant buildings to empty lots, even our densest cities have room to grow without demolition. Learn how new planning approaches can remove regulatory barriers and provide incentives to conserve valuable older buildings and encourage reuse and infill.
    NPC188095
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 10 AM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    All practitioners sometimes grapple with the right thing to do in complex and often ambiguous situations that seem inconsistent with their own experiences or the AICP code. Learn how to make ethical decisions more easily.
    NPC188164
    CM | 1.50
    E | 1.50

  • 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

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session will appeal to a diverse group of audiences, from urban planners to public health experts. Explore gender distinctions, age, and cultural and physical barriers influencing the biking/walking behavior of underrepresented populations.
    NPC188041
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  223
    Cost Included in Registration

    Explore a proven approach to community revitalization that combines EcoDistrict protocols and Environmental Justice Academy precepts. Discover how to integrate these protocols and precepts to promote equitable, resilient, and sustainable communities.
    NPC188997
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Aligning comprehensive plans and community health improvement plans (CHIPs) has the potential to ensure effective implementation of a community’s goals and support healthy, equitable places. Representatives of Plan4Health communities and the American Hospital Association will share lessons learned.
    NPC188158
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Differing techniques, language, and cultures can be an obstacle for planners and artists working together to improve their built environments through creative placemaking. Help APA and partners bridge the gap in a fun, interactive session with a local flavor.
    NPC188160
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Ever lost control of a public meeting? Feel like community tension is increasing? Are you concerned political discord is poisoning the planning process? Join the discussion on what’s working and discover new ideas to foster constructive and civil engagement.
    NPC188276
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    New Orleans is in the midst of an affordable-housing crisis. Explore three approaches from the private, nonprofit, and academic sectors, working in parallel at different scales to engage communities and foster solutions from the top down and bottom up.
    NPC188220
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how visionary leadership, collaborative partnerships, and public investment in affordable housing, arts and culture, and preservation are empowering and regenerating historic communities in Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) and New Orleans.
    NPC188243
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    State health departments are becoming unlikely leaders in local transportation planning. What does this mean for transportation? Explore the ramifications of this new lens for defining priorities and impacts; understanding health equity; and tapping into new partners, capacity, and funding.
    NPC188252
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Discover strategies used to engage communities in the development of innovative zoning to improve the environmental health of underserved neighborhoods and communities experiencing rapid investment.
    NPC188257
    CM | 1.25