NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 10:45 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Don Draper was a master of the pitch - from selling Lucky cigarettes to Kodak’s carousel. In today’s fast paced, media-centric world, presentation skills are critical for success. Learn seven tips from the field of advertising to perfect your pitch.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 8 a.m.
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

A discussion of the benefits and requirements of AICP membership. The facilitated group discussion will cover Certification Maintenance, Volunteer Opportunities (Community Planning Assistance Team), the AICP Code of Ethics and tips on how to market your new designation to improve your career. Additional presenters include Professional Development Officers.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Everyday new sustainability and resiliency-focused jobs are created by both public agencies and private corporations. But what are employers looking for in candidates? Where are these jobs advertised? What should interested candidates do to prepare for these positions? Learn from several sustainability experts on how to craft careers focused on sustainable development.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1 p.m.
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Interactive session on creating a resume and portfolio that stands out.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Involvement in APA leadership can be a great way to jump start, or substantially build up, your network of contacts in the profession; and to build your own communications and leadership skills which employers highly value. Hear from experienced leaders who have participated in activities in all APA's components.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

This panel discussion + ideas exchange features student leaders from all regions of the country to speak about their PSO’s successes and challenges. Stop in to hear what student organizations around the country are doing and network with your colleagues. Sponsored by the Student Representatives Council (SRC) Executive Committee.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

First impressions make the difference between getting hired and being overlooked. Hosted by Sequence Staffing and Rutgers University, this interactive training provides the opportunity for participants to learn from experts in conducting thousands of professional interviews. Come prepared to ask your most burning questions and test out techniques with fellow participants.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore planning's historic evolution from visionaries to functionaries. A panel of AICP's Fellows (FAICP) will examine shifting professional and policy context of our work; reevaluate the larger purpose of planning; and advance the role of planners as 21st Century change-leaders.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m.
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Why do it? What do you need to know? Get study tips and candid advice from recent AICP members.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:15 p.m.
Monday, May 8 | 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Calling all young and emerging professionals! Network with your colleagues and learn about running a successful group in your chapter or division.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8 a.m.
Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Hear from colleagues about their work in "non-traditional" sectors, including public health, advocacy, and other specialties. In this part presentation, part networking roundtable session, each speaker will describe how they use their planning skills in their job, followed by structured table discussions with participants.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A15 (Javits Convention Center)

Interactive training session on successfully negotiating compensation and salary benefits.