NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

There are two types of activities at NPC17 and you sign up in different ways. Learn More

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Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | noon
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Saturday, May 6 | noon - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)
Activity Type: Career Zone

Employers will discuss current job openings during informational small-group meetings. Dress for an interview and bring your resume.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 5:30 p.m.
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Saturday, May 6 | 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

APA's Mentor Match program offers emerging and seasoned professionals an opportunity to make connections and share advice about career and professional development. Sign up before the conference; APA will match mentors to protégés before NPC17. Attendance recommended, not mandatory.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 11 a.m.
#9121770
Sunday, May 7 | 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

Calling all APA Ambassadors! Join us for an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with your fellow Ambassadors.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109026
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore the unique relationship between City Manager and City Planner. Discovering similarities in skillsets, roles, and responsibilities can help minimize conflict or issues within your organization and allow you to find ways to improve the working relationship.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
#9108558
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (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.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
#9109340
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

A planner, an architect, and an economist discuss the value of design in planning, especially within an interdisciplinary world. This moderated session will allow audience members to participate through live polling and interactive questions.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
#9110017
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

This session will provide insight on how to start and run a planning firm from the ground up, including real life experiences and best practices for everything from getting your first client to running the business side of things.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
#9109573
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

This ‘speed networking’ session will provide participants with the opportunity to talk with various professionals about international career paths.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109040
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

Being a Planner is tough. You spend time learning the procedures and responsibilities for the job, but no one prepares you for the emotional side. Discover ways for dealing with the emotional politics and not letting it get you down.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 4:15 p.m.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8 a.m.
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Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

An interactive discussion on professional stretching and how to take full advantage of opportunities to make yourself indispensable. Participants will share their own stories and learn how to create a compelling professional value proposition for potential employers and when networking.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
#9110181
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

Graduates from the University of Nebraska will facilitate a lighthearted conversation about the planning profession from very different facets of professionalism.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 11 a.m.
#9108556
Tuesday, May 9 | 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A17/1A18 (Javits Convention Center)

Learn how to assess your value, develop your compelling story, chart your path and create a professional brand that lasts your entire career.