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
#9109943
Saturday, May 6 | 10:45 a.m. - noon Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

The physical environment of our communities contribute to and benefits from economic and fiscal health. This introduction to the track covers ways in which planners can make a difference by seeking opportunities.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 2.50
#9107237
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

What is "Vision Zero"? How have cities pursued this ambitious goal? Learn from the experiences of five Vision Zero cities, assess your city’s progress around key Vision Zero themes, and leave with concrete steps to improve transportation safety at home.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9109848
Saturday, May 6 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore the land-use mix, density, ridership, and parking necessary to develop a successful transit-oriented development (TOD). Learn how two different New Jersey communities—the City of Rahway and the Borough of Somerville—developed TODs that reflected their specific needs.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 2.50
#9110311
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

Learn how cities can reap the full value of transit by transforming their streets into places for people, supporting great transit with a suite of innovative street designs embodied in NACTO’s Transit Street Design Guide and Urban Street Design Guide.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 2.50
#9109687
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

Learn about APA’s Comprehensive Plan Standards for Sustaining Places and take a deep dive into its resource toolkit. Work with the presenters to apply the toolkit’s standards and scoring system to a sample comprehensive plan.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110307
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

Have you added 3D to your planning toolkit? Evolving 3D GIS technology, such as scenario planning tools and 3D analysis, brings new levels of decision support to the planning process. Explore how 3D GIS can inspire and guide city planning initiatives by combining the scientific power of GIS with 3D city modeling to facilitate data visualization, scenario impact simulations, and storytelling.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
#9110201
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

A new economy and a changing workforce are shifting the purpose and use of waterfronts. Learn how better cooperation between private and public entities can take advantage of these demographic changes to create more impactful, wide-reaching, and transformational waterfront projects.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
CM | 2.50
#9103958
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

Diverse views of environmentally responsible brownfields redevelopment with innovative case studies across US. How very different communities navigate the challenges of remediation, funding, infrastructure and community concerns to achieve long term sustainability; a discussion of how brownfield redevelopment has matured.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m.
CM | 2.50
#9110068
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Location: Hall 1E07 (Javits Convention Center)

Learn scenario analysis skills and tools to engage stakeholders and analyze planning decisions. Gain hands-on experience in both simulated scenario planning activities and common scenario analysis tools.