2018 National Planning Conference

NPC18 Program: 2018 National Planning Conference


  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • 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:  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

  • 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:  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:  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

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • 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:  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:  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:  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

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • 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