2018 National Planning Conference

NPC18 Program: 2018 National Planning Conference


  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    This lively discussion will allow new grads and young professionals to learn from 6 seasoned private/public planning professionals with more than 15 years of experience. Participants will have the chance to ask all their burning questions about community planning.
    NPC188259
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • 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:  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:  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