2018 National Planning Conference

NPC18 Program: 2018 National Planning Conference


  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planning well means planning inclusively! To reach the underrepresented, we must take the plan to the community. Cities as diverse as Greenville, Mississippi, and Dubuque, Iowa, sought these voices. Learn the inspiring results of their inclusive community engagement.
    NPC188113
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planning for farms and food is a bread-and-butter issue. Forecast impacts of climate change and development, discover if your community is farm-friendly, and learn how an Iowa county preserved farmland and protected farms.
    NPC188029
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    New Ruralism is the small-town answer to new urbanism. What are the keys to sustainable, locally grown initiatives that are helping certain small towns to thrive? How can we enhance, proliferate, and preserve those characteristics? Join the discussion.
    NPC188269
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Natchez, Mississippi, has an international reputation for antebellum architecture that draws thousands annually, yet the community struggles with many economic and racially based challenges. Learn how a recent downtown master plan funded by over 300 citizen donations is addressing this issue.
    NPC188070
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Working with consultants is a reality for many planners. Learn how to work alongside your consultant and how to be a better client. Hear from planning professionals who have worked both in and for the public sector.
    NPC188188
    CM | 1.25