NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 8 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Sunday, May 7 | 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

Planners nationwide are dealing with the reality of sea level rise brought on by climate change. This discussion will allow planners to share their experiences dealing with the impact of sea level rise on their communities and the profession.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Sunday, May 7 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

By highlighting a mix of resiliency planning efforts - master planning for San Francisco's Ocean Beach, hazard mitigation planning for Annapolis' historic seaport, adaption planning in Boston and Miami -- this session showcases creative approaches to sea level rise adaption in coastal communities.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Sunday, May 7 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

Transforming waterfronts to adapt to climate impacts can be addressed using rating and certification programs such as WEDG, SITES® and Green Shores for Homes™. Discover how to design and implement these programs in your community and for your waterfront projects.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:30 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Sunday, May 7 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

Plan proactively for climate change! Explore opportunities for progressive planning in adapting to climate change and learn about the need for local planning in managed realignment. Identify planning tools appropriate for motivating concern, identifying community values, and assessing options for managed retreat.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Sunday, May 7 | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

Explore unique challenges and opportunities to manage flood risk in retail corridors and industrial areas. This session draws on extensive case studies conducted by the New York City Department of City Planning in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E08 (Javits Convention Center)

Urban flooding, caused by rainfall overwhelming the drainage system, is common in the Chicago region. Discover how engineers, planners, and community organizers are collaborating to reduce damages to homes and businesses and adapt to climate change.

Regular $45.00
CM | 3.50
Monday, May 8 | 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

Boat tour of New York Harbor and Jamaica Bay to educate planners about this urban coastal region- from Superstorm Sandy recovery work, to resiliency planning, to management planning aimed at a new vision for resource stewardship and improved access.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 10:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E13 (Javits Convention Center)

As many as 500-600 million people globally may have to move because of climate change. This session will provide an overview of forces causing this movement, possible arrival and departure locations, relevant governing policies, and possible responses to this challenge.

CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

The session will present how New York City is leading the way in addressing multiple aspects of resiliency planning, including addressing the risks associated with storm surge flooding, sea level rise, inland flooding and extreme rainfall events, urban heat island, and social and economic resiliency.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Climate

The investigation of the characteristics of heat island in a study on small scale areas can provide more information about how to manage the increasing energy consumption in buildings.Read an  analysis of the effect of urban development, considering the height of development, and the effect of the Floor Area Ratio of the development on Heating Degree Days and Cooling Degree Days.


Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters
NPC Topic: Climate

This poster explores how civic engagement can serve as a mechanism for identifying, assessing and promoting cultural heritage in the adaptation planning process. An analysis of municipal adaptation plans identifies how civic engagement is integrated into coastal planning practice today.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Monday, May 8 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Hall 1E16 (Javits Convention Center)

Whether big or small, inland or coastal, all communities face a common challenge: how to effectively plan for the presence (or absence) of water. Learn how information from an integrated suite of NOAA data, models and tools can be applied through innovative partnerships to better understand water-related events and their impacts on populations, the economy, and the natural environment.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8 a.m.
Regular $55.00
CM | 5
Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

The "Bay Park Unified: Integrated Perimeter Flood Protection" project is one of a kind that utilizes state-of-the art flood protection while creating more and better public and park space. This project sets an example for flood-prone areas along the eastern seaboard.

Peter Glus | Joseph Davenport | Jill Popowich | Douglas McCoach

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
CM | 1.25
Tuesday, May 9 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Location: Hall 1E15 (Javits Convention Center)

Following Sandy, a wave of buyout programs offered residents the opportunity to move out of harm's way, allowing flood prone land to return to nature. What lessons can be learned to ensure that this adaptation tool can be better used?