NJPC Schedule and Sessions

Thursday, January 24

Breakfast & Registration 8:00AM – 9:00AM
Track 1 Sessions 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Track 2 Sessions 10:45AM – 12:15PM
Luncheon/Keynote 12:30PM – 2:15PM
Track 3 Sessions 2:30PM – 4:00PM
Thursday Reception 4:00PM – 5:30PM


Friday, January 25

Breakfast & Registration 8:00AM – 9:00AM
Track 1 Sessions 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Track 2 Sessions 10:45AM – 12:15PM
Luncheon/Keynote 12:30PM – 2:15PM
Track 3 Sessions 2:30PM – 4:00PM

 

Preliminary Program

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Preliminary Program Titles

Thursday, January 24


Sessions 1

  • NJ Opportunity Zone Workshop
  • Mount Laurel Status Update
  • CEDS for Your Economic Development and Planning Goals: Lessons from Somerset County
  • Getting to Yes on Creative Placemaking
  • Harnessing the Potential of Rapid Innovation: How Might Electrification, Automation and Shared Mobility Reshape the Future of Transportation in New Jersey?
  • Community Solar in New Jersey
  • NJ Coastal Resilience Plan: A Blueprint for Change
  • New LEED for Cities & LEED Community Program

Sessions 2

  • If You Build It, Can You Flush the Toilet? The Saga of Infrastructure and Redevelopment
  • The Divided City: New Jersey in National Perspective
  • What I’ve Learned the Hard Way About Being an Expert Witness
  • The Public are People Too: Achieve Authentic Engagement
  • Makin’ Moves: Innovation in Mobility Planning
  • Broadband Planning for Future-Ready Cities
  • Communicating About Flood Risks to Real Estate Markets
  • Evaluating Communities on Outcomes Rather Than Intentions

Sessions 3

  • Anachronisms of Redevelopment of Land Use
  • The Challenges Ahead: Compliance, Mid-Point Review, Project Approvals, Chasing Money, & Getting Mount Laurel Done!
  • Cannabis in New Jersey: Smokin’ Ganja or Growing an Industry that can Thrive in New Jersey?
  • Sunshine This & 200-foot That: Notice & Participation
  • Building Steam for Gateway
  • Navigating the Water Quality Accountability Act in Your Planning Efforts
  • Urban Redevelopment & Floodplains
  • Planning for Youth Engagement

Friday, January 25


Sessions 1

  • The Future of State Planning
  • Fixing New Jersey Redevelopment Practices
  • YES, AND! Streets, Places, and Improv: Tactics to Tackle Roadblocks
  • Models in Regional Planning 2019
  • Demographics of Housing Needs: New Roles for Suburbs & Cities
  • NJ Conservation Blueprint 2019:  New Enhancements & Geospatial Tools for Better Planning
  • Planning for Cannabis In New Jersey
  • Agrihoods — Transforming Urban Land into Green to Support Health and Reinvestment

Sessions 2

  • The Changing Stormwater Management Landscape, and Why Planners Should Cheer
  • Mayors v. Developers: When 80% of Something is Better than 100% of Nothing
  • Planning for Emerging Centers: How Transit-Oriented Planning Can Strengthen & Build Stronger Communities
  • Longevity Economy: Creating Opportunities for Growth, Health and Wellness
  • What the Hell is Happening to Retail?
  • Coastal Storm Planning in Real Time: NJCoast and Other Innovative Resiliency Planning Tools
  • A Statewide Approach to Environmental Justice
  • Building Health, Inclusion and Equity into Public Spaces

Sessions 3

  • What the Amazon HQ2 RFP Process Taught Us About NJ Cities
  • Economic Development & Historic Preservation – Perfect Together
  • Creating Transit Hubs in Northern New Jersey
  • Not Red or Blue, But Green! How to Unlock Billions for Conservation
  • Ethics Cases of the Year