APA 2019 Policy and Advocacy Conference

American Planning Association

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Monday, September 23, 2019, 9 a.m.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 5 p.m. EDT

Washington, DC, United States

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Activities

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  • AICP Commission Business Meeting

    A business meeting for the AICP Commission
    September 21, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT
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  • Board / Commission Dinner

    September 21, 2019, 6:00 p.m. to September 21, 8:00 p.m. EDT
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  • Leadership Registration

    Registration for leaders attending only the Leadership meetings and not the Policy and Advocacy Conference.
    September 22, 2019, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. EDT
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  • Leadership Orientation

    A general overview for all incoming leaders of the APA organization.
    September 22, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. EDT
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  • Leadership General Session

    Opening plenary for Leadership
    September 22, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EDT
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  • CPC Committee Meetings

    Meetings of the Chapter Presidents Council committees.
    September 22, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT
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  • SRC Committee Meeting

    September 22, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT
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  • Division Initatives

    September 22, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT
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  • Board of Directors and AICP Commission - Strategic Planning

    A meeting for the Board and Commission to discuss the strategic direction for APA.
    September 22, 2019, 10:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT
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  • DC Business Meeting

    September 22, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT
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  • CPC Business Meeting

    Business meeting of the Chapter Presidents Council.
    September 22, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. EDT
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  • SRC ExCom Meeting

    September 22, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT
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  • Division Topical Focused Discussion

    September 22, 2019, 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. EDT
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  • APA Board of Directors Meeting

    A business meeting for the APA Board of Directors
    September 22, 2019, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT
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  • CPC Exchange

    A topical exchange on diversity/equity/inclusion.
    September 22, 2019, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT
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  • Divisions Council

    September 22, 2019, 4:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT
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  • Leadership Reception

    A welcome reception for all APA leaders (Board, Commission, CPC, DC, and SRC).
    September 22, 2019, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT
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  • APA Board of Directors Meeting

    A business meeting for the APA Board of Directors
    September 23, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EDT
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  • State of the States: Legislative Session Roundtable

    Transportation funding, small cell infrastructure, housing policy- and that’s just the beginning. Talk with peers about the challenges and successes of the 2019 state legislative sessions, the issues that mattered most to planners, and what’s ahead for 2020.
    September 23, 2019, 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EDT
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  • Delegate Assembly and Policy Forum

    As the APA Legislative and Policy Committee commences work on new policy guides and legislative priorities, this forum is an opportunity to weigh in on your issue priorities and provide essential input for APA’s policy and advocacy programs.
    September 23, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT
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  • Legislative and Policy Committee Meeting

    September 23, 2019, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EDT
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  • Effective Communications for Advancing the Planning Agenda

    This session will highlight how communication can be a critical advocacy skill and essential for influencing elected officials.  How we talk about issues and the distinctive role of planning has a critical impact on our ability to promote good policies for the communities we serve.
    September 23, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. EDT
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    CM | 1.25
  • AICP Commission Work Session

    A work session for the AICP Commission
    September 23, 2019, 2:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. EDT
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  • PAC19 Pre-Conference Training: Planners’ Day on Capitol Hill Training

    Through brief scenario exercises attendees will be given the opportunity to build their messaging around specific federal budget and transportation policy areas. This session will focus on how to succeed in the context of congressional meetings and provide tips for engaging congressional offices.
    September 23, 2019, 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. EDT
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  • Legislative Workshop

    September 23, 2019, 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. EDT
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  • Opening General Session – Daniel Burnham Forum on Big Ideas: Equitable Redevelopment and Inclusive Growth in Legacy Cities

    Legacy cities — older industrial cities challenged by sustained economic and social transition — are advancing new policies to create opportunity and prosperity for all. Join this discussion among leading policy makers on cities’ pursuit of equitable and inclusive redevelopment.
    September 23, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT
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    CM | 1.50
  • Opening Reception

    September 23, 2019, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT
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  • SRC – Student/Young Planner Social Event

    September 23, 2019, 7:00 p.m. to September 23, 8:00 p.m. EDT
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  • Registration / Planners Day on Capitol Hill Help Desk

    September 24, 2019, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT
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  • Legislative Liaison Breakfast (Invitation Only)

    APA chapters are critical to advancing planning priorities in the states. Chapter legislative liaisons, legislative committee co-chairs, and planners leading state legislative efforts are invited to discuss strategy for 2020 based on policy and advocacy lessons learned in 2019.
    September 24, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. EDT
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  • General Session: Implementing Opportunity Zones

    Opportunity Zones established in the 2017 tax reform legislation represent the most significant new incentive for investment in underserved communities in a generation. Opportunity Zones have been designated, regulations issued, and broad federal coordination has commenced. In this session, discover the promise, perils, best practices, and next steps for implementing this new tool.
    September 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. EDT
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    CM | 1
  • General Session: Planning Home: The Federal Housing Agenda

    The Trump administration, presidential candidates, and leaders on Capitol Hill are talking about federal approaches to the nation’s housing crisis. Hear how Washington may tackle tough housing problems, from funding and finance to the executive order on regulatory barriers.
    September 24, 2019, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. EDT
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  • Concurrent Session: Legacy Cities: What’s the Federal Role?

    How can federal policy help the nation’s legacy cities? Washington’s approaches to transportation, infrastructure, tax incentives, housing, and technology policy have an enormous impact on these communities. Join an expert conversation about how federal policies can boost prosperity and opportunity in legacy cities and the nation’s smaller and mid-size metropolitan areas.
    September 24, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT
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    CM | 1
  • Concurrent Session: Planning Home: A Look at the States

    States have taken a leading role in the debate on housing policy. From pre-emption to new funding and finance, states are actively reshaping how communities approach housing. Find out what’s happening in state legislatures and what to expect in 2020.
    September 24, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT
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  • Luncheon: The Road to 2020

    As the nation heads into election season, what is the political landscape for planning issues? Look ahead to Election 2020 with insider perspectives on what to expect and why it matters for planning and your community. This session will provide further insight to the political context in which key planning issues like housing and infrastructure are being debated.
    September 24, 2019, 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. EDT
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    CM | 0.75
  • Concurrent Session: Legal and Regulatory Update for Planners: Takings, Telecommunications, and the Census

    The recent regulatory takings decision from the U.S. Supreme Court may have major implications for planning. New FCC rules affect local telecommunications siting and infrastructure. Learn the latest on these issues and how they will affect your community.
    September 24, 2019, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT
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    CM | 1
  • Concurrent Session: Legacy Cities: States in Action

    Many legacy cities’ challenges stem from state government actions: insufficient funding, limits on how they generate revenues, and programs that disincentivize good planning can be major constraints. This panel will highlight promising policies and tactics for advancing them.
    September 24, 2019, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT
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    CM | 1
  • Concurrent Session: Legacy Cities: Local Policies, Local Success

    Discover the innovative policies used by legacy cities to advance equitable development and address critical housing, infrastructure, and workforce development challenges. Local leaders will offer insights from their experience and discuss how these tools can be applied in your community.
    September 24, 2019, 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. EDT
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    CM | 1
  • Concurrent Session: Preparing for FAST Act Reauthorization

    The federal surface transportation law — the FAST Act — is set to expire in 2020, but action on reauthorization —including congressional committee action and introduction of a host of bills aimed at shaping the debate — already is under way. Discover how the debate is unfolding on planning issues and the outlook for investment in transit, bike and pedestrian programs, climate, and resilience.
    September 24, 2019, 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. EDT
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    CM | 1
  • General Session: Capitol Hill Views on Infrastructure

    Infrastructure has bipartisan appeal but agreement on funding has been elusive. Hear from leading members of Congress about the outlook for infrastructure legislation and appropriations for essential programs.
    September 24, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT
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    CM | 1
  • Capitol Hill Reception

    Join APA, national partners, and congressional staff on Capitol Hill to honor exceptional planning stories in state and districts nationwide recognized through APA's Great Places in America program. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.
    September 24, 2019, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. EDT
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  • Breakfast Orientation

    September 25, 2019, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. EDT
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  • Advocacy Training and Planners’ Day on Capitol Hill Issue Briefing

    Join in this discussion as presenters provide a briefing on key issues and the asks that we encourage planners to present during the congressional meetings. We will present tips to conduct persuasive meetings and detail the logistics for the day’s events.
    September 25, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. EDT
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    CM | 1
  • Great Places in America Announcement

    Join us for APA’s Capitol Hill announcement of the 2019 Great Places in America designees. Hear from designees about the neighborhoods, streets, and public spaces honored this year.
    September 25, 2019, 10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EDT
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  • Meetings on Capital Hill

    Make your voice heard! APA will coordinate and schedule meetings for you with your congressional representatives. Discuss critical planning issues and build relationships with congressional staff and members of Congress.
    September 25, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT
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  • Congressional Meetings

    Make your voice heard! APA will coordinate and schedule meetings for you with your congressional representatives. Discuss critical planning issues and build relationships with congressional staff and members of Congress.
    September 25, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT
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  • Congressional Luncheon

    This special Capitol Hill luncheon and issue briefings and feature congressional champions of good planning.
    September 25, 2019, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT
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