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2013 Conference Presentations

2013 Annual Conference Presentations: The following presentations have been approved to be on our website.  The Pennsylvania Chapter is not responsible for the materials or opinions presented during the conference. 

If you were a presenter at the conference and wish to share your presentation please email them to info@planningpa.org and we will post them.

Thank you for coming to the Annual Conference, we will see you next year in Philadelphia.

Please see presentations below:


Citizens Planning Institute: Building Capacity for Local Planning

Using TDR to Transform Fort Washington Office Park

Creating and Managing Energy Programs

The Road to Somewhere: Reconnecting Urban & Suburban Communities

Keeping Your Cool: Life in the Public Realm

Trails Towns, Bike Boros, Camping Cities: How to use Nature-Based Tourism as a Revitalization Strategy for Downtowns

Implementing Energy Improvements at Your Organization

Form Controls for the Real World

Making Digital Connections in Your Communities

How Current Demographic Changes will Dramatically Impact Future Land-Use Strategies

Lancaster City Green Infrastructure Plan and Demonstration Projects

Making Cents of the Local Land Use Plan

Navigating the Updated AICP Exam

New Tools to Address Responsible Shale Gas Development

City Beautiful in Harrisburg: Planning on a Grand Scale

What will be APA-PA’s Unconventional Shale Gas Development Strategy & Policy? Session 1: The Trends and Issues to Think About

Challenges for Multimodal Transportation in PA: PA’s Long Range Transportation Plan and Comprehensive Freight Movement Plan

Planning for Public Sewer – Expect Anything and Everything

“My Community: What the Plan” Engaging Youth and Community Leaders in Community Design and Decisions

Fight Blight Strategy

Beyond the Bike Lane and Sharrow – Bike Share, Cycle Tracks, and Bike Boulevards in Pittsburgh

Using Facilitation Skills to Advance Planning

From Sprawling to Thriving

Understanding Renewable Energy Projects and the Zoning and Permitting Issues They Present

Trails: A Sustainable Transportation Solution

How Ordinance Standards and Regulations Impact Agriculture Operations

2030 Districts: Place-Based Strategies for Advancing Sustainability and Economic Competitiveness

Coding for Form in Norristown and Narberth

Land Use Planning Matters: Planning for Disaster Resilient Communities

Mobile workshop
Carlisle Borough: Putting Planning Innovation into Practice

Featured Speaker: Tom Murphy
The Rules are Changing: Building 21st Century Communities

Featured Speaker: Patrick Henderson
Pennsylvania’s Energy Resources – Powering Communities Into the Future