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2014 Annual Conference Presentations

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General Information:

Final Program

Thank you for coming the Annual Conference, we will see you next year in Pittsburgh. 
Presentations are below:


Main Sessions

  • Opening Keynote: Life in Disaster |1.25 CM
  • Pitkin Lecture |1 CM
  • Plenary: How to be an Expert Witness |1.5 CM LAW (view presentation)

Mobile Workshops

  • M2. A Workshop on Wheels | 2 CM
  • M3. Ed Bacon’s 20th Century City Planning Masterpiece | 1 CM
  • M4. Urban Green Stormwater Infrastructure | 1.5 CM
  • M5. On the Old Waterfront | 1.5 CM
  • M6. Searching for Philadelphia’s Great Concealed Places | 1.5 CM

Concurrent Sessions A

  • A1. Registered Community Organizations | 1.25 CM (view presentation)
  • A2. Practical Ways to Illustrate Immigrant Demographics | 1.25 CM
  • A3. Creative Placemaking in Frankford, Philadelphia | 1.25 CM (view presentation)
  • A4. Collective Impact for Watershed Protection | 1.25 CM
  • A5. From Boxcars to Buses | 1.25 CM (view presentation)
  • A6. Best Practices in Local Sign Control | 1.25 CM
  • A7. The Campus as Community | 1.25 CM

Concurrent Sessions B

  • B1. Reinventing Turnpike Corridor Business Parks | 1.5 CM
  • B2. Strategies Toward Designing a Healthier Community 1.5 CM
  • B3. Making Solar Shine in PA | 1.5 CM
  • B4. Zoning from 0 to 60 | 1.5 CM
  • B6. Natural Resources Greenway Plans | 1.5 CM
  • B7. Getting Back on Track at the Station | 1.5 CM
  • B8. The Influence of Public Input | 1.5 CM

Concurrent Sessions C

  • C1. Filling the Empty Seat | 1.25 CM (view presentation)
  • C2. Fairmount Park | 1.25 CM
  • C3. Ideas to Implementation | 1.25 CM
  • C4. I’ve Written my Hazard Mitigation Plan, Now What | 1.25 CM (view presentation)
  • C5. Montgomery County’s Proactive Approach | 1.25 CM
  • C6. Beyond Maps | 1.25 CM (view presentation)
  • C7. Better than Before 1.25 CM

Concurrent Sessions D

  • D1. Working with a Consultant | CM credit is not guaranteed
  • D2. Keeping Suburban Downtown Retail Districts Relevant | 1.5 CM (view presentation)
  • D3. Benchmarking the Performance of Public Facilities | 1.5 CM (view presentation)
  • D4. Planning Better Transit Stops | 1.5 CM (view presentation)
  • D5. Planning for Effective Wireless | 1.5 CM LAW
  • D6. Brandywine Battlefield | 1.5 CM
  • D7. Paseo Verde | 1.5 CM

Concurrent Sessions E

  • E1. Planning for Immigrant & Multi-Ethnic | 1.5 CM ETHICS
  • E2. Connecting the Dots | 1.5 CM (view handout)
  • E3. When Your Main Street is a State Highway | 1.5 CM
  • E4. Agriculture: A Cost Effective Solution to MS4s | 1.5 CM
  • E5. Turning Smart Growth | 1.5 CM (view presentation)
  • E6. Legislative Update | 1.5 CM LAW
  • E7. Philadelphia and Pittsburgh: Metrics | 1.5 CM

Concurrent Sessions F

  • F1. Urban Redevelopment and Brownfields | 1.25 CM
  • F2. Resilient Revitalization | 1.25 CM
  • F3. Green Stormwater Infrastructure | 1.25 CM
  • F4. Land Use Data | 1.25 CM
  • F5. Implementation of a Bicycle and Pedestrian | 1.25 CM
  • F6. Promoting Efficiency & Increasing Public Transit | 1.25 CM
  • F7. Git ‘R Done: Engaging the Community | 1.25 CM

Concurrent Sessions G

  • G1. Fiscal Impacts to Your Community | 1.5 CM
  • G2. We’re In This Together | 1.5 CM
  • G3. The Viability of Pennsylvania Casinos | 1.5 CM (view presentation)
  • G4. Planning for Adoption of Plug-in Electric Vehicles | 1.5 CM
  • G5. So What’s the Big Dill Anyway | 1.5 CM
  • G6. Dense, Denser, Densest: Rezoning | 1.5 CM
  • G7. Land Use Decisions of the Commonwealth | 1.5 CM LAW