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Annual Conference 2009

View presentations from the 2009 PA Chapter of APA Annual Conference below.
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General:

Sunday, October 4, 2009

3:30pm – 5:00pm Concurrent Workshops

  • Planning and Zoning for Green Buildings
  • Planning Ethics in Pennsylvania – Presentation 1
  • How Can Pennsylvania’s Communities Plan for a Sustainable Future? – Presentation 1
  • Successful Partnerships for Urban Renewal
  • Using Data and GIS to Target Neighborhood Stabilization Program Dollars – Presentation 1

Monday, October 5, 2009

8:00am – 9:00am Opening Keynote
Timothy Beatley, PhD, Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities, Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, University of Virginia School of Architecture

9:00am – 10:00am Mobile Workshops

9:15am – 10:30am Concurrent Workshops

  • Improving Your Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance – Presentation 1 | Handout 1
  • Developing and Sustaining Communities for a Lifetime – Presentation 1
  • Using TDRs to Stretch Preservation Dollars and Achieve Smart Growth – Presentation 1
  • Town Centers in the Southeast Region – Presentation 1
  • Energy and Climate Change: Planners Role and Challenge – Presentation 1
  • Implementing LUTED Through a Project Prioritization Process: Case Study of North Central PA – Presentation 1 | Presentation 2
  • Identifying Historic Housing Infrastructure

11:00am – 12:15pm Concurrent Workshops

  • Annual Update: Chapter Legislative Committee Activities, Required Training and MPC Rewrite Initiatives
  • Infill Philadelphia: Food Access
  • Sustainability in Stormwater Management: Green Infrastructure from the City to the Urban Fringe – Presentation 1
  • Imagine Regional Plans that Actually Work – Presentation 1
  • Inclusionary Zoning for Workforce Housing – Presentation 1
  • Implementing Complete Streets in Pennsylvania – Presentation 1 | Presentation 2 | Presentation 3 | Presentation 4
  • Conservation Landscape Initiative: Promoting Sustainability of Special Places

2:00pm – 5:00pm Mobile Workshops

2:15pm – 3:30pm Concurrent Workshops

  • Planning for the Impacts of Development – Presentation 1
  • Grassroots Planning: The Lower Italian Market Revitalization Project – Presentation 1
  • Reclaiming Abandoned PA: Tools for Revitalizing Older Communities, Conservatorship for Abandoned Properties – Presentation 1
  • Planning by Design: A Model for Main Street
  • Pennsylvania Population: 1970-2030 – Presentation 1
  • Philadelphia Regional Greenway Connections
  • How to Become an AICP- Presentation 1

4:00pm – 5:30pm Concurrent Workshops

Tuesday, October 5, 2009

9:00am – 10:00am Plenary Session
Sandy Wiggins, Principal, Consilience Inc. – Presentation (File is 13 MB in size)

10:30am – 11:45am Concurrent Workshops

  • Planning for Marcellus Shale Developments & Impacts – Presentation 1
  • Water Resources Planning for Sustainable Pennsylvania Watersheds 
  • Making TOD Work for Older Neighborhoods – Presentation 1
  • Using Transportation Dollars to Build Sustainable and Livable Communities- Presentation 1
  • Paying for Green Energy and Feasibility for Co-Generation 
  • Accommodating Affordable and Senior Housing in the Comprehensive Planning and Implementation Process- Presentation 1 | Handout 1

12:00pm – 2:00pm Annual Meeting, Awards Program and Luncheon

2:15pm – 3:30pm Concurrent Workshops

  • Creating Successful Planning Commissions 
  • Greater Philadelphia’s Food System: The Complexities of Planning for a Local Food System
  • Design Standards in Urban Zoning – Presentation 1
  • Local Government Responses to Community Planning for Aging: Three Approaches to Addressing Aging in Place 
  • Connecting Planners with the TreeVitalize Program to Enhance Tree Canopy in PA Communities – Presentation 1 | Handout 1
  • Linking Redevelopment Areas with Transit in Philadelphia  – Presentation 1

4:00pm – 5:30pm Concurrent Workshops

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