Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Conference Presentations (downloadable): Building Safe, Healthy and Livable Communities


The three-day conference program includes over 100 sessions and close to 400 speakers. The final program for the conference and speaker bios are included below.

Continuing Education

Sessions approved for Continuing Education Units for AICP Planners are identified on the program below with CM and the number of units approved.

PowerPoint Presentations

PDF files of all the PowerPoint presentations collected from speakers at the conference are posted on the conference program below. They are posted below the list of speakers for each session. If you do not see a pdf file for a particular speaker/session, they either did not use PowerPoint or we were unable to obtain a copy of their presentation.
Click session titles for more details on that session.

Wednesday, February 2nd

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM | Optional Pre-Conference Workshop 1
Achieving Equitable Development: Strategies to Empower Community Organizations
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Optional Pre-Conference Workshop 2
Smarter Codes, Smarter Growth: How to Achieve your Smart Growth Goals through Zoning Code Reform
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Optional Pre-Conference Workshop 3
Promoting Safety and Livability Through Smart Growth: A Training for Injury Prevention Professionals (by invitation only)


Thursday, February 3rd

9:00-10:30 AM | Concurrent Breakouts
From Transportation to Climate Protection: Coordination at the Countywide Level [CM 1.5]
Sustainability Standards—Current Trends, Benefits and Limitations in Evaluating Community Sustainability [CM 1.5]
Successful Approaches to Equitable Development: Capacity Building, Area-Wide Planning and Revitalization Strategies [CM 1.5]
Wise Financing for Smarter Growth in Today’s Cash-Strapped World [CM 1.5]
Putting Health at the Center of Community Planning Through Non-Traditional Partnerships [CM 1.5]
Smart Growth 101 [CM 1.5]
Successfully Engaging Diverse Audiences in Regional Planning: Tools, Techniques, and Strategies [CM 1.5]
Swimming Upstream: How Sustainability is Faring at the State Policy Level [CM 1.5]
Achieving Equity through Regional Vacant Property Policies [CM 1.5]
Building Better Streets and Connected Cities [CM 1.5]
South End: The New Emerging Market for TOD and Urban Infill [CM 1.5]
10:45 AM-12:15 PM | Concurrent Breakouts
Adapting to Climate Change: Local and Regional Approaches [CM 1.5]
Latinos and Smart Growth: Lost in Translation [CM 1.5]
Broad(er) Partnerships Help Spur a Green Economy Along Boston's Fairmount Indigo Transit Corridor [CM 1.5]
Building Health in Suburban Counties: Two Case Studies in Shaping Local Plans [CM 1.5]
Getting Results in Affordable Housing: Local Government, Land Trusts, and the Private Sector [CM 1.5]
Creating Sustainability in Disasters’ Wakes: New Orleans’ Rising [CM 1.5]
Working in Partnership towards Equity: Creating Safe and Healthy Communities [CM 1.5]
A Role for Everyone: Encouraging Green Infrastructure Applications [CM 1.5]
The Atlanta BeltLine—A Model of Urban Transformation [CM 1.5]
Putting Schools on the Map: Linking Complete Communities, Transit-Oriented Development, Families, and Schools [CM 1.5]
The How-to Guide: Local Government CAN work Developers—Wyomissing Square Example [CM 1.5]
On A Collision Course: Smart Growth and Traffic Safety [CM 1.5]
1:30-3:00 PM | Breakout Sessions
Geodesign for Smart Growth: A Geographic Approach To Sustainable Development [CM 1.5]
Addressing Gentrification: Strategies for Fair and Equitable Neighborhood Development [CM 1.5]
Banking on Equitable Development [CM 1.5]
Fresh Food for All: Integrating Food Systems into Planning and Economic Development [CM 1.5]
Reshaping Development Patterns [CM 1.5]
Livable Communities in Smaller Cities, Towns and Rural America [CM 1.5]
Transforming a Region—Transit, Sustainability and Affordability [CM 1.5]
1:30-5:00 PM | Concurrent Trainings
Implementing Sustainability and Energy Efficiency at the State and Local Level [CM 3.5]
Pounding the Pavement: “Walkshops” for Multi-media Planning [CM 3.5]
Health Impact Assessment (HIA)—From Building the Foundation to Implementation, Case Studies from Around the Nation [CM 3.5]
Integrating More Sustainable Design Into Form-Based Codes [CM 3.5]
3:15-5:15 PM | Concurrent Workshops
"Race"-ing to Equity: A Toolkit and Tale of Two Cities [CM 2]
Smart Growth: The Investment Opportunity for Financierss [CM 2]
Sustainable Return on Investment: Measuring the Triple Bottom Lines[CM 2]
How Disasters Can Create Smart Growth Opportunitiess [CM 2]
Revenuesheds: An Essential Tool to Understanding How to Finance Watershed Protections [CM 2]
NEEDED: Schools That Deliver 1st Rate Education and Encourage Healthier Citizens and Communitiess [CM 2]
Tools for Performance-Based Planning for Equitable, Sustainable Communities [CM 2]
6:30-10:00 PM | Evening Plenaries
6:30-7:00 PM | Welcome and Acknowledgements
7:00-7:15 PM | Celebrating More Than A Decade of Implementing Smart Growth
7:15-8:45 PM | Financing Smart Growth: From Public to Private Investments in Sustainable Communitiess [CM 1.5]
8:45-10:00 PM | Hosted Networking Reception


Friday, February 4th

7:00-8:30 AM | Registration & Continental Breakfast
7:00-8:30 AM | Networking Activities
Southeast Smart Growth Networking Event
Check-in on Sustainable Communities Technical Assistance Opportunities
Everything is Political: Come to the Advocacy Networking Session
8:30-10:15 AM | Morning Plenaries
8:30-8:40 AM | Morning Welcome
8:40-10:15 AM | Smart Growth and Rural America: Fostering Economic Development and Sustainable Communities
10:30 AM-12:00 PM | Concurrent Breakouts
Resilient Regions: Climate Adaptation Planning at the Regional Scale[CM 1.5]
Integrating Indicators of Smart Growth and Healthy Communities into Real Estate Listings [CM 1.5]
Sustainable Communities & Freight—Applying a Smart Growth Framework to Ports, Goods Movement & Environmental Justice [CM 1.5]
2010 Smart Growth Funding Update: Equity into Smart Growth Funding[CM 1.5]
HOMEConnecticut: Affordable, Energy-Efficient, Transit-Rich Housing that can Deter Sprawl Anywhere [CM 1.5]
Community Voices & Visions for the Future: Stories to Values to Action[CM 1.5]
A District Energy Policy Framework for Existing Neighborhoods [CM 1.5]
Southern Rural & Urban Sustainability Projects: Progress with Partnership for Sustainable Communities [CM 1.5]
Sustainable Regional Planning, with a Carolina Twist [CM 1.5]
Making a Lot with a Little: Long-Term Sustainability Strategies for Rural Communities [CM 1.5]
Parking Management: How to Reform an Underperforming Municipal Asset [CM 1.5]
Planning Your Community's Walking and Wheeling Network [CM 1.5]
12:00-1:45 PM | Lunch Break (Participants are on their own for lunch)
1:45-3:15 PM | Concurrent Breakouts
Smart Growth and Coastal Communities: Adapting to Sea Level Rise[CM 1.5]
Linking Climate Justice and Sustainability to National Equitable Development Advocacy Concerns [CM 1.5]
Moving Spartanburg Forward: How Multimodal Transportation is Advancing Community Development [CM 1.5]
Taking "Not So Big" to the Next Level: Pocket Neighborhoods as Urban Infill [CM 1.5]
From Dustbowl Days in Old Oklahoma to a Sustainable, Smarter Future[CM 1.5]
Getting It Right: Training the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders and Practitioners [CM 1.5]
Parks Rescue and Restore Economic, Environmental and Public Health[CM 1.5]
Creating Equitable Redevelopment: Utilizing Fair Housing Law to Development Communities of Opportunity [CM 1.5]
Reading, Riding and Retrofit—Schools Leading the Way to Community Sustainability [CM 1.5]
Mayors Smart Growth Roundtable: Greening the Rural Economy [CM 1.5]
World-Class Bus Rapid Transit: New Foundations for Transit Oriented Development [CM 1.5]
North Carolina: Transforming the “Good Roads State” to the “Complete Streets State” [CM 1.5]
3:30-5:30 PM | Concurrent Workshops
Environmental Justice and Community Engagement: Can Inclusive Engagement Lead to Just and Smart Growth? [CM 2]
Growing Smart: Successful Public Private Partnerships [CM 2]
Building the Workforce for Sustainable Development Tackling the Job of Jobs [CM 2]
Healthy Places, Community-Driven Approaches [CM 2]
Creating a Big Tent: Building Regional Collaboration Along Corridors [CM 2]
Striking a Balance: Implementing Rural Codes in America's Southeast[CM 2]
Ingredients for Smart Growth Success: How to Build a Strategic and Successful Coalition [CM 2]
From Partnership to Reality: Federal and Local Collaboration for Equitable Development [CM 2]
Sustaining Safe Routes to School initiatives: Emerging Policy and Practice Strategies that Make it Happen [CM 2]
Stronger Economies Together: Enabling Communities to Collaborate Successfully on a Regional Basis [CM 2]
New Money for Transit in 3 Simple Steps [CM 2]
enGULFed! Rethinking Smart Growth for Louisiana’s Coastal Communities [CM 2]
5:45 PM-8:45 PM | Networking Activities
5:45-7:15 PM | Health Impact Assessment Networking Session — For New and Experienced Practitioners
7:00-8:30 PM | Tools for Sustainable Design and Green Building Implementation
7:30-8:45 PM | Promoting Safety and Livability Through Smart Growth, Part II: Identifying Next Steps (invitation only)


Saturday, February 5th

7:00-8:30 AM | Registration & Continental Breakfast
7:00-8:30 AM | Networking Activities
Smart Growth for Small Towns and Rural Areas: Connecting Leaders and Sharing Successes
8:30-10:00 AM | Morning Plenaries
8:30-8:40 AM | Morning Welcome
8:40-10:00 AM | Moving our Country to a Green(er) Economy [CM 1.25]
10:15 AM-12:15 PM | Concurrent Workshops
Engaging Underrepresented Communities: Interactive Approaches to Equitable Transit Planning [CM 2]
Overcoming Exclusion: Advancing Equity in Disadvantaged Unincorporated Communities [CM 2]
Innovative Strategies for Infrastructure Financing [CM 2]
TOD, Corridor Revitalization, and Air Pollution: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You (and Others) [CM 2]
Think Regionally, Act Locally [CM 2]
Slow Development [CM 2]
Local Farms, Local Farmers, Local Food, Local Lessons: A Low-country Story [CM 2]
Building Regional Alliances from the Ground Up [CM 2]
Rethinking Density: Is Smart Growth Good Enough? [CM 2]
What we Learned from TIGER: Lessons for Transportation Reform [CM 2]
Leveling the Playing Field for Compact Development and Improving Water Quality [CM 2]
12:15-1:45 PM | Networking Lunch (Lunch provided)
2010 EPA National Awards for Smart Growth Achievement Videos
1:45-3:15 PM | Concurrent Breakouts
RE-Powering Communities with Equity through Clean Energy [CM 1.5]
Strategies for Bringing Green Jobs to Older Urban Centers [CM 1.5]
Planning for America's Future: Aging, Rural and All Abilities [CM 1.5]
Sustainable Historic Preservation: Getting Past Windows and Doors to Achieve Community-wide Reuse and Reinvestment [CM 1.5]
Catalyzing Community-Scale Movements: The Healthy, Active, and Vibrant Communities Model [CM 1.5]
Brownfields to Greenways—New Destinations from Brownfields [CM 1.5]
Successful Multi-jurisdictional Planning Partnerships [CM 1.5]
Supporting Regional Farmers as a Rural Economic Development Strategy [CM 1.5]
Sustainable and Equitable Transportation for Communities: Reprioritizing Federal Policies [CM 1.5]
Economy, Jobs and Spending, Oh My!: Messaging Smart Growth in 2011[CM 1.5]
3:20-4:00 PM | Closing Plenary
Transforming Our Cities in a Globally-Competitive World