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*Please Note:  APA-NJ will be applying for CMs for all sessions.  Noted below are also sessions we will be applying for CM Law and CM Ethics credits.  Additionally, thanks to Ann Brady and our partners at PlanSmartNJ, we anticipate the sessions noted below being eligible for CLEs for attorneys attending the conference.

Thursday Program At-A-Glance

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Registration & Breakfast – 8:00AM – 9:00AM

Session 1 – 9:00AM – 10:30AM

  • Getting the Most out of Redevelopment  (CM | 1.5 | Law & CLE)
  • Mount Laurel:  A Status Update  (CM | 1.5 | Law & CLE)
  • MLUL Reform:  Has the Time Finally Come?  (CM | 1.5 | Law & CLE)
  • Getting the Lead out of Drinking Water: Do Planners have a Role?  (CM | 1.5)
  • Working with General Development Plans  (CM | 1.5 | Law & CLE)
  • Access to Opportunity – Connecting Workforce Development and Transportation  (CM | 1.5)
  • Building Capacity to Advance Science-Informed Resilience Planning (CM | 1.5)
  • Conservation Lands Blueprint: Mapping Land Priorities for Farms, People, Habitat & Water (CM | 1.5)

Session 2 – 10:45AM – 12:15PM

  • Re-Purposing Suburban Office Parks — a Step-by-Step Guide (CM | 1.5 | Law & CLE)
  • Achieving Compliance Through Effective Housing Plans  (CM | 1.5 | Law & CLE)
  • Beyond Compliance:  Housing Need & Choice  (CM | 1.5)
  • UNBUILDING:  Green Infrastructure in Redevelopment Planning  (CM | 1.5)
  • Fiscal Impact Analysis:  New Methods, New Data & Best Practices  (CM | 1.5)
  • Batman vs Superman: Land Use vs Transportation Planning (CM | 1.5)
  • Shifting Shores: Planning for Sea Level Rise  (CM | 1.5)
  • Preserving Farms Through TDR  (CM | 1.5 | Law & CLE)

Luncheon & “What’s Next for NJ” – 12:30PM – 2:15PM

Session 3 – 2:30PM – 4:00PM

  • Financing & Incentive Programs in Redevelopment Areas  (CM |1.5 | Law & CLE)
  • Leveraging Partnerships to Develop Affordable Housing  (CM | 1.5)
  • Celebrating 50 Years:  Looking Back & Forward for the Bloustein Planning Program  (CM | 1.5)
  • Coordinating Responses to Health Issues Through Planning  (CM | 1.5 | Law & CLE)
  • Tech Tools for Planning – An Expo (CM | 1.5)
  • Leadership in Multimodal Mobility, Safety & Transportation Planning  (CM | 1.5)
  • Reshaping Coastal Development in Response to Risk  (CM | 1.5)
  • Mainstreaming Green Infrastructure:  A Team Approach in Newton (CM | 1.5)

Reception – 4:00PM – 5:30PM


Friday Program At-A-Glance

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Registration & Breakfast – 8:00AM – 9:00AM

Dean James W. Hughes – 8:30AM – 9:15AM

Session 1 – 9:30AM – 11:00AM

  • Tactical Urbanism!  (CM | 1.5)
  • Stakeholder Engagement for the NJTPA’s Plan 2045: Connecting North Jersey (CM | 1.5)
  • Catalyzing Change in the Highlands (Sussex County)  (CM | 1.5)
  • Camden: An Unprecedented Urban Renaissance (CM | 1.5)
  • Rethinking the Traditional TOD Concept with an Untraditional Land Use  (CM | 1.5)
  • Visualizing Sustainability: Planning Visualization Maps in Affordable Housing & Resiliency Planning (CM | 1.5 | Law and CLE)
  • The East Coast Greenway:  Linking NJ’s Cities  (CM | 1.5)
  • RAIL: Planning the Future of North Jersey’s Transportation and Economy (CM | 1.5)

Session 2 – 11:15AM – 12:45PM

  • The Politics of Redevelopment  (CM | 1.5 | Law and CLE)
  • If you Can’t Get There, It Doesn’t Exist:  What Mobility Delivers  (CM | 1.5)
  • How to Use Data to Inform Economic Develop Decisions (Morris County)  (CM | 1.5)
  • Designing for On-Demand Mobility – Autonomous Vehicles, Uber/Lyft & A Changing World (CM | 1.5)
  • The Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit Program: Successes & Greater Opportunities (CM | 1.5)
  • Creative Placemaking:  Metrics that Matter  (CM | 1.5)
  • BIKES!: Equity, Safety and Mobility in NJ (CM | 1.5)
  • The Rebirth of Downtown Somerville: Plans, Partnership, Progress  (CM | 1.5)

Luncheon & Keynote from Jonathan F. P. Rose – 1:00PM – 2:30PM

Session 3 – 2:45PM – 4:15PM

  • Dispelling the Myths About Historic Preservation  (CM | 1.5 | Law and CLE)
  • Infrastructure Report Card:  How Was It Done & How Can We Use It  (CM | 1.5)
  • Priority Investment in Sustainable Development and Redevelopment, Lessons from Somerset County (CM | 1.5)
  • Complete Streets in New Jersey, From Concept to Construction: A Transformation in Millburn and a Sneak Peek at the NJ Complete Street Design Guide (CM | 1.5)
  • NJ’s Capital Creative District – Building Inclusivity From the Start (CM | 1.5)
  • ETHICS – Orbit City:  We Have a Problem (CM |1.5 | Ethics)