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  • Non-APA EventFighting the Flood: Innovative Approaches to New York's Climate Change Challenges

    WHEN:
    Tuesday, December 1, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    The New Amsterdam History Center
    Together with The Holland Society of New York

    Invite you to

    Innovative Approaches to New York’s Climate Change Challenges

    Join us for a Panel Discussion featuring

    Matthijs Bouw, Moderator
    Founder, ONE ARCHITECTURE

    Pippa Brashear
    Principal, SCAPE Landscape Architecture

    Daniel Vasini
    Creative Director of West 8 NY, Architect and Urban Designer

    Edgar J. Westerhof
    National Director for Flood Risk & Resiliency, ARCADIS

    Followed by a Q & A

    TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2020
    6 to 7:30 PM (EST)

    Admission $15, General Public.
    Holland Society, Registered NY City Tour Guides, NAF & Netherland Club Members $10

    NAHC Patrons Enjoy Free Admission

    RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED
    Reservation deadline is November 29th

    A Zoom link and password will be emailed to registered participants the day before the performance.

    For further information write to: events@newamsterdamhistorycenter.org

    THIS EVENT IS SUPPORTED BY THE CONSULATE OF THE KINGDOM OF THE NETHERLANDS IN NEW YORK

    Sponsors: 

    Event Type: Discussion
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  • APA EventAPA NYM Economic Development Committee Meeting in December

    WHEN:
    Tuesday, December 1, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Economic Development Committee is hosting the monthly meeting on 12/1/2020 at 6:30pm.

    If you are interested in joining us, please email at economicdevelopment@nyplanning.org

    We will send you the meeting link via email.

    Thank you and See you then!

    APA NYM Economic Development Committee

    Sponsors: 

    Event Type: Other
    CM Credits:

  • APA EventHNRC Monthly Meeting

    WHEN:
    Thursday, December 3, 2020
    12:00 am

    The normal meeting date is Thanksgiving so we are rescheduling both the November and December meeting which falls on Christmas Eve.

    Agenda:

    1. Discussion on neighborhood re-zonings in preparation for a panel discussion, “Let’s Talk about Re-zonings. There will be a summary of recent and proposed re-zonings and discussion to frame the panel issues.
    2. Virtual walking tours
    3. Update and next steps on CLCAPA and CMA

    Please RSVP to msickles40@gmail.com to receive the zoom link.

     

    Sponsors: 

    Event Type: Discussion
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Past Events

  • Centering Equity in Micromobility Planning, Policy, and Design

    WHEN:
    Monday, November 16, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Centering Equity in Micromobility Planning, Policy, and Design
    A Conversation organized by Gehl, EA Creative, Insight Civil, and Stantec.

    When: Monday, November 16, 12-1:15 PM 

    Panelists:

    • Quemuel Arroyo, Global Head of Community, Charge
    • Waffiyyah Murray, Better Bike Share Program Manager, City of Philadelphia
    • Shabazz Stuart, Founder and CEO, Oonee Pod
    • Adaryll Taylor, Chief of Staff & Administration, Transportation Planning & Management Division, NYCDOT
    • Dr. Destiny Thomas, Founder and CEO, Thrivance Group

    Moderated by:

    • Anna Muessig, Associate, Gehl    

    Before COVID-19 dramatically altered the urban landscape overnight, cities were experiencing a major shift in the way we move around: tech-based ride hailing, new micromobility options, and autonomous vehicle pilots were deployed to various degrees in cities around the world. The pandemic has simultaneously underscored the inequities present across urban mobility systems and kick-started a paradigm shift for urban streets in New York such as DOT’s open streets programs, outdoor dining, and a surge in cycling. As technologies and trends continue to shape urban transportation, we have convened an expert panel for a discussion on how to center equity in conversations about the planning, design, and policy around new micromobility options.

    Join the APA New York Metro Urban Design Committee for a conversation with the people working to shape this conversation as we ask: How do we make sure that folks that have been most left behind in transit accessibility are centered during discussions about new mobility system planning and roll out? Where has this been done successfully, what have the challenges been, and what strategies can we use to overcome them? What is the role of city agencies, designers, and mobility tech companies in developing more equitable transportation systems? 

    Event Brite Registration link here.

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    Event Type: Discussion
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  • Hindsight Conference 2020

    WHEN:
    Thursday, November 12, 2020 - Friday, November 13, 2020
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Hindsight Conference is an all-day conference in New York City on urban planning through an equity lens. The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified our nation’s structural inequities, as evident in racial disparities in deaths and access to care, rise in income inequality, and layered on top, police brutality against Black lives. This year’s conference calls for planners and policy-makers to channel our public health roots and re-center environmental justice.

    Asserting our vision for the future is necessary to prevent others from taking advantage of crisis to impose their ideologies. Black and Indigenous People of Color; People with Disabilities; Queer, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals; and other historically marginalized groups, must lead the road to recovery.

    Through two half days of virtual workshops, exhibits,  and panels we challenge attendees to build a future where we all not just survive, but more importantly, thrive. We must strengthen our connections to our ancestral struggles, our historic and present-day movements, and one another, in order to build our health and our future.

    Registration and Hindsight 2020 Conference Schedule:

    Please visit the Hindsight Conference website for registration details and full program with sessions and speakers. Note: 1 CM credit per session – credits pending (60-minute sessions, concurrent by topic/tracks)

    November 12, Day One

    9:45am-11:00am – Opening Remarks and Keynote
    11:10am-12:10pm – Session 1 Block
    12:20pm-1:20pm – Movement Break
    1:30pm-2:30pm – Session 2 Block
    2:40pm-2:45pm – End of Day One Closing Remarks

    November 13, Day Two

    12:00pm-12:15pm – Day Two Kickoff
    12:20pm-1:20pm – Session 3 Block
    1:30pm-2:30pm – Session 4 Block
    2:40pm-3:40pm – Session 5 Block
    3:50pm-4:05pm – Closing Remarks
    4:10-5:30pm – Virtual Happy Hour & Dance Party with DJ Tara

    Please visit the Hindsight Conference website for the most up-to-date information about Hindsight 2020 including the full schedule, program, speakers, exhibiter/vendors, web requirements and other important information.

    Contact Us: Please email us with any questions.

    Sponsors: This conference is sponsored by the APA-NYM Chapter and organized by the members of the Diversity Committee.  For sponsorship opportunities please visit the Sponsorship Opportunities Page.

    Sponsors: None

    Event Type: Conference
    CM Credits: 1 per session

  • APA NY Metro Chapter Roundtable: Emerging Firms in Planning and Urban Design in the Era of Covid

    WHEN:
    Tuesday, November 10, 2020
    12:00 am

    Emerging Firms in Planning and Urban Design in the Era of Covid

    Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 12-1:15pm
    RSVP HERE

    Hosted by the APA NY Metro Arts & Culture and Urban Design Committee
    Powered by Buro Happold

    Join the APA NY Metro Chapter for a dialogue centered around the ways the planning community can support and encourage new and smaller firms to flourish, including MWDBE firms. The New York City planning and urban design industry benefits from having a diverse community of firms and professionals offering unique services. With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, emerging firms are facing new challenges but also opportunities for more adaptive and creative strategy making for our cities. This panel will bring together representatives from emerging firms to discuss the challenges and opportunities for emerging firms in the New York City region.

    Presentation: 
    Sreoshy Banerjea on the Creative RFP Toolkit 

    Panelists:

    • Celeste Frye, CEO and Principal, Public Works Partners, moderator
    • Shachi Pandey, Founding Principal, MUD Workshop
    • Jae Shin, Partner, HECTOR
    • James Johnson-Piett, Principal and CEO, Urbane Development
    • Georgeen Theodore, Principal and Co-Founder, Interboro

     

     

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    Event Type: Discussion
    CM Credits: yes

  • Tech Talk: Managing Uncertainty

    WHEN:
    Thursday, November 5, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join the APA NYM Technology Committee on Thursday at 6pm EST for a conversation with David Wasserman, AICP.

    Uncertainty has always accompanied how we plan our infrastructure, but it has rarely been a core component of decision-making processes. A way forward for public works professionals to better pivot with a changing world is to engage more directly with uncertain futures through scenario-oriented design models for infrastructure planning and design. Scenario-oriented design provides professionals the ability to connect standardized datasets, metrics, and visualizations in one workflow so the connection between high-level design decisions and consequences can be measured and communicated at once.

    Please RSVP to apa.techcomm@gmail.com for zoom details, RSVP will close at 5:30pm EST.

    All are welcome, do not have to be a committee member to join!

    Sponsors:

    Event Type: Lecture
    CM Credits: 0

  • APA NYM Economic Development Committee Meeting in November

    WHEN:
    Tuesday, November 3, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Economic Development Committee is hosting the monthly meeting on 11/3/2020 at 6:30pm.

    If you are interested in joining us, please email at economicdevelopment@nyplanning.org

    We will send you the meeting link via email.

    Thank you and See you then!

     

    APA NYM Economic Development Committee

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    Event Type: Conference
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  • Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization Committee

    WHEN:
    Thursday, October 22, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Please join us for our annual meeting:

    Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization Committee Monthly Meeting

    Thursday, 6:30-8:30 PM Zoom

    Agenda:

    1. Review of Conference Sessions
    2. Discussion: Brooklyn Re-zonings: Industry City, Gowanus
    3. Walking tours
    4. Plans for next year

    Contact Msickles40@gmail.com for zoom link

     

     

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    Event Type: Discussion
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  • Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization Committee

    WHEN:
    Thursday, October 22, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Please join us for our annual meeting:

    Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization Committee Monthly Meeting

    Thursday, 6:30-8:30 PM Zoom

    Agenda:

    1. Review of Conference Sessions
    2. Discussion: Brooklyn Re-zonings: Industry City, Gowanus
    3. Walking tours
    4. Plans for next year

    Contact Msickles40@gmail.com for zoom link

     

     

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    Event Type: Discussion
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  • APA NYM Economic Development Committee Meeting in October

    WHEN:
    Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Economic Development Committee is hosting the monthly meeting on 10/21/2020 at 6:30pm.

    If you are interested in joining us, please email at economicdevelopment@nyplanning.org

    We will send you the meeting link via email.

    Thank you and See you then!

     

    APA NYM Economic Development Committee

     

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    Event Type: Conference
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  • 2020 APA-NYM Chapter Annual Conference

    WHEN:
    Thursday, October 15, 2020 - Friday, October 16, 2020
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Join us for this year’s APA New York Metro (APA-NYM) Chapter Annual Conference!

    Registration is now open HERE. Conference links will be sent to all registered attendees the week of October 12th.
    When: Thursday, October 15, & Friday, October 16, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    Where: Virtual (look for an email from Whova after registration with all instructions, check your spam folder)
    Conference Program: HERE
    Conference Speakers List: HERE

    Questions: Contact VP of Programs
    Sponsorship Opportunities: HERE

    This year’s conference program will cover topics including planning responses to COVID-19, race, and planning, and community engagement. The conference will include thirteen sessionstwo keynote speakersawards, and networking over the course of two days. Earn up to 11 AICP CM credits and network virtually with hundreds of regional planners, officials, students, and allied professionals.

    Our confirmed keynote speakers: 

    • Mitchell Silver, Commissioner, NYC Dept. of Parks & Recreation
    • Maria Torres-Springer, VP of US Programs, Ford Foundation

    Conference Schedule, Thursday, October 15, 2020
    Conference Schedule, Friday, October 16, 2020

    20202 APA-NYM Awards

    The annual Chapter Awards will be held at the close of each day. Each year, the Chapter bestows recognition on individuals, organizations, and projects that exemplify the best of the metropolitan region’s planning work. Join us to learn who are this year’s awardees in the following categories:

    • Lawrence M. Orton Award for leadership in city and regional planning
    • Paul Davidoff Award for leadership in housing and equal opportunity
    • Andrew Haswell Green Award for individuals who have made outstanding contributions for a period of at least 15 years
    • Meritorious Service or Achievement Award for work of unusual merit or achievement
    • Journalism Award for print, broadcast, or web-based work
    • William H. Whyte Award for creativity and ingenuity in planning
    • Robert W. Ponte Award for a significant contribution to the vitality of the New York area through economic planning and development
    • Floyd Lapp Award for distinguished service to the APA-NYM Chapter

    Thank you to our sponsors!

    Become a sponsor and reserve a spot for your company’s logo.

    The APA-NYM supports our members, local communities, schools, and practicing professionals through advocating for good planning practice, hosting diverse events, and facilitating professional development opportunities in New York City, Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk Counties), Hudson Valley East, and the Hudson Valley West. The Chapter represents more than 1,000 practicing planners and other people involved in the planning and design of the region’s communities.

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    Event Type: Conference
    CM Credits: 12

  • Planning for Mobility Justice

    WHEN:
    Friday, October 2, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join the APA-NYM Transportation Committee and Open Plans for a discussion exploring how to promote justice and equity through transportation planning. The panel will discuss the various tools that planners, designers, and policy-makers can use to uplift BIPOC communities.

    Our Panelists:

    • Dr. Destiny Thomas: Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Thrivance Group
    • Kim Wiley-Schwartz: Assistant Commissioner of Education and Outreach, NYCDOT
    • Wilfredo Florentino: NYC Council Candidate, 42nd DIstrict
    • Moderator: Nicole Payne: Cities for Cycling Program Manager, NACTO

    When: October 2nd, 2020, 12:00-1:15 PM

    Zoom link

    Meeting ID: 856 7840 9079  |  Passcode: 495995

    1.25 AICP CM Credits (Event #9206021)

    Please fill out the form here to register for this event

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