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  • APA EventTransportation Committee Happy Hour/ Open Meeting

    WHEN:
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    WHERE:
    Carroll Place, New York NY

    Please join the APA NY Metro Transportation Committee for a happy hour and open meeting at Carroll Place at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, February 27. We will have a brief meeting at 6:15 to discuss committee plans for the year and receive input from attendees, followed by plenty of time to chat with your fellow transportation professionals.

    Carroll Place is located at 157 Bleecker St, New York, NY.

    Feel free to RSVP on Facebook and share with your network!

    Sponsors:  None

    Event Type: Other
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  • APA EventEconomic Development Committee Monthly Meeting in Feb 2019

    WHEN:
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    WHERE:
    Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn NY

    Economic Development Committee members;

    This is to inform you about next monthly meeting at 6:30 pm on Feb 27th, 2019 (Wednesday)
    We will discuss the next steps for our upcoming panel discussion event, which is to be held in the end of March 2019.

    2019 February – Economic Development Committee Monthly Meeting

    Date:  Feb 27th, 2019 (Wednesday)
    Time:  6:30 pm ~8 pm
    Place:  Brooklyn Borough Hall : 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 

    If you are interested in attending the meeting, please RSVP at economicdevelopment@nyplanning.org by 5 PM on Feb 25th (Monday) for building security purpose. (No Walk-In)

    I hope to see you all there!

    Co-Chairs of APA NY Metro Chapter
    Economic Development Committee

    Sponsors: 

    Event Type: Other
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Past Events

  • Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization Committee Meeting

    WHEN:
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    WHERE:
    Manatus Development Group LLC, New York New York

    Victor Bach, Community Service Society, authors NYCHA Need to Know,
    will discuss current status of NYCHA, RAD and plans going forward. Please RSVP, msickles40@gmail.com

    Sponsors:

    Event Type: Discussion
    CM Credits:

  • Annual Arthur Kunz Memorial Scholarship Breakfast

    WHEN:
    Friday, May 10, 2019
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

    WHERE:
    The Sustainability Institute at Molloy College, Farmingdale NY

    Organized by APA-NYM Long Island Section

    This year’s presentations will focus on the New York City metro region population and employment statistical trends, and economic development initiatives from across Long Island.

    Presentation: by NYC Department of City Planning: The Geography of Jobs,  NYC Metro Region Economic Snapshot
    Panel Discussion:  How Long Island Downtowns can use their Assets to Attract and Retain New Businesses and Entrepreneurial Investment

    Please join us in congratulating the recipients of this year’s Arthur Kunz Memorial APA National Conference Scholarship Winners: Michelangelo Lieberman, Nick Shearman, Rebecca Steiner & Simone Torre.

    Register below at the following levels: $20  APA members, municipal, non-profits; $15 students; $25 non-APA members. APA members must log-in to register at a discounted price.

    A healthy breakfast buffet will be provided. For more information and sponsorship opportunities please visit HERE.

    AICP-CM Credits will be requested for Panel Discussions.

    Sponsors:

    Event Type: Conference
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  • Alt-L: Exploring Alternatives to the Shutdown for the L-Train Tunnel Repair

    WHEN:
    Wednesday, May 8, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    WHERE:
    AECOM, New York NY

    Please join the APA-NYM Transportation Committee for a panel discussion on the L-Train tunnel repair plans. The discussion will focus on the initial and revised plans, the decision-making process to change course, and the implications for previously proposed and implemented mitigations.

    Date/Time: Wednesday May 8, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

    Location: AECOM, 605 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY

    RSVP is required for building security

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    Our panelists include:

    Council Member Antonio Reynoso, District 34 Representing Williamsburg, Bushwick, and Ridgewood
    Lisa Daglian, Executive Director, Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee to the MTA
    Chelsea Yamada, Manhattan Organizer, Transportation Alternatives

    Moderator:

    Will Calves, Senior Transit Planner, AECOM

    Sponsors:

    Event Type: Lecture
    CM Credits: 1.5 Credits Pending

  • 2019 Waterfront Conference:  Rising Seas Rising Risks Adapting for Our Region

    WHEN:
    Tuesday, May 7, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:30 pm

    WHERE:
    Pier 40 in Hudson River Park aboard the Hornblower Infinity, Manhattan NY

    The APA NY Metro Chapter Waterfront Committee is collaborating this year with the Waterfront Alliance on their May 7th annual conference aboard the Hornblower Infinity at Pier 40. This year’s conference sessions will be eligible for APA CM credits (though total is still pending).

    Register for the conference here:
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-waterfront-conference-tickets-52634901407

    Check the April 24 APA NY Metro Chapter email for a special conference discount code for APA members– supplies limited!

    Sponsors:

    Event Type: Conference
    CM Credits: Pending

  • APA-NYM Waterfront Committee

    WHEN:
    Monday, May 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    WHERE:
    Cornell Architecture, Art, and Planning Studio, New York NY

    Join the APA Waterfront Committee for the committee’s monthly meeting– all are welcome.

    Agenda item:

    • Outside Presentation from Waterfront Alliance on Maritime Activation Plan for Governor’s Island
    • CM/Event Agenda for the year: Waterfront M-Zones; Defining Equitable Waterfront
    • Prep for NYC DCP 520 Miles of Waterfront walking tour the committee is leading on 5/25/2019 — RSVP here

    Committee members have the option of bringing food and drink to share!

    Sponsors:

    Event Type: Conference
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  • AICP Info Session at Columbia

    WHEN:
    Monday, May 6, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    WHERE:
    209 Fayerweather Hall, New York NY

    Join us for an information session about the AICP Examination and the new AICP Candidate Program with Alex J. Wallach, AICP, the Professional Development Officer (PDO) for the New York Metro Chapter of the American Planning Association, representing over 1,400 planners across four sections including New York City, Long Island, Hudson Valley East, and Hudson Valley West.

    Sponsors:

    Event Type: Discussion
    CM Credits:

  • AICP Info Session at NYU

    WHEN:
    Friday, April 26, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    WHERE:
    The Puck Building, Mulberry Conference Room (Room 3072), New York NY

    Presented by Urban Planning Student Association (UPSA)

    Join us for an information session about the AICP Examination and the new AICP Candidate Program with Alex J. Wallach, AICP, the Professional Development Officer (PDO) for the New York Metro Chapter of the American Planning Association, representing over 1,400 planners across four sections including New York City, Long Island, Hudson Valley East, and Hudson Valley West.

    As PDO, Alex holds bi-annual training sessions on how to prepare for the AICP exam, and advises members on the AICP certification. He currently works as a community planning specialist in the Suffolk County Department of Planning and Economic Development, focusing on long-range transportation and development projects.

    Register at:

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aicp-examination-preparation-tickets-60526729076

    Sponsors:

    Event Type: Discussion
    CM Credits:

  • APA NYM Economic Development Committee Monthly Meeting in April

    WHEN:
    Thursday, April 25, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    WHERE:
    Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn NY

    APA NYM Economic Development Committee April monthly meeting

     

    Economic Development Committee Meeting

    Date:  April 25th, 2019 (Thursday)

    Time:  6:30 pm ~8 pm

    Place:  Brooklyn Borough Hall209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    If you are interested in attending the meetingplease RSVP at economicdevelopment@nyplanning.org by 5 PM on April 24th (Wednesday) for building security purpose. (No walk-in without RSVP)

    I hope to see you all there!

     

    Chisato & Anthony

    Co-Chair of APA NY Metro Chapter

    Economic Development Committee

    Sponsors:

    Event Type: Other
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  • Transportation Trivia Night

    WHEN:
    Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    WHERE:
    Smithfield Hall NYC, New York New York

    Please join the APA NY Metro Transportation Committee in collaboration with Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT) and Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) at the 10th annual Transportation Trivia Night on Wednesday April 24, from 6:00 to 8:00PM, at Smithfield Hall (138 West 25th Street).
    This is a popular event to network and flex your transportation knowledge. Teams of up to 5 people will compete for prizes and bragging rights. Appetizers will be provided with a cash bar.
    Space is limited – this event reaches capacity every year. Register ASAP by clicking the link below. Note that there is a $5 registration fee. Registration is mandatory and no walk-ins will be permitted.
    Promo Code: APA_TICKET
    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Sponsors:

    Event Type: Other
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  • Planning for Floodplain Resiliency:A Community Roundtable

    WHEN:
    Monday, April 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    WHERE:
    Crowne Plaza Hotel – Montebello room I/II, Suffern NY/Rockland

    Join the APA NY Metro Chapter at the New York State Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association 2019 Annual Conference for a discussion about resiliency.  The discussion will cover upstate, downstate, rural, urban, science, engineering, planning, floodplain management, private sector, public sector…the nexus…resiliency.

    The Panel:

    David Kvinge, AICP, RLA, CFM

    As Director of Environmental Planning for Westchester County, Mr. Kvinge is involved in the development and implementation of the County’s programs to protect and manage natural resources. Major programs include watershed planning, habitat restoration, stormwater management, hazard mitigation planning and flood mitigation. Additional program areas include the work program of the County Soil and Water Conservation District, which the Department staffs, and other areas such as open space and agricultural protection. The Department develops information for use by local municipalities, the professional community and the general public. Stormwater programs focus on retrofitting existing properties with stormwater best management practices, incorporating BMPs into capital projects and coordinating the County’s Stormwater Committee, which is responsible for the development and implementation of the County Stormwater Management Plan and County Executive Orders concerning stormwater pollution. The department works closely with state and federal agencies in areas of hazard mitigation planning, stormwater management and natural resource protection.

    Mr. Kvinge has 30 years of experience working in the private sector, local government, and regional agencies primarily on physical planning and environmental regulatory issues. Prior to joining Westchester County, he focused on water supply and stormwater management with an environmental engineering firm in New England and worked with a municipal planning consulting firm throughout Westchester County, Nassau County and the lower Hudson River Valley. His experience also includes the preparation of development plans, master plans, and regional plans; landscape architecture, including planting plans, restoration plans, and roadway and drainage design; GIS analysis; and land surveying. He is a member of the American Planning Association and the American Institute of Certified Planners and a licensed landscape architect in the state of Connecticut. He is also a Certified Floodplain Manager from the Association of State Floodplain

     Kristin Marcell, MA, NYS DEC, HRE, Climate Resilience Project Coordinator

    Kristin coordinates regional efforts to plan for and address the effects of climate change for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program and Cornell Water Resources Institute. The Estuary Program is a regional partnership to restore and conserve the Hudson River and its watershed. Kristin’s work is currently focused in two areas: (1) helping riverfront communities plan, design and implement projects that increase their resilience to flooding, heat and drought and (2) developing state policy and guidance to support consideration of nature-based solutions in project design.

    She’s worked with Hudson Valley partners to help riverfront communities complete vulnerability assessments and implement resilience plans including projects to reimagine waterfront development, consider strategic retreat, improve emergency communication, assess water infrastructure and update local policies. She was lead author of the NYS Sea Level Rise Task Force report and co-developed the NYS Climate Smart Communities Program. Kristin has a M.A. in Urban and Environmental Policy from Tufts University and a B.A. in Biology from Clark University.

     Jane Nicholson, AICP, CFM

    An Urban + Natural Resources Planner within the Municipal Water division of OBG, Part of Ramboll, in Syracuse, New York. Ms. Nicholson has a diverse background in urban planning and design, public administration, and natural resources management, with expertise in local and state-wide planning, zoning, environmental permitting and regulatory compliance, site design, community engagement, and grant administration.

    Her current projects are focused on integrating best planning practices with engineering techniques to solve complex and challenging, multi-sector projects related to green infrastructure, urban stormwater, and floodplain management.

    Ms. Nicholson received her Bachelor’s in geography and international relations from Syracuse University; Master’s in Urban Planning from the University of Virginia, a Master’s in Natural Resources Management from the SUNY ESF, and a Master’s of Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Ms. Nicholson is a native of Cazenovia, NY, where she is actively involved in the community; serving her first term on the ESF Foundation Board of Directors, and second term on the Village of Cazenovia Zoning Board of Appeals.

    Russell Urban- Mead – AIPG, PE, QEP

    As a consulting Environmental Scientist and Senior Hydrogeologist at The Chazen Companies, Mr. Urban-Mead oversees watercourse projects, installation and testing of groundwater wells in bedrock and glacial geologic settings, remediation of urban center and commercial properties under NYS or NYC Brownfield programs, and manages regional aquifer management and monitoring programs. His current assignments include a watershed-scale flood management study of Rensselaer County’s Poesten Kill watershed, examination of dam removal and low-head hydroelectric energy and natural resource opportunities, and numerous active water supply and site remediation projects. Mr. Urban-Mead is a Principal at the Chazen Companies, serving as Vice President for Environmental Services responsible for direction of Chazen’s wetland, wildlife, remediation, property due diligence, brownfields, remediation, and sustainable futures programs. Mr. Urban-Mead works closely with engineers, surveyors, and planners across the Chazen Companies’ seven offices, and is a licensed Professional Geologist in New York State, an AIPG Certified Professional Geologist, and a NYS Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP).

    Click here for more information about the NYSFSMA Annual Conference and to register for this event

     

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    Event Type: Conference
    CM Credits: 1