2010 Conference Session Materials

8:30am – 6:00 pm

Career Development Center, Young Planners Group

What’s Next? Planning Students and the California Planning Foundation (CPF)

Introduction to CEQA and Careers in Environmental Planning

Steps Students Can Take Before Graduating: Charting a Career in Sustainability

Resumes and Interviews for Students

Diversity Summit: Plan to Thrive Not Just to Survive

8:00 – 10:15 pm

How to Achieve FAICP Status

Career Development Center, Young Planners Group

Opening Keynote – Dr. Tony Haymet, Scripps Institute of Oceanography

10:30 am-Noon Session Block #1

Annual CEQA Update – Change is in the Air Again

Youth Make the Call

Is it Public Involvement or Public Relations?

From Beginning to End: Effective Public/Private Partnerships

Innovations in Transportation Planning:

I-580 East Corridor System Management Plan

Corridor System Management Plans

Tools for Revitalization – On a Shoestring Budget

W(h)ither Big Retail

Making the Most of Opportunities During Challenging Times

Climate Adaptation: Missed Opportunities of Climate Action Planning

Don’t Kill the Messenger: Understanding and Overcoming Major Project Coordination Interdisciplinary Challenges

Everything You Need to Know About Planning Trails for California Communities

Incentive Zoning: Can You Always Get What You Want?

2:00 – 3:30pm Session Block #2

Navigating the Ethical Dilemmas in Planning

How Can Planners Be Effective Leaders on Regional Issues: Bridging Local and Regional Concerns

Passing the AICP: Planning Jeopardy

Tribal Perspectives on Coast, Canyon, and Crest: Lessons from California

TDR Also Belongs In Your Climate Change Toolbox

Transforming the Transportation and Urban Landscape in the U.S.- High Speed Rail for a Developing Country

Getting Smart About Smart Mobility

Show Me the Rock: The Missing Piece

Show Me the Rock: Creating an Aggregate Supply

Maximizing the Benefits of Urban Greening

Harnessing the Power of Sun, Wind, and Water:

Update on Local Government Green Energy Permit Issues

Renewable Permitting

Challenges Integrating Electric Generation and Aquifer Usage/Restoration: The Water Electricity Nexus

City Centered Growth: Mission or Myth?

City Center Growth: Is California Sustainable?

Sustainable Subsistence: The Benefits of Urban Agriculture in Today’s Cities

4:00 – 5:30pm Session Block #3

APA California Legislative Update 2010

Building Your Professional Career: Beyond Resume Skills and Interview Techniques

Open Source, Drupal, and Planning

Putting Smart Growth Into Practice: Lessons from SANDAG’s Smart Growth Tool Box

Collaborative Planning in a Complex World (CPR Salon)

What is a VMT Threshold and Why Do I Want It in My General Plan?

The Cumulative Effect: How Public Policies Impact the Housing Market Revitalization

The Longest Mile: Improving Access to Transit in Los Angeles

Deck It, Dig It, Ditch It: Overcoming the Barrier of the Freeways

Developing GHG Thresholds: What Your Mother Never Told You!

A New Breed of Affordable Housing:

Case study of innovative affordable housing projects in Downtown San Diego

Cedar Gateway

16th and Market Workforce/Affordable Housing Development

Highlights of the Tallest Affordable Multi-family Tower on the West Coast

Creating a Development Code that Defaults to Sustainable Urbanism

Pressing the Throttle: Implementation of SB375 (Planners Emeritus Network)

8:00 – 9:15am Session Block #4

Working With Lawyers

Why Pedagogy and Practice Matter

San Diego Planning Directors Association Roundtable Discussion

Hot and Spicy SB 97: A Roundtable Debate About the Adopted CEQA Amendments

Preserving Continuity in a Transition: The Governance Component of the Ontario Plan

Fire and Chaparral: Why Aren’t There Any Trees in this Forest?

Parking Credits for Walk-able Neighborhoods: Three Cities’ Experience

Planning Metrics for the 21st Century:

Measuring Progress in the 21st Century

Indicators of Sustainable Competitiveness

No More Ugly Buildings! Pasadena’s New Context Sensitive Design Guidelines

City Centered Growth: The San Diego Example of How to Make it Happen

Is California Sustainable

San Diego’s City Plan

Low Impact Development: Restoring the Health of Rivers and Oceans

Getting to “Missing Middle” Footprint Densities: Responding to the Demand for Walkable Urban Living

Getting to “Missing Middle” Densities

Innovative Single Family Infill Housing Pocket Neighborhood Communities

The California Water Plan: What’s In It for Planners?

South Coast Perspective

Water Plan Overview

9:30 – 10:45am Session Block #5

On the Job Training: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Translating Sustainability Into an Urban District: Early Lessons From Los Angeles

Changing the Planning World Through the Web

Citizen Engagement Toolbox

CEQA Trouble: How “Little” and “Big” Things Get You There and How to Avoid It

The Redevelopment of Treasure Island: From World Expo to City of the Future

JOBs and TODs: Employment and Transit Together

Rethinking Historic Highway 101 and San Diego’s North Coastal Villages:

California’s Mother Road: The route with a view

Highway 101 Traffic Analysis

How Planning Commissioners Can Overcome Tough Challenges to Promote Infill Development Along Commercial Corridors

Advancing Sustainability in Discretionary Reviews

Heartbreaking to Groundbreaking: The Story of New Roots Community Farm

The Politics of a Zoning Code Change

Universities, Foundations, and Planners: Working Together for Sustainable Communities (CPF)

National City: An Emerging Model for Sustainability and Equity

11:00 – 12:15am Session Block #6

Can Federal Agencies Really Work Together? The HUD/DOT/EPA Partnership for Sustainable Communities

Working With What You Have, Getting What You Want, and Living in the New Norm

What’s Old is Green: A Sustainable Future for the Historic Presidio of San Francisco

Planners in the Hot Seat: Serving as an Elected or Appointed Official

Santa Monica’s New General Plan: Using Cutting Edge Transportation Tools to Reduce Carbon Footprint While Building the Economy

The California Public Records Act: Plumbing the Depths of Privileges and Exclusions

The Orange County Great Park: A 21st Century Laboratory

Not All TOD Are Alike: Tailoring Your TOD Strategy to the Situation

Planning for Pot

Trail and Agricultural Lands Interface: Strategies for Success

Housing That Makes SB375 and Climate Change Policies Work

Planning a Sustainable New Community Through Innovative Urban Design

2:15 – 3:45pmSession Block #7

Property Rights, Takings and Exactions: A Legal and Practical Update

NEPA Update 2010: What California Planners Need to Know

Housing Elements: A Secret Weapon to Increase Competitiveness for Funding

Breaking Down the Silos

Implementing a Bicycle Master Plan/ Bicycle Facility Planning 101

Orienting Development Around Transit: Planning a Regional TOD

Seawater Desalination in California

Waste water: A New Renewable Resource for Urban Agriculture

Where Will We Play? Strengthening the Future of Our Urban Parks and Cultural Districts

Sustainability Through the Ages

4:15 – 5:45 pm Session Block #8

Project Management: A Toolkit for Success

You Be the Ethics and Judge and Jury

California Planning Roundtable (CPR) General Plan Implementation Project (CPR Salon)

The Nuts and Bolts of Preparing an RTP Under SB 375

Sustainable Parking: Is It Possible? If So, How Should It Be Implemented?

Balancing Competing Public Objectives: Airport Land Use Compatibility Planning in Growing Communities

A Green-way Runs Through It: Changing the Face of Urban Landscapes

Whittier Greenway Trail

Now What? Implementing the Climate Action Plan

Are the Tides Turning on Equity and Environmental Justice in San Diego Planning

Addressing New Flood Risk Management Legislation – A Handbook for Locals

Street Eats: Why They’re Good for the Community and the Economy, and How to Promote them in Your Streets

The Re-Birth of Retail and the Evolution of the Old Retail Center

It Takes a Village: Coming Together to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions – The Southern California Story