2017 Classic Towns Trolley Tour
2017 Classic Towns Trolley Tour
The New Normal for Downtowns
A DVRPC Strategies for Older Suburbs Roundtable
DVRPC’s roundtable series highlights challenges older suburbs and downtowns are facing. The Strategies for Older Suburbs Roundtable Series provides a means for networking and exchanging ideas with similar organizations facing the same concerns. Join us for a workshop with David Milder, DANTH, Inc., who is nationally recognized for his expertise on the new normal for downtowns, the deliberate consumer, multichannel retailing and niche revitalization strategies. The workshop will feature presentations, a question and answer session as well as one-on-one discussions. This event is approved for 2.5 AICP CM credits.
Light lunch will be served
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Coffee and Tea available at 9:00am
Meeting starts at 9:30am
Lunch served after meeting from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
DVRPC’s Main Conference Room
The ACP Building – 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Confirmed presenters include:
To RSVP, please visit https://dvrpc.ticketleap.com/climate-change-and-public-health/.
Ethics and the Digital World (1.5 CM Ethics Credits)
Smart cities, social media, and online data and tools are all reshaping planning. But what are the ethical dimensions to this digital world? Explore issues such as privacy, access, application, and the nature of information and how it is shared. Get insight into the discussions addressing these crucial concepts and learn how the AICP code of ethics provides guidance.
This event provides 1.5 AICP CM ETHICS credits.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
2:45 – 4:30 PM
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
190 N. Independence Mall W., 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106
The event is free but registration is required: https://dvrpc.ticketleap.com/ethics2016/
The end of the year is only a few short weeks away, and for many planners that means their AICP CM-credit reporting period is coming to a close. Do you have all of the credits that you need? Are you looking for a few more events to get some additional credits? Below are some events happening in the Greater Philadelphia region in the next few weeks that offer AICP CM credits.
We’re excited to announce that the next Healthy Communities Task Force meeting will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 9:30am to 12pm. This meeting will focus on health and housing with presentations from Jill Roberts, Executive Director of the Healthy Rowhouse Project, Joel Johnson, Executive Director of the Montgomery County Housing Authority, and Samuel Katz, Program Manager, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers. The meeting will also feature a conversation around what your community can do to encourage housing policies and programs that support better health outcomes. To RSVP, please visit: https://dvrpc.ticketleap.com/hctf/. Please stay tuned for a draft agenda.
DVRPC is excited to host a one-day, interactive workshop, Integrating Health into Comprehensive Planning, on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 9AM – 4PM at DVRPC. The workshop will be facilitated by Beth Altshuler, Senior Associate and Epidemiologist/Urban Planner with Raimi + Associates.
There is a growing interest in and awareness of the role that the built environment plays in supporting healthy individuals and communities. Recognizing that comprehensive plans help guide how a community grows and can support the development of healthier spaces and lifestyles, DVRPC’s Healthy Communities Task Force is hosting a hands-on workshop that will provide attendees with a better understanding of how to integrate health into their communities’ planning processes.
Join DVRPC for a free viewing of the American Planning Association’s “2016 Planning Law Review” (a $195 value!) on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.
As the U.S. Supreme Court concludes its session, APA convenes planning attorneys to discuss the most important decisions of the year. In addition to the Supreme Court cases, the panel reviews district and state court rulings. Find out whether APA filed amicus briefs and why. Stay current, be informed, and invite your officials or clients to attend.
The statewide training series Aligning Planning, Policy and Practice to Foster Public Health is coming to DVRPC on April 29th. The training, which carries 3 CM, will address how the built environment and planning processes can work to improve public health, and is a joint effort of APA-PA and the PA Local Government Partnership. Register here for this informative session on a critical emerging trend in planning: http://planningpa.org/news/statewide-training-public-health/
DVRPC is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to organize and execute a one-day, interactive workshop that will provide attendees with a better understanding of how to integrate health into their communities’ planning processes.
The bid will form the basis of a contract between DVRPC and the awarded vendor to complete all work for Incorporating Health and Comprehensive Planning Interactive Workshop.
Requests For Proposals may be obtained below or from DVRPC on or after 4/13/2016. Proposals must be submitted by 5:00 PM on 5/11/2016.
Proposals submitted after this time and date, and proposals that are non-responsive to the requirements of this RFP will not be considered.