On Demand Webinar

Best in Show: Public Participation at APA NPC18

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Educational Credit: 1.0 (APA AICP CM)

Get the key takeaways and discover new insights from 34 sessions on public engagement at APA NPC18!

Did you miss some of the 34 fabulous sessions on public participation at APA’s 2018 National Planning Conference in New Orleans? This fast paced 30-minute webinar features insights from three planning veterans freshly back from the conference.

Join Michelle Nance AICP, Planning Director at Centralina Council of Governments, Stephen Stansbury AICP, National Mobility Planning Practice Leader at Kimley-Horn, and Dave Biggs, Chief Engagement Officer at MetroQuest. They offer key takeaways, best new insights, and thoughts on trends to follow in 2018. They also share key findings from their APA NPC18 interactive workshop “Public Engagement Gone Wild? Taming Tactics!”


Average rating: 4.8/5

“The presentation was really well put together. I really enjoy when a presenter is able to get to the key takeaway first then dive into the specifics of that takeaway. Well done.”

“Great suggestions for thinking outside the box when it comes to public engagement.”

“This was a very helpful and insightful presentation. It provided good evidence on the effectiveness of online community engagement.”

Stansbery Stephen, Kimley-Horn & Associates

Stephen Stansbery

National Mobility Practice Leader
Kimley Horn

Stephen leads Kimley-Horn’s national mobility planning practice, which includes more than 20 practitioners in 10 states working collaboratively to assemble innovative approaches and share data and agency relationships. He has devoted his career to creating innovative mobility strategies that are closely tied to a variety of community initiatives, including economic competitiveness, quality of place, and social equity. Stephen is sought for his expertise in public engagement, scenario planning, and complete streets/design guidelines.

Michelle Nance, CCOG

Michelle Nance

Planning Director
Centralina Council of Governments

Michelle provides planning services to nine counties in the greater Charlotte region in work related to land use and transportation, healthy community initiatives, energy and the environment. Her work is focused on helping local governments address shared, long-term issues through collaboration and partnerships. She directed the creation of the Charlotte region’s growth framework, CONNECT Our Future, an effort spanning two states, 14 counties, and engaging over 8,400 participants.

Dave Biggs, MetroQuest

Dave Biggs

Chief Engagement Officer

Dave is a die-hard champion of community engagement and has built a reputation for leading edge community outreach. He is an internationally-recognized speaker, author, and public engagement strategist focusing on the use of software tools to enhance community participation for planning projects. Dave is honored to serve as an advisor on best practices for public involvement to many planning agencies such as APA, FHWA, and TRB and public participation organizations such as IAP2 and NCDD.

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