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C O N F E R E N C E    A G E N D A

Please note that this conference agenda is tentative and may be subject to change.

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Wednesday, September 11

6:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Registration and packet pick-up


6:30 a.m.

Mobile Workshop  

Lana'i: Endangered Species & Watershed Management

10:15 a.m.

Mobile Workshop  

Kihei - Water Reuse, Spirits and Agriculture


Mobile Workshop  

Kula - Emerging Agricultural Communities on the Slopes of Haleakala


Mobile Workshop  

Mauka to Makai:  Managing Maui’s Precious Resources (West Maui)


5:30 p.m.

Opening Reception


6:00 p.m.

APA Awards Presentation

Thursday, September 12

7:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Registration and packet pick-up


7:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 8:50 a.m.

Welcome & Blessing

8:50 - 9:30 a.m.

Opening Keynote

Jeff Speck, Urbanist

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.


9:45 - 11:00 a.m.

Session 1a

Keep Calm and Vision Zero On

Session 1b

Creating Place: Effective Placemaking in Planning

Session 1c

Planning for Hawaii's Fresh Water Security

Session 1d

Ensuring Space for Coastal Ecosystems as Sea Level Rises

11:00 - 11:15 a.m.


11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Plenary Panel

Paradigm Shift on Kaua'i's North Shore

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.


1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Session 2a

Addressing Sea Level Rise in Community Planning

Session 2b

Short-Term Rental Enforcement: Data and Innovation

Session 2c

Beyond the Human Cost of Homelessness

Session 2d

New Challenges-New Opportunities: Reshaping the Maui County Parks Department


2:15 - 2:30 p.m.


2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Session 3a

Quicker, Faster, Lighter: Keep Calm + Quick Build On!

Session 3b

201H Projects - Solution or Problem?

Session 3c

Moving Forward with an Action-Based General Plan

Session 3d

Land Redevelopment Advanced by ArcGIS Urban and Hub

Session 3e

County Water Use and Development Plans

3:45 - 4:00 p.m.


4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Session 4a


Session 4b

AICP: What Is It?

6:00 p.m.

Lu'au and Dinner Show

Friday, September 13

7:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Registration and packet pick-up


7:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

7:30 - 8:00 a.m.

Keep Calm and Plan On: A Guided Meditation for Planners

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

HCPO Business Meeting

8:30 - 9:45 a.m.


Kristin Baja

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.


10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Session 5a

Improving Disaster Recovery Preparedness in Hawai'i

Session 5b


Session 5c

TEK: Ancient Wisdom - Future Best Practices

Session 5d

The Code Audit: What, Why and How

Session 5e

There's (Bike/Ped) Funding in Them Thar Hills!

11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch and Closing Panel

Managing the Complex Issues of Retreat

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Session 6a

Workshop: Strategies to Build Constituency

Session 6b

Planning with a Mitigation-Resilience-Equity Nexus

Session 6c

Pathways to Affordable Housing

Session 6d

Public Health and the Built Environment

Session 6e

New EIS Rules? Keep Calm and Consult On


3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

AICP Preparation Class