2020 Spring Planning Conference

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“Agricultural Roots to Branches of Art� The 2020 Spring Planning Conference, presented by the SC Chapter of the American Planning Association will be held March 27, 2020 in downtown Lake City, SC. Staying the night? Check out the Inn at Crossroads Looking for other ways to explore Lake City? Check out all the happenings at Visit Lake City.


Friday, March 27, 2020 The Stables at the Crossroads 128 West Main Street, Lake City, SC 29560 CONFERENCE AGENDA: 8:15 am – 9:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45 am – 9:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks Wayne Shuler, AICP | SC Chapter President Willard Dorriety, Jr. | Florence County Council Chairman

9:00 am – 10:15 am

“So…you plan weddings?” Explaining our Profession and Communicating Strategies for Public Education (1.25 CM*) Community Engagement Kelli McCormick, AICP, Senior Associate-in-Charge | Kendig Keast Collaborative Have you ever found it difficult to attempt to communicate a planning topic only to be met with a blank stare? Based on experience from the public, educational and private sectors, this session will provide tips and strategies for talking to people and groups of all ages with different levels of interest and knowledge when trying to communicate planning concepts and jargon, including comprehensive plans, zoning regulations, etc. Come and see how you can make your job easier! Strategies include how to present to children, talk with allied professionals (architects, engineers, etc.), work with developers and realtors, and explain concepts to the general public.

10:15 am – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 pm – 11:45 pm

Lake City: Revitalization of a Small Town (1.25 CM*) Community Revitalization Jason Springs, PE | Florence County Councilmember A small, rural town in SC was once a booming agricultural hub. When the tobacco industry essentially shut down, Lake City was a town without a major economy to sustain growth and prosperity. Local leaders took bold moves to revitalize the town, attract small businesses and improve the quality of life.

11:45 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Roundtable Discussions

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Presentation of the Great Places in SC Award Great Places in SC Award Winner and Community Presentation (1.25 CM*) Great Neighborhoods In 2020, APA South Carolina began our very own Great Places program. We acknowledge and celebrate your planning efforts through this program and


wish to recognize the hard work of planners across our state in making “great communities for all!” This session will include the unveiling of our inaugural Great Places in SC award winner, followed by a presentation of the project. 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Collaborative Conservation Planning (1.25 CM*) Environmental Leigh Kane, AICP, Principal Planner | Horry County Planning & Zoning; Lyles Cooper Lyles, Executive Director | Pee Dee Land Trust; Seth Cook, Director of Land Protection | Pee Dee Land Trust Horry County has recently adopted its comprehensive plan, IMAGINE 2040, which places a strong emphasis on preserving environmentally sensitive areas of the County that support wildlife, preserves agrarian lifestyles, and minimizes development in the floodzone. This session will identify how the County identified its environmentally sensitive areas within its plan and how a regional conservation collaborative, known as the Upper Waccamaw Task Force, is helping to implement the plan and the shared priorities of partner organizations. Pee Dee Land Trust, a member of the Upper Waccamaw Task Force, will talk about how they identify their conservation priorities and how conservation easements can help communities implement their land use strategies.

*AICP Certification Maintenance All sessions have been submitted to the American Planning Association and are pending approval for Certification Maintenance (CM) credits at this time. Based on the content of the sessions and the credentials of the presenters, it is anticipated that CM credits will be approved in advance of the conference date.

SC Planning Education Requirements All APA South Carolina conference sessions are approved for continuing education (CEU) required by SC Coe 6-29-1310 et. seq., Educational Requirements for Local Government Planning or Zoning Officials and Employees. We will provide the confirmation in the form of a certificate of attendance within a few weeks of the conference.


Conference Location and Parking The 2020 Spring Planning Conference will be held at the Inn at the Crossroads, located at 128 West Main Street, Lake City, SC 29560. We will meet in The Stables. Please park behind the Inn to preserve prime patron parking.

Conference Registration You may register for the 2020 Spring Planning Conference online, https://scapa.org/conferences/. Paper registrations are also available and must be mailed to: Shawn Putnam, SC Chapter Secretary/Treasurer: PO Box 7002 Camden, SC 29021 *Please do NOT bring payment to the event. Credit cards are accepted online through PayPal. Checks (made out to SC Chapter APA) must be mailed to Shawn Putnam at the above address. *

Conference Rates Please note that, in order to better serve you, registration will close on March 12, without exception. We will not be able to accept registration onsite. Conference Registration

Discounted Registration

Early Bird

Regular

(Ends March 2nd)

(Ends March 12th)

Member

$100

$125

Non-Member

$125

$150

Received by:

Early Bird

Regular

(Ends March 2nd)

(Ends March 12th)

Student*

$50

$75

Speaker**

$75

$100

Received by:

Conference Registration - Includes breakfast, breaks and lunch. *To apply for the student rate, you must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student. **Speakers who wish to attend the full conference may use the speaker’s rate. Cancellation Policy Refunds are granted, minus a $25 cancellation fee, through March 13th. After March 13th, registrations may be transferred to another person, but no refunds will be allowed. Contact both Shawn Putnam (Putnam@camdensc.org) and Celia Boyd Myers (cboyd@andersoncountysc.org) regarding refunds. Please contact Celia Boyd Myers regarding transfers to ensure proper credentials are available at the conference. Thank you to our Host Committee The Chapter would like to express its appreciation to our local host point of contact. We appreciate the time, advice and hard work of: Shawn Brashear, AICP, Planning Director for Florence County


2020 Spring Planning Conference Paper Registration Form Presented By: SC Chapter of the American Planning Association

Friday, March 27, 2020 Inn at Crossroads 128 West Main Street, Lake City, SC 29560 EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS MARCH 2, 2020 REGISTRATION CLOSES MARCH 10, 2020 (Please PRINT your name as you wish for it to appear on your name tag) NAME: TITLE/POSITION: ORGANIZATION/AGENCY: EMAIL: MAILING ADDRESS: PHONE: CREDENTIALS: AICP

FAICP

AICP Candidate

PhD

CFM

CNU‐A

LEED

Other

Yes

No

ARE YOU A MEMBER? IS THIS YOUR FIRST SC PLANNING CONFERENCE? Yes

No

DO YOU HAVE DIETARY RESTRICTIONS? Pork

Vegan

Gluten‐Free

Beef

Shellfish

Vegetarian

Diabetic

Other

WILL YOU PARTICIPATE IN THE MOBILE WORKSHOP? Yes CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPTIONS: EARLY BIRD (Ends March 2nd) MEMBER $100 NON‐MEMBER $125 STUDENT $50 SPEAKER $60

No

Number Reserved

REGULAR (Ends March 12th)

Number Reserved

$125 $150 $75 $100

**Refunds are granted, minus a $25 cancellation fee, through March 13th. After March 13th, registrations may be transferred to another person, but no refunds will be allowed.** Please make checks payable to SC Chapter APA and mail both the registration form and check to: Shawn Putnam, AICP SC Chapter Secretary/Treasurer PO Box 7002 Camden, South Carolina 29021 **Please do NOT bring payment to the event. Credit cards are accepted online. Checks must be mailed to Shawn Putnam at the above address.**


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