Find the below schedule with times and locations of conference sessions and events.  Click on session title to access abstract.  Click on presenter to access biographies.

7:30 – 8: 30 am      Grab-and-Go Breakfast                                       West Corridor  8:30 – 11:30 am (Mobile Tour, meet at loading dock)
Practicing Sustainability Off-Grid: Designing Unique Educational Facilities in the Sandia Mountains of New Mexico

8:30 – 9:30 am (102B)

Deploying Drones for Facility Planning

8:30 – 9:30 am (102A)

Technical Standards: Integrating Land Use, Transportation, and Water

  • Julie Luna, Transportation Planner, Bernalillo County
  • Megan Marsee, Water Conservation & Resource Planner, Bernalillo County

8:30 – 9:30 am (101A)

Building Fences or Housing: Planners’ Responsibility to Include the Unhoused in Public Planning

  • Erika Robers, Community & Natural Resource Planner, Groundwork Studio
  • Maren Neldam, Community & Natural Resources Planner, Groundwork Studio

10:00 – 11:30 am (102B)

LAW SESSION – WTF: Wireless Telecommunications Facilities – Legal Foundations and Current Trends Wireless Facilities

  • Catalina Lehner, AICP- Principal Planner, City of Albuquerque Planning Department
  • Jonathan Kramer, Founder and Senior Attorney, Telecom Law Firm PC, Los Angeles, CA

10:00 – 11:30 am (101A)

Harnessing Opportunities and Planning for the Renewable Energy Transition in New Mexico

PLENARY LUNCH: 11:45 am – 1:00 pm (LARGE HALL) Keynote Speaker: Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller

1:30 – 4:30 pm (Mobile Tour, meet at loading dock)

Anchored by the Rail Yards: Redevelopment, Economic Opportunity, and Historic Roots in the Downtown Neighborhoods

  • Ciaran Lithgow, Project Manager, Metropolitan Redevelopment Agency, City of Albuquerque
  • Leslie Naji, Senior Historic Preservation Planner, City of Albuquerque
  • John Gabriel Rivera, Senior Project Coordinator, City of Albuquerque
  • Leba Freed, Founder of the Wheels Museum, City of Albuquerque

1:00 – 2:00 pm (102B)

Water Regionalization

1:00 – 2:00 pm (102A)

A Planned Housing Crisis & Planned Solutions

2:15 – 3:15 pm (102A)

Transportation Planning for Economic Resiliency During the Energy Transition

3:00 – 4:15 pm (Large Hall)

Hour of Power: 12-minute lightning round presentations

  • Jim Strozier, FAICP, Principal and Founder, Consensus Planning, Inc.
  • Kevin Maevers, AICP, CZO Community Development Director City of Roswell, New Mexico

4:15 – 7:00 pm (West Corridor & Garden)

Exhibit Hall Kick-Off & Reception, featuring live music with PARK 21