2019 NY Upstate APA Chapter Conference

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Hyatt Regency Rochester

125 East Main Street

Rochester, NY 14604

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Registration for the conference is OPEN!


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The Annual Conference is the signature event of the New York Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association. This year's gathering will be held in Rochester and hosted by the Chapter's Genesee-Finger Lakes Section. The event will feature sessions designed around communicating for the planner, mobility, and green infrastructure to name a few. Law and Ethics courses are available too. Taking you outside the classroom, several mobile workshops are available. We hope you'll be able to attend and look forward to seeing you there!

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A block of rooms has been reserved at the host venue, Hyatt Regency Rochester, on October 2nd and 3rd at a rate of $124.00 per night, plus taxes. Rooms will be held until 09/13/2019. There is an additional $8 per night parking fee. You can contact the Hyatt at 585-546-1234, mention "American Planning Association" for the discounted rate, or register by clicking here:

https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/ROCHE/G-AMPL


FAQs


Q: Do I need to register for mobile workshops separately?

A: YES! On your registration form are the mobile workshops. Each mobile workshop is capped, so register early to guarantee a spot. Once the session reaches capacity it will be closed.

Q: When does early bird registration end?

A: The early bird registration deadline has been extended until September 6.

Q: What meals will be covered at the conference?

A: Covered meals include morning and afternoon breaks, Thursday breakfast, Thursday lunch, and Friday breakfast. In addition, appetizers will be covered at the Wednesday evening and Thursday evening receptions.

Q: What if I have dietary needs?

A: Every effort will be made to consider your needs during the Thursday lunch. Vegetarian options will be available. If you have specific needs please email lcheung@passero.com for consideration.

Q: Will all events be held at the conference venue?

A: No. The Thursday evening reception will be held at Bergmann Associates in Tower 280, within walking distance of the Hyatt Hotel. Additionally, several mobile workshops have been organized that will occur throughout the City of Rochester.

Q: What are the mobile workshops?

A: There are five mobile workshops planned:

  • RTS Transit Center Tour: A guided tour through the RTS Transit Center. This state-of-the-art facility is the hub of transit operations in the Greater Rochester metropolitan area. See https://www.myrts.com/TransitCenter for more information about the Transit Center.

  • Sibley Square Tour: A guided tour through the former Sibley’s Department Store building, once the largest department store between New York City and Chicago and now the site of a dynamic mix of redeveloped residential and commercial spaces. See https://www.sibleysquareroc.com/sibley-square-rochester-ny for more information about Sibley Square.

  • Inner Loop East and Midtown Site Tours: A walking tour of two of downtown Rochester’s transformative redevelopment projects: the Inner Loop East, where an underused expressway has been rebuilt into an urban boulevard, and the former Midtown Plaza site, where a shopping center has been replaced by new civic, commercial, and residential uses. See https://www.cityofrochester.gov/InnerLoopEast/ for more information about the Inner Loop East project.

  • Rochester Public Market Tour: A tour of Rochester’s vibrant public market complex during its Thursday morning operating hours. First opened in 1905 and recently rehabilitated, the Public Market is one of the city’s most dynamic community spaces. See https://www.cityofrochester.gov/publicmarket/ for more information about the Public Market.

  • Roc the Riverway Tour: A guided tour of project sites that form the Roc the Riverway Program, which seeks to revitalize the city’s underutilized riverfront through improvements to parks, trails, and other public spaces. See https://www.cityofrochester.gov/roctheriverway/ for more information about Roc the Riverway.

Space in the mobile workships is limited, so be sure to sign up for them soon!

Q: Can I pay by check?

A: All payments will be processed with a credit card. No payments will be accepted by check.

Q: Can I pay the day of the conference?

A: All payments are due prior to the conference. No payment will be accepted during the conference.

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Hyatt Regency Rochester

125 East Main Street

Rochester, NY 14604

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