2023 Northern New England Planning Conference

2023 Northern New England Planning Conference

Wentworth by the Sea, New Castle, New Hampshire

November 6 - 8, 2023!

Thank you for all that participated in this years conference. We had over 300 people in attendance. Below are the slides from the presentations:

Planning Grit: Advancing Reforms in Planning

Coastal Flooding in Hampton

Implementing Resilience

Rethinking Economic Development Incentives for Growth & Opportunities

Access Navigators

Rethinking the Comprehensive Master Planning Process and Product

Talking COVID, Learning for Climate Migration

Working Together Toward Housing Choice

Transportation & Community Development

Leveraging Higher Education Institutions for Urban Economic Development and Revitalization

Housing Fact or Fiction

Smart Planning for Electrification

Participatory Planning with Plan NH

New Hampshire Zoning Atlas

Community Outreach and Engagement

Equity for Equity's Sake

From Information to Impact

The Staying Connected Initiative

Training the Next Gen of Planner - no slides

Being Resilient to Sea Level Rise

Signs of the Times

Legal Review

Celebrating History: Three NH Communities at 400

2023 Awards


Conference Detailed Agenda

Agenda at a Glance

Speaker Biographies

CM Credits

Thanks to Our Conference Sponsors:

SE Group





Horsley Whitten

Horsley Witten Group

BSC Group


New Hampshire Housing


North Star Planning

Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission

FB Environmental

FB Environmental

Silver Sponsors!

Bernstein Shur

BETA Group, Inc.

Deckard Technologies

Front Porch Community Planning & Design

Haley Ward

Levine Planning Strategies

Resilience Planning and Design

Resource Information & Land Use Planning, Maine

RHL Strategies

Weston & Sampson Engineers, Inc.

Questions about the conference - contact:

Natasha Kypfer, Conference Chair

Nancy Kilbride, NNECAPA Administrator

NNECAPA Partners - Barrett (platinum,) RKG, Resilience, TRORC, Comm Heart & Soul

Thanks to our Sustaining Partners