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Register Now! 2014 Sessions Announced

2014 Sessions - All sessions are 1 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern Time unless otherwise noted. 


  • November 7 - Colorado Chapter - Measuring Progress: Performance Metrics as a Tool in Shaping Policy - Speakers: Lindsey Sousa, Patrick McLaughlin, Genevieve Hutchison and Molly Veldcamp - CM Pending

  • September 5 - North Carolina Chapter - Planning and Health: Guidance for Comprehensive Plans - Speakers: Jerry Weitz and Lori Rhew - CM Pending 

  • August 22 - Private Practice Division - Youth Engagement and Community Leaders - Speakers: Ramona K. Mullahey, Carol Myers Flaute, Sharon M. Speights Gibson and Grace M. Trimble - CM Approved 

  • August 8 - Colorado Chapter - Participant Experience Design: New Communication Strategies to Make Public Engagement More Effective - Speakers: Brad Barnett, Daniella Fergusson and Chris Haller - CM Approved

  • July 25 - Northern New England Chapter - Advancing Sustainable Communities in Metro Boston: A Review of Planning Initiatives - Speakers: Amy Cotter and Jennifer Raitt - CM Pending

  • July 22 - Planning and the Black Community/EPA - Cultural Sustainability: Heritage Preservation and Place-making - Speakers: Carlton Eley, Denise E. Gilmore, Tomasita Duran and Charlene Vaughn - CM Pending 

  • July 18 - Illinois Chapter and Planning & Law Division - Land Use and Climate Change: 20 Years After Lucas - Speakers: David Silverman and John Nolon - CM Approved - Law Credits!

  • July 11 - Northern New England Chapter - Current Perspectives on Inclusionary and Affordable Housing - Speakers: Kevin Walsh, Chelsea Maclean and Benjamin Frost, Esq. - CM Approved - Law Credits!

  • June 27 - New Jersey Chapter - Health Impact Assessments - Speakers: Jeanne Herb, Jon Carnegie, Karen Lowrie, Leigh Ann Von Hagen, AICP and David Kutner, AICP - CM Approved

  • June 20 - Florida Chapter - Planners and Planters: What Planners Need to Know about Creating a Sustainable Landscape for Today and Tomorrow - Speakers: Laura Sanagorski, Ted Kozak, AICP and Eric Power, AICP - CM APPROVED

  • June 6 - Economic Development Division - Retail, Race and Regional Economic Development in Chicago's Southern Suburbs - Speakers: Mike Hoffman, AICP, Bridget Lane, David Mekarski, AICP, Michael Brown and Janet Smith - CM APPROVED

  • May 30 - Private Practice Division - Age-Friendly Communities - Speakers: Dorian Block, Carolyn Rader, Judith Willett and Ramona Mullahey - CM APPROVED

  • May 16 - Northern New England Chapter - Advancing Sustainable Communities in Metro Boston: A Review of Planning Initiatives - Speakers: Amy Cotter and Jennifer Raitt - CM Pending - Postponed to July 25

  • April 25 - Wisconsin Chapter - Downtown Master Planning for Smaller Communities (20K & Under): A Market Driven Approach - Speakers: Andrew Dane, Bob Kost and David Milder - CM APPROVED

  • April 11 - Regional & Intergovernmental Planning Division - Is Your State Resilient? Planning for Climate Change - Speakers: Michael McCormick, Zoe P. Johnson, Julie Dennis  - CM APPROVED

  • April 4 - Delaware Chapter - Promoting Active Communities Through Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning - Speakers: Gary Norris, AICP, Jeff Riegner, AICP, Ann Marie Townsend, Rich Vetter and James Galvin - CM Approved

  • March 28 - County Planning Division - Planning Resources to Improve Resiliance in Your County - Speakers: Susan Fox, Nate Herold, Jeffry Adkins and, Matthew Pendleton, GISP - CM Approved

  • March 21 - Nevada Chapter - Connecting Public Lands Planning to Local Communities - Speakers: Mark Spencer - CM Approved

  • March 14 - Ohio Chapter - Creating Plans for Mobile Devices - Speakers: Jennifer Evans Cowley, AICP - CM Approved

  • March 7 - Planning & Women Division, co-sponsored by Transportation Planning Division - Women and Transportation Planning: Understanding Gender Issues - Speakers: Leslie Woo, Lisa Schweitzer and Kit Keller  - CM Approved

  • February 28 - New England Chapter - Planning Out of the Box and Keeping your Plan off of the Shelf - Speakers: Sandrine Thibault, AICP and Elizabeth Bar-El, AICP - CM Approved - Session is Filled

  • February 21 - Transportation Planning Division - Ferries: An Integral Part of Public Transit - Speakers: Noel P. Comeaux, Tim Payne and Hannah Henn - CM Approved

  • January 31 - Maryland Chapter - The Practice and Principles of Form Based Codes - Speakers: Geoff Ferrell, Jason Beske, Philip Dales - CM Approved

  • January 24 - Northern New England Chapter -How Department of Justice's ADA Rules on Mobility Devices Apply to Land Open to the Public - Speaker: Janet Zeller - CM Approved