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APA National Planning Conference - Online Program

Stake your claim on the biggest, boldest, brightest planning event of the year. With so much to choose from, you’re sure to find a spot at the conference with your name on it — and so much more.


Hit the ground running with an orientation tour of Atlanta. New to planning—and the conference? Register for the mentor match meet-up. And everyone, close out the day at the Planning Expo Meet and Greet reception.

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The conference kicks into high gear with an inspirational opening keynote address. The best of planning, public health, and sustainability come together in a pair of three-day symposia. And academics and planning practice meet up at APA’s Research Day Forum.

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Monday goes full speed ahead with Law Day, Health Day, and Transportation Day forums, plus plenaries. Want more? Find Deep Dive sessions, a clinic for emerging professionals, and opportunities to earn CM law and ethics credits. Don’t skip the Planning Expo Luncheon!

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Dive into more plenaries plus the Neighborhood Day Forum. Circle back for a last look around the Planning Expo. And be on hand for the annual meeting and awards luncheon, showcasing people and projects at the top of the profession.

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Delve into two last Deep Dives and a morning of 30-plus sessions. And join your peers for an unforgettable closing keynote by artist Candy Chang. What you take away from the 2014 annual conference will shape your community for years to come.

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Final Program

The final program is now available. It contains the entire schedule for the 2014 National Planning Conference. For the most up-to-date schedule information, search the online program.

Download the final program (pdf)