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Take your place at planning's big event — APA's 2015 National Planning Conference in Seattle, April 18-21. Register online now and join 5,000 planners for a global conversation about the issues that matter most to you. Get the best rates online by March 19.

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New Publications from APA

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Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery

Flood, earthquake, tornado, wildfire, hurricane... In 1998, APA published the first guidebook on local response to natural disasters. Now there’s a new Planning Advisory Service Report, Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery: Next Generation, to guide planning for the unexpected. Learn waders-on-the-ground lessons and find out how you can prepare your community to come back stronger if disaster hits home.

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Planning Atlanta

More than any other major U.S. city, Atlanta regularly reinvents itself. From the Civil War to the 1996 Olympic boom to the current housing crisis, the city's history is a cycle of rise and fall, ruin and resurgence. In Planning Atlanta, two dozen planning practitioners and thought leaders bring the story to life. They probe the city's economic and environmental growing pains. And they look toward new plans that will shape Atlanta's next incarnation.