Hundreds of events. A throng of top presenters. Countless fresh ideas. Scores of eye-opening tours. Thousands of people who share your passion for planning. Experience them all at the world's premier planning conference.
Come to Atlanta for More
Every year APA's National Planning Conference gives you more. More to see. More to learn. More to discover. The 2014 program is packed to the max with ...
With five full days on the schedule, you can dive into your specialty, dip into new areas, and still have time to expand your network and explore the city. Stay over an extra day and take a post-conference tour of historic Savannah.
More career consulting
Considering your next career move? Head to APA's new training workshop on career development and individualized job hunting and career consulting. Whether you're an experienced planner or just starting out, you'll find the guidance you need to advance your career.
More advanced learning
New Deep Dive sessions drill down into topics at the core of planning. For an even more intensive experience, the conference offers a pair of new three-day symposia, on planning healthy communities and sustaining places.
Atlanta is the home of U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What better place to probe the connection between community planning and public health? And for a look at the forces shaping this fast-growing city, meet and talk with development professionals on Neighborhood Day.
More for Emerging Professionals
In 2013 the Emerging Professionals Institute kicked the conference experience up a notch for planners launching a career. In Atlanta, you'll find two new half-day clinics packed with hands-on exercises to help handle sticky issues. Plus there's the new Emerging Professionals Connection right in the exhibit hall, with meet-ups, career chats, and more.
The Full Schedule is a comprehensive list of all the conference events from education sessions to workshops. Print this list to use as a guide to help plan your conference experience. For a complete description of all events, click on the Program Title within the pdf for more information.