Federal Planning Division Workshop

2018 Federal Planning Division Training Workshop

The Federal Planning Division (FPD) will hold its annual workshop in New Orleans from April 24–26, 2018, immediately following the National Planning Conference. Registration will be available starting December 19, 2017, as part of NPC registration or separately for those attending only the workshop.

Workshop Location

Loews New Orleans Hotel
300 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130


The Loews Hotel has made a large block of rooms available at the federal per diem rate. Reserve your rooms in the FPD Block today.

Preliminary Schedule

A Call for Sessions will be going out soon, so think about how your experiences can improve federal planning and how you can teach your colleagues the new tricks you’ve learned.

Tuesday, April 24

  • Agency Meetings will begin after the conclusion of the NPC.
  • Opening Network Reception in the evening

Wednesday, April 25

  • Full day of sessions and mobile workshops
  • Awards Dinner (Optional Ticket Required)

Thursday, April 26

  • Full day of sessions and mobile workshops
  • Luncheon with Ethics Session (Included with Registration)
  • FPD Business Meeting

Complimentary Meeting Space

As in years past, any federal agency that wishes to will be given free meeting space. Take advantage of this to coordinate with your team. FPD’s Agency Meetings may be your only chance to get together all year.


There are numerous ways for sponsors to support the Division’s global gathering. Contact Lee Feaster (314-308-2479 mobile | lee.feaster@jacobs.com) for details.


Please direct any questions to the conference coordinator, Jim Potter (202-402-4610 office | james.m.potter@hud.gov). Want to help out? It is not too late to join the Workshop Planning Committee or help on site. Just let us know how you’d like to be involved.

Previous Workshops


May 4–5, 2017
GSA Conference Center and Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
New York

Session Presentations 


March 31–April 1, 2016
Phoenix Convention Center

Workshop Program

Awards Luncheon and Workshop Photos


April 21, 2015
Washington State Convention Center

Workshop Program

Workshop Presentations (zip)


April 26, 2014
Georgia World Congress Center

Workshop Program


April 11–12, 2013
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

Workshop Program


April 11–13, 2012
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
Los Angeles

Workshop Program


April 6–8, 2011
Boston Park Plaza

Workshop Program