Federal Planning Division Regional Training Workshop

Transformative Planning for Federal Lands

November 25 & 26, 2019 | Portland, Oregon


The Federal Planning Division (FPD) of the American Planning Association (APA) is pleased to host the fourth regional training workshop to provide a venue for participants to share their planning successes and concerns with colleagues from tribal nations as well as federal, state, and local agencies in a focused way that provides opportunities for learning, dialogue, and collaboration in the following three tracks:

  • Track 1: Reframing Public Processes
  • Track 2. Revolutionary Planning Products
  • Track 3. Transformative Technologies

Training Workshop Description


Deadline: October 24, 2019

Anyone interested in submitting a proposal must do so in Microsoft Word format. The submission must include the following items:

  1. A presentation title of no more than 20 words
  2. The presenter's name, title, agency affiliation, email, and phone number
  3. An abstract of no more than 300 words
  4. An indication of which track the paper should be assigned to (i.e. Track 1, 2, or 3)
  5. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Justification, which is an explanation of no more than 300 words that describes how the presentation meets AICP Certification Maintenance requirements

Please submit presentation abstracts by October 24, 2019 to Holly Workman (workshop coordinator), at holly@urbancollaborative.com.


There is no registration fee to attend. Speakers and non-speakers must register for the conference. We have planned three events that require individual registration:

  1. November 25, 2019 (8:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.) — Training Workshop
  2. November 25, 2019 (6:30–8:00 p.m.) — Reception
  3. November 26, 2019 (9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon) — Optional Post-Workshop Tour

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We are offering several sponsorship opportunities to defray the costs of this regional planning event. We are pleased to announce five sponsorship levels that will ensure this event can be successfully executed without costs to individual attendees.

If you are interested in making a contribution, please review the sponsorship brochure and contact Steve Baird, at steve@urbancollaborative.com.