February 5, 2010

Crescent City Hosts APA's 2010 Conference

Register by February 22 and save!

CHICAGO — Register to attend the American Planning Association's 2010 National Planning Conference, April 10–13, 2010, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Thousands of planners, planning commissioners, students and officials are expected to attend the world's premier planning event.

APA's National Planning Conference offers the most in-depth planning information and training available for the profession. Attendees can focus on enhancing day-to-day skill sets as well as preparing for nationwide initiatives such as neighborhood revitalization and high-speed rail.

The conference offers a variety of learning platforms including full and half-day training workshops, sessions, facilitated discussions, mobile workshops, networking opportunities, and special events. Attendees also can learn from the Crescent City itself. From disaster recovery and climate change to historic preservation and neighborhood planning, the city has a long planning history.

WHEN: April 10-13, 2010

WHERE: Morial Convention Center

WHO: APA's National Planning Conference is open to members and nonmembers. The conference is ideal for anyone working in the planning profession or with an interest in community planning.

SPECIAL INTEREST: The Delta Urbanism Symposium will explore the growth, development, and management of cities in river deltas around the world. Learn about the policies, tools, technology, and cooperation necessary to manage the future of all coastal cities.

REGISTRATION: Register by February 22, 2010, and save! Registration deadline is March 11, 2010. On-site registration will be available during the conference. Register early to reserve your space.


Roberta Rewers, APA, 312-786-6395; rrewers@planning.org