The Rocky Mountain West is characterized as much by its vibrant and diverse communities as by its sweeping plains and rugged mountains. The annual Western Places/Western Spaces conference explores the social and development issues facing communities—from large cities to small towns—as well as concerns about managing and preserving our natural heritage.
Planning Association of Washington Annual Conference 2018 will be May 1st-4th, 2018 at the Campbells Resort in Chelan, WA.
SAVE THE DATE! AUGUST 5-8, 2018 TRIBAL PLANNING AND WESTERN PLANNER CONFERENCE FORT HALL, IDAHO
This Spokane event is going to be almost two days and will feature Gilbert v. Reed and affordable housing as the primary topics
Save the date for the 2017 OAPA/ISOCARP Joint Planning Conference to be held October 24-27, 2017 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.
Join us for Montana's 10th Annual Downtown Conference and Downtown/Riverfront Opportunity Showcase, being held in Great Falls, Montana October 18-20! This year's focus is economic development, one of the key pillars of revitalizing any downtown!Join us for Montana's 10th Annual Downtown Conference and Downtown/Riverfront Opportunity Showcase, being held in Great Falls, Montana October 18-20! This year's focus is economic development, one of the key pillars of revitalizing any downtown!
APA Idaho Announces the 10th Annual Statewide Planning Conference October 11th-13th, in scenic Ketchum, Idaho
Join APA Colorado for the 2017 APA Colorado State Conference for engaging keynote speakers, education sessions, and mobile tours.
Oct.2-6, 2017: International Making Cities Livable Conference on Public Places for Community, Democracy, Health and Equity in Santa Fe, New Mexico
The 54th International Making Cities Livable Conference on Public Places for Community, Democracy, Health & Equity will be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 2-6, 2017.
Come to the 2017 Western Planner Conference co-hosted by SPDA in Spearfish, SD - Sept. 13-15, 2017.
Join your colleagues for a day of learning on how to position your jurisdiction to successfully respond to the Reed v. Town of Gilbert decision from the United States Supreme Court which has found content-based sign regulations are an unconstitutional restriction on free speech.
The Inland Empire Section of the Washington APA is pleased to announce the 2017 Inland Empire Section Conference, June 1 and 2. We will meet again this year at Elkin's Resort in Priest Lake, Idaho. Sessions qualify for AICP CM Credits.
The 2017 Cultural Resource Protection Summit marks the tenth anniversary of our gathering. Since its inception, the primary goal in organizing the annual Summit has been to facilitate amongst all affected parties an open, frank discussion about the intersection between cultural resources and land use. The Summit is designed to promote collaborative cultural resource planning as an effective means of finding resolution to issues before they escalate into emotionally-charged, divisive, and expensive stalemates or lawsuits.
The 2017 PAW conference will be held May 3-5, 2017 at the Campbells Resort on Lake Chelan.
Land Use Boot Camp
Friday March 24, 2017 9:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Lacey Community Center
Don't miss out on this great program available to you!
Session Highlights: Vested Rights for Dummies, Vested Rights for Stormwater Regulations, Planning Meets Water Rights, Municipal Regulation of Homelessness, Updating Your Sign Code and Land Use Case Law.
Audience: PAW Land Use Boot Camp events are skill based courses for planning, administrative and legal professionals focusing on timely issues and include land use law and practice updates. AICP CM and CLE credits available.
Cost: $80 for PAW Members $100 for Non-Members
To register for this event, please visit http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=hx6ewmyab&oeidk=a07edv16sxh9b5d25ee
March 20-23, 2017: E273: Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program
FEMA, the Association of State Floodplain Managers, the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management, and Pennington County are pleased to offer a FEMA E273 course in Rapid City, South Dakota beginning on March 20, 2017.
Across the Rocky Mountain region, creating spaces that work for diverse populations—rich and poor, young and old, newcomers and natives—is a central challenge of our times. The theme for the 2017 Western Places/Western Spaces conference, Creating Inclusive Communities, focuses on the challenges and strategies available to cities—large and small—to plan for and build communities in which everyone can find their place.
Register for the Uintah Basin Spring APA UT Conference
Come join us May 19-20, 2016 in the beautiful Uintah Basin for the American Planning Association Utah Spring Conference. With mobile tours, walking tours, and biking tours you will have plenty of opportunity to explore and learn. Great speakers from all over the region to discuss the topics that you have been wondering about.
If you haven’t been to the Uintah Basin in a while, you may not know that there are plenty of new hotels and great restaurants to try. http://www.dinoland.com/ Come prepared to enjoy biking, kayaking, camping, and plenty of exploring. We will help you get started by offering lots of conference extras!
- Wednesday evening social at the Dinosaur Fieldhouse http://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/utah-field-house/
- $1 entrance into Dinosaur National Monument. http://www.nps.gov/dino/index.htm
- Open house Thursday night at new Uintah Library with dinner, dessert, and entertainment. http://uintahlibrary.org/
- Free and reduce entrance into the brand new Uintah County Recreation Center. http://www.uintahrecreation.org/
Of course if you decide to come just for the conference there is the amazing conference line-up, full of interactive, dynamic sessions, and great CM opportunities to discuss Planning Resources
Register for the Uintah Basin Spring APA UT Conference