This conference can be tailored to your specific needs using the scheduling tools.For those of you who are planning directors, emerging professionals, or planning commissioners, here is some guidance to get you started. APA divisions provide a rich opportunity for networking and focused discussions. American Planning Association is a nonprofit education and membership organization. Members include practicing planners, planning students, elected and appointed officials, planning commissioners, and interested citizens. Join the conversation about new trends, challenges, and solutions that are shaping planning. Get smarter with the best professional planning education. Dig deep into your specialty with like-minded professionals or explore a new-for-you aspect of planning. Learn the latest on trending topics from experts who know them inside and out. NPC17 offers hundreds of sessions and dozens of workshops led by some of the best planners in America (and beyond). You’ll leave New York with your brain full of ideas to plan better at home.
Experience the latest in planning with peer-reviewed sessions from experts in the field.
Access top continuing education, valuable networking, mobile workshops and more in a city known for its rich history, diverse culture, and big plans.
As an exhibitor, you'll have the opportunity to market your products and services through personal contact with more than 5,000 professional planners and planning officials. Exhibitors receive one complimentary registration per 10'x10' booth and recognition on the APA website.
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