2018 APA-IL State Conference

Springfield, IL

September 26-28, 2018

Join us to celebrate the

APA-IL 40th Anniversary

Illinois' Bicentennial

2018 marks a milestone in APA-IL history - our 40th Anniversary!


To top off an already exciting year, 2018 also marks Illinois' Bicentennial! We couldn't let these two memorable benchmarks slip past us without honoring them in a big way -- how about a brand new conference location? How about a brand new conference location in the heart of Illinois... Springfield!

September 26-28, 2018

2018 APA-IL State Conference

Wyndham Springfield City Centre

Springfield, IL​

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Conference program and app now available!

Download the official 2018 APA-IL State Conference program!

Download the official 2018 app!

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Keynote Address

Carol Ross Barney, Ross Barney Architects

2018 brought our annual State Conference to Springfield, Illinois. While the APA-IL Illinois State Section has held their spring conference in Springfield, this was the first time the Chapter has held our annual conference in Springfield. It seems a perfect match given that 2018 is Illinois’ bicente...

October 9, 2018

The APA-IL Executive Committee is hoping to collect the opinions of those that attended, and did NOT attend, the 2018 APA-IL State Conference. Your comments will enable us to better plan and execute future conferences/events and tailor them to meet your needs! 


September 24, 2018

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” - Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln was known for minimal, simple and powerful statements. And the particular quote above is one we find especially fitting as we approach the eve of the 2018 APA-IL Conference in Springfield, Illinois... These seven words succinctly embody wha...

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