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#APAIL2020

2020 APA-IL State Conference

September 16-18, 2020

REGISTRATION

This year we're offering three full days of sessions, mobile workshops, and special events! Don't miss the best urban planning conference in Illinois this year!

Not an APA member? Become an APA-IL Chapter Only Member and save! Chapter Only members are able to take advantage of early bird and standard member conference registration rates! 

Member - All Access - $125

This ticket is available to APA-IL Members only.  This ticket is ALL ACCESS and includes all conference features and sessions.

Non-member - All Access $175

This ticket is available to non-members only.  This ticket is ALL ACCESS and includes all conference features and sessions.

Student - All Access $25

This ticket is ALL ACCESS and includes all conference features and sessions.  All students must register with a valid school email address.

Plan Commissioner Training - $50

This ticket is for those that would like to attend Plan Commissioner Training ONLY. This ticket includes:

  • 9/16 Welcome Address with Joel Albizo, FASAE, CAE, American Planning Association CEO

  • 9/16 Quorum Forum Podcast's Planning Law Symposium

  • 9/16 Plan Commissioner Training Session

  • 9/16 APA-IL Awards Ceremony

  • 9/16 Lockdown Lowdown Virtual Happy Hour

  • 9/17 Bootcamp Workout with Wesley Hamilton, Disabled but Not Really 

  • 9/17 Keynote Address with Wesley Hamilton, Disabled but Not Really

  • 9/17 Plan Commissioner Training Session

  • 9/18 The Color of Law panel discussion

  • 9/18 Foundations in Building Successful Black Communities through housing, economic/business development, and community engagement

  • and an APA-IL Chapter Only membership (worth $50)!

 

All planning officials, boards, and commissions are welcome to sit back and look at the big picture of what they do and the significance it has to the communities in which they live.

Health & Planning - $50

Are you an allied professional concerned with accessibility, ADA, health, and the built environment? This ticket is for you and includes:

  • 9/16 Welcome & Opening Session

  • 9/16 APA-IL Awards Ceremony

  • 9/16 Lockdown Lowdown Virtual Happy Hour

  • 9/17 Bootcamp Workout with Wesley Hamilton, Disabled but Not Really

  • 9/17 Implementation of a Wellness District

  • 9/17 Universal Mobility: Increasing Transportation Access for All

  • 9/17 Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities: The Latest Trends & Technologies

  • 9/17 Pandemic Effects on Planning

  • 9/17 Des Plaines Trail Hike

  • 9/17 Keynote Address with Wesley Hamilton, Disabled but Not Really

  • 9/17 Trivia Night

  • 9/18 Speed Planning #3: Are Communities in the United States Planning for Pedestrians with Disabilities?

 

This track of sessions includes topics such as: development surrounding hospitals, housing for people with disabilities, improving transportation accessibility,  urban design to reinforce the community wellbeing, and much more. You'll also have access to our exhibition hall, and networking events! Please consider joining Illinois' urban planning community for an exciting event. 

Keynote Address Only

Not able to make it to the whole conference, but don't want to miss Wesley Hamilton speak?  This tickets for you!

The definition of inspiration, Wesley shares his incredible story of how he’s living his best life after becoming paralyzed. An award-winning athlete, entrepreneur, influencer, and awesome father – Wes’s story will not only inspire you, but will change your perspective on life and how everyone can find their passion.

AICP Exam Training - Illinois Members free / Non-Illinois $25 

This ticket will register members of the Illinois Chapter for the AICP Exam Prep Only.  If you'd like access to other conference sessions, please look at our other registration options.

WHO WE ARE

The American Planning Association - Illinois Chapter (APA-IL) is the premier authority on urban planning issues and professional development for Illinois' urban planners.

 

The APA-IL is the official membership association for practicing planners in the State of Illinois.  We strive to inform, educate, and connect our members to resources and tools that advance the practice of planning throughout the state.  We pride ourselves on "Creating Great Communities for All" in Illinois.  

 

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DeKalb, IL 60115

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