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The APA-IL State Conference showcases the best in Illinois urban planning! 

The annual state conference provides the APA-IL a chance to pack in great educational sessions, unique mobile workshops, and fun social events over the 3 day event. The APA-IL Conference Committee has been hard at work to ensure a great program and our motivation is always to provide opportunities to mix business with pleasure! A special thanks to our conference volunteers, our conference Co-chairs Mercy Davison, AICP and Lauren Gibson, AICP and our conference consultants, CGi.

In-person Conference:

Wednesday, October 6th and Thursday October 7th

Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

Normal, IL

Virtual Conference:

Friday, October 8th as a 100% virtual day via Zoom.

All registration communications will be coming from Randall Archer at please whitelist this email. 


Thank You 2021-22 Sponsors!


"The Conference exposes me to new ideas and projects, as well as a chance to network and connect with other planners."

Envisioning Safer Streets  Through an Eq

"I love the diversity and wealth of knowledge at the community level of planning."

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