APA-IL Conferences and Events

The Illinois Chapter of the American Planning Association takes pride in offering the highest quality educational opportunities for our members.  Scroll down the page for information on past conferences.

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2021 APA-IL State Conference

Normal, IL

October 6-8, 2021 |  #APAIL21

Future APA-IL Conference Locations


  • 2021 State Conference - Normal, IL

  • 2022 APA-ISS Spring Conference - Champaign, IL

  • 2022 State Conference - Chicagoland

  • 2023 State Conference - Chicagoland


Conference information will be sent via the APA-IL listserv, posted to ilapa.org, and our social media pages.

Questions or comments regarding future Conferences can be emailed to Chapter.


Past APA-IL Conferences

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2020 APA-IL State Conference

September 16-18, 2020 |  #APAIL2020

Held virtually!

2019 APA-IL State Conference

September 25-27, 2018

Evanston, IL



We were excited to be back in Evanston for a 3rd time to showcase the best in Illinois' urban planning. This conference broke all the Chapter records! Thank you to all our speakers, sponsors, and attendees.

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2019 APA-IL ISS Spring Conference

June 6-7, 2019

Decatur Civic Center, Decatur, IL