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.
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
2019 APA-IL State Conference
September 25-27, 2018
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.
2019 APA-IL ISS Spring Conference
June 6-7, 2019
Decatur Civic Center, Decatur, IL
2018 APA-IL State Conference
September 26-28, 2018
This 40th anniversary state conference was a conference of firsts! First time we've held our state conference in Springfield. First time we've held sessions en route to the conference (via Amtrak)! First time we've had an evening light show!
2018 Joint APA-ISS APA-STL Spring/Summer Workshop
2017 APA-IL State Conference
September 13-15, 2017
We broke our attendance records in Naperville! Our attendees experienced the new Hotel Indigo along with the Naper Settlement and the Naperville Municipal Center.
2017 APA-IL Illinois State Section
June 1-2, 2017