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2017 APA-IL ISS Spring Conference

June 1-2, 2017

iWireless Center and Radisson at John Deere Commons

Moline, IL


Early bird conference registration ends May 1st!

Conference hotel rates have been extended till May 12th!

Questions related to the 2017 ISS Spring Conference can be sent to our 2017 Co-chairs: Chris Mathias, AICP and Shawn Christ, AICP.

Early bird registration ends May 1st!

Paper registration available HERE.



Radisson on John Deere Commons
1415 River Dr
Moline, IL

Reserve your room before 5/12 to get the conference rate!


Conference Rates:

$91/night standard 2 queens

$106/night king bedroom suite

$159 business class

  • To make a reservation by phone: (309) 764-1000 and reference “IL APA Spring Conference Block”

  • To make a reservation online: enter stay dates and click on “more search options.”  Select Rate Type Promotional Code and enter conference code “ILAPAS”.





The 2017 APA-ISS Conference Final Program is now available! 

Download your copy HERE!

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Find your way around Moline:

Program Summary:

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

  • 8:00a - 9:00a | Registration & breakfast

  • 9:00a - 9:15a | Opening remarks

  • 9:45a - 12:30p | Sessions

    • ​Planning Law: Stormwater, Land Use & Zoning Update; Sign Ordinances

    • Iowa vs. Illinois: Differences in Planning

  • 12:30p - 1:30p | Lunch

  • 1:30p - 3:00p | Sessions

    • Passenger Rail and Transit-Oriented-Design

    • Passenger Ferry Service in the Quad Cities (mobile session)

  • 5:30p - 8:00p | Evening Reception at River House


Friday, June 2, 2017

  • 7:00a - 8:00a | Breakfast on own

  • 8:00a - 10:30a | Mobile Workshops 

    • Reuse and Redevelopment of Public/Institutional Sites (mobile session)

    • Floreciente: Empowering a Neighborhood (mobile session)

  • 12:00p - 1:00p | Luncheon at Centre Station (map)

  • 1:15p - 3:00p | Mobile Workshops 

    • Redevelopment and Heritage of Moline Centre (mobile session)

  • 3:15p - 5:00p | Bonus Tours:

    • Bike Tour along Mississippi River

    • Canoe Tour at Sylvan Slough

Extend your stay!

Local Friday night entertainment options:

Become a 2017 ISS Sponsor! Click HERE.

2017 Sponsorship Levels:

  • Platinum Sponsor ($1,000) Signature Conference Sponsor

  • Gold Sponsor ($500) Transportation Sponsor

  • Silver Sponsor ($250) Friends of APA Sponsor

  • Bronze Sponsor ($150)


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