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10/26/22 - Crypto Mining & Data Centers webinar (CM | 1)

Updated: Nov 1, 2022

Lets mine for digital GOLD!

With the demand for crypto mining and data centers on the rise, communities need to take the opportunity to learn more about the market, reevaluate current land use regulations, and brace for impact. This webinar will discuss the current demand for data centers, their environmental impacts, and ways to regulate them so your community can seamlessly navigate the crypto and data center landscape. Sit down with experts David Morley, AICP, APA Research Program and QA Management and author of Zoning for Data Centers and Cryptocurrency Mining, Stewart Weiss, Attorney at Elrod Friedman LLP, and Tom Thunder, Principal of Acoustic Associates, Ltd., and learn more about this land use and the impacts it may have on your community.

Live webinar attendees will receive a free .pdf of APA's Zoning Practice article, Zoning for Data Centers and Cryptocurrency Mining, by David Morley, AICP (a $10 value!)

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 2-3 PM Location: Registration is available via Thinkific (APA-IL's 3rd party online course provider)

Credits: CM | 1.0

Cost: $5 for students, $15 for APA members, $20 for non-members

All registered attendees will have access to the webinar recording within 1 week of the live webinar.


Lets Bake a Master Plan ON-DEMAND!

Did you miss the 2022 State Conference Workshop? Take this course!

Making a master plan can be just like baking a cake! You need a great framework (recipe), great plan elements (ingredients), and the right drawing/design tools (utensils). You need to practice (and practice more) until you find your own way to draw and design. Most importantly, you have to love the process of making, and the joy of watching others enjoy places you helped create.

During this interactive online course, organized by the APA-IL Professional Development Committee in collaboration with ASLA Illinois, experts Ferhat Zerin, FAICP, Pericles Georgopoulos, and Sarah White, AICP, ASLA, LEED, will help you improve your hand drawing skills and show you how you can draw a great (and delicious) master plan.

Drawing Supplies & Handout: In order to participate, attendees must print out the workshop handout(s) and be prepared with the needed drawing supplies provided on the course webpage.

Location: Registration is available via Thinkific (APA-IL's 3rd party online course provider)

Credits: CM | 1.5

Cost: Free!


The APA-IL Professional Development (PD) Committee is happy to host this program for our members’ betterment, furthering our mission to organize educational programming that enhances planners’ skills, provides new tools, and fosters communication and collaboration amongst planners and affiliated organizations throughout Illinois.


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