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2/14 - Planning All Over the World: US Planners working overseas (CM | 1.5)

The world continues to urbanize. This session focuses to different experiences of US trained planners who are living and working outside of the United States. Urban Planning in the United States has European influences but is very much unique and distinct when compared to planning in other countries. Our panel will discuss their experiences working outside the United States and how their experiences as planners has informed and challenged their professional lives working in Germany, the Netherlands and Nigeria. Webinar participants will leave with a better understanding of how planning is truly a universal profession and how fellow planners are embracing the profession on a global scale, meeting some of the greatest challenges of our time.

This webcast is co-hosted by the APA National Capital Area Chapter and International Division.

DATE: Fri, Feb 14, 2020

TIME: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CST

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDITS: Presentation is available for 1.5 CM credits for live viewing only.

COST: FREE! The APA-IL is able to bring this webinar to you for FREE because of our membership with the Planning Webcast Consortium.


The APA-IL is a member of the of the Planning Webcast Consortium which consists of APA Chapters and Divisions that produce educational webinars for the urban planning community. Members of the Consortium may view any of the webcasts for FREE! Planners that need to maintain their professional certification (AICP) may also receive professional development credits when viewing the webinars live.

The American Planning Association - Ohio Chapter generously administers the Consortium and the schedule of webinars can be viewed on their website. Be sure to check the schedule periodically since webinars are announced throughout the year. Illinois planning officials are always welcome to register!

Can't watch the live webinar? No problem! Recordings of past webinars are available via the Consortium's You Tube Channel at Pdf's of past presentations can also be found on the Ohio Chapter webpage.

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