Upcoming Allied Events


Tis the season... to register for other organization's events! While we're planning for 2017 CMS Events, the 2017 ISS Spring Conference, June 1-2, in Moline and the 2017 State Conference, Sept 13-15, in Naperville, take a look at what our allied organizations have to offer:

  • January 7, 2017: The Chicago Future City Regional Finals will be taking place at the University of Illinois / Student Center –West 8:30 AM to 3:00 pm. Come see a vision of the future as presented by some of the best/brightest 6th, 7th, & 8th grade students (with some teams coming all the way from the St. Louis area). This will be the 25th anniversary of this exciting program!

  • February 2-4, 2017: Registration is now open for the 16th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth: Practical Tools and Innovative Strategies for Creating Great Communities Conference! This year’s conference will be held in St. Louis and feature 80+ conference sessions – plenaries, breakouts, implementation workshops, focused trainings – and much more over 3 full days. The event will also include Parklets 5.0, 15+ tours, an interactive tech fair, and several focused networking opportunities. Use our code ​NP1APAIL to receive 5% off registration!

  • February 16-18, 2017: Winter Cities Shake-up 2017, Edmonton, Canada - Share best practices, experience what’s working in the world of winter innovations, and forge new approaches for improving the quality of life in winter cities. This meeting, which will focus on design and planning, industry and business, and culture. Registration is open!

  • March 24, 2017: The "ASA-APA Summit – Planners & Aging Network Professionals Working Together to Plan Livable Communities for All Ages" (CM | 3) will be held as part of the 2017 Aging in America Conference. This summit is designed to allow planning and "Aging Network" (AN) professionals to learn about one another’s work, investigate how areas of their work overlap, and discuss coordinated opportunities to develop and implement policies and plans that advance livable communities for all people, regardless of their age or ability. There are two ways for participants to register, (pre-registration is required), for the Summit alone or for the Conference + Summit.

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