APA-IL ISS Spring Conference: June 1-2, 2017, Moline, IL


Online registration opens April 1st!

As the Chapter’s premier downstate event, the APA-IL ISS Spring Conference brings together a cross-section of Illinois’ professionals and regional issues. Be sure to join us for a broad range of educational, informational, and networking opportunities. Registration opens April 1st! Interested in sponsoring? View the details HERE or contact Conference Co-chair Shawn Christ, AICP for more information.

What's in the Works?

Check in to the Radisson Wednesday, May 31st then catch up with fellow planners at a social event that evening. Don't stay out too late, sessions will begin first thing Thursday, June 1st! Thursday's session topics will range from stormwater utility fees to sign ordinances. Learn how Moline Centre has helped to restore the heart of downtown Moline. After some friendly discussions on the differences in planning in Iowa vs. Illinois, jump on the Quad Cities' Ferry Service for a one-of-a-kind mobile session. The Channel Cat Water Taxi has been recognized by National Geographic and the Mississippi River Geotourism Stewardship Council as one of the best destinations for travelers seeking an authentic experience of the region. Once you're back on solid ground, we'll be heading over to Moline's River House Bar & Grill for some good food and networking. Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, Friday will offer mobile sessions all day! The ISS has arranged 5 different mobile sessions, sure to please professionals from all specialties:

Reuse and Redevelopment of Public / Institutional Sites

Reinvigorating the Floreciente Neighborhood

Heritage and Redevelopment of Moline Centre

Bike the Mississippi River Trail (Optional)

Paddle on Sylvan Slough (Optional)

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Follow us at @APAIL to stay updated and use the official conference hashtag #APAISS17 to share your excitement!

CM Credits will be Available!

Stay tuned for a final count - we've gotten out the abacus and are working hard to squeeze every CM out of our sessions.

Sign Me Up!

Online registration will be open April 1st. Watch for an email, monitor your social media, look for a smoke signal, or check the ISS website -- we will make sure to put a big-ole registration button where you can see it!

ISS Spring Conference Contacts

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

#APAILnews #ISS #2017

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