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Resources & Information from APA's National Planning Conference (NPC17)

Thursday, May 11, 2017  
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More than 6,300 experts from planning, government, higher education, and allied professions attended the American Planning Association’s 2017 National Planning Conference (NPC17) this past week in New York City. National leaders, experts and many other influential APA partners from around the country, and even the world, shared their knowledge and insights May 5 - May 9.

Coverage of the premier planning event is readily available. I invite you to consider sharing it with your readers, members and constituents. APA spokespeople are also available to provide an additional perspective on the event and the trajectory of the planning profession. Photos and additional information are available for your unique audience needs.

The following is just a sample of content that is ready to share or reference in your own coverage:

APA is committed to working with valuable partners like you to provide leadership in the development of vital communities. Join us in spreading the news of progress towards creating stronger, more sustainable and equitable communities!

Additional conference coverage and photos will be posted to the APA Blog and social channels in the coming days and weeks, and a complete archive of NPC press releases is also available.

Don’t forget to add #NPC18 dates on your calendar – April 21 – 24, 2018.


Mission

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning promotes education, research, service and outreach in the United States and throughout the world by seeking to:

  • recognize diverse needs and interests in planning;
  • improve and enhance the accreditation process, and;
  • strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement;
  • extend planning beyond the classroom into the world of practice.

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