The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning invites doctoral students in ACSP-member programs to attend a one-day doctoral dissertation and research workshop just prior to the 2014 ACSP Conference in Philadelphia. The workshop will be hosted by the Penn Institute of Urban Research (PIUR) and University of Pennsylvania School of Design, and will be held in Meyerson Hall on the University of Pennsylvania campus on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Workshop faculty will be drawn from among volunteer faculty members attending the ACSP Conference. The Workshop is geared toward planning doctoral students who are preparing for or have recently passed their PhD qualifying examination (or equivalent). It will be modeled after ACSP’s successful 3-day Summer PHD Workshop series. Additional information can be found in this application form.
ACSP invites doctoral students of planning working on their dissertation research to attend the 2014 ACSP Ph.D. Workshop. This year the workshop will be hosted in the Cambridge-Boston area by Harvard University. The workshop attracts Ph.D. students from planning programs from around the world to gather and discuss the practical details of creating, producing, distributing and consuming planning knowledge among scholars. Workshop participants will learn to conceive, organize and present Ph.D.-quality research to multiple audiences, including, most centrally their peers. Student will advise one another as scholars pursuing unique research paths within a community of shared inquiry. The faculty work mainly as advisors and coaches. International students are welcome. Register here.