About the Annual Conference
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October 25-28, 2018

Conference Headquarters: Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin St, Buffalo NY 14202

Conference Hotel: Hyatt Regency Buffalo Hotel & Conference Center, 2 Fountain Plz, Buffalo, NY 14202


The Continuing City: People, Planning, & the Long Road to Urban Resurgence

A note from the local host committee chair, Dan Hess, University at Buffalo:

Join us this year in Buffalo for The Continuing City: People, Planning, and the Long-Haul to Urban Resurgence. Explore stories of long-term planning and action and questions about equity on topics including economic development, waterfront redevelopment, parks planning, education, employment, transportation. Faculty and students from UB, as well as community leaders from across Buffalo, will share lessons learned from Buffalo’s dogged, continually evolving and in some cases disputed “comeback,” while inviting the exchange of stories of city-making, and remaking, across all urban scales.

Here's a sneak peak into Buffalo!

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Anonymous Reporting Form

This form is for anonymous reporting of experiences of harassment specifically at the ACSP Annual Conference and does not ask identifying questions. See Anonymous Reporting Here


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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