Conferences & Meetings

Policy and Advocacy Conference

September 21–25, 2018 | Washington, D.C.

Promote Policies That Advance Planning

Stand up for planning with APA during our annual Policy and Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C.

National Planning Conference

April 13–16, 2019 | San Francisco, California

Planning Connects Us

Help shape the education program for next year's National Planning Conference in San Francisco.

APA Speaker Directory

APA members who are looking for qualified speakers for their educational events may search this directory for individuals who presented at APA conferences and who meet the member's desired criteria.

Conference Blog Posts

Practical Solutions, Peer Learning, and Networking

Explore APA's best continuing education lineup, networking experiences, and practical solutions. Come away inspired and more equipped to enhance your work, improve your community, and advance your career.

Choose among on-site learning opportunities from experts. In addition to on-site learning, consider convenient and extensive online learning opportunities. No matter the method, you're bound to advance your skill set.

Tuesdays at APA

Join APA in Washington, D.C., for our free after-work lecture series, Tuesdays at APA.

The Daniel Burnham Forum

APA's Daniel Burnham Forum on Big Ideas takes up the greatest issues facing America's communities.

2017 Forum
September 24, 2017

Smart Cities, Federal Data, and Innovation