Wednesday, July 27, 2016

APA's 2016 Policy and Advocacy Conference (D.C., 18-20 Sept.)

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Promote Policies That Advance Planning

UPCOMING CONFERENCE

September 18-20, 2016 | Washington, D.C.

The annual Policy and Advocacy Conference takes places in Washington, D.C. The program presents:
  • Sessions on federal, state and local concerns
  • Advocacy training
  • Success stories and case studies of 5 cities addressing economic mobility, access to opportunity and inclusive growth at the Daniel Burnham Forum on Big Ideas
  • New thoughts on policy topics every planner should understand

REGISTRATION OPTIONS

APA Members and Nonmembers: $195
APA Planners' Advocacy Network, Leadership, Legislative and Policy Committee, and Legislative Liaison: $95
Note: Registration for the conference includes recording of Monday plenaries and concurrent sessions.
Planners' Day on Capitol Hill Only: $30
Burnham Forum Only: $15
Live Webcast Only
AICP Members: $160
APA Members: $180
Nonmembers: $195
Note: Those not attending the conference may view a live webcast of any of the sessions taking place on Monday, September 19, 2016.

LODGING

The official hotel for conference attendees is:
Loews Madison Hotel
1177 Fifteenth Street NW
Washington, D.C., 20005
Reservations:1-855-325-6397
When you call the reservation line, use:
Group Name: American Planning Association Code: APA915
Rates: $239 plus 14.5% tax
Check-In: 4:00 p.m. Check-Out: Noon
Note: The deadline to book a room is Friday, August 26, 2016.

Planners' Day on Capitol Hill

MEET WITH YOUR CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES AND SPEAK OUT FOR GOOD PLANNING

In a single, action-packed day, experience:
  • A policy briefing, orientation, and advocacy training
  • Meetings on Capitol Hill
  • A congressional luncheon
  • Celebration and debriefing



(Source: https://www.planning.org/policy/conference/)

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