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Conference Registration is Open!

The Chapter is pleased to announce registration for the Annual Conference is now OPEN!  You can earn up to 17.5 CM credits (pending approval).  Our keynote speakers are Dr. Scott Knowles from Drexel University and The Honorable Michael Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia.  On Sunday the Welcome Reception will be held at the Independence Visitor Center.   

Stormwater Authorities: Tell Us What’s On Your Mind

In 2013, the Pennsylvania legislature acted to explicitly authorize local governments in the state to create stormwater authorities to raise revenue to invest in stormwater management and community greening (street trees, greenspaces, etc.). The Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds and its partners* wish to evaluate local governments’ willingness to institute these programs and use them to fund   

Penn State Offering Master of Professional Studies in Geodesign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stephanie Swindle, sns165@psu.edu UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. — Penn State has announced the creation of a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree in Geodesign, with applications now being accepted. A rapidly emerging discipline, geodesign incorporates concepts and methodologies from geography as well as architecture, landscape architecture, and other sciences to creatively respond   

Annual Awards Still Accepting Nominations for Individuals

The PA Chapter is offering an extended time for submission of Chapter Award nominations for individuals. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, August 8 for Planning Leadership Awards in three subcategories: Professional Planner, Citizen Planning Advocate, and Elected Official Planning Advocate.

Professional Development Scholarships!

There are two Professional Development Awards being offered.  Here’s your opportunity to improve your professional development skills  Please review application requirements.  Application deadline is August 29, 2014.

2014 Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place Conference

Registration Open for Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place® 2014  Pittsburgh, PA  |  September 8-11, 2014 Registration is now open for the largest walking, bicycling, and Placemaking conference in the U.S!  There’s no better place to learn, network, and have fun with more than 900 of your peers in the active transportation world. Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place   

Become a Sponsor!

The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is an organization of 3000 professionals and citizen planners providing vision and leadership for the future development of Pennsylvania’s communities. Being a sponsor for the Annual Conference is a valuable means to show support for planning in our state. Take advantage of a range of benefits especially   

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