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Program & Registration

When: October 20-22, 2019
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Reading

  • Over 40 concurrent sessions
  • Welcome Reception at Berks History Center
  • Opening Keynote: We say YES! An Affirmative Agenda for Sustainable Growth with Jason Duckworth, Arcadia Land Company
  • Kevin Barnhardt, Lucine Sihelnik and Jeffrey Waltman, City and County Together Again!
  • Pitkin Lecture: Extroverted Urbanism with Chris Kroner, MASS Design Group
  • Annual Awards
  • State of the Chapter Address
  • Four mobile workshops
  • Law and ethic sessions
  • Reception with Exhibitors 
  • and so much!

Conference Announcement 

Visit the event website for information and to register.

2019 REGISTRATION PRICING (*pricing below reflect PA Chapter member rates)
Save big when you register by September 13! Emerging Planners, Planning Commissioners/Officials, Health Advocates/Professionals and Retired Planners receive a 20% discount off the Professional Planner registration fees. Discount applied during online registration. Discount does not apply to mobile workshops.

If you’re a PA Chapter member* you will receive the following fees below. Please make sure when you checkout you add the discount code: PAchapter (memberships will be verified).

    • If your’re an out-of-state APA member you can use the discount code: APAoutofstate
    • Emerging Planners can receive 20% off their registration fee; use discount code: EP20off
    • Planning Commissioners/Officials can receive 20% off their registration fee; use discount code: PC20off
    • Retired Planners can receive 20% off their registration fee; use discount code: RP20off
    • Health Advocates/Professionals can receive 20% off their registration fee; use discount code: HC20off
Professional Planner    
  Full Registration
(Best Deal!)
   $440* $490*
Sunday    $125* $175*
Monday    $255* $305*




Sunday    $60 $60
Monday    $75 $75
Tuesday    $75 $75



FINE PRINT (When you register for the conference you agree to the following below)
Fee, Refund and Other Policies:

Non-Members (you do not belong to any APA Chapter) add $50.00
APA Members from out of state add $20.00

  • Late and Onsite registrations: An additional $50.00 administrative fee applies to all registrations received after October 1.
  • All paid registrations will receive an email confirmation of registration (when a valid email address is provided).
  • Registration fees include all applicable conference sessions and materials, and the meals listed herein. They do NOT cover lodging accommodations, any non-conference meals, and travel expenses.
  • The registration fee is fully refundable if the PA Chapter of APA office receives written notification postmarked or emailed no later than September 20, 2019.
  • Cancellations received after September 21, 2019 but before October 1, 2019, will be subject to a $50.00 administrative fee. If the cancellation is received after October 1, 2019 we are not able to provide a refund.
  • In the unlikely event of cancellation of the conference, the Pennsylvania Chapter of the APA’s liability is limited to 100% refund of registration fees and does NOT include penalty fees on travel tickets, deposits for hotel accommodations, or any other incurred expenses.