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2017 Spring Professional Development Conference

  • 23 Mar 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Monroe Convention Center, 302 South College Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47403

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • This registration is for the AICP Session. Lunch is not included.
  • Luncheon for the Hoosier Planning Awards
  • All day registration for the Spring Development Conference including the awards luncheon.
  • All day registration for the Spring Development Conference including the awards luncheon.
  • All day registration for the Spring Development Conference including the awards luncheon.
  • All day registration for the Spring Development Conference including the awards luncheon.
  • Any student whose school is a member the Association of Collegiate School of Planning (ACSP).

Registration is now closed. 

Onsite registration will be accepted. There is a $20 fee for onsite registrations. 

Wednesday, March 22



7:00 PM | Pub Gathering

Crazy Horse, 214 W Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47404

Thursday, March 23

7:30 am                         Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:00 am Welcome 
8:30 am  AICP Training Course (concludes at 12:00 pm)
8:30 am                                  

Ethics Case of the Year
A presentation of the 2016-17 "Ethics Case of the Year." The AICP Ethics Committee created the case for use in continuing education for ethics training. This year's Case of the Year includes real-life case studies, drawn from those reviewed by the committee during the previous year. Following a brief introduction of recent news regarding planning ethics, the presenters will review up to eight distinctive ethical scenarios, posing questions for the audience to answer, and discussing the issues that are raised.

OR

Historic Preservation

10:00 am   Break 
10:15 am  Trails as Economic Development
11:45 am  Break 
12:00 pm Annual Meeting / Awards during Lunch
1:45 pm 

Law

OR

Placemaking: Perspectives, Challenges, and Opportunities
Panelists from the State of Indiana and the City of Bloomington will discuss placemaking's role in local community development. The conversation will highlight why place-based based initiatives are important, challenges to placemaking, and national and state funding opportunities. Hear how an Indiana community is focusing on placemaking as an economic development tool.
3:15 pm Break 
3:30 pm  Planning and Public Health: Together, At Last, Again 
This session will provide an overview of the American Planning Association’s Plan4Health initiative, which aims to integrate planning and public health where we live, work, and play. In 2015, Indiana had two coalitions funded in cohort one of the project: Healthy Communities in Columbus and Health by Design in Indianapolis. In 2017, Indiana was awarded a Planners4Health grant, to expand efforts statewide, building capacity within the APA-Indiana chapter and furthering policies, partnership and place-based programs.
5:15 pm  Rapid Fire Talks/Happy Hour
Friday, March 24

Mobile Tours

Tour SPEA or Tour Bloomington on bike. Tours will begin at 9:00 am and will finish by 11:00 am. Additional charge: $10.


Overnight Rooms

Courtyard Bloomington, 310 S. College Avenue, Bloomington, IN, 47403
Rate: $119
Call  (812) 335-8000 to reserve or click here to reserve online.

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