Learn about the MS City and Regional Planning at Temple University during our Information Session on February 20, 2018. The program has two concentration tracks in Sustainable Community Planning and Transportation Planning. Both are areas of expertise that are in wide demand in the greater Philadelphia region as well as across the country and globe. Accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board since 2012.
Stay for the Meet and Greet with MS CTRP students.
Information Session: 6:00-7:00 pm
Meet and Greet: 7:00-7:30 pm
Location: Temple University Center City Campus
1515 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
The application deadline for Fall 2018 is March 1, 2018.
Department of Planning and Community Development, Tyler School of Art, is housed in the Division of Architecture and Environmental Design along with allied programs in Architecture and Landscape Architecture.
The conference is scheduled for October 14-16, 2018 at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie. The theme is Plan on Erie. Proposers are encouraged to submit traditional and non-traditional sessions, plus mobile workshops. Traditional sessions typically involve presentations and audience interaction with an expert panel. Non-traditional sessions can include problem-solving roundtables, “fast-fun-fervent” presentations, and peer-group sessions. Proposals are also sought for “mini” sessions and hosting of a networking/co-working lounge.
Due Date: March 9, 2018
More information: https://planningpa.org/events-training/annual-conference/callforpresenters/
Download full Request for Proposals: http://planningpa.org/wp-content/uploads/CFP-2018.pdf
The Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership
(TTF) presents NATURE TALKS:
a series of annual, thought-provoking conversations with Author RICHARD LOUV
on The Nature Rich Life: Nature-rich cities, homes, schools and more. Followed by a Meet the Author Reception. Proceeds from this program will fund TTF outreach and education programs. Louv’s books are available to purchase in advance or at the reception from the Open Book Bookstore.
This program is sponsored by the Scattergood Foundation.
WHEN: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 6 pm – 8 pm
WHERE: Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia 19102
Little Giant Creative, a full-service creative agency that works with local and national companies and institutions to develop and execute custom brand strategies & events, is selecting eight Philadelphia city development and urban planning professionals for an insider’s tour and professional exchange in Chicago.
Travel dates: April 20 – 22, 2018
Cost: $2,000, which includes:
Insiders’ tour + discussions
Private network of city developers and planners
Accomodation for 2 nights – 3 days
Meals (2 lunch + 1 dinner)
Application Deadline: February 19, 2018
Queer Urbanist Exchange (QUE) is invites you to join our monthly meet up at Tavern at 243 S. Camac St. (Downstairs at Tavern on Camac) at 8:00 pm on Monday, February 26. Note we will be starting later than usual and meeting downstairs to join long time (maybe founding?) member Simone Allender for Quizzo at 8:30 pm, so stay for a drink or bring your trivia knowledge. It was really popular in December and one of our teams won.
We’re going to do brief updates on our projects before quizzo starts (around 8:15). Please come with ideas of things you’d like to see the group participate in. If you’re interested in seeing more, check out our Meeting Notes from our past meetings.
DVPRC is looking for a new transportation planner! Click here for the full description.
Professional planners from Chester County are invited to attend the spring 2018 Chester County Planners’ Forum from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. April 17 at the Oakbourne Mansion, a beautiful historic property in Westtown (1014 S. Concord Road, West Chester, Pa., 19382).
The event will include the following presentations:
- Greening Coatesville: Lively Parks for Healthy People, presented by Ann Hutchinson of Natural Lands
- Understanding Transportation Impact Fees, presented by Joe Platt, P.E. of Traffic Planning and Design, Inc.
- Historic Preservation: Planning Initiatives and Economic Value, presented by Ray Ott and Jane Dorchester
To register for the forum, visit: https://2018-spring-planners-forum.eventbrite.com. Email any questions you may have to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pennsylvania Chapter of APA will be hosting a full-day, in-person AICP exam prep session this spring. The session is free for PA Chapter members (non-PA Chapter members pay $35) and open to anyone interested in taking the exam.
The prep session will be held on Saturday, March 10 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m at the Susquehanna Township Building (1900 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg). Registration is required. Details and registration can be found here:
The session will review the content outline of the AICP exam, which APA recently updated, and provide details on the different content areas. The exam has been updated to reflect the new content outline, and the session will take time to clarify understanding of the revised exam. Questions are encouraged throughout the day.
The first lecture in the Active Design/Healthy Communities series explores how public health agencies can join forces with design to address inequalities in the city and promote physical, mental, emotional, and civic well-being. The case study is the new South Philadelphia Health, Literacy, and Recreation Center on Broad Street. tate of the City is scheduled for Jan 24 from 8am-10am in the AIA Center. CM credits for planners are pending.