Welcome to the Alberta Professional Planners Institute

Welcome to the Alberta Professional Planners Institute
The Recognized Leader in Community Planning

Planning is a key agent in shaping our communities and leading how we adapt to and manage the physical, economic and social forces that affect our communities.

The  Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI) is a professional regulated organization of private and public sector planners practicing in Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

APPI is governed as a public accountable organization with an obligation to serve the public's interest under the Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act.

APPI Conference

Form, function and Pecha Kucha fun at the 2015 APPI Conference in Edmonton

23rd installment of idea-incubating event focuses on urban planning.

Edmonton’s NextGen has announced the open call for presenters for Pecha Kucha Night (PKN) 23 taking place Thursday, September 17 at the MacLab Theatre at the Citadel. Teaming up with the Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI), PKN 23 will be built on an urban planning theme. The PKN 23 selection committee is seeking five urban planning-related presentations, as well as five other unique topics to round out an engaging and inspirational evening of idea-sharing.

Derived from the Japanese phrase for, “the sound of chit chat”, Pecha Kucha Nights are an international sensation where the region’s most engaged current and future leaders present their innovative thoughts. Participants will present their topic with the help of 20 images for 20 seconds each. This distinctive format keeps the presentations fast-paced, concise and entertaining for attendees.