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September 20, 2019  


The 2019 Conference Committee is pleased to announce the addition of a last minute workshop on Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

The Truth of Reconciliation with Zoey Roy. Zoey is a spoken word poet, community-based educator, community engagement consultant, author, filmmaker activist, and social entrepreneur based.  Her Cree-Dene-Metis roots and career as an artist working with Indigenous and Canadian youth give her a unique insight into working to build relationships. Click here to register, there is no cost to attend this workshop.

APPI Calgary Events Committee presents - Arrowheads and Urban Planning

September 25, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Tivoli Hall, Danish Canadian Club, 727-11 Avenue SW, Calgary

In Alberta, the Historical Resources Act governs the province’s archaeological, palaeontological, cultural, resources and historic structures. Presented by Laureen Bryant who has a Master’s in Archaeology and spent over 15 years working for private consultancies before joining the City of Calgary. This event qualifies for 1.0 structured learning unit. Click here to register and pay online.

University of Alberta School of Urban and Regional Planning Annual Fundraiser

October 30, 2019 at the Riverview Room, Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton.
Price: $125/person Note that a charitable tax receipt will be issued for part of the ticket price (approx. $45). The fundraiser contributes to scholarship funds for the Urban and Regional Planning program, which now includes a bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctorate. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at

Continuous Professional Learning Opportunities

Olds College Continuing Education is excited to offer two introductory courses on QGIS and ArcGIS Pro this December at the Olds College Campus.   These courses offer great value and insight for anyone that works for or has an interest in agriculture, environment, geoscience, agrology, municipal planning, surveying, turf and golf course management. Click here for information on both courses.

Dec 9 -10, 2019, $699 + GST

Dec 11 - 12, 2019 $699 + GST

September events presented by the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, City Building Design Lab, University of Calgary
Green Alley Project Launch in collaboration with Art and the City
Friday, September 20, 5:00 PM at the Pioneer, 117 8 Avenue SW
How can downtown alleys be converted from uninhabitable service corridors into viable amenity-scapes for the public and downtown businesses? Click here for more information and to register.

Candidate and RPP members are responsible for ensuring that they current and compliant with the reporting of their Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) and you are encouraged to commence reporting your CPL early in the year.

When attending events, workshops and courses; we encourage regulated members to map their participation with conscious direction and alignment with the Core Competencies and professional CPL needs.

Click here for courses and click here for many other resources to obtain professional development learning. APPI does not review or endorse the courses, workshops, etc that are posted.

Professional Designations and the Use of RPP

APPI’s RPP members have rights and responsibilities defined in both the Alberta Professional Planner Regulation and APPI’s bylaws.
With the goal of aiming for a consistent approach across Canada, the  various Provincial, Territorial Institutes and Associations (PTIA’s), including APPI, have committed to encouraging RPP members to members to adopt the practice of listing the ‘RPP' designation immediately following their name, followed by ‘MCIP’- RPP, MCIP- where applicable and when also denoting the national affiliation with CIP.   Click here for further information.

















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Still time to Register!! Join us this year in Fort McMurray, October 6 - 9, to CELEBRATE STRENGTH at the 2019 APPI conference.
For complete information, including sponsorship, accommodation, transportation, and registration information, click here.
Design Talks Institute: Let’s Talk About . . . Waste
Tuesday, September 24 6:00 PM  8:30 PM
Central Library, 800 3 Street SW, Calgary
Save the date
APPI Edmonton Event - Clear, Open, and Public: How Edmonton made Year 1 of Legal Cannabis Work
Tuesday, Oct 8 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Click here for details, to register and pay online.
October 18 - 20, 2019
In celebration of the Ryerson School of Urban and Regional Planning 50th anniversary arriving in 2019, our school will be hosting the next PLACE Conference. PLACE is a national planning students conference that takes place every fall. The full weekend conference brings in students, faculty, graduates and planning professionals from across the country. Click here for information.

World Town Planning Day 2019 Webinar - The School of Community Government
Novemer 8, 10:00 AM
Click here for the poster and information to register.

World Town Planning Day! Edmonton - City Dreamers
Wednesday, Nov 6 at Metro Cinema 7:00 PM Click here for poster. This event is free and registration is not required.
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