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October 28, 2019  

World Town Planning Day 2019:
November 8

World Town Planning Day (WTPD) is an international day celebrating the accomplishments of planners and their contributions to their communities. On November 8, planners around the world participate in World Town Planning Day activities annually, a practice that began in 1949.

Edmonton - City Dreamers film
Wednesday, November 6 at the Metro Cinema 7:00 PM. Click here for more information. This event is free and registration is not required.

Lethbridge - Growing Cities film
Thursday,  November 7 starting at 7:00 PM at the main branch of the Lethbridge Public Library. This event is free and registration is not required. Click here for more information.

Red Deer - To Be Announced

Yellowknife - World Town Planning Day 2019 Webinar
The School of Community Government
Friday, November 8, 10:00 AM
Click here for more information and how to register.

CIP - On the week of November 4-8, CIP will hold a week-long online conference, which will showcase presentations on important planning issues and innovations from Canada and around the world. Click here to register.


Last Chance to Register! APPI Calgary Events Committee presents - Politics in Planning – Lessons and Insights from the Local Media Perspective

This presentation will be live streamed via the APPI facebook group. Please ask to join the closed group before Wednesday! There will not be a pdf file of the presentation available.

Wednesday, October 30, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Tivoli Hall, The Danish Canadian Club, 727 11 Avenue, Calgary

As traditional media is struggling to stay relevant in a day of immediate news availability through social media, and local news sources are being swallowed up by national companies, there is growing concern about the loss of quality, local journalism. Join us for a panel discussion with Richard White, founder of the Everyday Tourist Blog and Darren Krause, founder of Livewire Calgary.

This event qualifies for 1.0 structured learning unit. Click here to register and pay online.

Continuous Professional Learning Opportunities

Learning opportunities offered by other providers may qualify for structured learning units. 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.

University of Calgary Design Matters: Housing Design Excellence: European Narratives
5:00pm October 30 a the City Building Design Lab, 616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary
Tickets are $10 and free to students. For tickets and more information:!view/event/event_id/7589

Join housing experts, urban professionals, community leaders, designers, planners and students at a public panel featuring international keynote speakers. The panel features presentations of award-winning social housing projects in Amsterdam, London and Paris. This event is part of The Future of Affordable Housing Research Initiative.
Aquality’s two day Wetlands Course
Alberta Wetlands: From Classification to Policy” is designed to help consultants, industry professionals, resource managers, not-for-profit organizations, and government regulators understand the theoretical component used in wetland assessments. to register and obtain further information. 

Planetizen Courses Online
Introduction to City Planning 2: Introduction to Modern City Planning

Candidate and RPP members (regulated members) are responsible for ensuring that you are current and compliant with the reporting of your Continuous Professional Learning (CPL). You are encouraged to commence reporting your CPL early in the year. CPL notices of non compliance will be sent out in November to regulated members.

When attending events, workshops and courses,we encourage you to map your participation with conscious direction and alignment with the Core Competencies and professional CPL needs.



















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Congratulations Ryan Hall!
Winner of the early bird conference draw for a free 2020 APPI Conference full registration.
The 2019 APPI Conference presentation recordings are now available here on the APPI YouTube channel. Please subscribe to our channel so APPI can upgrade their account and receive a distinct url!
The Barrier Free Sub-Council (BFSC) for the Safety Codes Council of Alberta is inviting APPI members to provide feedback on a research topic that has been brought forth by the BFSC. You can review the draft responses and confirm or input your comments within the Google document (click on link). Please provide your responses by Friday November 15, 2019 at the very latest!
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