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June 29, 2020  
 

APPI Congratulates New CIP Fellow - Dr. Sasha Tsenkova

The Alberta Professional Planners Institute, is honoured and delighted to recognize Dr. Tsenkova's induction into the Canadian Institute of Planners College of Fellows. The CIP’s acknowledgment of her work over the years and her dedication to the field of planning is richly deserved.

CONGRATULATIONS from APPI for significant long-standing involvement and many valuable contributions to the study and practice of professional planning in Canada!

APPI 2020 Virtual Conference

Registration is Now Open! Sponsorship Program Available!

On September 21-23 join us virtually, along with planners and members of the public from around Alberta, Canada and the world, for the 2020 APPI Virtual conference: BEYOND SUCCESS: GROWTH BY FAILURE.

Wait, what? Yup, you read that right. This year our conference theme, BEYOND SUCCESS: GROWTH BY FAILURE, will have us talking about a topic often avoided but one from which much can be learned.

Click here to access the registration web form. and to view the session descriptions.

Sponsorship Program

Is your company looking for some exposure? Possibly even national or international exposure online? A range of sponsorship opportunities that promise high visibility while meeting a variety of needs are available. Whether you are a local or national firm, small or large firm, Click here to view our Sponsorship Package and have your company highlighted at the conference.

Contact the Conference Sponsorship Chair, Kent Snyder, RPP, MCIP at [email protected] with your interest before July 29, 2020.

City of Edmonton Request for feedback on a new Wind Studies Terms of Reference document.

The City of Edmonton is currently developing a draft terms of reference for wind studies.  These terms of reference address when a wind study is required, how it is prepared, and how it will be evaluated.  This work is in response to a City Council motion in fall 2019 and feedback from the development industry will shape a report to Urban Planning Committee later in 2020.  A draft is now available on the project web page, along with a feedback form that will be open until July 21, 2020.  For more information please contact Christian Lee at [email protected].

Edmonton Design Committee Policies and Procedures Review

The City of Edmonton is currently undertaking a review of the Edmonton Design Committee policies and procedures, to ensure the effectiveness, efficiency and relevance of the Committee.  A draft report has been prepared in response to a City Council motion in  fall 2019, and feedback from the development industry will shape a report to Urban Planning Committee later in 2020.  The  draft report is now available on the project web page, along with a feedback form that will be open until July 21, 2020.  For more information please contact Peter Spearey at [email protected].

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CIP President's Award for Young Planners
Jason Syvixay (MCP, BSc, BA) is an urban planner currently completing his PhD in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Alberta. Jason joined the City of Edmonton to develop policy for infill in core neighbourhoods
Congratulations from APPI! 
Click here for details.
 
Call for Volunteers
The Professional Education and Examination Committee of the Professional Standards Board for the Planning Profession in Canada (PSB) is looking for 3-7 qualified volunteers from across the country to serve on an Advisory Group. Please send any questions or interest in participating to [email protected].
 
 
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NEST CITY COMMUNITY OF CIVIC PRACTICE by BETH SANDERS
Let’s gather to support each other and offer our best selves to our communities and cities. 

WHEN: We will meet 4 times, on June 12, June 26, July 10 and July 24 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Zoom.
COST: $200+GST ($210 total)

For more information and to register go to www.bethsanders.ca/courses Space is limited to 15 participants.

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