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July 30, 2020  

APPI Call for Volunteers

APPI has been invited to put forward non-binding nominations for potential appointment to the Calgary Planning Commission and the Calgary Urban Design Review Panel.

If you are a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and interested in being considered as one of APPI’s non-binding nominations to serve in one of these capacities, please send an email to the APPI office confirming your interest and attach both a cover letter and a personal resume of no more than two single-sided pages by 3:00 PM on Thursday,  August 27, 2020.

Click here for the Calgary Urban Design Review Panel terms of reference.  
APPI thanks all interested members for their willingness to represent their professional institute, and Calgary City Council has expressed a desire to receive multiple nominations for these positions.  The final selection of appointees will be made by Calgary City Council.

APPI Webinar
Who Are These People and Why Are They Yelling at Me -The Art and Science of Managing Large Angry Public Meetings

Thursday, September 3, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 PM via GoTo Webinar
Fee is $35 and includes a hard copy of Dave’s book. Click here to register prior to August 20 and APPI administratin will distribute the books prior to the webinar.

As one of Canada’s top facilitators, Dave Hardy RPP has directly experienced what goes right and wrong when difficult public decisions need to be made by politicians, governments, agencies and corporations.  He’s learned a lot about how to successfully engage the public, how to foster dialogue and how to manage situations when members of the public are angry.  He’s also seen the political and financial costs of public engagement being done poorly.

This webinar qualifies for 1.0 structured learning unit.

APPI 2020 Virtual Conference

Registration is Now Open! Sponsorship Program Available!

Registrations for the online conference is limited so register early! Conference registration includes complimentary access to all session recordings for one year.  The recordings will not be available to non-delegates.

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

Sponsorship Program

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!


































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Opportunities for Continuous Professional Learning (CPL)!
UofA Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Science Connects Webinar Series
Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:00 – 1:00 PM Free Click here.
Join Joshua Evans, assistant professor as he examines various policy approaches to housing affordability.

Calgary Public Library
August 3 - 4, 2020
A two-day online event in partnership with d.talks around the issue of affordable housing in Calgary. Monday evening will be an online screening of the film Push (trailer), documenting the struggles of affordable housing in Toronto. On Tuesday we will follow up with an online forum of panelists who will be discussing the issue from various standpoints, followed by breakout rooms in which the attendees will have a chance to discuss affordable housing issues and ideas with the panelists and each other in smaller groups.

Full details and a link to register for the (free!) events can be found here:

Calgary PARKING(ing) Day
We are now accepting applications for PARK(ing) Day
Submission deadline: August 21, 2020
PARK(ing) Day Installations (aka the event): September 18-20, 2020
Two (2) $1,000 grants are available for artists, students and citizens. Visit for more details. 

Save the date
APPI Virtual Coffee Breaks
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Click here to register.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Click here to register.
CIP Webinar Schedule
Click here for times, fees and to register.
Employment Opportunities

Team Lead, Development Services

Posted: July 28, City of Chestermere

Alberta Professional Planners Institute

PO Box 3099
Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2T1

Phone: 780.435.8716
Toll Free: 888.286.8716
Fax: 780.452.7718

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