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February 17, 2017  

Alberta Sustainable Planning Initiative (ASPI)

The Planning in Alberta Task Force has been renamed in order to  better articulate its focus - advocating for sustainability through comprehensive planning. The name is now Alberta Sustainable Planning Initiative (ASPI) and is comprised of planners from the municipal, provincial and private consulting sectors serving in a volunteer advisory role for APPI. For further information on the intent, role and focus that APPI can play in addressing current provincial issues click here.


Join APPI Council and Edmonton area professional planners for a social starting at 4:30pm at Beer Revolution, 11736 104 Avenue in Edmonton on Friday March 24, 2017.​ This event is free and pre-registration is not required.

APPI Volunteer Recognition Program deadline to submit is March 17
APPI Student Awards & Scholarships deadline to submit is March 20
APPI Council Call for Nominations deadline to submit is February 28
APPI Awards of Planning Excellence deadline to submit is April 24

Let's Talk Parks! Advancing BREATHE: Edmonton's Green Network Strategy

March 15, 2017 at the City Room in City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton.

Presentations will be given by Dr. Douglas Olson, Landscape Architect, Planner and President of O2 Planning+Design at both events to share highlights of the strategy.

Lunchtime event: 12:00 - 1:00pm
Evening event: 6:00 - 8:00pm
APPI members are invited to attend either of these two events and registration is not required. Structured learning units can be applied using 1.0 for each 1.0 hour of learning.

For information about BREATHE, visit the project website.

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APPI Practitioner Course & Written Exam for Candidate Members
April 7 - 9, 2017 at the Executive Royal Hotel West Edmonton.
The course provides an opportunity to complete the written exam requirements in a collaborative setting over one weekend. Click here for detailed information.

Alberta Labour - Public Member Recruitment

The Government of Alberta is currently seeking public members to serve as representatives of the Minister of Labour, to assist the governing bodies of Alberta's Professional Regulatory Organizations in ensuring the accountability of their registered members. For complete details and how to apply click here.

Save the date

Shopping Centres and the Rise of E-Retail presented by the University of Alberta's Urban and Regional Planning Program. March 1, 2017 at the Ledcor Theatre, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton from 5:30 to 7:30pm. This event is free, however click here to pre-register.

Retrofutures - Edmonton City Beautiful Movement​
March 3, 2017 at the Capitol Theatre, Fort Edmonton Park from 7:30 to 9:30pm. Click here to pre-register. 

2017 Mountain Town and Resort Planners Summit
March 29 - April 1, 2017 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA 


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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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