May 9, 2017

Workshops offer planners an opportunity to build up their toolbox, take a deeper dive into new concepts and get hands on experience with new techniques, technology and methods.

*All workshops may be eligible for CM credits.

The Big Picture – Seeing Beyond Your Piece of t...

May 2, 2017

*All sessions may be eligible for CM credits.

Capital Impacts Evaluations: What’s Next for Cash Proffers? (Monday July 17 – 10:15am to 11:15am)

Cash proffers have been an infrastructure funding tool used in Virginia communities for decades; however major legislative chan...

April 25, 2017

It begins! Registration for the APA Virginia Chapter Annual Conference is officially open. This year, your Chapter offers multiple options to make sure you have the best conference rate available to you. Log in to your My APA account and select which type of registrati...

April 25, 2017

It always happens. You’ve got the APA Virginia Chapter Annual Conference blocked out on your calendar from Sunday through Wednesday, this year July 16 through July 19. The week before, you know you will try to clear off as much from your desk as possible to make room f...

April 19, 2017

The theme for Wednesday July 19 is "Focusing on who we are as planners, how our decisions are informed, and how we can be better advocates in a rapidly changing Virginia."

*Both plenaries may be eligible for CM credits.

Plenary - Planning for Inclusive Communities (9:30a...

April 19, 2017


Tuesday July 18 emphasizes innovation of ideas and planning for the future. What do “future communities” look like? And how as planners can we make this a reality?

*Both plenaries may be eligible for CM credits.

Plenary – Autonomous Vehicles and Other Mobility Technolog...

April 11, 2017


The Annual Conference is a great opportunity to hear about what’s new and what’s changed in the Commonwealth in regards to planning and zoning policies; and to brush up on the ethical standards and practices for planners.

2017 Legislative Update

Join us Monday mor...

April 4, 2017

This year we received more than 60 exceptional session abstracts with topics encompassing: zoning and legal aspects of planning, driverless cars and transportation project financing, land conservation and planning for natural disasters, revitalization of aging infrastr...

March 27, 2017

The APA Virginia Chapter is excited to announce a “deep dive” three (3) part workshop into the realm of planning management and local government administration. This series of break out session offers practicing professionals an opportunity to advance their careers, ga...

March 24, 2017

The American Planning Association (APA) Virginia Chapter is pleased to announce the screening of the documentary “Another Way of Living, the Story of Reston, VA” on Monday July 17 at our Annual Conference. A facilitated Q&A hosted by the APA’s Urban Design & Preservati...

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