National Planning Conference

Date & Time: 
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 8:00am to Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 9:00pm
Seattle, Washington

Explore the state of planning in one of America's most sustainable cities. See what gives Seattle its edge while you sharpen your skills for your career and your community.

APA is an independent, not-for-profit educational organization that provides leadership in the development of vital communities. We measure our success by the successes of our members and the communities they serve.

Their Vision:

  • Maintain APA's preeminence in planning through innovative practice and by developing solutions to address the emerging issues that our communities, our members, and the Association will face in the 21st century.

  • Planning is embraced as an essential means of efficiently allocating public resources and sustaining vital communities.

  • APA members are leaders in initiatives regarding the economy, environment, and equity.

  • Communities have confidence in planning to guide decision making for future investments and achieve their aspirations through good planning.

This vision is an extension of our mission and is the basis for the goals and strategies set forth in the Development Plan. It is what defines us as planners. And, most importantly, it is the measure by which we want to be judged — both individually and as an organization.

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