Mar 5, 2013

APA Conference April 13-17, 2013

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Begin with an unrivaled professional development program. Mix in unparalleled networking opportunities. Top it all off with unmatched restaurants, jazz clubs, and sights. Don't miss out; join APA in Chicago April 13-17, 2013.

Program, Place, and People


Find options to meet your needs.

What Not to Miss

From keynote speakers to special symposia, explore the highlights.

Invitation to Forums for Non-Members

Allied professionals and officials warmly welcomed.


Connect as only you can in a face-to-face conference.

NEW APA's Mentor Match Program

Creating connections. Serving the next generation of planners.

Housing and Travel

Discounted room rates for National Planning Conference attendees are now available.

About Chicago

Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, diverse culture, and a long planning history.

Follow us on Twitter

Look for the hashtag #APA13 to read the latest news about the 2013 National Planning Conference.

APA's UnConference: Intelligent Cities

Something for Everyone

This conference can be tailored to your specific needs using the scheduling tools.
For those of you who are planning directors, emerging professionals, or planning commissioners, here is some guidance to get you started. APA divisions provide a rich opportunity for networking and focused discussions.

Conference Location

Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

Virtual Conference Sessions

Virtual Conference Sessions are a new way to experience sessions from APA's National Planning Conference and earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits.