May 2015 Volume XXVIII, Issue 5

 

In This Issue...

May President's Message

Planning - The Art of Responsible Creativity in a Data-Driven World

The Northwest's Legacy of Successful Planning Conferences

AICP Commissioner Recaps the National Planning Conference

Washington’s Community Planning Assistance Team (CPAT) Facilitates a Lively Belltown Charrette Conference

APA Holds Court with King Felix!

Seattle Food Policy Mobile Workshop Recap

Sisterhood of the Traveling Plan(ners)

Tribal Planning Enjoys Recognition at Conference

Whatta Team!

APA Washington Seeking Candidates for Executive Offices and Sections Offices

Shhh! APA Washington’s Best Kept Conference Secret!

Watershed Planning to Support a Comprehensive Plan Update in the City of Duvall

Planning Accreditation Board Update









 

 

 

 

May President's Message
Ivan introduces this month’s special newsletter, largely focused on the recent National Conference and current chapter news.  

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Planning - The Art of Responsible Creativity in a Data-Driven World
Outgoing American Planning Association National President William Andersen, FAICP welcomed us to “Sustainable Seattle,” APA’s 2015 National Conference. 

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The Northwest's Legacy of Successful Planning Conferences
Former APA Washington President Ron McConnell reflects on conferences past and present.      

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AICP Commissioner Recaps the National Planning Conference
The newly elected AICP Commissioner gives her two cents on this years’ National Conference.

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Washington’s Community Planning Assistance Team (CPAT) Facilitates a Lively Belltown Charrette Conference
As part of the Community Assistance Program, the American Institute of Certified Planners sponsored a workshop focusing on planning issues facing the Belltown neighborhood   

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APA Holds Court with King Felix!
The Mariners' efforts made the Seattle conference even more worthwhile.

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Seattle Food Policy Mobile Workshop Recap
Inspiration for enlivening our communities.

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Sisterhood of the Traveling Plan(ners)
A session at the APA conference that focused on gender biases and how women can improve workplaces, stand up for themselves and support the women with whom we work with. 

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Tribal Planning Enjoys Recognition at Conference
A popular conference session and mobile workshop highlighted the importance of tribal planning, with a Northwest context. 

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Whatta Team!
APA’s Director of Meetings and Conferences gives Seattle high acclaim.


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APA Washington Seeking Candidates for Executive Offices and Sections Offices
The Washington Chapter of the American Planning Association and four sections are seeking candidates for a number of offices.

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Shhh! APA Washington’s Best Kept Conference Secret!
This year’s theme is “Keeping Up with the Future,” and it takes place June 4th and 5th at Priest Lake, Idaho.

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Watershed Planning to Support a Comprehensive Plan Update in the City of Duvall
Learn how the small city is making big plans to protect the future of its vital watershed.

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Planning Accreditation Board Update
Learn about the PAB’s charge and recent discussions.

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