Maryland APA

The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association

Are you planning on taking the AICP exam? Register for the AICP Exam workshop that is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 30th. All info is here.


Our Spring 2017 newsletter is out! Check it out here


Our annual conference occurred on Friday, June 2, 2017 in Annapolis and was a success! The presentations are now up and can be selected for download here


The Maryland Planning Commissioners Association's Outreach (MPCA) project kicked-off on Friday, June 2 at the Maryland APA Conference in Annapolis. MPCA, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Planning, will conduct the effort over the Summer of 2017 with an online survey and a series of seven regional focus group meetings throughout the state.  Please see the info here.


Welcome to the Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association's Website.  Our mission is to make great communities happen in Maryland by offering continuing professional development and other valuable services to our members that will enable them to excel in their practice. We advocate for excellence in planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing our members with the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change. We hold a bi-annual conference, produce a quarterly newsletter, offer continuous opportunities to network, and experience new and varied educational opportunities across the state.

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APA Discussion: Planning Intentionally for Inclusive Places

  • APA National 1030 15th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20005 United States (map)


On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, join APA at our Washington, D.C. office for an intimate conversation with Brookings’ Amy Liu about her latest report,Remaking Economic Development. The report presents a framework for how metropolitan and regional leaders can adopt better approaches to grow strong, inclusive economies over the long run.

Liu, founder of Brookings’ Metropolitan Policy Program, will also highlight local and national case studies of cities taking on this challenge. The conversation will end with questions from the audience.

Before the discussion begins, we invite you to connect with colleagues over lunch provided by APA at noon. The discussion will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m.

Later Event: July 22
Baltimore Data Day