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The National Capital Area Chapter of the American Planning Association's Annual Conference

  • George Washington University 800 21st Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20052 United States (map)

Event Details

The National Capital Area Chapter of the American Planning Association invites you to attend its annual conference on Thursday, October 18, at George Washington University.

The Thursday conference offers participants the opportunity to earn up to 5.75 AICP CM credits, including law credits. The conference will also include the biennial chapter awards ceremony and a keynote speech by Ron Sims (former Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development).

Mobile workshops will be held the following day, Friday, October 19, at locations throughout the region. The Friday mobile workshops are free to attend.

Sessions and presenters can be found on the NCAC-APA web site. Registration includes a light breakfast, lunch, and a post-conference networking event. 

Advance registration closes Monday, October 15.

GWU Foggy Bottom Campus Map and Parking (Thursday only). The Marvin Center is located at the corner of 21st and H Streets NW (800 21st Street NW). Meeting locations and logistics for mobile workshops will be sent directly to registrants.

Thank you to GWU's Sustainable Urban Planning Program for hosting and sponsoring this year's event!

Conference Registration Here.