Maryland APA

The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association

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 biennial conference, produce a regular newsletter, and offer regular educational and networking opportunities to our members across the state.


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  • The Hotel at The University of Maryland 7777 Baltimore Avenue College Park, MD, 20742 United States (map)

What You'll Learn:

1. Is the Purple Line what Prince George's County needs to attract office tenants and residents?

2. With massive mixed-use projects in the pipeline, is there enough demand to fill the space?

3. How can you get involved in the projects creating downtown, urban centers for the county?

4. How are transit oriented developments transforming the county?

5. Without the FBI and HQ2, what is the county's next big win?


3:00 PM - 3:30 PMRegistration & Networking

3:30 PM - 4:15 PMBuilding a Downtown

4:15 PM - 4:20 PMNetworking Break

4:20 PM - 5:05 PMDiscovering the District

5:05 PM - 6:30 PMNetworking, Hors d'Oeuvres, and Beer & Wine

Purchase tickets here.

Later Event: September 17
Planners' Trivia Night