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Dec. 9: Webinar Wednesday – Planning Ethics: What’s New in 2022 and Elect Ethics Cases of the Year

Webinar Wednesday: Planning Ethics

December 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Planning Ethics: What’s New in 2022 and Elect Ethics Cases of the Year

The AICP Code of Ethics was recently updated in 2021 with the updated code going into effect January 1, 2022. This session will present a summary of the updated AICP Code of Ethics followed by a review of several ethical scenarios/case studies. The review of the updated AICP Code of Ethics will include a refresher on aspirational principles, rules of practice and behavior, and procedures for enforcement of the code. Key components of the AICP Code of Ethics that changed will be highlighted. The ethical scenarios/case studies will feature perspectives applicable to both public and private sector planners. The ethical scenarios/case studies are based on real-life planning issues from past years developed by the AICP Ethics Committee. The learning objectives are as follows:

  • Learn about key updates to the AICP Code of Ethics that went into effect January 1, 2022.
  • Learn about key components of the AICP Code of Ethics, including: aspirational principles, rules of practice and behavior, and procedures for enforcement of the code.
  • Through review of selected past years ethics case studies, explore and learn from ethical dilemmas faced by both public and private sector planners.

Ethic CM credit is pending approval.

Speakers:
Steven Thomas, AICP
Rebecca Ross, AICP
Lauren DeVore, AICP

**The Pennsylvania Chapter is not responsible for the materials or opinions of the speaker(s) you will hear**

Deadline to register is December 6, 2022

If you’re interested in sponsoring a Webinar Wednesday session or have a session for Webinar Wednesday please contact us. Send your request to info@planningpa.org.

Please note: You will receive a reminder email a few days before the webinar with zoom information (please check your spam/junk folders). This email will be sent to the email address you used to register for the event.

REGISTER NOW

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APAPA Southeast Section 2022 Annual Event – December 8 at Daniel’s Restaurant + Bar

2022 APAPASE Annual Event: A Tribute To Barry Seymour

RSVP today!

Your admission cost includes 2 drink tickets, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and buffet stations.

Daniel’s Restaurant + Bar 16 East 1st Avenue Conshohocken, PA 19428

Thu, December 8, 2022, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Please join fellow planners of the Southeast Section of the American Planning Association, Pennsylvania Chapter at our 2022 Annual Event!

For this year’s event, we are honored to have Barry Seymour, the retiring executive director of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), for a conversation regarding his life, career, and the future of planning in the Philadelphia region.

We are also planning to announce the 2022 John E. Pickett Scholarship Winners. Our scholarship committee has been working hard to review work by the brightest planning graduate students in Greater Philadelphia and will present scholarship awards to top projects. The event will include a brief description of the projects and the award ceremony for the authoring scholars.

In addition, the section will give details and present involvement opportunities for the 2023 National Planning Conference, taking place April 1-4 in Philadelphia.

Come out to network with colleagues, celebrate achieving students and an amazing career, and get geared up for a busy 2023 with the American Planning Association!

Location: Daniel’s Restaurant & Bar (formerly The Lucky Dog Saloon) at 16 East 1st Avenue in Conshohocken.  Daniel’s is only a five-minute walk from the Conshohocken Regional Rail station on the Manayunk/Norristown Line (see walking map below).  Plenty of on-street and off-street parking options are also available.

 

Nov. 2: APA-PA Webinar Wednesday – Law CM Credit

Webinar Wednesday: Pennsylvania Land Use Law Update

November 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Pennsylvania Land Use Law Update: Appellate Cases from 2021-2022

Appellate Cases will be presented in traditional lecture format as well as interactively with hypotheticals to demonstrate how a recent case decided the outcome. Cases will range from traditional zoning approval cases (variances, special exceptions & conditional uses), zoning interpretation cases and validity challenges, to subdivision and land development cases. Practice points distilled from each will be emphasized.

Law CM credit is pending approval.

Speakers:
Ambrose Heinz, Esq
Tara Hitchens, AICP
Charles Suhr, Esq.

**The Pennsylvania Chapter is not responsible for the materials or opinions of the speaker(s) you will hear**

Deadline to register is November 1, 2022

If you’re interested in sponsoring a Webinar Wednesday session or have a session for Webinar Wednesday please contact us. Send your request to info@planningpa.org.

Please note: You will receive a reminder email a few days before the webinar with zoom information (please check your spam/junk folders). This email will be sent to the email address you used to register for the event.

REGISTER NOW

Oct. 11: Healthy Communities PA Task Force Meeting

WHAT: Informal webinar-based discussion on Access to Parks and Quality of Parks
WHEN: October 11th, 2022 starting at 2pm Eastern
WHY: The Healthy Communities in PA Task Force is a combination of health and planning practitioners and folks from adjacent sectors, sharing information, upcoming events, and discussing challenges and opportunities in the HCiPA realm.

HOW TO CONNECT:
By Computer By Phone
Click here to join the meeting

+1 412-634-6334, use code 47032156
Phone Conference ID: 470 321 56#

Dec. 8: 2022 Annual Event – Save the Date!

SAVE THE DATE – DECEMBER 8TH FOR APAPA-SE’S ANNUAL EVENT
The annual meeting for the Southeast Section of APAPA will take place on Thursday, December 8th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.
We’ll be welcoming Barry Seymour, the retiring executive director of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, for a conversation about his career and what he sees as the future of the region. We will also be covering the APA national conference coming to Philadelphia next April.
Details are still being finalized for location and ticket pricing, so stay tuned to APAPASE’s social media accounts for further information.

APA PA Carpool List

Want to carpool to Lancaster for the Conference? Join the APA PA Carpool!!

Carpooling is great for budgetary reasons, eco-friendly philosophies, meeting new people, convenience, stress reduction, and more! The trip can be the start and capstone to the fun of the conference. We’ve created a link to help planners share rides to the conference – whether you are going for a day or the entire conference.

Please use this link to share information if you have an extra seat or want to find a driver. https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/ipw0na

Deadline to Register for the Annual Conference Approaching!

Deadline to Register for the Annual Conference Approaching!

Deadline is – September 27 @ Noon – no on-site registration!

THERE ARE SO MANY REASONS TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN LANCASTER:
  • Over 45 concurrent sessions
  • Welcome Reception at Southern Market
  • Opening Keynote: From Pandemic Response to Recovery: What Urban Planners Should Learn from the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis with Mike Lydon
  • Pitkin Lecture: The Impacts of the Pandemic on Walkable Urbanism and the Real Estate Market with Chris Leinberger
  • Tuesday Plenary: Thinking Beyond Boundaries: Large Landscape Planning in the Lower Susquehanna River Valley with Eric Kaufmann
  • Annual Awards
  • State of the Chapter Address
  • Six mobile workshops
  • Sustainability/Resilience, Equity, Law and Ethic sessions
  • Reception with Exhibitors
  • and so much!

PROGRAM & REGISTRATION

APA NPC 2023 – Call for Proposals!

Call for proposals is now open for NPC23!

The conference is from April April 1–4, 2023 in Philadelphia and April 26–28 online.

  • Sign up to review proposals: September 20–October 12, 2022
  • Submit a proposal: September 20–October 12, 2022
  • Submit your challenges, and speaker referrals deadline: December 31, 2022

Submit your proposal on APA’s website!

To guide creative and innovative content submissions, we’ve defined core program content areas: