APA Information Technology Division Announces Activities At 2007 APA National Conference

APA Information Technology Division Announces Activities At 2007 APA National Conference


The American Planning Association Information Technology Division, which works to understand and promote the use of technology in planning, is proud to announce its activities at the 2007 APA National Conference in Philadelphia. The IT Division provides a network for discussing the use of technology, from GIS to wireless communications, and its application in the planning practice.

During the upcoming APA National Conference, the IT Division will have a booth (# 135) in the Expo Hall, Saturday, April 14th through Tuesday, April 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as a means to exchange information about rapidly evolving tools for community design and decision-making. In addition, all are welcome to attend the Division's Networking Reception, Awards Ceremony, and Business Meeting on Monday, April 16th from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Philadelphia Convention Center, Room 204A. Join us for conversation and to honor the IT Division 2007 Outstanding Use of Technology in Planning Awards and Student Paper Awards recipients.

The Division is also sponsoring two sessions: "Towers and Land-Use Controls" and "Enforcing Ordinances and Implementing Conditions." You can view the APA Conference Program and search for other sessions of interest at www.planning.org/2007conference.

The membership benefits of the APA IT Division include:
• Quarterly newsletters that highlight innovative applications of technology to various planning challenges,
• A network of technical experts,
• Exchange of ideas and experience from planners testing and applying new technologies in the field, and
• Events at the APA National Conference that focus on technology in planning and public engagement.

Please consider joining the IT Division at www.planning.org/infotech, and we hope to see you in Philadelphia!

Related Link: IT Division Website

For more information contact:

Jocelyn Hittle
1536 Wynkoop Street, Suite 307
CO 80202

Phone: 303.964.0903
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.planning.org/infotech

Posted April 12, 2007

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