Twelve 'Can't Miss' Planning and Design Conferences in 2017

L.A. County Planner Clement Lau issues his annual list of his favorite conferences for urban design professionals in the upcoming year.
November 12, 2016, 5am PST | wadams92101
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Conferences are an opportunity "to learn, grow, network, and be inspired and/or encouraged," according to Los Angeles area planner and "big fan" of urban design conferences, Clement Lau.   In what has become an annual article, he lists and describes the following twelve of his favorite conferences and meetings in the fields of planning, architecture, and landscape architecture:

UCLA Extension Land Use Law and Planning Conference (January 27; Los Angeles, CA)

New Partners for Smart Growth Conference (February 2-4; St. Louis, MO)

Active Living Research Conference (February 26-March 1; Clearwater Beach, FL)

AIA Convention (April 27-29; Orlando, FL)

National Outdoor Recreation Conference (May 1-4; Scottsdale, AZ)

CNU 25 (May 3-6; Seattle, WA)

APA National Planning Conference (May 6-9; New York City, NY)

Greater & Greener 2017: Parks Connecting Cities, Cultures, and Generations  (July 29-August 2; Minneapolis & Saint Paul, MN)

APA California Planning Conference (September 23-26; Sacramento, CA)

ACSP Annual Conference (October 12-15; Denver, CO)

ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo (October 20-23; Los Angeles, CA)

ULI Fall Meeting (October 23-26; Los Angeles, CA)

For summaries of each of the conferences, please visit the source article. 

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Published on Monday, November 7, 2016 in UrbDeZine
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