Placemaking Events

Practitioner, advocate or activist, there’s always plenty going on in the pursuit of more livable communities. See below, and check back often as more come on line.

National Charrette Institute Training
Miami, FL | Jan 6-8
Portland, OR | Spring 2016
Washington, DC | Spring 2016
Harvard University | Summer 2016
Portland, OR | Fall 2016

Canadian Association of Planning Students
Banff, AB, Canada | Jan 7-9

International Conference on Transport and Health
San Jose, CA, US | abstract submissions due Jan 17, event Jun 13-15

Advanced Specialty Certification
AICP exam application closes Jan 22, test May 9-22

Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2016: Moving Towards a Healthier World
Project for Public Spaces
Proposals due Jan 29
Vancouver, BC | Sep 12-15

Partners for Places Spring 2016 Grant Cycle
Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities
Grant applications due Jan 29

Regional Urbanism in the Era of Globalisation
Huddersfield, UK | Feb 3-5

Form-Based Codes for Architects
with FBCI’s Geoff Ferrell and Bob Gibbs
Santa Rosa Beach, FL, US | Feb 5-6

Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Grant applications due Feb 9

New Partners for Smart Growth
Portland, OR, US | Feb 11-13

Bob Gibbs Retail Workshop
Seaside, FL | Feb 28-29

Public Private Partnership Conference
Dallas, TX, US | Mar 7-9

Phoenix, AZ, US | Apr 2-6

QGIS and Web Mapping
University of Kentucky
online courses | Class begins Apr 10

Philadelphia, PA, US | Apr 19-21

48th National Congress on Housing & Homelessness
Canadian Housing and Renewal Association
Montreal, QC, Canada | Apr 12-15

Philadelphia, PA, US | May 19-21

CNU 24
A gathering of committed placemakers
Detroit, MI, US | Jun 6-12

Pro Walk Pro Bike Pro Place
Vancouver, BC, Canada | Sep 12-15

Green Urbanism
Italy | Oct 14-16


Chicago Architecture Foundation’s 
Lunchtime Lectures Chicago, IL, US  |  every Wednesday

Form-Based SmartCode

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