Upcoming Events

November 28

Bay Area Greenprint Workshop

Contra Costa County Conservation and Development, 30 Muir Rd, ZA Room, Martinez CM | 3 Pending
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9.00 AM – 12.00 PM, Contra Costa County Conservation and Development, 30 Muir Rd, ZA Room, MARTINEZ.  Whether you are from a government agency, an environmental or conservation organization, the private sector, or academia, the Bay Area Greenprint will be a useful addition to your toolbox, helping you integrate natural resource data into the policy and planning decisions that influence the region’s vibrant environment, economy, and regional character. This event will include an introduction to and demonstration of the Greenprint in action, an interactive workshop walking you through a use-case, and an opportunity to discuss with its creators how you see the integration of the tool into your work. To register, click here. For more information, contact Adam Garcia at agarcia@greenbelt.org.

November 29

Bay Area Greenprint Workshop

Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, 33 Las Colinas Ln, San Jose CM | 3 Pending
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9.00 AM – 12.00 PM, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, 33 Las Colinas Lane, SAN JOSE.  Whether you are from a government agency, an environmental or conservation organization, the private sector, or academia, the Bay Area Greenprint will be a useful addition to your toolbox, helping you integrate natural resource data into the policy and planning decisions that influence the region’s vibrant environment, economy, and regional character. This event will include an introduction to and demonstration of the Greenprint in action, an interactive workshop walking you through a use-case, and an opportunity to discuss with its creators how you see the integration of the tool into your work. To register, click here. For more information, contact Adam Garcia at agarcia@greenbelt.org.

November 30

Bay Area Greenprint Workshop

MCE Clean Energy, Charles F. McGlashan Board Room, 1125 Tamalpais Ave, San Rafael CM | 3 Pending
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9.00 AM – 12.00 PM, MCE Clean Energy, Charles F. McGlashan Board Room, 1125 Tamalpais Ave, SAN RAFAEL.  Whether you are from a government agency, an environmental or conservation organization, the private sector, or academia, the Bay Area Greenprint will be a useful addition to your toolbox, helping you integrate natural resource data into the policy and planning decisions that influence the region’s vibrant environment, economy, and regional character. This event will include an introduction to and demonstration of the Greenprint in action, an interactive workshop walking you through a use-case, and an opportunity to discuss with its creators how you see the integration of the tool into your work. To register, click here. For more information, contact Adam Garcia at agarcia@greenbelt.org.

December 2

34th Annual Planning Commissioners Conference for Commissioners, Elected Officials, and Professional Staff

Sonoma State University, Student Center - Ballroom B/C/D (Park in Lot D), Rohnert Park CM | 4 Pending (including 1 Law Credit)
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8:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Sonoma State University, Student Center – Ballroom B/C/D (Park in Lot D), ROHNERT PARK. This year’s conference will cover: 1) Recent Developments for General Plans: Requirements for Environmental Justice Elements; the New General Plan Guidelines; 2) Commercial Cannabis Activities: Regulating a ‘New’ Land Use at the State and Local Level; 3) Tiny Homes and Smart Infill Housing: Improving Housing Choices; and 4) North Bay Fires: Where are we now, what are we doing, what comes next. Speakers include: Elizabeth Baca, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research; Heather Minner, Shute, Mihaly and Weinberger; Darin Dinsmore, Crowdbrite; Tennis Wick, County of Sonoma; David Morrison, County of Napa; David Guhin; City of Santa Rosa; William Silver, Sonoma State University. COST: $85 (course materials and continental breakfast included). Registration deadline is November 24th. Registration and light breakfast begins at 8:30 AM. Free parking in Lot D, enter campus from south entrance on East Cotati Avenue. Student assistant will provide parking pass.  For more information contact Karen Targett at karen.targett@sonoma.edu or 707-664-2194. To register, click here.

December 5

APA Monthly Happy Hour in San Francisco

The Old Ship Saloon, 298 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco
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6:30 PM – 9:30 PM, The Old Ship Saloon, 298 Pacific Avenue, SAN FRANCISCO. Your monthly chance to network, have fun, and relax with your fellow planners, APA members, and urbanists. For more information, contact Graham Pugh at gcpugh@gmail.com.

December 5

Bay Area Greenprint Workshop

Alameda County Community Development Agency, 224 West Winton Avenue, Room 160, Hayward CM | 3 Pending
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9.00 AM – 12.00 PM, Alameda County Community Development Agency, 224 West Winton Avenue, Room 160, HAYWARD.  Whether you are from a government agency, an environmental or conservation organization, the private sector, or academia, the Bay Area Greenprint will be a useful addition to your toolbox, helping you integrate natural resource data into the policy and planning decisions that influence the region’s vibrant environment, economy, and regional character. This event will include an introduction to and demonstration of the Greenprint in action, an interactive workshop walking you through a use-case, and an opportunity to discuss with its creators how you see the integration of the tool into your work. To register, click here. For more information, contact Adam Garcia at agarcia@greenbelt.org.

December 5

No Drop Left Behind: Smart & Sustainable Water Strategies

Microsoft Silicon Valley, 1075 La Avenida Street, Mountain View
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11.30 AM to 6.30 PM, Microsoft Silicon Valley, 1075 La Avenida Street, MOUNTAIN VIEW. Collaborate to tackle water reuse challenges at Sustainable Silicon Valley’s 4th water symposium. Join us to explore on-site water reuse projects and collaborative approaches for building a water resilient future. Registration includes a buffet lunch and a wine and beer reception following the event. For more information and to register, click here.

December 12

Bay Area Greenprint Workshop

Silicon Valley Community Foundation, San Mateo Conference Center, 1300 South El Camino Real, Suite 100, San Mateo CM | 3 Pending
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9.00 AM – 12.00 PM, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, San Mateo Conference Center, 1300 South El Camino Real, Suite 100, SAN MATEO.  Whether you are from a government agency, an environmental or conservation organization, the private sector, or academia, the Bay Area Greenprint will be a useful addition to your toolbox, helping you integrate natural resource data into the policy and planning decisions that influence the region’s vibrant environment, economy, and regional character. This event will include an introduction to and demonstration of the Greenprint in action, an interactive workshop walking you through a use-case, and an opportunity to discuss with its creators how you see the integration of the tool into your work. To register, click here. For more information, contact Adam Garcia at agarcia@greenbelt.org.

December 14

Bay Area Greenprint Workshop

Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, 747 Mendocino Ave # 100, Santa Rosa CM | 3 Pending
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9.00 AM – 12.00 PM, Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, 747 Mendocino Ave # 100, SANTA ROSA.  Whether you are from a government agency, an environmental or conservation organization, the private sector, or academia, the Bay Area Greenprint will be a useful addition to your toolbox, helping you integrate natural resource data into the policy and planning decisions that influence the region’s vibrant environment, economy, and regional character. This event will include an introduction to and demonstration of the Greenprint in action, an interactive workshop walking you through a use-case, and an opportunity to discuss with its creators how you see the integration of the tool into your work. To register, click here. For more information, contact Adam Garcia at agarcia@greenbelt.org.

December 11–December 15

IAP2 Public Participation and Engagement Training

City of Walnut Creek, 1666 North Main Street, City Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Walnut Creek
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8:30 AM – 4:30PM, City of Walnut Creek, 1666 North Main Street, City Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room, WALNUT CREEK. Do you need help in managing the public’s involvement in the resolution of complex or controversial issues, achieving consensus on a strategic plan, or developing a new policy? Do you have a project that may be a lightning rod to public concerns? Might you or your staff benefit from training in consensus building, public participation techniques or facilitation skills? This course in “Planning for Effective Public Participation” is sponsored by the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2). A 3-day course “Planning for Effective Public Participation” is offered at $975 and a 2-day course “Techniques for Effective Public Participation” is offered at $650. You are invited to attend both courses. To learn more about the two courses click here. For more information on IAP2, please see their website. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. To register, click here. For questions or more information, please contact melissa@theparticipationcompany.com, phone 720-237-9175.

January 2

APA Monthly Happy Hour in San Francisco (LGBT edition)

Twin Peaks Tavern, 401 Castro Street, San Francisco
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6:30 PM – 9:30 PM, Twin Peaks Tavern, 401 Castro Street, SAN FRANCISCO. Your monthly chance to network, have fun, and relax with your fellow planners, APA members, and urbanists. For more information, contact Graham Pugh at gcpugh@gmail.com.

January 1–December 31

ONGOING: Symposium, 1909–2109: Sustaining the Lasting Value of American Planning

Online CM | 4.0
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ONLINE. This four-hour symposium on May 21, 2009, brought together federal officials, planners, academics, and grassroots advocates to focus on the achievements of America’s first 100 years of planning. See a video of the symposium (free) and earn CM credits. Visit http://bit.ly/ILq1gxCM | 4.0 may be earned by viewing all four parts of the symposium video.

January 1–December 31

ONGOING: Planning for Healthy Places with Health Impact Assessments

Online CM | 6.0
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ONLINE. Through examples and activities, this “how-to” guide explains the value of Health Impact Assessments and outlines the steps involved in conducting one. The course was developed by the APA and the National Association of County & City Health Officials. See a video and earn CM credits. Free. The availability of this video is subject to change without notice. For more information, click here. CM | 6.0 may be earned by viewing all course materials and taking an exam

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