Upcoming Events

March 4

Urban Villages in San Jose

9am-3pm, SJSU King Library, Room 225, 150 E San Fernando St, SAN JOSE. Breakfast and lunch available. Join SJSU’s Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning and the Urban Planning Coalition for their sixth annual Symposium: Urban Villages in San Jose. Panel discussions will focus on economic development, housing, and transportation related to urban village development, with a common focus on past, present and future progress in San Jose. To reserve and for more information click HERE. For more information, contact Ali Skapyak at sanjoserep@norcalapa.org.

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March 7

San Francisco Monthly Happy Hour

6:30pm -8:30pm, Northstar Café, 1560 Powell 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 or Shannon Fiala at fialashannon@gmail.com.

March 8

Northern Section Speaker Series #2: Tactical Urbanism (Oakland)

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM, Alta Planning + Design, 100 Webster Street, Suite 300, OAKLAND. Bagels and Coffee. Tactical urban demonstrations are low-cost, temporary changes to the built environment that can help the public and decision-makers better understand impacts to their community. Jeff Knowles, AICP and Jonathan Schuppert, AICP will share their experience designing, implementing, and evaluating trail and bikeway tactical urbanism projects across California. Come learn how these types of pilot projects can be added to your public engagement toolbox. The event is sponsored by Alta Planning + Design and is FREE to attend in-person in either at Alta’s San Jose office (30 person limit), Oakland office, or via webinar. To Register, click HERE. For information, contact Jeff Knowles at jeffreyknowles@altaplanning.com or Afshan Hamid professionaldevelopment@norcalapa.org.

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March 8

Northern Section Speaker Series #2: Tactical Urbanism (San Jose)

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM, Alta Planning + Design, 84 W Santa Clara Street #830, San Jose. Bagels and Coffee. Tactical urban demonstrations are low-cost, temporary changes to the built environment that can help the public and decision-makers better understand impacts to their community. Jeff Knowles, AICP and Jonathan Schuppert, AICP will share their experience designing, implementing, and evaluating trail and bikeway tactical urbanism projects across California. Come learn how these types of pilot projects can be added to your public engagement toolbox. The event is sponsored by Alta Planning + Design and is FREE to attend in-person in either at Alta’s San Jose office (30 person limit), Oakland office, or via webinar. To Register, click HERE. For information, contact Jeff Knowles at jeffreyknowles@altaplanning.com or Afshan Hamid professionaldevelopment@norcalapa.org.

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March 11

Spring 2017 AICP Exam Prep Workshop

10 AM–4 PM, UC Berkeley, Wurster Hall, BERKELEY. This is part of a six class workshop session for the May 2017 AICP Examination, each of which will cover different material. Dates for this workshop are January 28th, February 18th, March 11th, April 1st, April 22nd, and May 13th. Class materials will cost $100 (fee waived for full-time planning student or UCB employee). To register, contact Don Bradley, dr.donbradley@comcast.net or (650) 592-0915.

April 1

Spring 2017 AICP Exam Prep Workshop

10 AM–4 PM, UC Berkeley, Wurster Hall, BERKELEY. This is part of a six class workshop session for the May 2017 AICP Examination, each of which will cover different material. Dates for this workshop are January 28th, February 18th, March 11th, April 1st, April 22nd, and May 13th. Class materials will cost $100 (fee waived for full-time planning student or UCB employee). To register, contact Don Bradley, dr.donbradley@comcast.net or (650) 592-0915.

April 4

San Francisco Monthly Happy Hour

6:30pm-8:30pm, Comstock Saloon, 155 Columbus 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 or Shannon Fiala at fialashannon@gmail.com.

April 8

2017 Annual Law and Ethics Sessions

8:30 am – 12:15 pm, Bay Area Metro Center, Yerba Buena Room, 375 Beale Street, SAN FRANCISCO. Beverages and snacks will be provided. The Ethics session will focus on the AICP 2016 Ethics Case of the Year, and the Law session will provide a broad land use overview. APA members pay $15 per session or $25 for both sessions. Non-members pay $20 per session or $35 for both sessions. To register, click HERE. For more information, contact Colette Meunier at Colette.Meunier@mindspring.com.

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April 22

Spring 2017 AICP Exam Prep Workshop

10 AM–4 PM, UC Berkeley, Wurster Hall, BERKELEY. This is part of a six class workshop session for the May 2017 AICP Examination, each of which will cover different material. Dates for this workshop are January 28th, February 18th, March 11th, April 1st, April 22nd, and May 13th. Class materials will cost $100 (fee waived for full-time planning student or UCB employee). To register, contact Don Bradley, dr.donbradley@comcast.net or (650) 592-0915.

May 2

San Francisco Monthly Happy Hour

6:30pm – 8:30pm, Zeitgeist, 199 Valencia 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 or Shannon Fiala at fialashannon@gmail.com.

May 13

Spring 2017 AICP Exam Prep Workshop

10 AM–4 PM, UC Berkeley, Wurster Hall, BERKELEY. This is part of a six class workshop session for the May 2017 AICP Examination, each of which will cover different material. Dates for this workshop are January 28th, February 18th, March 11th, April 1st, April 22nd, and May 13th. Class materials will cost $100 (fee waived for full-time planning student or UCB employee). To register, contact Don Bradley, dr.donbradley@comcast.net or (650) 592-0915.

June 6

San Francisco Monthly Happy Hour

6:30pm – 8:30pm, Tempest, 431 Natoma 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 or Shannon Fiala at fialashannon@gmail.com.

January 1–December 31

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

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. 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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